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IGEA Announces AGDAs 2021

IGEA is delighted to announce that we will be celebrating the Australian games industry at the Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) 2021 as an in-person, live event on Wednesday October 6th. Our intention is to also stream the awards presentation in order to showcase the incredible Australian talent to the largest audience possible and ensure an accessible night…

GCAP 2021 – Raising The Bar

  Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) enters its 16th year, where for the second time IGEA takes responsibility for delivering this highly renowned and internationally recognised conference.  GCAP’s focus is to provide professional development to the expanding and maturing Australian game development industry, plus provide invaluable networking experiences.  GCAP 2021 is scheduled to take place on 4-6 October 2021 in Melbourne and will be a key part of Melbourne International Games Week.  The intention for…

GCAP 2020 on YouTube

We were thrilled with the talks at GCAP 2020, and we can see that our attendees loved them too. In case you missed any, please subscribe to our YouTube channel  as we will be uploading them over the coming week or so for your information and enjoyment.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2020 AUSTRALIAN GAME DEVELOPER AWARDS

League of Geeks, SMG Studio and many more rewarded Sydney, 7 October – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has wrapped up the 2020 Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) with winners taking home awards across 15 categories. The night was hosted by Australian comedian, actress, singer and variety streamer, Jordan Raskopoulos. The two big…

Jordan Raskopoulos to host the 2020 AGDAs

IGEA is delighted to announce that the 2020 AGDAs will be hosted by Jordan Raskopoulos.  Jordan is a well known and loved comedian, singer, writer, film maker, public speaker, streamer and games fanatic who has kept many of us entertained both before, and during iso.  Raelene Knowles, COO of IGEA commented, “The Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) are an important way for…

Big Ant, Big Hug – let Big Ant buy you a GCAP 2020 ticket

In the biggest news yet for GCAP 2020 we are delighted to announce the Big Ant Big Hug.  The Big Ant Big Hug means that Big Ant will kindly be paying for ALL GCAP tickets for all attendees.  Recognising the challenges many game developers are facing, Big Ant approached IGEA, the organiser of GCAP, with this generous offer as a way to offer support to…

IGEA ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR THE AUSTRALIAN GAME DEVELOPER AWARDS

The AGDAs enters 2020 with a record number of entries and its largest judging panel yet Sydney, 21 September – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) have announced the list of finalists for this year’s Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs). Each year, the AGDAs celebrate the amazing creativity, skills and talent of Australian game developers…

GCAP 2020 Schedule Live and Tickets are on Sale

IGEA is delighted to announce that an outline of the GCAP 2020 Schedule is now live and tickets are on sale for this year’s event. This year’s theme is Pathways to Connect and our aim is to replicate the well-loved physical event in a virtual space. We will achieve this by allowing interactions with both…

Call out for AGDAs Judging Committee

IGEA need your help!  We are establishing a panel of judges for the AGDAs in 2020.  This year we there will be awards for the following categories: Best Art Best Gameplay Best Narrative Best Sound Best Music Best AR/VR Best Serious Game Best Mobile Game Best Ongoing Game (Game as a service) Best Emerging Game…

Announcing the AGDAs

The Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) are a national event celebrating outstanding games and individual achievements by Australian game developers. The AGDAs are managed by IGEA, with the award ceremony to take place at GCAP, this year on the evening of Wednesday 7 October.  Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, we aim to deliver the ceremony virtually…

GCAP 2020 – Pathways to Connect. Call for Speaker Submissions

Thank you for taking the time to check out the call for submissions for GCAP 2020 GCAP 2020 will be a predominantly digital event, with the theme ‘Pathways to Connect’. The schedule for GCAP 2020 will be significantly tighter than in previous years and will be a mix of submitted talks and carefully curated content…