IGEA News

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…

17
Jun
GCAP 2021 – Call for Speaker Submissions

Thank you for taking the time to check out the call for submissions for GCAP 2021, Raising the Bar. GCAP…

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…

25
May
IGEA Presents: The Return of Jason Della Rocca

IGEA is ighted to welcome back Jason la Rocca for another round of webinars and mentorship opportunities, all thanks to…

24
May
IGEA Presents: Vivid Sydney Games District

Vivid Sydney is back in 2022 – and so is the Vivid Sydney Games District IGEA (Interactive Games & Entertainment…

24
May
IGEA’s 2021 Education Summit

IGEA is bringing back its education summit to once bridge the gap between games educators and the games industry….

21
May
Global Accessibility Day – AGDAs

Happy Global Accessibility Day! This year, we wanted to highlight a decision made across the award categories for the AGDAs…

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,…

05
May
IGEA Announces AGDAs 2021

IGEA is ighted to announce that we will be celebrating the Australian games industry at the Australian Game Developer Awards…

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…

12
Apr
IGEA and Member Appear at the Hearing for the Inquiry into Australia’s Skilled Migration Program

On Monday 12 April, IGEA and Steve Wang, General Manager at Wargaming Sydney, appeared at the inquiry into Australia’s skilled…

08
Apr
Video Game Industry Must be a Budget Priority

With Federal Budget fast approaching, our CEO Ron Curry wrote this piece which first appeared in The Australian on 7 April…

30
Mar
IGEA response to Questions on Notice from the Inquiry into Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions

IGEA has published its response to Questions on Notice from the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and…

29
Mar
IGEA Letter to the Hon. David Templeman MLC, WA Minister for Culture and the Arts

On 26 March, 2021 we wrote to Minister Templeman to thank him for his support of the local WA video…

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