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Game Hugs presents: Morgan Jaffit

Game Hugs presents: Morgan Jaffit

Each week MCV Pacific will keep you in the loop with the latest episodes of Guy 'Yug' Blomberg's industry podcast, Game Hugs.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 26th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
The Australian PlayStation VR Demo disc will have 10 less games compared to the US

The Australian PlayStation VR Demo disc will have 10 less games compared to the US

While they won't be available on the demo disc, for people in Australia or the UK, you'll most likely be able to obtain the missing demos digitally.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 26th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
eSports: Blizzard is changing the way competitive Heroes of the Storm is run

eSports: Blizzard is changing the way competitive Heroes of the Storm is run

Blizzard is overhauling the pro side of Heroes of the Storm by introducing online regional leagues in more places around the world, starting in 2017.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 26th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Square Enix plans to make premium mobile games a big part of their business

Square Enix plans to make premium mobile games a big part of their business

Square Enix had released its 2016 annual report to investors, which outlines that plan to make premium mobile games a key initiative.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 26th 2016 at 10:00AM in News

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eSports: Riot adds crowdfunding to League of Legends prize pools

eSports: Riot adds crowdfunding to League of Legends prize pools

After receiving criticism of how Riot supports it's teams financially, Riot has added crowd funding options to The World championships and Mid Season Invitational prize pools.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 26th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Games out this week in ANZ

Games out this week in ANZ

Forza Horizon 3 and FIFA 17 release this week, as well as the console release of XCOM 2. Also while not a game, the new PlayStation 4 Slim also releases ...

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 26th 2016 at 9:00AM in retail
Enterprize Hobart launches

Enterprize Hobart launches

Enterprize Hobart was officially launched by the Hon. Michael Ferguson, Tasmanian Minister for Health, Innovation and Information Technology yesterday.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 2:14PM in News
IN PHOTOS: MIGW 2016 Launch

IN PHOTOS: MIGW 2016 Launch

Senior industry and government leaders were on hand to officially launch this year's Melbourne International Games week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 12:17PM in News

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You Game Bro podcast schedule for October

You Game Bro podcast schedule for October

The podcast hosted by Adam "Pez" Perry talks to some of the best Australian talent in games industry, Youtube and streaming.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 12:00PM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 37

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 37

2K Games dunks its way into the top two spots in Australia and New Zealand with NBA 2K17 and Bioshock: The Collection.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Melbourne International Games Week puts Australian Games on the world stage

Melbourne International Games Week puts Australian Games on the world stage

The Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley yesterday announced the new Melbourne International Games Week 2016 schedule during a program launch event at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. ...

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
eSports: ESL One New York will be live streamed in VR

eSports: ESL One New York will be live streamed in VR

The Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournament will be streamed in virtual reality thanks to Sliver.tv and WonderWorld VR.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 11:30AM in News

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Birthdays the Beginning will be coming to Australia in 2017

Birthdays the Beginning will be coming to Australia in 2017

The game is the latest creation from Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada, and will be available on Steam and PlayStation 4.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Konami expects PES sales to spike due to strong critical reception

Konami expects PES sales to spike due to strong critical reception

While physical sales of Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 in week one may have been lower, Konami believes that the quality of the game will turn things around for the franchise. ...

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare 'Early Access' PS4 Slim bundle announced

Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare 'Early Access' PS4 Slim bundle announced

The PlayStation 4 bundle for the latest edition in the Call of Duty franchise will be a 1TB variant available on October 5th.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 10:30AM in retail
Dark Souls remasters could be in the works

Dark Souls remasters could be in the works

From Software boss and Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki has suggested remastered versions of the first two Dark Souls games could be on the cards.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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eSports: NBA star Jeremy Lin links with ViCi Gaming J Dota 2 team

eSports: NBA star Jeremy Lin links with ViCi Gaming J Dota 2 team

Lin has signed an agreement with China Digital Group and ViCi Gaming to create the new team, which will feature Lin as the team’s honorary captain.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
eSports: $90,000 added to the Capcom Cup prize pool

eSports: $90,000 added to the Capcom Cup prize pool

The prize pool has grown by more than $90,000 thanks to crowd funded items introduced to Street Fighter V at EVO.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Minecraft Xbox One S bundle is coming to Australia

Minecraft Xbox One S bundle is coming to Australia

It has revealed that an Xbox One S Minecraft bundle is coming to Australia on November 1st.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 9:15AM in retail
Blizzard is phasing out the Battle.net name

Blizzard is phasing out the Battle.net name

Battle.net has been used since November of 1996, alongside the release of the original Diablo.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 9:00AM in News
Sniper Elite 4 gameplay trailer unveiled

Sniper Elite 4 gameplay trailer unveiled

The trailer serves as a teaser for Target Fuhrer, an extra campaign mission free to players who pre-order on any format.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 21st 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Get the Mythical Pokémon Volcanion exclusively through EB Games

Get the Mythical Pokémon Volcanion exclusively through EB Games

The pokemon is available for Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X or Pokémon Y game from 10th October through 31st October.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 21st 2016 at 10:30AM in retail
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta won't be on PC

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta won't be on PC

The beta will begin on October 14th for PlayStation 4, with a release on Xbox One to follow afterwards.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 21st 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Creative Victoria to launch Melbourne International Games Week Program tomorrow

Creative Victoria to launch Melbourne International Games Week Program tomorrow

The Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley and members of Victoria’s digital games sector will launch the Melbourne International Games Week 2016 program tomorrow.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 21st 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Pokemon is now officially coming to the Nintendo NX

Pokemon is now officially coming to the Nintendo NX

The Pokemon Company CEO , Tsunekazu Ishihara, has also all but confirmed the NX is a hybrid console.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 21st 2016 at 9:45AM in News