About Melbourne, Australia

About Melbourne

Melbourne is home to half of Australia’s digital games industry, making the state of Victoria the nation’s proud digital games capital.

Our talented local industry comprises more than 100 game development studios, animation houses and industry service providers who produce much-loved games for audiences around the globe.

Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW) plays an important role in continuing to position Melbourne as a recognised hub for the industry, helping to attract international investment and supporting further job development and employment in the sector.

With the support of MIGW, the city’s renowned games scene continues to capture the attention of international heavyweights looking to expand their profile in the Asia-Pacific market, including Sledgehammer Games and Cocodrilo Dog.

Find more information on what to see and do while in Melbourne.

Read the Gamers Guide to Melbourne to discover some favourite picks and gamer recommendations for what to eat, drink and do in Melbourne during Melbourne International Games Week.

Melbourne is a city that knows how to live. Choose from high-end cuisine to live music, theatre, festivals, museums and galleries, and sporting events – all happening across a city full of parks, gardens, public art and historic architecture.

Explore historic arcades and laneways lined with fine dining restaurants, chic cafes, hidden bars and fashion boutiques or head to one of the many lush gardens throughout the city.

Discover Melbourne's obsession with football, cricket, soccer and just about anything else that involves working up a sweat. Head to the sports precinct to visit the hallowed ground of the MCG, and then off to our arts precinct for blockbuster exhibitions and shows.

In Melbourne everything has its own festival. From food, film, art and music festivals to celebrations of writing, anime, design, projections – and of course, games. Get involved and experience the city through our creativity.