Garage Gamer digital stories
Queensland hosts some of the most commercially successful game developers in the country, a swag of local indie developers making their mark with original content on new platforms, and the latest generation of student developers who will bring us the games of tomorrow.
The Garage Gamer digital stories share the personal and professional successes of some of Queensland’s most significant figures in the games scene. Through their personal accounts, they reveal the important role that games play in both their lives and the impact they are having on millions of players around the world.
Shainiel Deo is CEO of Halfbrick Studios, a game development company based in Queensland with offices in Sydney, Spain and San Francisco. Halfbrick is the creator of hit game Fruit Ninja, one of the most successful apps of all time. To date, it has been downloaded more than 300 million times and is on more than one third of all US iphones. Shainiel’s current roles include CEO of Halfbrick Studios and serving on the Board of the Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) He was formerly the President of Electronic Games Queensland.