All the winners from the 2019 Freeplay Festival Awards!
Hundreds of Australian made games are on sale now!
They've called it Australia's Biggest Esports event, and Pixel Sift were there for the very first Melbourne Esports Open.
Lets get off this watery hellhole and back into the stars. The final chapter of Sarah Survives Subnautica!
"The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it." Arnold H. Glasgow
Rhythm, Platforming and One Small Birb in Songbird Symphony by Singapore's Joysteak Studios
The ACCC has found consumers may be entitled to a refund for faulty experiences with Fallout 76.
We're beside ourselves in No Moss Studio's creative platforming puzzle game Duped.
What if that musical episode of Buffy was a roleplaying game? Chorus by Summerfall Studios promises to be a unique experience.
Pins, lines and heaps of amazing video games, this is Party Sift 3 our Western Australian collaborative episode with Party Loaded.
The Sydney based development studio has been recognised for their contributions to their state's exports at the 2019 NSW Premier's Export Awards.
The ACCC has found that Target may have breached Australian Consumer Law after some customers were told that faults that occurred 30 days after purchase were Sony's responsibility.
Well all up that's 28 interviews recorded live at PAX Australia 2019! Check out Day three here.
Nine more indie game interviews for you recorded live at PAX Australia 2019 including Broken Roads, Dead Static Drive and much much more.
Day one of PAX Australia 2019 is done and dusted here is everything we saw today!
Game Workers Unite Australia have survey developers across the country and have found that wages and job insecurity are top concerns.
Here are your champions for 2019 at the Australian Game Developer Awards.
Hurtle through space in as you work with your cosmonaut partner to solve problems on you spacecraft in Heavenly Bodies
If only a real world medicine degree was this easy.
“Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own." Samuel Johnson
A story set in a floating hospital ship in 1970s rural victoria, Wayward Strand is a game that's all about empathy.
It's tough, but if you give up it's not the end of the world, only your reputation in NEVER GIVE UP.
Absolutely nothing could go wrong deep diving in a cave 800 meters down.
Small and satisifying games for a tiny screen, Kepler Attack and Star Warp are designed to be played on your wristwatch.
Thomas Janson shares his PAX AUS indie showcase winning game Death Hall. I feel like this might be dangerous...
The ocean may be blue, but Sarah's Going Green!
“A farmer is a magician who produces money from the mud.” Amit Kalantri
Six games have been chosen for this year's indie showcase at PAX Australia, here are the five revealed so far.
Are you the best detective around? Well no you're the second best, but you'll solve this spooky mystery for sure.
Who would win? Eight Reaper Leviathans in close proximity or one Sarah with a submarine and a decoy.
Have games gotten easier or are we just better at playing them?
MASOCORE! That's the genre for Massive Monster's new game Never Give Up!
If a Sarah falls off a cliff on an island and breaks her ankles because she didn't want to take the path down... Does anyone hear her swear?
Two Aussie indie games have been selected for a new funding program from the makers of SUPERHOT.
Got an idea of the average gamer? We sit down with Ron Curry of IGEA and Dr Jeff Brand author of the DA20 report to find out.
Stealth, traps and home defence at all costs. Oh and you're a robot vacuum.
Find out which Western Australian developers picked up the first state government funding for video games in over a decade.
I fixed a nuclear reactor so clearly I'm an engineer now... Sarah Survives Subnautica Part 3!
Download a free collection of bird themed games created for Perth's Potluck Collective by talented indie developers.
Please Father Christmas, I've been very good this year....and I NEED a cyclops... Sarah Survives Part 2!
How do you write a narrative when your audience can change the way they experience it? Recorded live at XR:WA 2019
“I sing once more, the mild continuous epic of the soil” Vita Sackville-West
How long can you survive against an endless onslaught of demons? Devil Daggers by Sorath will keep you on your toes with its 90's inspired FPS arena action,
Sarah strikes out on her own in a new series SARAH SURVIVES! How long can she survive in Subnautica?
“Fighting a battle with the earth seems like a plenty noble calling to me. Putting food on your table and on the plates of others - it's a quieter way. But it's a good way.” Rachel Fordham
Team up with friends and battle it out in the cute Pico Tanks by Melbourne's Panda Arcade.
It's a retro styled game with modern bones, Amid Evil by Indefatigable is how you remembered those early nineties shooters to be.
