STEM Video Game Challenge 2015

STEM Video Game Challenge 2015

May 13, 2015

Just a reminder that the 2015 STEM Games Challenge is now open to all Australian students in Years 5-12 who have a great idea for a game.   The Challenge is completely free to enter, and represents a great opportunity for upper primary and secondary students to engage in learning about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a fun and...

Game ON Interactive

Game ON Interactive

May 5, 2015

Check out this 3 day event, Game ON as part of Vivid Sydney this year.  Game ON is an Interactive Games and Online Video Showcase which is set to celebrate innovation and creativity.  Game ON aims to unite two interactive and innovative industries: the games industry for casual gamers, developers and experts and the online video world for creators, brands...

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...

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...