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Over 4500 join the Games Jobs Australia LinkedIn group. Join the community!

Australia Games Jobs is the professional group for all working in the video games industry in Australia or all interested in moving to work in games in Australia. This is the forum to exchange ideas, help and advice on current topics and trends in jobs and careers within games in Australia. If you are a member [...]

Interactive relaunches as games industry search firm focussed on hiring more women and minorities.

Interactive Selection is innovating with the times and reviewing its offering to the games and interactive entertainment industry to build on its strengths. Interactive will now concentrate developing as a modern day, technology lead, executive search specialist which partners closely with its clients on an exclusive or unique basis to find world class talent. It [...]

The Arcade: a capitalist commune of indie game development in Melbourne

The Melbourne-based co-working space for game developers, The Arcade, is opening to the public. The not-for-profit co-working space was created about a year ago with the help of the Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA) the Victorian government, Film Victoria and Screen Australia, to service the growing number of independent game developers looking for space [...]

Meet Australian developer Firemonkeys making Real Racing 3

The Firemonkeys are a combination of two of the world’s leading mobile development studios – Iron Monkey and Firemint. These two renowned studios in Melbourne have reputations for producing innovative, high quality games and have been working under the same roof since 2011. United, Firemonkeys is now Australia’s largest game development studio.

The two studios have [...]

Interactive Selection interviewed live on BBC News and featured in Edge Magazine

Can you think of 2 more prestigious institutions than the BBC and Edge Magazine? David Smith, MD of Interactive Selection, found himself live in front of BBC News anchors Simon McCoy and Carrie Gracie at 10.43 on September 21st for an interview about the games industry and the topic of start ups and jobs. For a [...]

GCAP 2010 announces Greg Short, Nathan Martz & David Edery as Keynote Speakers

Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier game development conference, focusing specifically on skills development, addressing industry trends and international business matching,and is owned and organised by the Game Developers’ Association of Australia. Game Connect Asia Pacific 2010 will be held on Thursday 14 October and Friday 15 October 2010 at the Gold Coast [...]

Visit Melbourne, Victoria, Australia by pleasetakemeto

Melbourne, the capital of the state of Victoria, is set around the shores of Victoria’s Port Phillip Bay and boasts a lively and cosmopolitan pulse, with chic boutiques, buzzing cafes and bars, immaculate gardens and festivals and popular sporting events. The city sits on the Yarra River, about five kilometres from the bay. One glance [...]