Auran

AustralianGamer coverage of Fury launch party

Auran had a huge launch party for Fury all around Australia, and the fine folks at AustralianGamer were there to drink all the booze available report on the talks, game demonstrations, and mingle with FHM models, CEO's, and other local developers. You can see their coverage on all the festivities and shenanigans at the following links....

Fury advertisement attacks level grinding

A new video advertising Auran's online PvP focussed ORPG Fury takes a clever jab at other multi-player online RPG games that heavily consist of level grinding, such as the ever popular World of Warcraft and... well, the rest of them. In fact, if you are indeed a World of Warcraft player, it's highly likely that there's a pizza guy/girl making out with your significant other next door right now, if the video is to be believed. Of course, you're probably in the middle of a raid, so there's practically nothing you can really do anyway...

Found via Kotaku...

Trainz Classics is coming...

PCGamezone reports that everyone's favourite train simulator is making a big return in just a few days!! Trainz Classic promises new classic routes from around Australia, the UK and the US, which is bound to please the 600,000 strong Trainz enthusiasts around the world. Trainz producer, Rob Shaw, had this to say about the new installment in the Trainz franchise...

Fury Beta Open

Auran have now opened up the gates for beta testing of their Massively Multiplayer Online Third Person Slasher, Fury. A simple form could give you some early access to some good ol' fashioned violence, so sign up now!

Graham Edelsten on Skillforce and Singaporean Government proposal

Computerworld.com.au has an article on the AIIA Borderless World Conference that was held just a few days ago. The panellists also talked about the problem of declining numbers in students enroling in IT, and skilled professionals making the move overseas. Co-founder and CEO of Auran, Graham Edelsten, had this to say about the games industry on the panel...

Screenplay Interviews Auran on Fury

Jason Hill has a great interview up on Screenplay with Auran's Business and Industry Relations Manager, Andrew Edelsten, on their PvP focussed online RPG called Fury. Many questions are asked on the gameplay specifics of Fury, with some great stuff on the development, funding, promotion, and distribution side of the game. Also for an added bonus, there's some interesting questions on Auran as well...