Of all the games at the Perth Games Festival this year, World’s Fastest Pizza is probably the most socially reprehensible, if not the funniest. Laid before me at the display was an arcade stick made from two stacked pizza boxes with the stick poking through […]

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Anyone familiar with the local games scene has probably heard of FTI (Formerly, The Film and Television Institute of WA). Despite the name, FTI has recently been making a name for themselves as supporters of the local games scene. Kate Raynes-Goldie is the head of […]

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While there was a surprising amount of diversity at this year’s Perth Games Festival, one theme common with many of the games was the idea of bringing people together. Local multiplayer is big in the indie scene, and predominantly so as it’s no longer valued […]

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It’s tricky to get kids to take an interest in the ever delightful and ever infuriating world of programming. Unless it’s framed in a particular way, it’s just too difficult to break down code line by line and show how it all pieces together, but […]

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Curtin University students Nathan Scott and Carly McGowan showcased their game “Birdened” at the 2015 Perth Games Festival [...]

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BrambleLash is a game of quick reflexes, slimy shadow things, smiling and murderous plants, and sudden yet inevitable betrayal [...]

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“Final Days” was developed by +7 Software and was showcased at the 2015 Perth Games Festival. This top-down multiplayer ‘zombie’ shooter is still in the alpha stages of development, but it was incredibly immersive and exciting even though shooters aren’t really my kind of thing. […]

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One of the most rewarding moments when you’re following the local industry is being able to see a game come full circle, and on display at the Perth Games Festival this year was the completed version of Rift Runner. I had the chance to play […]

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As the founder of a Perth-based media outlet, I personally find it very rewarding when I’m able to contribute and get involved with our local industry. In the past, we’ve shown our support for several different events, but none comes close to the epic scale […]

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The Perth scene is one of those hidden industries, quietly making some amazing stuff without much exposure. We have such a wide variety of games being made, and the Perth Games Festival is all about putting them in one spot for all to see. We […]

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