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Game On

The GO423 pop-up exhibition of locally made games

Presented by The Brisbane International Game Developers Association and Game On in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse

An opportunity to play some games made in Brisbane. Play the games and chat with the creatives who made them!

Brisbane and SE Queensland has a long and honourable history in the world of game making. Some of the world’s most played games have come out of our city. The game making industry is alive and vibrant here and we have a large number of passionate creative studios making gorgeous interactive entertainment. The Brisbane International Game Developers Association (brIGDA) and Game On are very proud to present a one day pop-up exhibition of some of the fine games made by local studios. Join us, play the games on show and chat to the folks who make them – discover the passion!

More Info

Game On is a game makers’ community program. It exists because of Brisbane’s local, vibrant game sector; a mix of industry professionals, new upcoming indie studios, and an ever-growing emerging group of creative talent interested in the medium of games. Our mission is to foster an active games community and to support the continued growth of networks, both within the local game-making sector and between this sector and the wider public. The program has been running since 2007, producing yearly programs that include talks, panel discussions, workshops, master classes and the annual 48 Hour Game Making Challenge. We are actively engaged with local game production studios, and tertiary institutions.

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About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 90 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.