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NZGDA 2017 Scholarship Program

Looking at going to GDC this year? It’s an awesome event, but we know it can be a very expensive proposition attending an event on the other side of the world. Thanks to NZGDA, Dinosaur Polo Club, Callaghan Innovation and GDC themselves, we’ve pulled together...


NZFC Announces Interactive Development Fund

The New Zealand Film Commission has announced an Interactive Development Fund with a total of $200,000 allocated towards the pilot round. Successful applicants will generally receive between $5,000-$25,000 per project. The fund supports the concept development of original narrative-focussed interactive and games content delivered on any platform....


Audio Game Hub – Keep your ears wide open

The Audio Game Hub team believe games should be for everyone. With nearly 300 million visually impaired around the world, the team specialise  in using sound and music to create games for both sighted and non-sighted users. “Nobody makes games for us” were the words that...


Kiwi Games Starter 2016 – The Games!

Kiwi Games Starter is the NZGDAs annual game development award and startup programme for interactive games businesses. Each year there is a large prize pool in the past including finical, legal and mentoring support for start-up game businesses. The competition aims to help early-stage games businesses to...


AR/VR Garage Auckland

One of New Zealand’s most dynamic tech sectors received a major boost today with the opening of the AR/VR Garage – a globally unique augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) development facility in Eden Terrace, which establishes Auckland as an international hub for this hot technology....


Indie Prize Showcase

SUBMISSION FOR THE INDIE PRIZE SHOWCASE IS OFFICIALLY OPENED   1800 professional attendees 150 speakers 56 indie games at the showcase 3 official parties   Join the world’s best indie developers at Casual Connect in Tel Aviv – the city that has the largest concentration...


2016 Board Election Candidates

Click here for the board member election results for 2016 >>>><<<< The NZ Game Developers Association is a not-for-profit organisation run by a diverse group of game developers from around New Zealand. You can learn more about our role and activities (including the 2016 Activity...


Kiwi Game Starter 2016

Entries for the New Zealand Game Developer’s Association startup programme for interactive games businesses – the KiwiGameStarter – are now open, with business plans and playable prototypes due on 15 August by 5pm. One promising games business will receive $10,000 funding, in addition to...


Indie Prize USA 2016

More than 1000 indie games applied for Indie Prize scholarship during the past year 335 games were submitted for Indie Prize Asia 2016 28 judges selected 100 world’s best indie games 3 days of Indie Prize Showcase Indie Prize is a scholarship program for indie...


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