The Fast Five with Saf Davidson: Embracing gaming’s unique capacity for storytelling


Interview by Matt C.Saf Davidson spins a lot of plates. She’s a writer and narrative designer with a wide portfolio that covers game writing, reviews, prose, and criticism. She’s also the chair of the New Zealand chapter of the Independent Game Development Association (IGDA), a regular podcaster, and often appears…

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The DDNet Awards! Best game from Australia/ New Zealand


Welcome to the DDNet Awards, our annual celebration of the best and brightest games that we’ve been playing throughout the year. It has been a really good year for games in 2016, with great examples of every genre popping up through the year. Across 15 categories over the next three…

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Sidhe is the most veteran, most prominent, and arguably most important game developer that New Zealand has ever seen. It’s one of the very few developers from the country that regularly hits “highest revenue” ranking lists (for instance, the Develop 100), thanks to its stewardship over some very valuable franchises,…

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