Video games are big business. . Estimated to be worth more than AU$300 billion globally by 2023, video games are bigger businesses than films, music and...
Vivid Sydney Games District: Video Games Industry Open Day
33 Mountain St
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Video games are big business. . Estimated to be worth more than AU$300 billion globally by 2023, video games are bigger businesses than films, music and books – and some of them are made in Sydney. You will get a chance to meet the people behind these titles, play their games and listen to a range of industry talks.
With many games made right here in Sydney, this is your chance to meet the people behind top titles, play their games and hear the latest at a range of industry talks.
Discover pathways into rewarding careers. Learn how games can change the world for good. Even pitch your game idea to a panel of experts. You’ll also hear from industry veterans on the evolution of games in Sydney – and even get to make your own.
Visit the Made in Sydney Games Exhibition at Game Plus to go hands-on with locally created games and chat with the developers who made them! Game Plus is Australia's national network of co-working spaces for game developers (with locations in Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide). This exhibit will feature games from Game Plus members and the broader NSW game development industry.
Catch a rare glimpse behind the scenes of Wargaming, makers of some of the most successful free-to-play games in the world. Titles such as World of Tanks or World of Warships attract players in the millions and engage them in captivating online battles. Wargaming operates globally and employs over 5,000 people worldwide. In Sydney, they run one of the largest studios in Australia. Hear about their history, their current projects, and talk to their experts to better understand the mechanics of game making.
Take part in workshops with Unity. The world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D content, provides the tools to make amazing games and publish them to a wide range of devices. Unity powers AAA blockbusters and indie games alike.
These workshops will guide you through the journey to becoming a game developer and empower you to start creating your first game project.
Games Industry Open Day: Made in Sydney (Morning Session) - 9am BOOK NOW
Games Industry Open Day: Made in Sydney (Afternoon Session) - 2pm BOOK NOW
Games Industry Open Day: Start Your Game Development Journey with Unity (Morning Session) - 10am BOOK NOW
Games Industry Open Day: Start Your Game Development Journey with Unity (Afternoon Session) - 2pm BOOK NOW
Games Industry Open Day: The History and Future of Sydney-based Game Making - 8pm BOOK NOW