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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.


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.