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Game Hugs

Game Hugs is a weekly (or there abouts) podcast that focuses on the individuals who work in the computer and video game industry. From publishers to journalists, developers to esports, artists to cosplayers, there are fascinating, entertaining, and god forbid maybe even educational stories to be told about what goes on behind the scenes. Created and hosted by Guy ‘Yug’ Blomberg.
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Apr 25, 2016

Jessica Citizen is the editrix of independent games website and TV show Player Attack.

She was previously a senior content editor at Games On Net, and columnist for Tecca. Her articles have been published by Time, USA Today, Mashable, Yahoo, NBC News, The Saturday Evening Post, WoW Insider, Joystiq, Gametraders LIVE and VG247, among others. She is also one of the founders of ARGGGH: Adelaide's Really Good Gathering of Game Developers.

Apr 18, 2016

Tony Albrecht is a Senior Software Engineer at RIOT Games, and is an Aussie game development veteran. He's worked as Engine Lead at Ratbag Games (followed by Midway Studios Australia), Senior Programmer at Pandemic Studios, and as a Technical Consultant at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

Through his company Overbyte, he specialised in programming and optimization for a wide variety of companies, including THQ, 2K Games, Insomniac Games, Wargaming, and more.

Apr 11, 2016

Ben Williams is the Sales Manager at Spiral Media, mostly handling the Twitch account in Australia.

He was previously the Account Manager for ReedPOP Australia, specifically working on PAX Aus, but also across the Oz Comic-Con shows as well. He was an Account Manager for DMSBT (Google Maps), Operations Manager at Tuff Kat Entertainment, and worked for EB Games Australia for over 11 years, starting as Store Sales and eventually Senior Preowned Manager.

Apr 4, 2016

Rae Johnston is a Journalist for Gizmodo Australia, and was previously the Commercial Editor for Gizmodo, Kotaku, and Lifehacker.

She has done PR work for Surprise Attack and Flat Earth Games, Co-ordination and hosting for EB Games Expo, co-created and presented for Tech Space, was the Lifestyle Editor for TechLife Magazine, was an original presenter/reviewer for Save Point TV, and has been working professionally as an actor/voice actor for over a decade.

She is a high profile advocate for the games industry, regularly appearing on morning TV shows, is heavily involved with the cosplay community, and regularly MC's at events from Oz Comic-Con to Haven.

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