The rise of indigenous story telling in games

The rise of indigenous story telling in games

Jan 20, 2015

Last week, IGN Australia featured a great piece from Jesse Matheson about the rise of indigenous story telling in games.  The article showed how video games are becoming being used as the medium of choice to tell stories as well as reconnect and re-engage youth with their own cultural heritage.  Click here to read the article.     Share...

PAX Australia 2015 tickets are on sale now

PAX Australia 2015 tickets are on sale now

Dec 2, 2014

Tuesday 2 December, 2014 - Tickets are now on sale for next year’s PAX Aus gaming festival, to be held from 30 October to 1 November, 2015 in the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Tickets can now be purchased only through the PAX Aus website: www.paxaustralia.com.au/registration. After a sell out 2014 event, PAX Aus will return to the Melbourne...

Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond

Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond

Nov 25, 2014

Next March, there will be a conference in Brisbane, titled Video Games: Violence and Beyond which is being presented by Griffith University. The details are as follows: Date: March 3 and 4, 2015 Presented by:  The Violence Research and Prevention Program, Griffith University Venue: The Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane Content: Adopting a multidisciplinary...

More than 100 panels and guests announced for PAX Aust 2014

More than 100 panels and guests announced for PAX Aust 2014

Oct 8, 2014

More than 100 panels and guests announced for PAX Aus 2014! Wednesday 8 October, 2014 – The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) returns to Australia in October 2014, and has now revealed the full schedule of panels, tournaments and guests. With an increase in capacity by almost 40% thanks to the event now taking place at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition...

NZ video game doubles exports

NZ video game doubles exports

Sep 10, 2014

The most recent and independent survey undertaken by our friends at the NZGDA shows that revenue from NZ made video games and game apps more than doubled to $80.2 million in the year to 31 March 2014. 90% of those earnings were digital software exports, primarily through the Internet and app stores. As reported on their website: Digital distribution platforms...

MCV Pacific – Josh Cavaleri provides some industry insight into classification

MCV Pacific – Josh Cavaleri provides some industry insight into classification

Aug 29, 2014

Our Legal and Policy Officer, Josh Cavaleri contributed a piece to MCV Pacific about the first stages of reform to the National Classification Scheme post the ALRC review.  You can read the piece here.     Share...