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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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Aug 6, 2017

Eli Hodapp is the editor in chief of Touch Arcade, the world's largest reviews and news site dedicated to Apple mobile devices. He's also possibly a Juggalo, though the jury is still out on that one.

Join Eli and host Jason Imms this week as they discuss working remotely, American gun culture, and the question of elitism in free-to-play vs. premium games.

Show Notes
Episode 54 with Matt Ditton of Mighty Games featured a related conversation on free-to-play ethics in games.

Feb 26, 2017

Paul Verhoeven is a writer, comedian, host, and storyteller. He co-hosts the popular gaming podcast 28 Plays Later with Kris Straub, is the host of the ABC3 show Steam Punks, and is currently writing the upcoming novel Loose Units.

Previously he was a host and producer of various Triple J programs including The Breakfast Show, Nerdy by Nature, and The Graveyard Shift. He is a regular guest on The Project, Studio 3, and Good Game, having also co-hosted on gaming show Save Point and geek comedy program Planet Nerd.

He has written for The Vine, Junkee, MMGN, and Film Inc, and made his stand up comedy debut in the show Tell Me Lies at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.

Jan 15, 2017

Mark Serrels is the Managing Editor at Allure Media, overseeing Kotaku, Gizmodo, and Lifehacker.

He was previously the Editor of Kotaku for over six years, and was the Managing Editor of Official Xbox Magazine, Official Nintendo Magazine, Official PlayStation Magazine, and Australian 360 Magazine. He is an award winning Journalist, having won the Lizzie IT Journalism Awards for Best Journalist in 2015, and Best Games Coverage for Kotaku 5 years in a row.

Oct 9, 2016

Jason Imms is a Freelance Journalist, founder of the Tas Game Development Society, and is currently the Community Manager for Tasmania's Enterprize Hubs.

As a freelancer Jason has written for publications including IGN, GameSpot, Giant Bomb, Kill Screen, PC PowerPlay, Official PlayStation Magazine, Kotaku, HYPER, Games.on.net, and Tested.com.

Aug 29, 2016

Stephanie Bendixsen, also known as Hex, is the co-host and presenter of the popular ABC TV shows Good Game and Good Game: Spawn Point. She has worked on the live Good Game events such as the Roffle Cup at the Sydney Opera House, Good Game Live as part of comedy festivals, and numerous appearances at conventions around the country.

She will also be featuring in the upcoming ABC show How to be a Fan with Hex.

 

 

Jul 4, 2016

Nic Healey is the weekday breakfast radio host at 2ser 107.3, and until recently was a Senior Editor at CNET.

Over a 20 year career he has been the Editor for PC & Tech Authority, Official Xbox Magazine, T3, Official Windows Magazine, Official Nintendo Magazine, and Official PlayStation Magazine.

Jun 6, 2016

Joab Gilroy is the editor of Redbull esports, MCV Pacific weekly, and general editor-for-hire!

He was the editor for Telstra GameArena for 6 years - reviewing games, liaising with publishers, and managing a large network of games journalists.

As a freelance games critic he has written for AusGamers, Games On Net, IGN and Gameplanet, as well as magazines like Hyper and PC PowerPlay.

He also hosts the long running GAP Podcast, currently at over 300 episodes.

May 16, 2016

David Milner is the editor for Game Informer Australia. First appearing as a Next Big Critic winner in Game Informer, this break lead to on-going freelance work and an eventual position as staff writer on the magazine, as well as winning Best New Journalist at the Australian IT Journalism Awards. In 2014 David was appointed Editor of the Australian edition of Game Informer.

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 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.

Feb 21, 2016

Dave Kozicki is a freelance writer for Official PlayStation Magazine, and has also written for Hyper, GameArena, PC PowerPlay, and AusGamers.

He was a founding member of the independent gaming website and podcast RawDLC, and also worked for Red Ant Distribution.

Feb 7, 2016

Jeremy 'Junglist' Ray is an Independent Entertainment Professional in the games industry. He writes for KotakuGame Informer, and previously for PC Powerplay,

He was the producer and presenter of 5 Inch Floppy and ABC TV's Good Game.

Jan 18, 2016

Lucy O'Brien is the Entertainment Editor for IGN Australia.

She has previously worked as the Product Manager for One2another, Editor of Playstation 3 Magazine (PSM3) Australia, Contract Writer at SIDHE, and Senior Writer for NZGamer.

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