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GDAA unveils GDC 2018 Assistance program

GDAA unveils GDC 2018 Assistance program

The Game Developers' Association of Australia, in conjunction with the Game Developers Conference organisers and UBM have launched their GDC Assist Program for 2018.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 15th 2017 at 12:20PM in News
Nintendo to release New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition as Pokemon Crystal returns

Nintendo to release New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition as Pokemon Crystal returns

17-years after orriginally releasing in Japan, Pokemon Crystal will return to the Nintendo family on January 26, with the Pikachu 2DS to launch a day later.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 15th 2017 at 12:00PM in retail
FINAL NOTICE: Nominations for the 2017 MCV Pacific 30 Under Thirty close tomorrow

FINAL NOTICE: Nominations for the 2017 MCV Pacific 30 Under Thirty close tomorrow

Nominations must close today, with the judging panel to receive their forms on Monday. 

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 15th 2017 at 11:40AM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 49

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 49

Call Of Duty: WWII does it again, claiming its fifth number one in both territories.

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

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World-wide Switch sales pass 10-million

World-wide Switch sales pass 10-million

Despite only being on sale since March, the Switch is already closing in on the lifetime sales milestone for the Wii U.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 13th 2017 at 1:00PM in News
Stacia Grooby and Ben Williams join Gfinity

Stacia Grooby and Ben Williams join Gfinity

The former Showdown staffers have become the latest two hires for the expanding esports outfit.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 13th 2017 at 12:45PM in News
SPECIAL FEATURE: The race to number one

SPECIAL FEATURE: The race to number one

In what has become an annual tradition, MCV Pacific takes a look out how this year's biggest sellers are tracking with four weeks to go.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 12th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
The Machine QA teams up with Loveshack Entertainment on The FRAMED Collection for PC

The Machine QA teams up with Loveshack Entertainment on The FRAMED Collection for PC

Last week, The Machine QA (MQA) and Loveshack Entertainment announced that the two companies are working together on the upcoming PC release of the FRAMED Collection.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 12th 2017 at 11:30AM in News

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Game Hugs presents: Rami Ismail

Game Hugs presents: Rami Ismail

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 Dec 11th 2017 at 2:20PM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 48

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 48

Call Of Duty: WWII takes home yet another set of Australian and New Zealand number ones, with Xenoblade Chronicles 2 this week's only debutant.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 1:00PM in News
Third government report recommends the reinstatement of the Australian Interactive Games Fund

Third government report recommends the reinstatement of the Australian Interactive Games Fund

A third government committee report has recommended the reinstatement of the Australian Interactive Games Fund.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 12:30PM in News
Ubisoft to delay release of three titles

Ubisoft to delay release of three titles

The publisher has decided to invest additional development time into three games.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 12:20PM in News

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Federal Government to table response to Games inquiry before end of year

Federal Government to table response to Games inquiry before end of year

Some 586 days late, the federal government has confirmed it will table games inquiry response after pressure from the Greens.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 12:10PM in News
Leena van Deventer named as board member of Victorian Women's Trust

Leena van Deventer named as board member of Victorian Women's Trust

The long time Women In Games ambassador will join the board of Directors for the Victorian Women's Trust.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
PlayStation 4 sales surpass 70.6-million units

PlayStation 4 sales surpass 70.6-million units

Sony Interactive Entertainment has today announced new sales milestones for PlayStation, PlayStation VR and PS4 and PS VR games.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 11:40AM in News

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PlayStation wins the 2017 IGEA Football Tournament

PlayStation wins the 2017 IGEA Football Tournament

PlayStation has defeated EA in this year's Grand Final to claim this year's tournament.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 11:10AM in News
AFL side Essendon enters esports

AFL side Essendon enters esports

Essendon Football Club has acquired a professional eSports team and will compete in the League of Legends, Oceanic Pro League and Oceanic Challenger League next year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 8th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Adam 'Pez' Perry joins 2K

Adam 'Pez' Perry joins 2K

Perry has been appointed as the new Junior Social & Community Manager.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 7th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
GenerOZity 4 announced for Australia Day weekend

GenerOZity 4 announced for Australia Day weekend

The largest livestreamed charity show in Australia and one of the largest influencer gatherings in the country, is ramping up for their scheduled Australia Day weekend 2018 show.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 5th 2017 at 2:55PM in News
Five Star Games to distribute AO Tennis

Five Star Games to distribute AO Tennis

AO Tennis is the second consecutive fully licensed sporting title developed by Big Ant Studios, to be distributed by Five Star Games.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 5th 2017 at 2:15PM in News
Nominations for the 2017 MCV Pacific 30 Under Thirty close in ten days

Nominations for the 2017 MCV Pacific 30 Under Thirty close in ten days

There is just over week left to get your nominations in for this year's list. 

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 5th 2017 at 10:45AM in News
Maddison Maree appointed as new Marketing Manager at Hanabee

Maddison Maree appointed as new Marketing Manager at Hanabee

Hanabee has announced its recent hire of Maddison Maree, who will join the company in the newly created role of Social Media & Marketing Manager.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 5th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Gfinity Australia to host biggest ever domestic league with $450,000 prize pool

Gfinity Australia to host biggest ever domestic league with $450,000 prize pool

Gfinity Australia has launched this Challenger Series pre-season and revealed details for Elite Series in 2018.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 5th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Five-minutes with Martin Foley, Minister for Creative Industries

Five-minutes with Martin Foley, Minister for Creative Industries

Following this year's Melbourne International Games Week, MCV Pacific sat down with the Hon. Martin Foley to discuss the week and Melbourne's thriving games development sector.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 1st 2017 at 2:45PM in News