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GDAA President, Australia’s game classification system is a joke
11
Aug
GDAA President, Australia’s game classification system is a joke

Tom Crago is President of the Game Developers Association of Australia, as well as working in the game development field…

Nintendo CSR Report 2008
01
Jul
Nintendo CSR Report 2008

To read Nintendo’s Corporate Social Responsibilty Report Click Here

X360 Family Timer Fact Sheet
01
Jul
X360 Family Timer Fact Sheet

What:                                          A new addition to the Xbox 360 Family Settings called the Family Timer. Availability: The feature is available on…

A Parent’s Guide to Video Games – Parental Controls
01
Jul
A Parent’s Guide to Video Games – Parental Controls

Parents now have additional management tools once computer games are brought into their homes.

A Parents Guide to Video Games – Classification
01
Jul
A Parents Guide to Video Games – Classification

Computer games, whether they are locally made or come from overseas, have to be classified before they can be sold,…

A Parent’s Guide to Video Games – Limits and Balance
01
Jul
A Parent’s Guide to Video Games – Limits and Balance

A healthy media diet means limits and balance.

Game Over! Knowing When to Stop
17
Jun
Game Over! Knowing When to Stop

Tips for parents who may be concerned about the amount of time their children spend playing video games: Game over!…

Australian Computer Society Policy Statement on Video Game Rating Recommendation
31
May
Australian Computer Society Policy Statement on Video Game Rating Recommendation

In this policy document developed by the ACS Young IT Board and approved by the ACS Policy Committee, the ACS…

Most of us are gamers, new figures show
21
May
Most of us are gamers, new figures show

No one would deny video games are fun to play. They’re also big business. Despite gathering economic storm clouds, Australians…

Industry groups warn against piracy during recession
05
May
Industry groups warn against piracy during recession

 A coalition of industry bodies have warned the Australian public against the increased temptation to buy counterfeit goods, following a…

OFLC NZ Classification Decision Newsletter
02
May
OFLC NZ Classification Decision Newsletter

The Office of Film and Literature Classification (NZ) produces newsletters which contain targeted information for those involved in, or interested…

An R18+ Classification for Computer Games – A Discussion of the gap in the National Classification Scheme
01
May
An R18+ Classification for Computer Games – A Discussion of the gap in the National Classification Scheme

This report was commissioned by the Interactive Games and Enterainment Association to bring together information regarding the current gap in…

An R18+ Classification for video & computer games – A discussion of the facts
01
May
An R18+ Classification for video & computer games – A discussion of the facts

What is the IEAA’s position on the issue? The Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia (IEAA) believes that the introduction of…

Video Games Myths
01
May
Video Games Myths

The nine most common myths surroundings Video Games, who plays them and their effects on society.

Game Addiction – The Real Story
03
Apr
Game Addiction – The Real Story

What is video game addiction? What are its boundaries, its symptoms, its treatments? How wide is its scope? And is…

Australia’s Computer Games Audience and Restrictive Ratings System
31
Mar
Australia’s Computer Games Audience and Restrictive Ratings System

Computer and video games are big business in Australia, just as they are in many other developed economies. However, Australia…

Buoyant Video and Computer Game Sales Nudge $2 Billion
20
Jan
Buoyant Video and Computer Game Sales Nudge $2 Billion

-Family games drive record sales in 2008-  Sydney, 20 January, 2009 – Australia’s video and computer game industry has shown…

Making the intangible tangible: the economic contribution of Australia’s copyright industries
30
Nov
Making the intangible tangible: the economic contribution of Australia’s copyright industries

On 26 November 2008, the Federal Attorney General, Hon Robert McClelland MP, launched the report Making the intangible tangible: the…

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