Sydney’s very own cultural icon, the Sydney Opera House, will soon become the home to the Best of the Independent Games Festival. The Opera House will show case the most innovative and exciting games from this years Independent Games Festival from 28 July until 21 August. The Independent Games Festival is the longest running and largest festival dedicated to independent games worldwide: celebrating game designers who push the medium of video gaming in new and innovative ways. The festival has now been running for 13 years, originating in San Francisco when organisers noticed the value Sundance Film Festival provided independent filmmakers, who then decided to create a similar event for game developers. The Best of the Independent Games Festival is a free event and will be held in the Western Foyers of the Sydney Opera House between 28 July and 21 August. For More information visit the Sydney Opera House Website.