News in Brief: Wayne Blair joins Academy, Ubisoft recruits, & SPA calls for Ones to Watch
Key industry moves and shakes, first look at NITRAM, Sydney's in lockdown and box office suffers.
Bringing Indigenous cultural expertise to videogame development
Drop Bear Bytes recently hired Indiginerd's Cienan Muir as a narrative consultant. The team spoke to us about the role…
A new ScreenHub is coming soon
After more than a year of development, we will shortly be launching a new website and brand for Screenhub.
Keywords Studios acquires Tantalus, will create 130 more gamedev jobs
Tantalus founder Tom Crago will oversee the new studio, which will become Keywords Australia.
New Nintendo Switch OLED model announced, to launch in October for $540
A bigger OLED screen is the flagship feature of the new Nintendo Switch, but its full hardware specifications are unknown.
Sydney Theatre Company's Patrick McIntyre appointed new NFSA CEO
McIntyre brings two decades of arts management experience to the NFSA. Following groundbreaking CEO Jan Muller, who resigned in December…
Creative Victoria announces $30,000 in PAX Rising grants for game developers
The grants will be made available for independent Victorian game developers who already plan to exhibit at PAX Australia 2021.
Indigenous games express culture through play
From couch co-ops to interactive narrative, these games showcase the incredible diversity of culturally-informed, Indigenous-made games from around the world.
Game Review: Chicory uses cute animals to question the very nature of art and artists
Chicory: A Colorful Tale has you revitalise a colourless world. But that task comes with more existential dread than you…
Is your TV telling corporations what you watch? And is broadcast TV dying?
Samba, a way to digitally track viewing habits, is spreading to Australia, hoping to challenge our traditional assumptions – and…