Media Releases

19
Jul
IGEA welcomes the boost in funding from Screen Australia’s Games: Expansion Pack

Tuesday 19 July 2022:     IGEA is thrilled to see the announcement from Screen Australia today that 31 Australian games…

26
May
Australian Video Game Consumer Sales Remain Robust

SYDNEY, Australia – 26 May 2022 – Australians’ of playing video games is stronger than ever, according to consumer…

23
May
IGEA welcomes the incoming Albanese Labor Government

23 May 2022  – IGEA congratulates and welcomes the incoming Albanese Labor Government and los forward to continuing the dialogue…

09
May
IGEA announces the IGEA Educates Summit 2022

Sydney, May  09 2022, IGEA is thrilled to announce an expanded program for the IGEA Educates Summit, which will be…

21
Mar
BACKING THE GAME: IGEA’S 2022 Federal Election Policy Platform

21 March, 2022 (Sydney) – Today IGEA launched its latest publication, Backing the Game: 2022 Federal Election Policy Platform.  As…

10
Mar
IGEA WELCOMES SCREEN AUSTRALIA’S GAMES: EXPANSION PACK

SYDNEY 10 March 2022 – IGEA is ighted with the initiative announced today by Screen Australia and the Hon Paul…

07
Feb
The Arcade Update, 7 February 2022

IGEA was disappointed to advise late last year that we had to move The Arcade out of its current premise…

16
Dec
IGEA delighted with the Australian Government’s strengthening of the DGTO

IGEA is ighted by the Australian Government’s announcement today, as a part of its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlo (MYEFO),…

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…

13
Dec
IGEA Update on The Arcade

The Arcade is a collaborative working space in South Melbourne and home to a cluster of vibrant video game development…

23
Nov
The Arcade SMART Program Recipients Announced

The recipients of The Arcade SMART program have been announced! The South Melbourne Arcade Residency Tenure (SMART) Program is an assistive residency placement within The…

01
Nov
IGEA Partners with Family Games Database

IGEA will be partnering with the independent Family Video Game Database (www.taminggaming.com) to ensure that Australian and New Zealand parents,…

28
Oct
IGEA response to Queensland Government taking game development funding to the next level

28 October, 2021,  IGEA is ighted to see Queensland take its screen funding to the next level, announcing a significant…

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…

21
Oct
Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) joins the Playing for the Planet Alliance

21 October 2021 –  Today, the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) – the video games industry association for Australia…

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…

27
Sep
IGEA welcomes incentive from NSW Government to support digital games

IGEA is thrilled to see that NSW is committed to positioning itself as a centre for game development in Australia…

09
Sep
2021 Australian Game Developer Awards finalists announced

Sydney, 9 September 2021 – Australian video game development peak industry body, the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA), today announced…

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