"A farm is a manipulative creature. There is no such thing as finished. Work comes in a stream and has no end. There are only the things that must be done now and things that can be done later." Kristin Kimball
"Farming is a profession of hope” Brian Brett
Ellie Balson designs games from an artist's perspective, making quirky and charming adventure games.
Recorded live at Supanova Perth 2019, how do some of your favourite creators keep creating?
What happens if you try to make the perfect 90s shooter with modern technology? Leon & Simon from Indefatigable tried to do just that with their game Amid Evil
“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” Masanobu Fukuoka
Live. Die. Repeat. Watch Mitch and Fiona fight their way through a scary future in Void Bastards by Canberra's Blue Manchu Games.
Western Australia gets its very on interactive media festival with XR:WA, Kate Raynes-Goldie & Sof Mather are here to break it down.
“The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.” Wendell Berry
Move around a flat arena in Teleblast, warping and then exploding your enemies. Developer Tim Veletta dropped by to play the game with us.
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!
What do developers think of Screenwest's new Interactive Pilot Fund?
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.
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.
It's official, we're the winners of the gaming category in the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards.
Feel the thrills of tearing through the waves and sea without ever leaving the shore in VR Regatta by Melbourne's MarineVerse.
All the winners from the 2019 Freeplay Festival Awards!
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.
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.
Head back to a past that never was in Double Shot, an 1980s inspired neon cyberpunk VR bartending shooter.
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.
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!
Jump inside the gameboard with Tin Man Games' Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown a Playstation VR tabletop game.
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.
Who thought that weekend errands could be this deadly?
Fly, hang out with your bird-mates, and listen to cool ambient tunes in Samurai Punk's Feather.
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.
We've been selected by the judges at the Australian Podcast awards as finalists for 2019!
What do you get when you combine Earthbound, Monkey Island and Groundhog Day? Mars Underground, a timelooping retro adventure.
A curated and accessible list of games released last year that everyone can enjoy.
Enter the fantasy world of Armello as anthromorphic characters battle for the crown in this digital boardgame from Melbourne's League of Geeks.
Can you survive in this multiplayer brawler, where every part of your body can be knocked off?
Keep those credit cards hot, because the Australian Government isn't about to stop you buying loot boxes any time soon
Maize Wallin is a musician and game designer, whose exploration of how we play musical instruments has lead to them designing Noise Drawers an virtual reality musical instrument game.
Watch Mitch get well and truly lost in space with Flat Earth Games' Objects in Space.
Meet some Sandgroper streamers, we went down to WesternAus Community meetup up to say hello.
It's fast, frantic and a little bit hypnotic, join us as we learn how Ian MacLarty developed his new space action game JUMPGRID!
Hyper Jam: It's stylish combat in a cyberpunk world where one of the Daft Punk robots can beat up Major Kusanagi. What more do you want?
Fight fires and more in a town where EVERYTHING burns in Paperville Panic!
The Working Lunch is back for 2019 with applications open for women and non-binary participants.
You know those crazy mini golf courses you designed as a kid? We'll now you can play them in Golf With Your Friends by Brisbane's Blacklight Interactive
Home is what you make it, and for developers at Perth's Global Game Jam, Northbridge became a supportive home of creativity.
Hundreds of Australian made games are on sale now!
Tactical strategy game Guile & Glory: Firstborn is the first project for Melbourne based Elston Studios and it's built on a love of tactical and tabletop games.
Wobble, whack and win in the wavey tube battle of your life with Inflatality by Hojo Studio and Deepforge Studios.
She and the Light Bearer is a storybook tale filled with Indonesian plants, history and culture from Surabaya based Mojiken Studio
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!
Racing along the martian wastes with Desert Child by Oscar Brittain, a stylish scifi adventure game.
Don't you forget about us says IGEA as Australia heads towards the next federal election.
Ellen Jurik of Sydney's Blowfish Studios shares their adaptation of the classic children's novel Storm Boy.
How hard is it to work with a friend to push a few buttons and shoot a few hoops? Bloody hard it turns out.
Every single video from PAX Australia 2018, our PAXELSIFT series 3, available right here right now.
Clinton McCleary's first game Infliction isn't for the faint of heart, but it's definitely a powerful piece of horror storytelling.