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A Halloween Valentine (TBC) Things For Humans – Art by Jennifer Reuter

ACMI and Melbourne International Games Week present

Big Games Night In 2022

Videogame

Come together with family and friends and play unique, new home-grown digital games for FREE.

Back for an even bigger third year, and a highlight of Melbourne International Games Week's program, the Big Games Night In is an opportunity for families, friends and households to connect, and to celebrate Australian game-makers and play an amazing range of videogames.

Curated by ACMI, the selection of free-to-access games on offer showcase the diversity and uniqueness of the Australian games industry, and will be available for you to enjoy through the entire Melbourne International Games Week.

This year players can take the role of an adorably wooly cult leader in Cult of the Lamb, enjoy some spooky synth-pop puzzling with A Halloween Valentine, explore beautiful and fantastical worlds in e-Scape and Drive Me to the Moon and much more.

Once again the Big Games Night In is also proud to be featuring numerous finalists of the Australian Game Developer Awards across multiple categories.

Share your thoughts, videos and photos on Twitter and Instagram via the hashtags #BGNI22 and #MIGW22.

Join our community on Discord (the server link will be posted here on Sun 2 Oct 2022).

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When

2–9 Oct 2022

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How to participate

Games will be available to download from Sun 2 Oct 2022.

Please note: A majority of games are available for PC only.

Join the community

Share your thoughts, pictures and videos via Twitter or Instagram using the hashtags #BGNI22 and #MIGW22.

Also join our Discord server (link will be posted here on Sun 2 Oct 2022).

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