Media Releases

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…

30
Aug
GCAP 2021 Schedule is live and The Big Ant Big Hug Ticket offer returns for 2021!

GCAP 2021 is fast approaching and we are all very much loing forward to catching up with our colleagues and friends.  IGEA’s aim for…

06
Aug
GCAP 2021 Goes Digital

With the Covid situation around Australia sadly not improving and the continuing inability for people to confidently travel domestically, IGEA…

03
Aug
The Arcade announces the SMART program

The Arcade is thrilled to announce the SMART Program! The South Melbourne Arcade Residency Tenure (SMART) Program is an assistive…

24
Jun
Australian Video Games Industry Adapting & Growing Despite COVID-19 Impact

SYDNEY, Australia – 24 June 2021  According to the latest survey by the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA), the…

21
Jun
IGEA response to sensationalist reports in national newspapers

Sydney, 21 June 2021 It is again disappointing to see a conflation of issues pertaining to video games reported in national…

09
Jun
The big opportunity in the 2021-22 NSW Budget to support video game development

Sydney, 9 June 2021 The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has today called on the Berejiklian Government to use…

08
Jun
Nominate your game now for the 2021 Australian Game Development Awards

The AGDAs team are ighted to announce that submissions for the 2021 Australian Game Developer Awards are now open. The…

20
May
Industry discusses positive impacts expected from the Digital Games Tax Offset in Ministerial visits

IGEA and Blowfish Studios, one of Sydney’s largest independent game developers, had the pleasure yesterday of hosting the Hon Paul…

11
May
IGEA Statement following the 2021-2022 Federal Government Budget

Last week was a significant week for the Australian video games industry, with a 30% refundable tax offset for video…

06
May
IGEA’s response to the Australian Government’s landmark announcement of video game development funding

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) today heralded the announcement from the Prime Minister and the Minister for Superannuation,…

04
May
IGEA statement in response to Four Corners Report – ‘Are you being played?’

For decades, video games have been an incredibly popular and enjoyable pastime for those who play them, including two-thirds of…

26
Apr
GCAP 2021 – Raising The Bar

  Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) enters its 16th year, where for the second time IGEA takes responsibility for ivering this highly renowned and internationally recognised conference.  GCAP’s focus is…

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…

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