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.
A few days after local rival Port Adelaide played the AFL’s first match in China, the Adelaide Football Club too has made a move to expand into a new market, announcing it is acquiring Legacy eSports, a professional eSports team based in Sydney.
Perth startup QuizJam sought to go beyond the consumer market early, creating a QuizJam for Teams platform for organisations.
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.
Sydney startup Secure Code Warrior has developed an online platform to help train programmers in cybersecurity through a gamified testing process.
UK’s gamified pitching event, Startup Games, is coming to Sydney on February 28 to uncover the most outstanding startups across Australia.
Gamurs is an online esports media and networking platform which provides content and connection services for players worldwide.
Australia’s game development industry has massive potential for growth as an export industry, according to an independent survey by IGEA and GDAA.
One of the big criticisms of popular video games is that they promote violence or materialism and aren’t doing us that much good. But of course, like in most other industries, there are groups creating niche products looking to make a positive impact. One such group is Noosa-based game development startup Disparity Games, which has launched a new title hoping to help combat bullying.
The beauty of the internet is that even someone with the most obscure of obsessions can most likely find a community of like-minded people to chat with. With over a billion gamers worldwide, gaming is a huge subculture rather than obscure obsession, but no one social platform has managed to unite them all.