The Arcade is Australia's first not-for-profit, collaborative workspace created specifically for game developers and creative companies using game methodologies and technologies.
Established in September 2013, The Arcade has come to epitomise the value of a collaborative work environment in which knowledge is shared freely and residents have a genuine care for those around them.
The Arcade provides SME accommodation at arguably one of the best prices in the Melbourne. It's a not for profit space! We can do that.
The Arcade also offers meeting rooms, wifi access, full kitchen facilities (including 3 group head coffee machine) and a communal lunch area for residents.
Most importantly, The Arcade is home to some of the nicest and most talented people you're ever likely to meet.
Rent a desk and work in The Arcade for the day! Desk rental in our open plan area includes access to our wifi network, meeting rooms, kitchens and lunch area. Renting a desk in The Arcade gives you the chance to meet fellow developers and make contacts with people in the industry. If you're interested in renting a desk, please use the contact form at the bottom of the page to get in touch.
$33 per day (incl GST)
Work in The Arcade for the day (Weekdays during business hours only)
The Arcade hosts seminar and workshop sessions for the benefit of companies in the Victorian games industry. These events are presented by independent, external advisors, Arcade patrons and international guests on topics such as skills development, planning, business intelligence and marketing. The purpose is to provide support and encourage growth of small game development companies by giving them access to relevant information, services and technology that would benefit their businesses. If you are interested in attending or holding a workshop in The Arcade, please contact us for more information.
Our address is 164 Kings Way, South Melbourne VIC 3205. The easiest way to reach us is via the 58 tram which travels down Williams Street and Kings Way. Stop 117 - York St is only a minute walk from our front door. Paid parking is available on Tope Street, South Melbourne at $17 per day. Please use the contact form below if you'd like to get in touch!
If you'd like to know more about The Arcade, drop us a note and we'd be happy to answer your questions. We are open from Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. If you would like to visit, please contact us here so we can arrange a suitable time. You can follow us on twitter and facebook by clicking the links at the bottom of the page.