kia ora!

we're so happy to see you!

Welcome to the NZ Games Festival website – home of all the information you’ll need about the festival, running online for 2022!

NZ Games Festival is a grassroots, not-for-profit festival run by gamers and game developers. We aim to celebrate NZ and Australian games and promote the industry as a tool for social good and old fashioned fun. We’ve got heaps of game-related events – something for everyone, from developers to gamers to kids – check them out!

Our programme incorporates events under the NZGF, Level Up, Play by Play and The Pavs banners - click through the pages in our navigation to learn more about each event banner.

Ka kite anō!

Join us for these live streaming events

Play by Play Presents: Penelope Davison

JUL 01 @ 12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Play by Play Presents: Zoe Hobson

JUL 08 @ 12:30 PM – 01:15 PM

Play by Play Presents: Hannah Grace

JUL 15 @ 12:30 PM – 01:00 PM

Protecting us from COVID-19 at NZ Games Festival

We excited to have your for the NZ Games Fest! Visit our COVID page to learn more on how we plan to keep you safe during the festivities.

here's what's on offer...

  • all events
  • gamer events
  • developer events
  • kids & families events

all events

gamer events

developer events

kids & families events