Media Releases

20
Sep
NSW Game Developers Left Behind

20 September 2023, IGEA and our NSW-based game development members are incredibly disappointed to see the reduction of games funding…

05
Sep
Australia’s National Classification Scheme Gets a Boost

5 September 2023 Last night, the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Industry Self-Classification and Other Measures) Bill 2023…

01
Sep
IGEA announces the 2023 Australian Game Development Awards Finalists

Friday, 1 September 2023 – The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) celebrates the finalists for the 2023 Australian Game…

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…

30
Aug
Victoria Powering More Video Games Industry Jobs

30 August 2023,  In addition to its many generous support mechani already in place for the Victorian video games industry,…

02
Aug
IGEA JOINS 25 AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPERS AT GAMESCOM 2023

Say G’Day at Gamescom! The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association, the premier representative body for the video games industry in…

27
Jun
IGEA celebrates the 2023 SMART program recipients

IGEA is excited to announce and celebrate the 10 emerging game developers who are entering the 2023 SMART Program thanks…

22
Jun
IGEA welcomes steps to modernise Australia’s Classification Scheme

The Hon Minster Michelle Rowland MP, the Australian Minister for Communications, today announced a major development for classification reform in…

21
Jun
Australian games industry celebrate passage of DGTO bill through legislation

21 Jun 2023 –  The highly anticipated Digital Games Tax Offset (DGTO) legislation (Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No. 4)…

08
Jun
Australians subscribe to video game growth

Sales data shows Australia’s games industry is valued at $4.21 billion 8 June, 2023 – Australians went all-in last year…

08
Jun
New Zealand Video Game Consumer Sales Show Strength In Numbers

Kiwis come to play both physically and digitally 8 June, 2023 – New Zealanders to play games as shown…

07
Jun
Announcing the IGEA Educates Summit 2023: Access All Areas

IGEA is thrilled to announce that the IGEA Educates Summit is returning this year. Featuring talks, panels and studio visits,…

20
Feb
IGEA Continues To Work With The Government On Passing The Digital Games Tax Offset

Monday, 20 February 2023  IGEA will appear before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee on Tuesday, 21 February to continue to…

30
Jan
IGEA celebrates the reinstatement of the Australian Interactive Games Fund

IGEA celebrates the announcement from The Hon Tony Burke MP that the Australian Interactive Games Fund (AIGF) will be restored. …

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…

23
Nov
Australian game developers celebrate introduction of DGTO bill into Parliament

23 November, 2022 –  Alongside the Australian video games industry, IGEA is celebrating today’s introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment…

28
Oct
IGEA welcomes confirmation that the Albanese Labor Government is backing the digital games sector

Friday 28 October, 2022 –  IGEA is thrilled by the confirmation that the Albanese Government is backing the digital games…

26
Oct
IGEA Statement on Federal Budget, October 2022

Wednesday 26 October, 2022 –  Following last night’s federal budget announcement, the Australian video games industry is still eagerly awaiting…

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