Game over for Ludlam: What’s next for Australia’s video games industry?

Game over for Ludlam: What’s next for Australia’s video games industry?

A citizenship oversight has ended the career of a Senator regarded by many as a champion of Australia’s video games industry.
By Jonathan Foye Jul 19 2017, 10:40AM
This game kills fascists

This game kills fascists

E3 showed that in the age of Trump, AAA studios are not shying away from political themes.
By Jonathan Foye Jun 27 2017, 11:14AM
Victorian Government announces new funding for local video games industry

Victorian Government announces new funding for local video games industry

If only the Federal government were as supportive...
By Jonathan Foye Jun 19 2017, 10:43AM
Is a Government response to the Senate gaming inquiry incoming?

Is a Government response to the Senate gaming inquiry incoming?

A little-reported Senate Estimates session in late May focused on Australia’s gaming industry. It revealed that the government has a draft response to last year’s Senate Inquiry into Australia’s gaming industry.
By Jonathan Foye Jun 5 2017, 3:53PM
Once again, the 2017 Federal budget ‘ignored’ the games industry

Once again, the 2017 Federal budget ‘ignored’ the games industry

Australia's government still doesn't have any time for the local games industry.
By Jonathan Foye May 22 2017, 12:07PM
A link to the past: Tracing Breath of the Wild’s inspirations

A link to the past: Tracing Breath of the Wild’s inspirations

As a classic game opens in new directions, we look back to see where it's come from.
By Jonathan Foye Mar 31 2017, 10:22AM
Wii hardly knew U

Wii hardly knew U

Released at the end of 2012, the follow up to the Wii lasted a little over four years. While sales for the machine were disappointing, its legacy is likely to endure.
By Jonathan Foye Feb 17 2017, 11:54AM
RTx Sydney brings indie games to the forefront

RTx Sydney brings indie games to the forefront

The Rooster Teeth expo wasn't all Hideo Kojima hype - its indie scene was fantastic!
By Jonathan Foye Feb 6 2017, 11:34AM
Supaboy S allows you to switch between NTSC and PAL SNES games

Supaboy S allows you to switch between NTSC and PAL SNES games

it's not a Switch, but it may well be a better choice if retro gaming is your thing.
By Jonathan Foye Jan 31 2017, 12:24PM
Nintendo Switch fan event, Tokyo

Nintendo Switch fan event, Tokyo

Hyper was on hand for the big Japanese reveal of the Switch!
By Jonathan Foye Jan 16 2017, 11:15AM
Nintendo Switches it up with fan event in Tokyo

Nintendo Switches it up with fan event in Tokyo

One day after finally revealing the price and launch title for the Switch, Nintendo gave fans the chance to go hands-on. In eight location worldwide, gamers had the chance to play many of the titles announced the previous day.
By Jonathan Foye Jan 16 2017, 11:09AM
Gaming in the classroom - can it really help kids learn?

Gaming in the classroom - can it really help kids learn?

Gamification can be an effective educational tool - but it's far from a silver bullet.
By Jonathan Foye Dec 13 2016, 10:47AM
Not just a youngster’s game: Grey Gamers and gaming veterans

Not just a youngster’s game: Grey Gamers and gaming veterans

Games are most definitely NOT just for kids.
By Jonathan Foye Oct 26 2016, 11:02AM
Off the Agenda: How the Australian election is (so far) overlooking the gaming industry

Off the Agenda: How the Australian election is (so far) overlooking the gaming industry

Everyone knows our local industry needs some help - but no one's talking about it
By Jonathan Foye Jun 9 2016, 4:10PM
Sega and VR - ahead of its time

Sega and VR - ahead of its time

Sega’s early nineties foray into virtual reality was a fascinating failure.
By Jonathan Foye Apr 4 2016, 10:20AM
Playing politics in the Australian games industry

Playing politics in the Australian games industry

With a successful games industry subsidy cut from the Australian federal budget, a potentially lucrative industry faces being excluded from the Turnbull Government’s innovation agenda.
By Jonathan Foye Feb 2 2016, 2:43PM
Darkness Within: Eternal Darkness’ Oublié Cathedral

Darkness Within: Eternal Darkness’ Oublié Cathedral

“This cathedral used to be a place of peace. Now many strange things happen here.”
By Jonathan Foye Jul 15 2015, 3:32PM
Silent Hill 2: That videotape we made

Silent Hill 2: That videotape we made

An in-depth analysis of the Importance of Lakeview Hotel to Silent Hill 2's narrative. Scares & spoilers ahead!
By Jonathan Foye May 1 2015, 10:11AM
Dying in Democracy 3

Dying in Democracy 3

Power to the people!
By Jonathan Foye Apr 20 2015, 3:51PM