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Australian famous video games

Australia is known for many things throughout the world, with people instantly thinking of sports such as cricket, rugby, and Aussie Rules football, while others will immediately think of things such as beaches, and BBQs.

However, it would be possible to add video games to that list these days, too! In the last few years, a number of Australian-made games have taken the world by storm, captivating players of all ages with their innovative gameplay and addictive fun.

With this in mind, we thought that we would provide you with a list of five Aussie games that you need to check out, with each of them being famous around the world.

Fruit Ninja

Who does not love slicing up some fruit? In this highly addictive game created by Brisbane-based Halfbrick Studios, players use their fingers to slash through waves of fruit as they appear on the screen. With a simple but challenging premise, Fruit Ninja is one of the most popular mobile games of all time, with over a billion downloads worldwide.

For some, it is hardly a shock that the fruit-themed title has been highly successful over the years, especially as it has proven to be a popular theme for those that enjoy iGaming games. Indeed, iGaming is a popular form of gaming in the Land Down Under, with many Aussies enjoying the best online pokies Australia has to offer once they have been able to find the perfect site to utilize for all of their gaming needs with hundreds of different options that utilize the fruit themes are available to choose from.

L.A. Noire

L.A. Noire is a crime-solving game set in post-World War II Los Angeles. Players take on the role of detective Cole Phelps as he investigates a series of murders in the city. With its impressive graphics and engrossing storylines, L.A. Noire won multiple Game of the Year awards when it was released in 2011 and is considered one of the best video games ever made. While it was published by Rockstar Games, it was actually developed by Team Bondi.

Project Wingman

Once billed as the "number one flight combat game on Steam," Project Wingman is an action-packed flight simulator that puts players in control of some of the most advanced fighter jets in the world. From dogfights to bombers, there's something for everyone in this action-packed game.

Crossy Road

Crossy Road, developed by Hipster Whale, is an endless runner game in which players must help their character navigate a busy road full of traffic. With its retro 8-bit graphics and simple controls, Crossy Road is an addictive and fun game for all ages. Since its release in 2014, Crossy Road has been downloaded over 100 million times across all platforms.

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires III is a classic real-time strategy game that has been beloved by gamers for years. The Definitive Edition features updated graphics and gameplay, making it the perfect game for newcomers to the series and longtime fans alike. The game may have been released by Xbox Game Studios, however it was developed in part by Melbourne-based Tantalus Media.


With the five games listed above, it is clear to see that Australian developers have had some success within the gaming industry, and we should be able to expect to see more great titles be published in the future from the Land Down Under.

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