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May 13, 2019

Here are all the winners of the Freeplay Awards

All the winners from the 2019 Freeplay Festival Awards!

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Pixel Sift Plays: Tales of the Neon Sea

If you're up for a cyberpunk noir adventure game, then Tales of the Neon Sea might be just the lead you're chasing to blow this case wide open.
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90s Kids Will Remember This: Research says part of your brain is dedicated to recognising Pokémon

Too bad if you wanted to use it for something else, if you played Pokémon in the 90s part of your visual cortex has specialised in recognising them all.
Podcast

Episode 120: Hamish Wagstaff (Double Shot) & two very different approaches to crunch

Head back to a past that never was in Double Shot, an 1980s inspired neon cyberpunk VR bartending shooter.
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"What does it mean to be indie?" Freeplay Festival celebrates 15 years

Freeplay Festival celebrates fifteen years of championing independent video games and challenging the status quo this year at a time when everyone could be considered indie.
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Pixel Sift Plays: Hunt 'N Sneak with James Koehne

It's a dark and spooky fantasy game of hide and seek, and we sat down with one of the creators, James Koehne to see who was the best at being hidden!
Podcast
April 12, 2019

Episode 118: Katie Stegs (Critter Clash) & should all games have an easy mode?

How do you turn the ship from marketing & consulting company to full time game developer? Katie Stegs and the team at Lumi Interactive know how.

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April 7, 2019

Pixel Sift Plays: Lethal Lawns

Who thought that weekend errands could be this deadly?

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All you need to do is just fly and chill in Samurai Punk's brand new game Feather

Fly, hang out with your bird-mates, and listen to cool ambient tunes in Samurai Punk's Feather.
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Pixel Sift Plays: Freedom Fall

It's the fifth anniversary of Stirfire Studio's Freedom Fall this year, so it seemed a perfect opportunity to jump into one of Perth's finest indie games.
Article

All you need to do is just fly and chill in Samurai Punk's brand new game Feather

Fly, hang out with your bird-mates, and listen to cool ambient tunes in Samurai Punk's Feather.
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Pixel Sift Plays: Freedom Fall

It's the fifth anniversary of Stirfire Studio's Freedom Fall this year, so it seemed a perfect opportunity to jump into one of Perth's finest indie games.
Article

We're Finalists at the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards!

We've been selected by the judges at the Australian Podcast awards as finalists for 2019!
Podcast

Episode 117: Matt Sanderson (Mars Underground) & parents spending 34% more on games than last year

What do you get when you combine Earthbound, Monkey Island and Groundhog Day? Mars Underground, a timelooping retro adventure.
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Robin Vilain wants everyone to be able to enjoy games

A curated and accessible list of games released last year that everyone can enjoy.
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Video
May 10, 2019

Pixel Sift Plays: Tales of the Neon Sea

If you're up for a cyberpunk noir adventure game, then Tales of the Neon Sea might be just the lead you're chasing to blow this case wide open.

Podcast
May 17, 2019

Episode 121 Greg Dziemidowicz (VR Regatta) & the return of the Australian Interactive Games Fund

Feel the thrills of tearing through the waves and sea without ever leaving the shore in VR Regatta by Melbourne's MarineVerse.

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May 13, 2019

Here are all the winners of the Freeplay Awards

All the winners from the 2019 Freeplay Festival Awards!