Melbourne International Games Week
|Date & Times:||
Saturday, October 20th - 28th 2018
12am to 11pm
|Expected Size:||3,000 - 10,000|
|Target Audience:||Developers, Indie Developers, Creatives, Consumers, Students, Investors, Media, YouTubers / Streamers|
|Featured Platforms:||iOS, Android, Windows, Console, Handheld Console, PC|
Melbourne International Games Week is Asia Pacific’s largest digital games celebration featuring conferences, events and activities for the games industry, games enthusiasts, the general public and educationalists.
Held annually in October/November, Melbourne International Games Week aims to:
- bring Australia’s games industry together to showcase, celebrate and build local capability and connections
- build MIGW into the pre-eminent digital games event in the Asia Pacific region
- connect international attendees with Victorian talent.
Melbourne International Games Week is curated by Creative Victoria, with the guidance of a steering committee of industry experts. The steering committee was established in 2017 to act as a conduit to the broader industry and provide support, expert advice and guidance about:
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Center Place
Find out more information on Melbourne International Games Week
Melbourne International Games Week starts 3 October with a host of online content
The indie spirit behind the rebirth and growth of the Australian games industry
"We have to share the knowledge that we keep to ourselves and the things that scare us. We have to connect"
5 things we learned from the Melbourne International Games Week
No amount of jet-lag can stop us learning enough to write this feature
“In 2018 one of the most punk, transgressive, brave and bad-ass thing you can do is to care about each other”
At Melbourne International Games Week, Mountains creative director Ken Wong delved into the new revolution that the industry needs
“We shouldn't see similarity as a requirement for helping each other"
At Melbourne International Games Week, The Working Lunch director Ally McLean delved into how mentorship can better the industry
How the esports landscape will change in Australia and New Zealand over the coming 12 months
ESL managing director and EGAA chairman Nick Zanzetti gave a talk on the topic at the Melbourne International Games Week
Hollow Knight dev Team Cherry snags Studio of the Year accolade at Australian Game Developer Awards 2018
Fortnite developer Epic Games to open new Australia and New Zealand branch
GDA Australia CEO Anthony Reed will be stepping down from his role to help start it up
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