Melbourne International Games Week 2021 reveals program with online and in-person events
Though PAX Aus and GCAP are taking their activities online this year, MIGW will still play host to a number…
What can games tell us about girlhood?
From Life is Strange to The Walking Dead to Lost Wage Rampage, videogames can depict girlhood in groundbreaking, complex ways.
Indigenous artists A.B. Original to feature on NBA 2K22 soundtrack
The award-winning hip-hop duo is the first Australian act to be included on the game's iconic soundtracks.
PAX Aus 2021 pivots to digital-only convention
Australia's largest gaming culture convention has announced it will pivot to a digital-only format in the wake of ongoing lockdowns.
Palestine and guerrilla memorials in the digital age
Lujayn Hourani considers the effectiveness of the game-like temporal memorial, Re: Visit Palestine, in tandem with their own personal memories.
Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) pivots 2021 conference to digital-only
Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) 2021 will now be a digital-only conference in light of Australia's continuing Covid situation.
The Australia Council for the Arts wants to fund videogames
The Australia Council's 2021-4 digital culture strategy makes funding videogames a priority, including non-commercial art games.
Behind the pioneering animation of the Overwatch cinematic universe
The world of Overwatch is more than a game, it's a freely accessible Pixar-style animated universe. We chat to two…
What are games for, if not community, collaboration and creativity?
Amidst an ongoing pandemic and the enlightening talks of the 2021 Freeplay Independent Games Festival, Stephen Pham reflects on what…
Umurangi Generation wins highest honour at the IGF Awards
The Australian/Maori antifascist photography game took IGF 2021 Seumas McNally Grand Prize among brilliant competition.