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Over 3800 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 [...]

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 [...]

A short update on the state of the Australian Gaming Industry

A short documentary about the independent Australian gaming industry. Made for ‘Opening Shot’ competition for ABC2.

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 [...]

Game Developer Diary from 2K Games in Canberra who have been working on XCOM

During the first XCOM Dev Diary, leads from 2K Marin including Jonathan Pelling, Lead Designer based in Canberra, dive into the background of the game’s origin story, the creation of XCOM as an organization and gives gamers a tour of the base. 2K Games is an Interactive Selection client and can make the introduction for you.

Sega Creative Assembly - Behind the Scenes from Australian Gamer

Austalian Gamer took a short tour of the Sega Creative Assembly studio in Brisbane, Australia. Developers of Medieval II: Total War and the Kingdoms expansion, General Manager George Fidler also talks about their next project on the next gen consoles.

GCAP 2010 is at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, Thursday 14 - Friday 15 October.

The Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) event is Australia’s premier game development conference, focusing specifically on skills development, addressing industry trends and international business matching.

The Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA), a not-for-profit industry representative organisation, runs and owns the conference.
GCAP 2010 will deliver thought provoking, creative and innovative topics covering programming, art, design and [...]

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 [...]

Halfbrick Studios in Brisbane have hits with Raskalls, Rocket Racing and Avatar the last airbender.

Halfbrick is a growing Australian game development company, established in 2001. They are dedicated to providing a rewarding working experience, building games with innovative gameplay while using quality development practices to make sure that everything is done on time with high production values. Here is a short tour of the Halfbrick studio in Brisbane from 2008. [...]

The Shak comes to Krome Studios to meet Clone Wars: The Lightsaber Duels team

Krome Studios is a client of Interactive Selection. Please send your CV through to jobs@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in the latest jobs from Krome.