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Won't Someone Think of the Children?! Why Australia Bans Video Games

It is well-known amongst both developers and players that Australia has one of the most onerous and hardline classification systems... more

10 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
BLUEBERRY is an emotional platformer that tackles mental health and how our perspective shifts

Mel Taylor from Brisbane's Mellow Games was inspired by her own life to make BLUEBERRY a story focused platform game... more

08 Oct 2021 · 28 minutes
Welcome to SIFTER, a new chapter for the team behind Pixel Sift

Hi my name is Gianni, and this week marks the sixth year that I’ve been the Executive Producer of a... more

20 Sep 2021 · 5 minutes
The gritty and pretty world of award winning twin stick "shooter" DAP

‍Iris and Paul Anstey of Melbourne's Melting Parrot are first time game developers, but their teamwork on DAP a spooky adventure... more

18 Sep 2021 · 29 minutes
THE ARTFUL ESCAPE is a scifi adventure into a prog rock album cover

Johnny Galvatron of Melbourne's Beethoven & Dinosaur almost became a 3D animator, but musical success with his band the Galvatrons saw... more

08 Sep 2021 · 29 minutes
Become a cute Aussie spider on a mission in WEBBED by Sbug Games

Webbed is an cute pixel art platformer from Queensland based Sbug Games and features an adorable spider using her web-spinning... more

27 Aug 2021 · 28 minutes
How piles of quokkas are teaching kids this National Science Week

Dr Michael Kasumovic is an evolutionary biologist at UNSW and founder of science education organisation Arludo who this week is... more

20 Aug 2021 · 10 minutes
RETURNAL's Narrative Director Gregory Louden debuts pop music narrative game BURN

Gregory Louden (Returnal, Quantum Break, STONE) and Convict Games are back with BURN a brand new interactive narrative game with... more

13 Aug 2021 · 32 minutes
Less is more in minimalist skating game THE RAMP

Developer Paul Schnepf, one third of Grizzly Games who made Islanders and Superflight, was inspired by Tony Hawk Pro Skater... more

03 Aug 2021 · 10 minutes
The filmic influences of WHERE THE SNOW SETTLES

Alisha Stone is the Creative Director of Tasmania's Myriad Game Studios, a small team that have just released the narrative... more

31 Jul 2021 · 27 minutes
Won't Someone Think of the Children?! Why Australia Bans Video Games