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One of the highlights of PAX Australia is, and always will be, the indies. There's plenty of games to play, from methodical singleplayer titles to frantic co-op couch shooters. I played a bunch over the course of the three day convention, and here's what I'll be keeping an eye on.

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The history of government funding for video games is sketchy at best. Late last year the Federal Government put a red line through the Interactive Media Fund, taking $10 million out of the hands of local developers. Considering that Film Victoria does a far better job of funding local development in Melbourne and beyond, it was the Sydney game development scene that was arguably hit hardest.

But curiously, a video game by a Sydney Studio did just received state government funding, via a finance program few would link to video games at all.