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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.

Two pastel-toned cartoon characters sit on an outlook near the beach. Image from surf club, an upcoming videogame by Olivia Haines.
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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.

A screenshot from Akupara Games' Mutazione. An illustrated image of a group of people gathered around, smiling and talking.
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The Indie Houses brings international collaboration to games publishing

The new publishing collective The Indie Houses brings together seven international games publishers with an 'indies for indies' approach. They…

IGDA Foundation Virtual Exchange participant Nik Pantis previously worked on AGDA winning title Moving Out, at SMG Studios.
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Australian game devs accepted into prestigious IGDA Foundation program

The latest cohort in the International Game Developers’ Association (IGDA) Foundation's Diverse Game Developers' Virtual Exchange has been announced.

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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.

Hades from Supergiant Games took out Game of the Year at the GDC Awards 2021
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Indie games overshadow blockbusters at the 2021 GDC Awards

Independent games made a big impact at the GDC Awards 2021. Here are all the winners and nominees.

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Ubisoft Sydney recruitment points to a new major game development studio in Australia (Updated)

A world-class AAA blockbuster game studio appears to be forming in Sydney.

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Steam Deck, a handheld gaming PC, revealed by Valve; Australian details forthcoming

The portable device, which takes major cues from the Nintendo Switch, will reportedly run the countless games available on the…

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Wayward Strand, a Melbourne-made indie game, announces PlayStation collaboration

The narrative adventure game Wayward Strand has announced a PlayStation collaboration, made possible in part by Film Victoria.

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix
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Netflix to develop games, will be offered on the service within the year

Netflix has hired a new VP of game development, signalling a new major push for the streaming service.

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