With women making up just 22 percent of the games industry despite comprising almost 50 percent of players, Girl Geek Academy has partnered with Film Victoria to run the Games Career Incubator.
Pymetrics works with organisations to determine the traits that contribute to success in a role, and then has job applicants play games that help bring out these traits.
Senator Jordon Steele-John said the Greens see local games development as “a key component in rebooting our digital future”.
As well as 150 desks and meeting areas, The Studio will give residents access to broadcast studios, including green screen, sound, augmented and virtual reality facilities, as well as events and programs.
The South Australian government has launched a $2 million fund to help build a games development hub in Adelaide, which will be operated by Game Plus, which also runs a games hub in Canberra.
OzGuild is a platform which allows players and card stores to digitise and see the value of their physical Magic the Gathering card collections.
Norbit creates branded loyalty apps for shopping centres, allowing customers to earn points and prizes from shopping in store.
In this episode, we explore the world of social data and analytics and the way in which companies are leveraging this to grow their business.
TheMachineQA is looking to fill the void of QA in the gaming industry, by offering services tailored towards supporting indie devs and softwares.
Australia’s gaming industry grew at a 9.6 percent CAGR between 2013 and 2016 as it expanded into other sectors, according to a joint report.
The Seven Network is partnering with St George Bank to launch screenPLAY, a new omni-channel focused on gaming and esports content.
Arludo’s games are focused on teaching students using immersive modern game elements, such as augmented reality, focusing on subjects like biology.
For Robot Circus, innovating in the mobile space meant looking towards developing engaging titles that would serve as a social enterprise.
According to Disparity Game’s Nicole Stark, the rise of indie devs can be attributed to the “perfect storm” occurring post global financial crisis.
Speaking at Myriad, Allom shed light on how lack of government support and funding opportunities are restricting the emergence of new startups in the space.