Podcasts + Interviews

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Four day weeks and unlimited leave, Mighty Kingdom's Tony Lawrence on the future of making games

October 19, 2021
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Float through space as two flailing cosmonauts in physics puzzle game HEAVENLY BODIES

October 18, 2021
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METROID DREAD is a faithful and excellent return of the series that spawned a genre

October 15, 2021
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Mike Reñevo didn't have a Switch to play MARIO ODYSSEY so he made JACK AXE to capture that feeling

October 14, 2021
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THE OREGON TRAIL is an imaginative reboot mixing random chance with strategy game mechanics

October 12, 2021
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INNCHANTED is a frantic co-op game set in a fantasy world inspired by dreamtime stories

October 12, 2021
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MISKA is a game about nature, memories and climate change

October 11, 2021
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WARP FRONTIER is a classic adventure game in a futuristic sci-fi world with Australian characters

October 9, 2021
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BLUEBERRY is an emotional platformer that tackles mental health and how our perspective shifts

October 8, 2021
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KNUCKLE SANDWICH is an RPG filled with microgames and a retro art style

October 7, 2021
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Explore more than 50 games featured in the Melbourne Queer Games Festival

October 6, 2021
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TRASH lets you sift through waste in an colourful post-apocalyptic world

October 6, 2021
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Build a loyal community of woodland worshippers in CULT OF THE LAMB

October 5, 2021
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SPIES & SOLDIERS is filled with tense tactical wargames and turn-based conflict

October 4, 2021
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UFOTOFU HEX is a match-puzzler game created by a co-op development studio

October 4, 2021
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KENA: BRIDGE OF SPIRITS is an impressive debut title that's not without it's flaws

October 4, 2021
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SURF CLUB is a nostalgic coming of age adventure game about returning home

October 3, 2021
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CONSCRIPT is a survival horror game drawing on Resident Evil and World War 1

October 3, 2021
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If you don't succeed, die die again in DEATHLOOP

September 23, 2021
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The gritty and pretty world of award winning twin stick "shooter" DAP

September 17, 2021
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THE ARTFUL ESCAPE is a scifi adventure into a prog rock album cover

September 9, 2021
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Become a cute Aussie spider on a mission in WEBBED by Sbug Games

August 27, 2021
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How piles of quokkas are teaching kids this National Science Week

August 20, 2021
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Russian folklore galore in BLACK BOOK & the dense and grimey cyperpunk world of THE ASCENT

August 16, 2021
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RETURNAL's Narrative Director Gregory Louden debuts pop music narrative game BURN

August 13, 2021
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Less is more in minimalist skateboarding game THE RAMP

August 4, 2021
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The filmic influences of WHERE THE SNOW SETTLES

July 31, 2021
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WARHAMMER 40,000 BATTLESECTOR - How a small team in Western Australia made one of the best new 40K games

July 27, 2021
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Building the roadmap for MINI MOTORWAYS, the sequel to hit MINI METRO

July 24, 2021
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How Lego inspired open world transport game MARS FIRST LOGISTICS

July 19, 2021
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Enter the psychokinetic anime world of SCARLET NEXUS & save the universe again in MASS EFFECT LEGENDARY EDITION

July 9, 2021
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AGENT INTERCEPT is the spiritual successor to the SPY HUNTER series

June 26, 2021
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We discuss E3 2021's biggest announcements

June 20, 2021
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How a podcast interview led Jono Pech to write TRIGGER WITCH

June 10, 2021
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Games Gig explores modern musicians and modern video games music at Freeplay Festival

June 7, 2021
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BEFORE WE LEAVE: A real time strategy game without the conquest

May 31, 2021
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Cam Hopkinson wants everyone to be able to enjoy Wayward Strand

May 21, 2021
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AR game EASTERN MARKET MURDER lets you walk the path of history

May 14, 2021
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Resident Evil Village & New Pokémon Snap

May 7, 2021
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Find your way back home to seaside Goa in nostalgic narrative game FORGOTTEN FIELDS

May 6, 2021
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Monster Hunter Rise & FANTASIAN

May 1, 2021
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KINDER WORLD helps you practice mindfulness as you care for digital plants

April 16, 2021
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John Romero live at XRWA

April 7, 2021
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Why YOU should give Valorant esports a go - ESL Australia's Ben Green

March 31, 2021
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Coral Island (Soma Putera)

