23 million of Iranians (approximately15 percent of the whole Iranian population) are used to play computer games regularly.
The Iran video games league (IGL2016) for FIFA and PES is launched
The Digital Game Research Center (DIREC) of the Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation plans a monthly journal, “Game Studies: Insights”, in which each issue is devoted to a specific topic related to computer games.
The National Plan for Computer Games in Iran is a comprehensive plan to boost the market for the Iranian games industry, which was drafted by the country’s High Council for Cyberspace and endorsed by the President in 2015. The plan is devised to support, supervise, amend regulations, commercialize and boost the game industry, and the duties of the departments of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran regarding these objectives have been described in it, as well.
this report is a statistical market research of the video game industry in Iran. game development industry is one of the main lines of development in IT for Iran whose advancement will eventually lead to economic growth, creation of jobs and more employment opportunities. In other sense, considering the media effect of this industry, different sections in the country accompany this industry in developing its comprehensive planning.
a general overview of Iran; providing demographics and internet penetration statistics.In 2014, Iran’s GDP was 404.1 billion dollar. It is 18th largest economy in the world in terms of GDP. 64% of Iran’s populations are under 35 years old. Iran is ranked as an upper-middle income economy by the world bank. Iran is ranked 10th in the historic attractions and 5th in ecotourism.
Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance- has approved the ESRA (Entertainment Software Rating Association).
A month-long game development event, titled Level Up, has been organized by the Fanafzar Sharif Company
With international sanctions lifted, a burgeoning industry looks beyond its domestic market of 20 million gamers.
How economic sanctions and piracy shape how people in Iran make and play games.
The Iranian video game industry, shaped around piracy and economic sanctions, is slowly growing
Last week I found myself in a back row of one of Gamescom's business hall with a few minutes to kill. Turning a corner I discovered a sizeable booth set up to showcase the computer and video games of Iran.
Video game enthusiasts around the world can purchase the new Iranian computer game “Shaban” online. The game is available on the website of Big Fish Games, a U.S. provider of Internet media delivery software and game services.
Iran's nuclear deal helps country's video game trade in world
The game ‘Volleyball 2016’ will be the 13th member for Iran’s Volleyball team, encouraging Iran’s youth to show more support for our national team
In a joint tournament held by the National Game Development Institute of Iran and Bahcheshehir University of Turkey, Game developers will duel for the champion’s trophy.
Computer giant Google has started removing sanctions imposed on Iranian game developers.
The Iranian Association for UN Studies held the Conference on International Law and Computer Games in May 2016