Category: News

The New Zealand ESports Federation (NZESF) was established in March 2016. It was established by a group of gamers and business people who saw the opportunity presented by esports and the absence of a governing body in New Zealand.

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It’s the week of the New Zealand Game Developers Conference and we’re excited for the biggest lineup yet! This year we’ve got over 100 presenters, as well as a full day of workshops.

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New Zealand’s game developers earned $99.87M in the financial year ending 31 March 2017 according to an independent survey of New Zealand Game Developers Association studios. That’s double-digit growth of 12% in the last year, up from to $88.9m in FY2016.

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The New Zealand Game Developers Association would like to welcome our board members for 2017/2018. This year there were nine candidates for board, which is the exact number of positions available.

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We’re super excited to announce Ubisoft’s Aurelie Le Chevalier as our first NZGDC17 Keynote speaker! Aurelie is a gameplay programmer at Ubisoft Montreal. She has worked in AI, UI, and Gameplay on the games ‘Rainbow Six’, ‘Child of Light’, ‘Shape Up’, and ‘For Honor’. She is interested in data-driven gameplay systems as a means to […]

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