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December 25, 2018

FIRST PERSON: The video game gifts that changed your life

Big or small, some gifts really make all the difference. We asked you what was your best video game gift ever and share some of our favourites!

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IGEA report reminds Federal Government that video games need their support

Don't you forget about us says IGEA as Australia heads towards the next federal election.
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PAXELSIFT 2018: All our videos from the Indie Rising showfloor

Every single video from PAX Australia 2018, our PAXELSIFT series 3, available right here right now.
Podcast

Episode 110: Clinton McCleary (Infliction) & the Australian Senate loot box inquiry

Clinton McCleary's first game Infliction isn't for the faint of heart, but it's definitely a powerful piece of horror storytelling.
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FIRST PERSON: Fan of the game, or just the marketing?

A lot of spinoff media is just there to help advertise the original games, but Mitch reckons it's just as valid to enjoy spinoff and not care about about the source.
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Vote for Pixel Sift in the Australian Games Awards

We're finalists for "Gaming Publication of the Year" at this year's Australian Gaming Awards, and we'd love your support and your vote to make it to the shortlist!
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November 16, 2018

Florence secures three nominations at The Game Awards

The highly awarded Florence by Melbourne based studio Mountains, has secured three nominations at this year's Game Awards.

Podcast
November 16, 2018

Episode 109 Greg Louden (STONE) & Obsidian and inXile - from indie to Acquired

STONE: Is this the first Ozploitation game? Greg Louden of Convict Games thinks so.

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Pixel Sift Plays: The Dark Room

You awake to find yourself in a dark room... luckily Mitch & Scott are here with you as they play Stirfire Studio's newest game The Dark Room!
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Florence secures three nominations at The Game Awards

The highly awarded Florence by Melbourne based studio Mountains, has secured three nominations at this year's Game Awards.
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Pixel Sift Plays: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Combine your love of single player adventure books with your love of pushing buttons in PixelSiftPlays The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Tin Man Games
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FIRST PERSON: Why I got back into Pokémon Go

How Nintendo’s unlikeliest collaboration caught my attention again, two years after its explosive entrance into the mobile gaming scene.
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Longitude Exhibition: A showcase of indie games from the Asia-Pacific region

There are emerging communities of developers from around the Asia-Pacific, and The Longitude Exhibition is a showcase of some of these games.
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New travel funding for Western Australian game developers announced

After many years of working without state government support, Western Australian developers have now have their first direct funding program.
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Sydney based Revie Studios pulls The Sims competitor “Habs” Kickstarter campaign after raising only $645 towards AU$3.5M goal

Billed as a Sims-killer, Habs by Sydney's Revie Studios fails to attract backers to their now cancelled crowdfunding campaign.
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November 26, 2018

Vote for Pixel Sift in the Australian Games Awards

We're finalists for "Gaming Publication of the Year" at this year's Australian Gaming Awards, and we'd love your support and your vote to make it to the shortlist!

Podcast
December 1, 2018

Episode 110: Clinton McCleary (Infliction) & the Australian Senate loot box inquiry

Clinton McCleary's first game Infliction isn't for the faint of heart, but it's definitely a powerful piece of horror storytelling.

Article
November 30, 2018

FIRST PERSON: Fan of the game, or just the marketing?

A lot of spinoff media is just there to help advertise the original games, but Mitch reckons it's just as valid to enjoy spinoff and not care about about the source.