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  • Gamers set loose R18+ petition deluge

    The Attorney General’s department is about to be inundated with submissions calling for the introduction of an R18+ classification for electronic games. Electronics Boutique retail outlets across Australia and the Group Up Australia website collected submissions this month in response to a Federal Government discussion paper on the introduction of an R18+ classification for computer games in Australia.

  • Videogame employment actually up in 2009

    An independent 2009 games sector census reveals marginal growth in U.S. games industry since 2008, while Canada explodes with new development studios and job opportunities.

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  • The technology behind games development

    Despite a lack of attention in past years, the Australian games development industry is increasingly punching above its weight and is contributing more to the economic prosperity of the country than its profile would suggest. According to the Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA), the industry body responsible for growing the profile of the Australian interactive game industry, the sector is a dynamic and sophisticated one driven by strong creative and management talent, advanced technology, and 30 years’ games development experience.