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Microsoft launches Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft launches Xbox Game Pass

The monthly subscription service will give players access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 26th 2017 at 11:00AM in News
PAX is heading to China

PAX is heading to China

The move is a part of Penny Arcade Expo's global expansion.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 26th 2017 at 8:45AM in News
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch

Bandai Namco have revealed today that the title will launch on the system this year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 25th 2017 at 3:10PM in retail
VIDEO: Senate Estimates Hearing

VIDEO: Senate Estimates Hearing

The Australian Green's have posted a video from the Senate Estimates hearing regarding the support of the Australian Video Games Industry.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 25th 2017 at 2:30PM in retail

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The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 20

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 20

Injustice 2 leads four new titles into the charts this week, topping both the Australian and New Zealand Charts on its debut.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 25th 2017 at 1:30PM in News
New team-based multiplayer shooter, Dead Alliance announced

New team-based multiplayer shooter, Dead Alliance announced

Maximum Games, Psyop and IllFonic have teamed up to produce the tactically competitive FPS title, which will launch on August 29 across PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 25th 2017 at 11:15AM in retail
The 2017 MCV Pacific Awards presented by PlayStation are a sellout

The 2017 MCV Pacific Awards presented by PlayStation are a sellout

A record 263 industry members will descend on Sydney's ivy Ballroom next Thursday for the 5th annual MCV Pacific Awards.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 25th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Jason Imms to take over Game Hugs as Guy 'Yug' Blomberg steps down

Jason Imms to take over Game Hugs as Guy 'Yug' Blomberg steps down

The freelance games and tech journalist will take the reins of the industry pod cast.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 25th 2017 at 9:00AM in News

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SPECIAL FEATURE: An open letter to Minister for Communications and the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

SPECIAL FEATURE: An open letter to Minister for Communications and the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

IGEA CEO, Ron Curry addresses the neglect of the Australian Games sector in an open letter to the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications and the Arts.

Ron Curry
by Ron Curry
on May 24th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
NVIDIA launches online store

NVIDIA launches online store

NVIDIA Australia has launched its own online store with initial availability of their GeForce GTX 1080Ti and NVIDIA TITAN Xp graphics cards.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 24th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Second Sight enters free early access program

Second Sight enters free early access program

The Australian developed analytics dashboard will help developer’s map through the maze of player data.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 23rd 2017 at 1:45PM in News
One Piece to hit Nintendo Switch this September

One Piece to hit Nintendo Switch this September

A revamped version of the title will launch with co-op support in September this year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 23rd 2017 at 1:00PM in retail

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SPECIAL FEATURE: Why Video Game journalism matters

SPECIAL FEATURE: Why Video Game journalism matters

This week, guest writer, Seamus Mullins discusses why video games journalism matters. 

Seamus Mullins
by Seamus Mullins
on May 23rd 2017 at 12:00PM in News
esports pro: Riot gears up for League of Origins

esports pro: Riot gears up for League of Origins

Riot Games Oceania has revealed the final teams, ticket details and schedule for the first region vs region esports event to hit Oceania’s shores.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 23rd 2017 at 11:40AM in retail

Wargaming expands APAC executive roster with appointment of ANZ Country Manager and PR Director

Wargaming expands APAC executive roster with appointment of ANZ Country Manager and PR Director

Wargaming is strengthening its presence in Australia announcing the appointment of Travis Plane as ANZ Country Manager and Eileen Lorenzo as APAC PR Director.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 23rd 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Red Dead Redemption 2 is now coming in Autumn next year

Red Dead Redemption 2 is now coming in Autumn next year

Rockstar Games has announced that the long awaited sequel will launch in Australia and New Zealand in Autumn, 2018 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. 

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 23rd 2017 at 10:30AM in retail

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Showdown has welcomed Paddy Laws into a newly appointed role as Product Marketing Manager

Showdown has welcomed Paddy Laws into a newly appointed role as Product Marketing Manager

Paddy joins from Twitter Brand Development, with previous roles in the U.K at Playstation Marketing and YouTube Product team.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 22nd 2017 at 2:05PM in News
Opaque Space announces three new hires

Opaque Space announces three new hires

Opaque Space, the newly formed Melbourne-based game studio, has kicked off their HTC Vive X partnership by announcing three new high profile hires.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 22nd 2017 at 1:50PM in News
Games Out This Week In ANZ

Games Out This Week In ANZ

Six titles hit shelves this week, all on Friday.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 22nd 2017 at 1:00PM in retail
MCV Pacific Weekly #19 is now live

MCV Pacific Weekly #19 is now live

This week, guest writer, Seamus Mullins discusses why video games journalism matters. 

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 19th 2017 at 4:10PM in News
Stuart Gallagher joins Fandom

Stuart Gallagher joins Fandom

The industry sales professional has joined Fandom to help guide the local expansion.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 19th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 19

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 19

AFL Evolution holds onto top spot in Australia in an unchanged top five, with 2011's Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim topping the New Zealand chart ahead of three other Bethesda titles. ...

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 19th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Arms Direct Wrap

Arms Direct Wrap

Nintendo have take a deep dive into the new Switch title, Arms.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 18th 2017 at 12:50PM in retail
The 2017 MCV Pacific Awards presented by PlayStation finalists revealed

The 2017 MCV Pacific Awards presented by PlayStation finalists revealed

MCV Pacific is proud to announce the finalists for each category.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on May 18th 2017 at 11:05AM in News