Big Block Games releases Goblin War Machine

The super talented blokes over at Big Block Games have released their latest game, Goblin War Machine! The side scrolling action game features a whole lot of insane vehicular destruction, with a customisable vehicle which you can fit for even more destruction. There's a whole lot happening in the game with many things to shoot or avoid, as well as achievements, bonuses and score multipliers to be had.

Manic Game Studios releases Critical Mass

Big congratulations to the two-man-team at Adelaide independent games development studio, Manic Game Studios, for completing their first title, Critical Mass! Critical Mass puts an interesting 3D spin on the match 3 type of game style with plenty of interesting modes available. Do yourselves a favour and grab it for your PC from Steam, Impulse Driven or via their website on the 20th (next week!!).

(Press Release)

Latest Rugby Challenge screenshots from Sidhe are awesome

We only managed a tiny glimpse of Rugby Challenge late last year during a article on Sidhe's current generation Rugby Union game, and while the article photo revealed some impressive game character headshots, the New Zealand games developers were promising a whole lot more in terms of graphic fidelity and features since their last venture in Rug

Defiant Development releases Rocket Bunnies for iPhone

Brisbane's Defiant Development are bringing their first title, Rocket Bunnies, to the iPhone. After a successful release for Android handsets in December, last year, and with an install count of between 500,000 to 1,000,000, it's finally making its appearance on the App Store. It's an extremely polished looking and fun title, and you wouldn't expect anything less from the pedigree of talent at Defiant.

Bane Games releases free ice-cream themed puzzle game for iPhone, Scoop Groups

Brisbane indie developers, Bane Games, have completed their second games title called Scoop Groups. Scoop Groups is an ice-cream themed action / puzzle game that was commissioned by design agency, Tin Factory Creative and developed by Bane Games for ice-cream and dessert chain, Baskin-Robbins.

Playable open beta of SlipStream by Brisbane students, SlipStream Studios

SlipStream Studios from Brisbane comprise of five university students attending Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and their final project is a multiplayer Mario Kart-esque racing game called SlipStream...

SlipStream is a strategic racing game where cars leave elemental trails which can be driven on to gain speed boosts depending on the elements.

Brisbane indie, Screwtape Studios, release Conduction for iPhone and Android

It's always great to hear of new local indie developers accomplishing their first title, so it's an absolute pleasure letting you all know that Brisbane indie dev, Screwtape Studios, have completed their first title are have simultaneously released it onto the App Store and Android marketplace. The game is a puzzle game call Conduction, and you can check out the trailer just below. So what's Conduction all about? From the promo...

Sega Studios Australia developing 2012 Olympics game

SEGA Studios Australia, previously known as the Australian arm of The Creative Assembly until a studio rebranding in late 2009, is working on the official video game of the next Olympic Games. Sega has announced that London 2012 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games is under production at the Brisbane studio and will feature over 30 Olympic events as well as online leaderboards with a multi-platform release in 2012 on the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.

MacGuffin's Curse development updates from Brawsome

Melbourne independent games developer, Brawsome, are following up their award winning "Best Australian Game" (Freeplay 2010) Jolly Rover title with a very promising new project, MacGuffin's Curse, and they're blogging a whole lot of stuff about it! Want pictures and behind the scenes development stuff? You've got it.