Episode 7 - King purchased, Starhammer: The Vanguard Prophecy Interview, PAXAUS GCAP recap

This week Gianni and Mitch are joined by special guest Brad Power, one of the games tutors here at Murdoch University.

In case you missed the news Swedish free to play casual game power house and makers of Candy Crush King was purchased by Activision Blizzard for US$5.9 Billion. We explore what this means and why they may have reached that valuation.

We also spoke to Paul Turbett, the founder of Black Lab Games based here in Western Australia . Paul told us all about Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy, a science fiction spaceship fleet strategy game with tabletop roots.

Finally we recap some of the cool things you might have seen if you were over east for the Melbourne International Games Week, which includes GCAP, Unite and PAX Australia for an all round festival of fun.

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