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DNZ20 report celebrates our nation of gaming junkies
The average age of a Kiwi gamer isn’t someone in their teenage years – they’re more likely to be somebody aged 34 years old. What’s more, half of those playing games are women and girls.
NZ consumers spend $500 million on video games
New Zealanders continue to embrace video and computer games, as evidenced by new sales figures.
Australian game developers march on, generating $118 million of revenue
The Australian video game development industry continues to flourish, despite minimal recognition from their government.
Fun for all ages: New study says yep, videogames are good for all Kiwis
A new report has dealt a blow to those in the anti-videogame club, showing that video and computer games have positive effects on the way Kiwis learn.
Games from down under: Nvidia consolidates its support for A/NZ gaming industry
IGEA has expanded its membership, welcoming independent game developer Wicked Witch and technology company Nvidia as members...
Gaming Gramps: Elders across A/NZ take up controllers to help ward off dementia
Games create immense opportunities as they play a fundamental role in how we learn, connect and work...
NZ gaming industry records mega-growth
New Zealand’s game industry has recorded $133 million of traditional retail sales and an estimated NZD$162 million of digital sales in 2013, according to research released by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA).
iGEA auctioning games for Christchurch relief effort
A local gaming industry association does its bit for the earthquake relief effort, auctioning dozens of games on Trade Me with the entirety of the proceeds going to the Red Cross.
Is Steam headed to your living room?
Valve states its intentions to bring the overwhelmingly popular PC and Mac digital download platform to more places.
What's the average age of an NZ gamer?
It's official - video games aren't just played by kids in a bedroom.