Nam Mac Animation

Nam Mac (@lordstingray on Instagram) is a 3D pixel animator who most notably worked on Bladee's campaign for Heaven by Marc Jacobs back in March. Cementing themselves as an active fan of the Drain Gang, this week they released their own music video animation showcasing his interpretation of ecco2k's song 'Calcium'.

 

E3 2023

After hosting exclusively digital events over the past few years, E3 has officially announced a physical return to the convention sphere in an interview with The Washington Post starting next year. Although cancelling this year's event, the ESA president and CEO states that being able to convene in-person once again will be worth the wait.

 

Squirtle Nike Air Force 1s

Mostly known for their hand-made, anime covered pant customisations, VØID (@voidreincarnation on Instagram) is an artist and clothing brand that has risen to Instagram fame due to Bille Eilish wearing their looks on stage. Showcasing the breadth of their customising capabilities, VØID shared a pair of Squirtle themed Nike Air Force 1's, with a drippy twist. 

 

Firelight Festival

Returning for three free nights next month, Firelight Festival returns this winter along Melbourne's waterfront, showcasing an array of fiery installations, light shows, and food pop-ups. Starting on the night of July 1st, Firelight Festival will take over Docklands, warming up the cool winter nights for all those who attend.

  

Braindead Vans Collaboration

Last collaborating 5 years ago, Braindead and Vans have teased their long awaited reunion with a series of close captures of two new shoe colour-ways. The shoes heavily feature embroidery, colour alternating eyelets and logo covered laces. Pictured sitting amongst dusty speakers, piles of books and poster covered walls, the shoes are available for purchase on the 14th of June.

  

Vewn, Catopolis

After being absent from YouTube for a year and a half, Vewn (@vewn_ on Instagram) has made their return to the platform with their newest animated project, Catopolis. Viewers watch as the protagnist, Penny, goes from enjoying fighting, to being haunted by it, wanting to inflict as little amount of pain as possible on others. The full video features music by Dylan Kanner and sound design by Josh Yeung.

 

The Last of Us Part 1 Remake

Being rumoured over the last few years, this year's Summer Game Fest has confirmed that a remastered version of The Last of Us Part 1 will be released this September for the Playstation 5. According to an IGN article the remake will modernise the entire gameplay experience, improve mechanics, and overall, feel more immersive that its predecessor.