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May 28, 2019

Western Australian Game Developers react to the $100,000 Interactive Pilot Fund

What do developers think of Screenwest's new Interactive Pilot Fund?

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$100,000 fund announced for Western Australian game developers

Western Australian game developers will have access to the first government fundi in more than a decade with the announcement of The Interactive Pilot Fund.
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Pixel Sift Plays: STONE

If you're into anthropomorphic Aussie animals smoking, drinking and investigating a mystery, you've got a very particular set of tastes, but STONE should be exactly what you're into.
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Pixel Sift wins the inaugural gaming category at the Australian Podcast Awards!

It's official, we're the winners of the gaming category in the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards.
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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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Here are all the winners of the Freeplay Awards

All the winners from the 2019 Freeplay Festival Awards!
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May 6, 2019

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
May 4, 2019

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!
Article

"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.
Video

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

Episode 119: Neil Rennison (Table of Tales) & Neil's storied career in games

Jump inside the gameboard with Tin Man Games' Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown a Playstation VR tabletop game.
Podcast

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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Pixel Sift Plays: Lethal Lawns

Who thought that weekend errands could be this deadly?
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Article
May 27, 2019

$100,000 fund announced for Western Australian game developers

Western Australian game developers will have access to the first government fundi in more than a decade with the announcement of The Interactive Pilot Fund.

Podcast
May 31, 2019

Episode 122: Dean Walshe (Void Bastards) & controversy and excitement for Play Date

It's stylish, its tactical, it feels like you're inside a very dangerous comic book, it's Void Bastards by Canberra's Blue Manchu!

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May 28, 2019

Western Australian Game Developers react to the $100,000 Interactive Pilot Fund

What do developers think of Screenwest's new Interactive Pilot Fund?