Special guest review: Games Masters at ACMI

July 23, 2012

Guest post by Andrew Marshall…

Retro gamers have a massive reason to visit Melbourne with the opening of the Game Masters exhibition at ACMI. The follow up to the hugely successful Game On (with over 148,000 visitors in 2008), Game Masters aims to introduce the public to the Gods of gaming. Taking its cues from the auteur theory of film criticism, over 30 video game designers are profiled, with over 125 fully playable games. A stroll through the gallery space is indeed an appointment with gaming genius.

Read the rest of this entry »

ACMI spreads the Indiegaming love

December 8, 2009

ACMI (The Australian Centre for the Moving Image) is one of the most gaming-friendly museums in the world. In the past 4 years, this venue in Melbourne (Australia) has dedicated exhibitions to Sonic the Hedgehog, Games with an Agenda, Machinema, Aussie developer Beam Software/Melbourne House, and of course the exhibition we covered quite thoroughly… Game On.

Read the rest of this entry »