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Hideo Kojima The Creative Gene book review by Naphtali Faulkner
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On Hideo Kojima’s memes and ‘The Creative Gene’

Umurangi Generation creator Naphtali Faulker ponders Hideo Kojima’s creative process, and how game designers can better approach homage.

Umurangi Generation is coming to Xbox Game Pass
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Umurangi Generation Special Edition is out now on Xbox and Game Pass

The award-winning anti-fascist photography game Umurangi Generation is getting an updated edition to coincide with its Xbox release.

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Umurangi Generation - Rise of the Anti-Fascist Video Game

Videogames from developers big and small are beginning to explore the encroaching influence of neo-fascism.

A screenshot from IGF Award winner Umurangi Generation
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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.

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Indigenous games express culture through play

From couch co-ops to interactive narrative, these games showcase the incredible diversity of culturally-informed, Indigenous-made games from around the world.

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2021 Freeplay Award winners announced, Umurangi Generation wins top prize

The 2021 Freeplay Independent Games Festival concluded over the weekend, but the Freeplay Awards are still to come. Here are…

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Australian anti-fascist photography game ‘Umurangi Generation’ coming to Nintendo Switch

The award-winning Maori sci-fi game will make its way to Nintendo's popular Switch console in June, with a new creative…

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Australian games label leads IGF award nominations with ‘Genesis Noir’, ‘Paradise Killer’

Fellow Traveller, an Australian game publishing house, has earned a number of nominations at the Independent Game Festival awards.

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NZ Games Festival: 'The Pavs' Awards winners and nominees 2021

Antifascist photography game Umurangi Generation cleaned up at NZ Games Fest's annual awards this year, with nods going to Best…

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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.