All the Big Video Game Events in 2022
There's a ton of video game events happening throughout 2022. Here's the ones we're keeping track of.
Freeplay announces 2021 'micro-scale' game commissions
Freeplay is currently showcasing a range of commissioned micro-games made by local Victorian developers.
God, give me a body: How virtual events and museums can be better
In the lockdown era, virtual galleries and exhibitions strive for true-to-life immersion, but they're missing one key element. The video…
Gamifying grief: learning how to say goodbye through video games
A new batch of game developers are turning loss into a playable experience in a way in order to explore…
The Hero's Journey and Monomyth: Does it work for all games?
The classic idea of the Hero's Journey can be mapped easily to film and literature, but what about interactive games?…
Freeplay announces 2021 Parallels showcase lineup: a celebration of personal games
Freeplay's Parallels showcase is an annual celebration of heartfelt games and the people who make them. The 2021 lineup is…
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…
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…
Interactivity in film, theatre, and games needs emotional connection to work - Freeplay 2021
What can filmmakers and playwrights looking to add interactive elements into their work learn from videogame designers? Quite a lot.
Getting into the videogame industry requires flexibility and resilience - Freeplay 2021
A career in the videogame industry is rarely a linear progression, so it’s important to be flexible and resilient.