March 24, 2021
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Loop Hero & Valheim

March 17, 2021
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ACMI Games Lab (Arieh Offman)

March 8, 2021
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Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy (Ezra Artman)

February 23, 2021
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The Medium & Monster Sanctuary

February 20, 2021
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Doors of Insanity (Logan Branjord)

February 8, 2021
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The Alto Collection (Harry Nesbitt & Jair McBain)

January 24, 2021
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Games of the Year 2020

December 28, 2020
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Dune Casu and Adrian Tosello (Art of Rally)

December 21, 2020
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Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity & Super Mario 3D All-Stars

December 16, 2020
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Meredith Hall (HoloVista)

December 7, 2020
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Assassin's Creed Valhalla & Hades

November 27, 2020
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Josh "Cheeseness" Bush (Hive Time)

November 21, 2020
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Matthew Cassells (Path of Titans)

November 7, 2020
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Simon Boxer (Ring Of Pain)

October 26, 2020
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Brigitta Rena (When The Past Was Around)

October 11, 2020
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INNCHANTED: Why fantasy doesn't have to be based on Western mythology

September 27, 2020
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Mitch Clifford (Windbound)

September 25, 2020
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Tali Faulkner (Umurangi Generation)

September 13, 2020
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Fall Guys & The Last Campfire

September 8, 2020
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Become the food in a food fight in multiplayer BOOMERANG FU

September 1, 2020
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Ashleigh Starmer-Lee (Crossy Road Castle)

August 17, 2020
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Julian Ball (Len's Island)

August 8, 2020
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Ghost of Tsushima & Ooblets

August 4, 2020
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Matt Ditton (Shooty Skies Overdrive)

July 20, 2020
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The Last of Us Part II & No Straight Roads

June 30, 2020
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Daniel Hindes (Wildfire)

June 27, 2020
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Ben Chandler (Nighthawks)

June 15, 2020
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Minecraft Dungeons & Ring Fit Adventure

June 10, 2020
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Scouting for the next League of Legends champion: Coach Chris Lee of Chiefs ESC

June 3, 2020
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Christopher Galea (Brimstone Brawlers) & Hacking in Single Player Games

May 30, 2020
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XCOM Chimera Squad & Gears Tactics

May 24, 2020
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Brendan Watts (Fledgling Heroes) & who protects the history of games?

May 16, 2020
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Persona 5 Royal & Fallout 76 Wastelanders

May 8, 2020
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Ash Ringrose (Moving Out) & Keeping games going after launch

May 2, 2020
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Ben Chevalier (Butter Royale) & The myth of the lone gamer

April 18, 2020
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Final Fantasy VII Remake & My Friend Pedro

April 13, 2020
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Theo Kipen (Kana Quest) & franchises back from the dead

April 5, 2020
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Doom Eternal & Animal Crossing New Horizons

March 24, 2020
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Ron Curry (IGEA) & Developers pull games from GeForce Now

March 21, 2020
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Crossy Road Castle & Rainbow Six Siege

March 6, 2020
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Josh Sacco (Nom Nom Apocalypse) & COVID-19 virus impact on the games industry

February 29, 2020
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Two Point Hospital & Super Smash Bros Ultimate

February 21, 2020
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Callum Harrington (Warhammer Underworlds: Online) & The end of Flash

February 15, 2020
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Dirty Bomb & Left 4 Dead 2

February 9, 2020
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Kris Antoni (Coffee Talk) & the future of E3

February 3, 2020
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Temtem & Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

January 30, 2020
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Off Map magazine takes time to pause in video game worlds with game photography and short stories.

January 22, 2020
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Michael Wentworth-Bell & Nick Acciarito (Espire 1 VR Operative) & the #gamedevsforfireys campaign

January 18, 2020
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt & Pico Tanks

January 9, 2020
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LoveSick Darlings is a visual novel set in an Aussie high school that aims for "real" virtual relationships

December 24, 2019
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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order & Halo Reach (Halo Master Chief Collection)

December 19, 2019
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Shawn Toh (BattleSky Brigade: Harpooner) & gaming franchises forever

December 14, 2019
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Metro 2033 Redux & Borderlands 3

December 6, 2019
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Dan Golding (Untitled Goose Game Composer & Video Game Academic)

November 30, 2019
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Pokémon Shield & The Outer Worlds

November 21, 2019
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