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June 15, 2019

Episode 123: Kate Raynes-Goldie & Sof Mather (XR:WA Festival) & have indie games stagnated?

Western Australia gets its very on interactive media festival with XR:WA, Kate Raynes-Goldie & Sof Mather are here to break it down.

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Pixel Sift Plays: Teleblast with Tim Veletta

Move around a flat arena in Teleblast, warping and then exploding your enemies. Developer Tim Veletta dropped by to play the game with us.
Podcast

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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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.
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.

Article
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.
Article

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.
Video

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.
Article

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.
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.
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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!
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Video
June 7, 2019

Pixel Sift Plays: Teleblast with Tim Veletta

Move around a flat arena in Teleblast, warping and then exploding your enemies. Developer Tim Veletta dropped by to play the game with us.

Video
June 22, 2019

Pixel Sift Plays: Void Bastards

Live. Die. Repeat. Watch Mitch and Fiona fight their way through a scary future in Void Bastards by Canberra's Blue Manchu Games.

Podcast
June 15, 2019

Episode 123: Kate Raynes-Goldie & Sof Mather (XR:WA Festival) & have indie games stagnated?

Western Australia gets its very on interactive media festival with XR:WA, Kate Raynes-Goldie & Sof Mather are here to break it down.