The eighth annual Freeplay Independent Games Festival, open to international submissions, and Lunarcade are coming soon to Australia.

Held in Sydney, Australia August 3-9, Lunarcade will feature experimental titles such as Bientôt l'été by Tale of Tales, Lifeless Planet by Stage 2 Studios, Memory of a Broken Dimension by XRA, Thirty Flights of Loving by Brendon Chung, and Zobeide by Robert Yang.

Coming next month, the Freeplay Independent Games Festival 2012 will offer a mix of panels, lectures, and hands-on gaming at the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia from September 19 to 23. The show is currently accepting free, international submissions for its third year of awards.