Menu
Entertainment

Gamers have opportunity to play latest up-and-coming games

Acting Arts Minster John-Paul Langbroek
Acting Arts Minster John-Paul Langbroek

CALLING all gamers to the Queensland State Library.

The library will showcase the latest from Queensland game developers at free exhibition Garage Gamer from January 5 to April 14.

Gamers can play the latest video and mobile games making their mark internationally.

Acting Arts Minster John-Paul Langbroek said Brisbane-based Halfbrick Studios' mobile game Fruit Ninja is on one third of all United States iPhones.

"It makes sense to encourage our local gamers to have fun at Garage Gamer, and play the latest video and mobile games created by Halfbrick, Defiant Development, Curious Bear, Disparity Games, Visual Outbreak and others," he said.

"The action-packed program features more than a dozen creative workshops for all ages and abilities, special after-hours game nights, talks and conversations, a trivia night led by infamous games journalist Yahtzee, and an album launch with the world's first videogame musician, 7Bit Hero."

For more information on Garage Gamer visit www.slq.qld.gov.au/whats-on.

Topics:  video games


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Doctors warn of looming infection outbreak

Department of Public Medicine clinical nurse Karen Brown administers a flu vaccination to administration officer Gail Fry, Tuesday, June 12, 2012.  Photo Kevin Farmer / The Chronicle

This highly contagious infection has a four year outbreak cycle.

Funds donated to benefit hospital

BOOST: Caroline Irle, Michael Bishop, Dick Robinson and Sue Cox.

The Nanango Lions have donated funds to the hospital.

Broncos coaches to train juniors

Broncos coaches head to Kingaroy.

Players and coaches will learn from Broncos coaches.

Local Partners