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2023 UTS Tech Festival | Media Gallery

We would like to express our gratitude to the FEIT community for supporting the 2023 UTS Tech Festival, an initiative that aims at elevating the experience of our students and connecting them with our industry partners. 

It was great seeing you at the various events. Our industry partners, students, and the organising committee truly appreciated your presence at these events.

Here are some images from the most significant event, including:

Design Talks April'23: Games, Gender & Race

Last April, Elle Ma and Thalia Johnson (both HDR candidates from the UTS Games Studio Research Lab) presented their research projects at the Design Talks seminar series organised by Dr Baki Kocaballi, from the UTS Interaction Design &  Games Discipline.
This talk focused on games, gender & race.
If you missed the opportunity to join this insightful and energising discussion, you can watch the full video here.

The Conversation: Here’s why The Legend of Zelda - Tears of the Kingdom is big news. by Padraic Heaton

Early this morning, millions of people around the world rushed to their Nintendo Switch to play The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and immerse themselves anew in this game’s vast, mythical kingdom of Hyrule.

This fresh release, a sequel to 2017’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has been long awaited by Zelda fans around the globe, and the subject of breathless coverage in both specialist gaming media and the mainstream press.

So, why is this game such big news – even among those who don’t necessarily see themselves as “gamers”?

I’m a game design researcher focused on creating and developing systems that allow games to be played by anyone – and there cannot be a better example of that than The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.