Since PLAY AUSTRIA, our fair of the Austrian games scene, will be back in Spring 2019, we still want to present an overview of what´s cooking in local developer laboratories 2018 in an informal setting like every year.
More than 3000 gamers made the controllers glow! Thank you for your visit! We´ll be back 2018! Watch this space!
On our Presse-site there´s tons of pics, movies, audio, reviews.
To show the pop- and high cultural reach of games, an exhibiton is taking place at PLAY AUSTRIA, where contemporary painting and video game production meet.
Friday morning, besides keynotes about the Austrian Games Industry and education, we have a keynote about local game pedagogy at our LETS PLAY stage.
The project "A History of Austrian Computer Games" pursues the objective of collecting and safekeeping games and making them accessible to the public.
The first fair of the austrian game scene! Game developers, educational establishments and initiatives from all over Austria are presenting their games and activities on 800 m2, plus lectures and presentations, DIY stations, a game history- and an art exhibition.
The Center for Applied Game Studies is concerned with issues related to the transfer of current research results in the field of interactive visual media to professional practice. Special consideration is given to applications in media and game design as well as education and training. The range of courses includes the master’s programmes Game Studies, Transmedia Design & Gamification, Action-Oriented Media Education, MediaGameEducation, and Game Based Media & Education. Furthermore, the Center boasts an extensive research and development branch.