Given that we're getting closer to PAX Australia, it's only natural that the subject of video games as a business and an industry more broadly is going to crop up.

And thanks to Greens co-deputy leader Scott Ludlam, crop up it did. The Senator had the opportunity to pop some questions to Federal Communications Minister Mitch Fifield at a meeting of the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, and Fifield was, well, barely interested.