Game developers stories
Google Cloud forms strategic partnerships with Vietnam's top game devs
Google Cloud partners with top Vietnamese game developers VNGGames, Amanotes and Wolffun Game to enhance gaming services.
NVIDIA releases the GeForce RTX 4060 game-ready driver
The NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture at the heart of the GeForce RTX 4060 delivers a massive upgrade, with AI-powered DLSS 3, and supercharging creative apps.
Booming NZ games sector earning more than Australia’s
New data shows New Zealand’s interactive games industry earns a third more than its Australian counterpart while employing half as many people.
Kiwi tech sector grows, boosted by game development and local IT companies
New Zealand's tech sector, including game development and local IT companies, is driving continued growth, according to NZTech.
Seven Dunedin game developers granted $450k
The funding, which is part of a wider $10 million allocation, is designed to create and nurture the game development industry in the region.
Lenovo picks budding Kiwi game developer as ‘Legion Epprentice’
Lenovo has announced the winner of its Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship, an initiative created to encourage budding developers wanting a career in gaming.
NZ gaming industry thriving as revenue skyrockets
The industry could potentially be worth $1 billion dollars by 2025 if it continues its 39% average annual growth.
Singapore-based Garena buys game studio Phoenix Labs
Garena acquires Canada's Phoenix Labs, bolsters global gaming presence.
Animoca Brands acquires San Fran gaming company behind Power Rangers
Animoca Brands snaps up gaming firm nWay for A$11.4m to boost its competitive gaming space entry.
2K Games' new studio Cloud Chamber will develop next BioShock game
Cloud Chamber has already started work on the next BioShock game, which is expected to spend several years in development, according to 2K.
PAX AUS reveals this year's Indie Showcase winners
PAX Australia announces winners of its AUS Indie Showcase, featuring games like Wayward Strand and Ring of Pain.
JPlay & DGames bring blockchain to eSports
JPlay is one of the world’s first blockchain-powered eSports platforms, launched this month in Taipei, Taiwan.
Founded in an Auckland garage, acquired by global colossus
A Kiwi video game developer known worldwide for 'Path of Exile' has announced a majority acquisition from Chinese giant Tencent.
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.
Gaming conference invites Kiwis to learn from the experts
Games for Learning conference invites gaming experts, Kiwi game devs and educators to explore the role of games in learning.
What does it take to become a Call of Duty, Infinity Ward game developer?
Ever wondered what goes into designing the look & feel of a game? Curious to know what skills are needed to score a job as a game developer? Read on..
Kiwi creators along with British company bring Thunderbirds back to life
A new Thunderbirds Are Go: Adventures app has been developed by a British production company and Kiwi developers.
Microsoft's global Build conference comes to Auckland
Microsoft's Build developer conference is coming to Auckland on May 30 as part of the event's first ever global tour.
Game development and zombies: Capital E launches school programmes
Capital E Digital Studio is hosting two programmes for juniors and seniors taking place in this year’s April school holidays.
NZ Video Games Praised in Best of 2013 Lists
NZ's video game industry triumphs internationally, with five games praised in 2013's best-of lists, showcasing the country's creative force.
THQ files for Bankrupcy
Troubled gaming giant THQ declares bankruptcy, putting its iconic studios and games up for sale in a bid to secure a fresh start.
NZ game industry created 114 new jobs last year: survey
Bucking economic woes, NZ's gaming sector added 114 jobs last year, growing by 46% thanks to the surge in smartphone and online gaming.
Fable III to be showcased at SF next month - whatever SF means
Lionhead Studios announces that Fable III will be unveiled in San Francisco next month, according to community manager Sam Van Tilburgh on Twitter.
Sidhe Interactive adds another gaming award to its trophy cabinet
Wellington-based game developer Sidhe Interactive has yet another international gaming award under its belt.