The results for the 2016 NZGDA Elections are out! We had a staggering increase in votes this year. In the end we had a total of 275 votes (out of 1098 registered voters) versus 20 from last year. It appears that interest in the election process has really picked up! Chairman: James Everett …Continue reading "2016 Board Election Results"
This summer Global Mobile Game Confederation is hosting Mobile Game Asia at capital city of Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, where we will merge the world gaming industry and local development community! Taking place at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, in Kuala Lumpur on July 13th – 14th, Mobile Game Asia brings together over 1,000+ industry leaders, developers …Continue reading "Indie Pitch Arena 2016"
Game art and development is one of the world’s hottest new career paths and later this month some of New Zealand’s most talented young game developers will go head to head in a competition which could shoot them into the international spotlight. For the first time ever WorldSkills – the largest skills competition on the …Continue reading "Young Creatives Set Their Sights on World Stage"
Yakin is a game which combines the epic awesomeness of kayaking with the serenity of pixel graphics in the comfort of your own home. Out now on Android and iOS! Get it on iOS and Android.Continue reading "Yakin"
Experience Terror that is Never the Same Twice with Phantasmal, a Lovecraftian survival horror that evolves every time you play!Continue reading "Phantasmal: City of Darkness"
Eyemobi is an independent game development studio based in Auckland, New Zealand. The team has built upon years of gaming experience and a lifelong passion for playing and building horror games on PC. As horror game enthusiasts we strive to build the most unique horror games that we would want to play ourselves. Phantasmal was the result …Continue reading "Eyemobi"
It was a momentous occasion at the Independent Games Festival (IGF) this year which were held during the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco. Robert and Peter Curry of the Dinosaur Polo Club – the creators behind the ingenious Mini Metro came away with the Excellence in Audio Prize! After an initial round of judging by over …Continue reading "Mini Metro takes away the IGF Audio Prize!"
It’s looking to be a watershed year for Magic Leap’s Mixed Reality Lightfield™ technology, and Wellington’s Weta Workshop is playing a pivotal creative role. Today, Magic Leap CEO, Rony Abovitz announced a Series C funding round, led by the Alibaba Group. At the same time, Weta Workshop CEO and one of Magic Leap’s founding directors, …Continue reading "The magic of Weta Workshop helps to shape the future of art and technology"