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Great Gatsby and Shawshank immersive cinematic experiences are coming to Australia

After an impressive debut in Australia with Titanic, which saw over 1000 guests transported back to 1912 in an immersive, authentic recreation, Beyond Cinema have announced their second Sydney immersive cinema experience: The Great Gatsby, as well as a debut in Melbourne for another classic.... Continue Reading

AIT Melbourne’s inaugural Games Mastermind event a great start for grads

Independent game developers in Australia, particularly those at the beginning of their careers, find themselves stuck for ways to connect and network. In a games industry as small and tight-knit as Australia’s, connections are the best step a person can take toward landing a job in the local dev scene.

Networking events are a semi-regular occurrence in Melbourne, the city where much of the nation’s game dev industry is concentrated. The thing about these events is that you don’t know the people involved, you might not find out when or where they’re happening at all. The aim of AIT’s Games Mastermind event was to help game dev graduates and industry newcomers make important connections as they begin the often arduous process of finding relevant work. Continue reading AIT Melbourne’s inaugural Games Mastermind event a great start for grads

Big Ant’s Ashes Cricket to include women’s teams, releases first screens

Melbourne developer Big Ant are no strangers to including women’s teams in their cricket titles.  Last year’s Don Bradman Cricket 17 also featured women’s cricket in prominent modes and the developer’s newest title, Ashes Cricket, is doing the same. Ashes Cricket will also go the extra step of authentically modelling popular, real world female players in the same level of detail as the game’s male players. Continue reading Big Ant’s Ashes Cricket to include women’s teams, releases first screens

Look at these killer tees that came out of that Nintendo & Uniqlo collab

Popular Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo is bringing their range of Nintendo-themed tees to Australian shores this week. The designs are pulled from the UTGP2017  global t-shirt design competition, were handpicked by Nintendo and video game royalty Shigeru Miyamoto and now you can get them if you want them. Continue reading Look at these killer tees that came out of that Nintendo & Uniqlo collab

Interview: Producer Jason Michael Paul on bringing The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of The Godesses show to Australia, RePlay and working with Nintendo

When you get the chance to sit down with a concert producer who has continually worked to bring the video game industry we all love into the theatre, you don’t lose your words, you make some up! Last week, I got to speak with Jason Michael Paul before his globe-trotting adventures bring his The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of The Goddesses show to Australia and New Zealand. Continue reading Interview: Producer Jason Michael Paul on bringing The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of The Godesses show to Australia, RePlay and working with Nintendo

Photo Gallery: Day Two of Melbourne’s Oz Comic-Con ft. Buffy, Stranger Things and Game Of Thrones

On the second and final day of the Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne, audiences were treated to panels featuring cast members of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Game of Thrones and Stranger ThingsShannon Purser – all the while the punters themselves treated us all to more incredible cosplay. Rebecca Houlden was there to capture all the action.... Continue Reading