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November 9, 2018

OPINION: 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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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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Episode 107: Zamfir Dumitru (Dawnblade) & Red Dead Redemption 2's 100 hour work weeks

A mobile Diablo style game? It works better than you think according to Zamfir Dimitru who is working on Dawnlade, a game that is just that.
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#MIGW2018, Meetups, parties, podcasts, lets plays & more!

We'll be all over Melbourne International Games Week and PAX AUS, it's going to be chock-a-block
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One third of full time game workers earn less than minimum wage according to Game Workers Unite Australia

Making games is difficult and getting paid for it properly is even harder according to new statistics from Game Workers Unite Australia.
Podcast
October 5, 2018

Episode 106: John Robertson (The Dark Room) & participatory culture

John Robertson, comedian and performer joins us this episode as we learn about the Dark Room, his video game adaptation of the YouTube & stage show of the same name, a collaboration with Stirfire Studios.

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September 30, 2018

UPDATE: Pixel Parties Indie Prize Pack Winner & PAX Australia 2018

We announce our Pixel Parties Prize Winner & an update on our where we'll be at PAXAUS 2018!

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Pixel Sift Plays: Little Bit Lost with King Tide Studios

Are you afraid of Australian spiders? Well you're going to be way more scared when you're shrunk to their size in Little Bit Lost!
Podcast

Episode 106: John Robertson (The Dark Room) & participatory culture

John Robertson, comedian and performer joins us this episode as we learn about the Dark Room, his video game adaptation of the YouTube & stage show of the same name, a collaboration with Stirfire Studios.
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Memes and Trends, the Post-Post Modern Folktales

The internet comes at you fast take a journey with Mitch and learn why he thinks memes and folklore have more in common than you think.
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Pixel Sift Plays: The Gardens Between

Friendship, nostalgia and adventure in The Gardens Between by Melbourne's The Voxel Agents.
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Guest Podcast: Party Loaded Episode 145

Mitch doesn't know anything about Spider-Man, but he sure talked about it on Episode #145 of Party Loaded!
Podcast

Episode 105: Locky Betts & Jeff Hayes (Torque Drift) & in game licencing of real products

Jeff and Locky from Grease Monkey Games take us on a ride with Torque Drift, their mobile competitive drift game.
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Pixel Sift Plays: Mr Shifty

If you every wanted to play as Nightcrawler from the X-Men then Mr Shifty by Queensland based developers Mr Shifty.
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October 16, 2018

One third of full time game workers earn less than minimum wage according to Game Workers Unite Australia

Making games is difficult and getting paid for it properly is even harder according to new statistics from Game Workers Unite Australia.

Podcast
October 20, 2018

Episode 107: Zamfir Dumitru (Dawnblade) & Red Dead Redemption 2's 100 hour work weeks

A mobile Diablo style game? It works better than you think according to Zamfir Dimitru who is working on Dawnlade, a game that is just that.

Article
October 17, 2018

#MIGW2018, Meetups, parties, podcasts, lets plays & more!

We'll be all over Melbourne International Games Week and PAX AUS, it's going to be chock-a-block