‘Australian games industry is ripe for recovery;’ indie devs score big Government grants


Not a day after the depressing news that the Australian game development industry had shrunk to a third of the size of what it was a few years ago, the Federal Government announced the “winners” of its $6 million Games Enterprise investment into the growth and development of the industry.…

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Australian games development is pitiful compared to what it once was (says official statistics)


The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released some raw statistics regarding the games industry that shows that the industry is in a horrific state of decline. For the 2011-2012 financial year there were just 581 people employed in games development in Australia. Of that number, just 51 of them are…

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