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Game Developers Engage Government To Prevent Fast-growing Sector Moving To Australia

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 3:42 pm | NZGDA

They constitute one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing sectors, with combined revenues forecast to reach $1 billion by 20251, but now local gaming and interactive media companies are being enticed across the Tasman by new federal and state government ... More >>

New Zealand’s Video Game Developers Are Looking To Australia

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 5:51 pm | NZGDA

From today, 1 July 2022, New Zealand video game studios are expected to be eligible for a 40% tax incentive if they move their businesses to Australia, and several have already begun the process. This will halt the growth of what has been one of the ... More >>

Dinosaur Polo Club Releases Second Title

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 12:05 pm | NZGDA

Dinosaur Polo Club , Wellington-based makers of the critically-acclaimed video game Mini Metro , has released their second title Mini Motorways onto PC to huge success. Released on July 20th onto Steam, the largest PC gaming storefront in the world, ... More >>

New Australian Screen Incentives Will Hit New Zealand’s Fast-growing Games Industry

Monday, 10 May 2021, 10:35 am | NZGDA

Australia’s introduction of a 30 to 40% tax incentive for video games will halt the growth of New Zealand’s video games sector, which has been the fastest growing part of our screen industry in recent years, says New Zealand Game Developers Association ... More >>