Game Research and Facts

18
Dec
Aussie game developers pull in $345.5 million for local economy

Sydney, Australia, 18 December 2023 – Results released today show that revenue in the Australian video game industry has risen…

10
Oct
Global Report Reveals Positive Benefits of Video Gameplay

New report outs the social, mental and emotional benefits of gameplay according to academic research and affirmed by survey of…

01
Sep
New Zealand Plays 2023

New Zealand Plays is the latest in the Digital New Zealand research series spanning 14 years.  Prepared in collaboration with…

01
Sep
New Zealanders play games to level up

A new report from IGEA shows that video games bring joy to Kiwis’ lives, nurture mental health, and create connections…

17
Aug
Australia Plays 2023 Recording Released

For the past two weeks, all the team has been involved across the Australian states to bring you the statistics…

08
Aug
Australia Plays 2023

Australia Plays is the latest in the Digital Australia research series spanning 18 years.  Prepared in collaboration with Bond University,…

08
Aug
Four out of five Aussies play video games, do you?

New data shows that Australian gamers are high achievers, use games to improve their mental health, and prefer puzzle games…

26
Jul
New Zealand Plays

Please join us for the launch of New Zealand Plays. New Zealanders play video games for many reasons – for…

11
Jul
Australia Plays

Please join us for the launch of Australia Plays. Australians play video games for many reasons – for entertainment, for…

19
Dec
Australian game development industry records job boom

Almost 800 new jobs were created in the past year due to the success and popularity of Australian video games…

14
Dec
Australian game development industry doubles revenue to $226 million over the past five years

The industry recorded over 20% year on year growth for the past three years due to the increasing popularity of…

26
Oct
Kiwi parents pick up the game controller during the pandemic

Parents use games to connect with their kids 26 October 2021 – New research found that 76 percent of Kiwi…

26
Oct
Digital New Zealand 2022 (DNZ22)

Digital New Zealand 2022 (DNZ22) is the latest research in a series spanning 13 years the IGEA has undertaken in…

19
Oct
Digital Australia 2022 (DA22) – Connected by Games

Digital Australia (DA22) is the latest in a research series spanning 16 years that IGEA has undertaken in conjunction with…

19
Oct
Aussie gamers remain social during lockdown

Australians turned to video games for social connection during the pandemic Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 19 October 2021 – The Interactive…

03
May
Digital Australia 2022 (DA22) – Connected by Games – change of launch date

IGEA are preparing to launch the next iteration of our Digital Australia Report, a research series spanning 16 years that provides…

28
Jan
AUSTRALIAN GAME DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY COUNTS $185 MILLION IN REVENUE

Survey shows game development can be a major contributor to Australia’s economic revival with potential to become a billion dollar…

06
May
Australian Video Games Industry Resilient Despite COVID-19 Impact

SYDNEY, Australia – 6 May 2020 – The Australian video games industry is proving to be largely resilient to the…

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