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PlayStation announces one billion hours of play in Australia over the past 12-months

PlayStation announces one billion hours of play in Australia over the past 12-months

The figure includes gaming, music, TV and video services on PlayStation 4, up 26% year-on-year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 22nd 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Five minutes with - Gameloft

Five minutes with - Gameloft

Following this year's Interface at PAX we sat down with Gameloft Country Head, Bruno Ambregni, to talk about their plans in the region.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 22nd 2017 at 9:40AM in News
James Swinbanks to join Allure

James Swinbanks to join Allure

Swinbanks will join Gizmodo Australia as their Reviews Editor in January.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 22nd 2017 at 9:00AM in News

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CheckPoint launches new Mental Health Community, GamerMates

CheckPoint launches new Mental Health Community, GamerMates

CheckPoint has launched a revamped website, that include a load of new features show casing mental health.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 21st 2017 at 2:45PM in News
Rae Johnston named as the new Editor of Gizmodo Australia

Rae Johnston named as the new Editor of Gizmodo Australia

Johnston has been promoting to the Editor's chair, as Campbell Simpson resigns.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 21st 2017 at 2:15PM in News
SPECIAL FEATURE: Game On for women in the game dev industry

SPECIAL FEATURE: Game On for women in the game dev industry

It still astounds me that the representation of women in the game development industry in Australia is only 19 per cent, yet women are consuming games just as much as ...

Lisy Kane
by Lisy Kane
on Nov 20th 2017 at 4:25PM in News
Trans, Non-Binary, Intersex and Gender Diverse Games Dev Community to hold first networking event

Trans, Non-Binary, Intersex and Gender Diverse Games Dev Community to hold first networking event

The group will hold their first networking evening this Friday, November 24 at The Arcade.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 20th 2017 at 4:15PM in News

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South Australian Government pledges $2-million to Games Development

South Australian Government pledges $2-million to Games Development

The money will see the creation of a Digital Games Development Hub in Adelaide and create up to 500 new jobs.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 20th 2017 at 4:00PM in News
SPECIAL FEATURE: Australia's Game Developers React to the Marriage Equality Results

SPECIAL FEATURE: Australia's Game Developers React to the Marriage Equality Results

A very special piece from MCV Pacific contributing Editor, Vee Pendergrast.

Vee Pendergrast
by Vee Pendergrast
on Nov 20th 2017 at 2:20PM in News
Latest round of Twitch Community Battles revealed

Latest round of Twitch Community Battles revealed

The next round of Twitch's Community Battles will be held in collaboration with Ubisoft Australia for Rainbow Six Siege.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 20th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
Australia's first Esports High Performance Centre opens at the SCG

Australia's first Esports High Performance Centre opens at the SCG

The Sydney Cricket Ground launched the specially designed centre late last week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 20th 2017 at 11:45AM in News

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Twitch reveals first round of Creative Showcase program members

Twitch reveals first round of Creative Showcase program members

Twitch has just just announced the first group of creators chosen for the ANZ Creative Showcase program.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 17th 2017 at 1:10PM in News
Let's Play Live and PlayStation partner to present The GT Sport NZ Championship

Let's Play Live and PlayStation partner to present The GT Sport NZ Championship

LPL and PlayStation NZ have announced a nationwide GT Sport competition.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 17th 2017 at 11:40AM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 45

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 45

Call Of Duty:WWII goes back-to-back atop the Australian and New Zealand charts as Need for Speed: Payback and Sonic Forces join.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 17th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
PlayStation launches PlayFest 2017

PlayStation launches PlayFest 2017

The event will be a celebration of the best place to play, with a handful of lucky players given the chance to attend.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 17th 2017 at 11:00AM in News

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Halfbrick transitions to AR with launch of Shadows Remain

Halfbrick transitions to AR with launch of Shadows Remain

The creators of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride have taken their first foray in to the world of AR.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 16th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
SEGA announces Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

SEGA announces Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

SEGA Europe has today announced the new historical strategy game Thrones of Britannia, the first title in the new ‘A Total War Saga’ series from its studio, Creative Assembly.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 15th 2017 at 1:45PM in retail
Mighty Kingdom named in 100 Growing Australian Tech Companies to Watch in 2018

Mighty Kingdom named in 100 Growing Australian Tech Companies to Watch in 2018

The developer was the sole games company named in The Martec's list.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 15th 2017 at 1:30PM in News
Three Australian studios named as 2017 The Game Awards finalists

Three Australian studios named as 2017 The Game Awards finalists

The three studios are all vying for Best Debut Indie Game.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 15th 2017 at 12:45PM in News
LucidSound rolls out LS25 eSports gaming headset for PC and console

LucidSound rolls out LS25 eSports gaming headset for PC and console

One of the fastest growing brands in gaming audio, LucidSound have released the LS25 eSports Gaming Headset in the Australian market.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 15th 2017 at 10:00AM in retail
Flagship Microsoft Store announces Xbox Holiday ornaments

Flagship Microsoft Store announces Xbox Holiday ornaments

Players will have the opportunity to win a gold plated Xbox One S console or controller ornament, valued at over $4,000 USD each.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 15th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Film Victoria pledges $140,000 to support more opportunities for Women in Games

Film Victoria pledges $140,000 to support more opportunities for Women in Games

Film Victoria yesterday announced support for seven Victorian games companies to provide placement opportunities for women through its Games Professional Placements program.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 15th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Sound Scouts wins 2017 Data Innovation Award

Sound Scouts wins 2017 Data Innovation Award

The children's hearing app has claimed Best Start Up at this year's awards.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 14th 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Game Hugs presents: David Gaider

Game Hugs presents: David Gaider

MCV Pacific keeps you in the loop with the latest episodes of Jason Imms' industry podcast, Game Hugs.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Nov 14th 2017 at 9:20AM in News