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Hands Up!  It’s Game On in the Classroom
29
Apr
Hands Up! It’s Game On in the Classroom

Hands Up! It’s Game On In The Classroom Digital Australia report finds 7 out of 10 parents use computer and…

Video games industry widens market measurement ability
08
Feb
Video games industry widens market measurement ability

New Zealand  – 9 February 2012 – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (iGEA), New Zealand’s interactive games  industry body, with…

Video games industry records $1.5 billion in 2011
05
Feb
Video games industry records $1.5 billion in 2011

Sydney, Australia – 6 February 2012 – Australia’s interactive games industry remains buoyant as the consumption of games continues to…

iGEA responds to Channel 7’s story – Video Games Under Fire
04
Nov
iGEA responds to Channel 7’s story – Video Games Under Fire

On Thursday 3 November, Channel 7 ran a story titled ‘Video Games Under Fire’.  Due to the one sided view…

Video Games Industry Welcomes Proposed Classification Guidelines
04
Nov
Video Games Industry Welcomes Proposed Classification Guidelines

Sydney, Australia Friday, 4th November 2011 The video games industry welcomes the proposed Guiines for the Classification of Computer Games…

Don’t think you’re a typical gamer?  Think again!
24
Oct
Don’t think you’re a typical gamer? Think again!

For immediate release Tuesday, 25th October   Don’t think you’re a typical gamer?  Think again!  New Research Uncovers New Zealand’s…

It’s on for young and old! New research uncovers Australia’s appetite for video games
10
Oct
It’s on for young and old! New research uncovers Australia’s appetite for video games

Media Release Sydney, 11th October 2011 – New research into how Australians are playing video games has found nine out…

Video Games Industry Welcomes In-Principle Agreement for R18+ Classification
24
Jul
Video Games Industry Welcomes In-Principle Agreement for R18+ Classification

Video Games Industry Welcomes In-Principle Agreement for R18+ Classification for Computer and Video Games Sydney, Australia – Friday, 22nd July…

Don’t tamper with the NZ Classification System
30
Jun
Don’t tamper with the NZ Classification System

MEDIA RELEASE   29 June 2011   Don’t tamper with classification system, says iGEA Tampering with the ‘perfectly adequate’ existing…

New Zealand’s Video and Computer Game Sales Record $158 Million
09
Feb
New Zealand’s Video and Computer Game Sales Record $158 Million

New Zealand’s Video and Computer Game Sales Record $158 Million New Zealand – 9 February 2011 – New Zealand’s interactive…

Australian Interactive Game Sales Reach $1.7 Billion in 2010
09
Feb
Australian Interactive Game Sales Reach $1.7 Billion in 2010

Australian Interactive Game Sales Reach $1.7 Billion in 2010 Sydney, Australia – 9 February 2011 – Australia’s interactive games and…

Video Games Industry Disappointed by R18+ Classification Continued Delay
10
Dec
Video Games Industry Disappointed by R18+ Classification Continued Delay

Sydney, Australia – Friday, 10th December 2010 – A decision to introduce an R18+ classification for video games has been…

Parents Master the Controls: Games Industry Launches Video Series
08
Dec
Parents Master the Controls: Games Industry Launches Video Series

Sydney, 8 December 2010 – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (iGEA) has today released a series of ‘How to…

Still Playing Games at 33 – Don’t Feel Guilty!
17
Aug
Still Playing Games at 33 – Don’t Feel Guilty!

Still playing video games at 33?  Don’t feel guilty! New research reveals the average age of a New Zealand gamer…

Interactive gaming industry body welcomes NZ members
01
Jul
Interactive gaming industry body welcomes NZ members

Sydney, Australia July 1, 2010 – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (iGEA) has today expanded its borders with the…

NZ interactive software association relaunches to cater to evolving industry
01
Jul
NZ interactive software association relaunches to cater to evolving industry

New Zealand, July 1, 2010 – The Interactive Software Association of New Zealand (ISANZ) has today announced a change in…

iGEA initial response to AG’s R18+ Consultation Release
07
May
iGEA initial response to AG’s R18+ Consultation Release

Based on the Minister’s media release, I thought we’d make an initial response and give some consideration to a …

Stephanie Brantz appointed as Ambassador for iGEA
01
Mar
Stephanie Brantz appointed as Ambassador for iGEA

 Stephanie Brantz appointed video and computer games ambassador She might be able to keep Lucas Neill on his feet against…

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