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history of game development in australia

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Australians have been making videogames for an international market since games moved from the arcades to home computers and consoles in the early 1980s.

The resources available here for download track the history and development of the videogame industry in Australia, from the pioneering days of Beam Software (Melbourne House) to today's thriving industry.

 Download History of Game Development in Australia [PDF, 1MB]

 Download Timeline of Game Development in Australia [PDF, 240KB]

Thanks to Scott J. Knight & Jeffrey E. Brand, Centre for New Media Research & Education, Bond University. These publications developed with the support of Multimedia Victoria.

Looking for more games resources? Watch an interview with key players in the evolution of Beam Software, or explore more game-related articles and essays here

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