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VR user in Automotive VR application. Photo by XR Expo on Unsplash.

More than Games: Using VR for the Trade and Automotive Industry

In recent years, Virtual Reality (VR) has been a fantastic platform for game development, but it’s also being widely utilised by a range of industries for reasons other than entertainment. Connor Gibson, Head of Immersive Technologies at Tradiebot Industries fills us in on the emerging VR industry for the trade and automotive industry and how…

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Step into the Shadows of an Infected Kingdom

Shadowstep is a 2D pixel art metroidvania set in an ancient Japanese castle. You play as a samurai that has not yet been corrupted by the miasma and has infected the rest of his friends, former castle residents and colleagues. Your mission: to explore a vast kingdom, meet and interact with uninfected characters while gaining…

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Are you ready to defend the moon?

Kite Shield Interactive have just launched “Moon Corp. Tower Defence”, a tower defence and company management game. As waves of aliens try to invade, your job is to protect the cities of the moon by building and upgrading turrets. Make sure you keep within budget and protect your vested interest as you battle the dreaded…

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Help Dodger Escape Space Prison in Astrobreach!

Astrobreach is an action-packed, sci-fi third person game created by students as part of their Year 2 Major Production in the Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development. The playable character in the game is Dodger, a playful little scoundrel that has been wrongfully imprisoned for vandalism. It’s your mission to defeat the robot prison guards…

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Game Design Graduates Showcase Splatacle and The Pound

We recently caught up with three 2021 Game Design graduates to discuss their final projects and the journey of creating a game from conception to completion. In a livestream on Youtube, Graduates shared insights into their development process, what they learnt, working in a team, and their aspirations for the next stage of their careers.…

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AIE wins 2021 ACT Small Training Provider of the Year Award

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) has again been recognised as the Small Registered Training Organisation of the Year at the 2021 ACT Training Excellence Awards. The award was announced in a virtual ceremony by ACT Minister for Skills, Chris Steel MLA. The ACT Training Excellence Awards recognise the dedicated training efforts in the ACT by…

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Chromatic Overdrive by AIE Students

Chromatic Overdrive a game by AIE Students

A game developed by Team Tubular, who was part of the AIE’s Online Campus class of 2020. They completed the Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development and developed the game using Unity over 28 weeks.

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Entrepreneurial Billionaire Credits Games for His Start in Tech

Elon Musk is a household name, best known for disrupting the automotive industry, through electric car maker Tesla, and the space industry via rocket producer SpaceX. Musk founded both Neuralink, a company developing brain-machine interfaces and OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research company. How did Elon get his start in technology? In a panel at the…

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Challenging puzzle game by AIE students

Challenging puzzle game in a frozen world by AIE Students

Fight against the freezing cold and a strange illness plaguing the world, in this incredibly challenging puzzle game in a frozen world. Set in an abandoned civilisation on Antarctica, now reclaimed by the inhospitable ice and snow, players must navigate a series of puzzles and the frozen environment, using several tools to discover clues and…

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Job Trainer Level up your skills for free!

Looking to change your career or try something new? JobTrainer is one of the ways the ACT Government are supporting job seekers and the economy during COVID-19. It offers young people (aged 17-24) and job seekers across Canberra the opportunity to try something new through vocational education and training.

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AIE Sydney Unlocks New State of the Art Campus

AIE’s Sydney campus is undergoing a massive upgrade to educate the next generation of game and film developers. Stunning learning studios and start of the art equipment will enable AIE’s Sydney students to all be located at the one address and ready to take on the world for all courses commencing in February 2021.

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AIE at PAX Online 2020

AIE at PAX Online 2020

THE EVENT PAX is known as one of the premier Gaming events of the year, showcasing the best soon to be released games and emerging young talent from across the world. AIE has been a constant fixture at these events, and 2020 was no exception.

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AIE pledges $1 million of grants for games

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is announcing the creation of the AIE Incubator Grants Fund which will award up to $1 million over the next 10 years for game development projects.

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AIE awarded 2020 ACT Small Training Provider of the Year

In a Virtual Awards Ceremony held online last night the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) won the Small Registered Training Provider of the Year at the 2020 ACT Training Awards. AIE Staff and Students watched the online presentation from both campus and home and cheered when the category and winner was announced.

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Flaming Skull Maiden By Kellie Lautier | AIE

My journey into Character Design – Kellie Lautier

It is every game artist’s dream to have their game character loved and played by people around the world…including big-name celebrities! For AIE Alumni Kellie Lautier, this dream came true when her name was credited on one of 2020’s most highly anticipated games.

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AIE | Graduates Showcase | Games | Film

The AIE Graduate Showcase Adelaide

Every year the AIE holds its annual graduate showcase event. After 14 weeks of Major Production, the students have an opportunity to share the results of all they have learnt for the past two years. They can be truly excited and proud of their results and they invite our local industry professionals for feedback.

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VET In Schools Programs | Academy of Interactive Entertainment

How does VETiS work with the AIE?

Many students want to be game developers and VFX artists, but many don’t fully understand how or when these pathways start. As many are aware, the AIE offers a certificate program that allows you to study a Certificate II or Certificate III in different subjects to receive the knowledge you want.

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