Critically acclaimed videogame Disco Elysium refused classification in Australia
The lauded role-playing game, often praised for its genre-defying ideas, has had its upcoming re-release blocked by the Australian Classification…
The lifetime climate cost of your next-gen console
Videogame consoles aren't covered under energy efficiency regulations in Australia and NZ, but that doesn't mean there isn't a price.
Best video games from Australia and Aotearoa in 2020
In a year defined by isolation, protest, pandemic, and uncertainty, these games galvanised us, fostered solidarity, and provided comfort.
Video games that will make you see death differently this Halloween
The interactive medium can engage players in profound questions about grief, mortality, and what it means to move on.
Night in the Woods captures bittersweet millennial life under COVID-19
Through protagonist Mae, videogame Night in the Woods asks: what will the future hold, if we can’t possibly go back…
PAX ONLINE: Meet the Aussies of the indie showcase
This year PAX's indie showcase of playable demos is all online, and just as exciting as ever.
Social games to play while you wait for multiplayer 'Untitled Goose Game'
Here are some fun and silly Australian multiplayer games to tide you over until Untitled Goose Game's multiplayer update on…
How 'Moving Out' entertains us while the world stays in
A new game from Australian developers SMG Studio embodies the sentiment that the show must go on – even in…
Putting the 'social' in 'social distancing' with multiplayer apps and games
If you're more into Settlers of Catan than Call of Duty, this is a list of silly online boardgames and…
The quest to make a truly Australian game
Let's move past Australian gothic and true blue and take a look at how these game devs are approaching stories…