The rise and fall of e-sports in Australia

E-sports have become a massive participation and spectator sport, further boosted by pandemic lockdowns. Connor Uniacke reports on the Australian scene.

Australian to a fault: games week celebrates ‘Raising the Bar’

Melbourne International Games Week offers a front row seat to the best offerings from local talent. This year the spotlight was on a flourishing indie industry that is becoming distinctly Australian. Games editor Theo Tunks and Asher Trigg report.

Local video game composers take the spotlight

Local composers, who are producing groundbreaking soundscapes for video games, were in the spotlight at Melbourne International Games Week. Standard editor Emily Spindler-Carruthers reports

Diversity in gaming: small improvements but still an uphill battle

Australians in the digital games industry are working hard to get underrepresented people into the workforce as the industry’s big names lag behind. Emily Spindler-Carruthers, Tim Wilson and Asher Trigg report on the state of diversity in games.