Games Week Daily Podcast

Games Week Daily Podcast


The inaugural MIGW GamesHub Daily Podcast will feature daily episodes released across MIGW 2023.

Hosted by podcasting extraordinaire May Jasper (The ARTery, The Jean Hailes Podcast) the podcast will feature special guest interviews and behind the scenes sneak-peaks of all the action from MIGW.

Covering everything from sustainability and accessibility in digital games, to how games can change the world, the podcasts will feature interviews with guests including;

  • Freeplay co-directors, Louie and Mads
  • David Gaider of Summerfall/Stray Gods and Dragon Age fame
  • Brendan Walker, director of Volo: Dreams of Flight
  • Kitty Grace from PAX AUS
  • …and many more.

Subscribe via your podcasting app of choice, listen directly via this page (links below as they are released) or listen on GamesHub here.

Supported by the City of Port Phillip and their Games Action Plan 2020-2024

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In this episode we’ve got tips on the biggest events happening on day 1, plus we're going to get the lowdown from Fran Kerlin from Creative Victoria, on what we can look forward to, and how a massive event like this even happens at all.

We chat to David Gaider of Dragon Age fame about his new game/musical Stray Gods made right here in Victoria by Summerfall Studios.  Plus we talked to Arieh Offman from ACMI about the unholy union of Massive Monster and Orchestra Victoria in their event, Cult of the Lamb Live.

In this episode I chat to Louis Roots and Mads McKenzie, the Co-Directors of Freeplay, about indie games and their new exhibit at ACMI. Plus, I'll talk to Simon Slee, country manager for Australia and New Zealand at Xsolla, about all the tools that they have to help people who make games make money.

In this episode we get the lowdown from Ceri Hutton from IGEA about what can expect at this year’s AGDAs. Plus we’ll chat to Brendan Walker from Studio Go-Go about his amazing VR experience Volo: Dreams of Flight.

In this episode we talk to Sarah Sorrell from Safe in Our World about the games industry and mental health.  Plus we’re chatting to Australian Musical comedy legends Yon and Gatesy from Tripod!

In this episode we chat with Jojo Zhou about Big Games Night Out and The Ritual, Massive Monster’s takeover of Fed Square.  Plus we dig into issues of diversity in games with Anna Tito from Tantalus North.

The last episode for this season, PAX begins! Games Week shifts into it’s highest gear, and we chat with two of the organisers of PAX Aus, Ryan Hartman from Penny Arcade and Kitty Grace from RX Global.