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

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

NBA 2K18 has taken the number one spot across all platforms in Australia and New Zealand, with Destiny 2 dropping to second.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 3:40PM in News
Rugby 18 to release next month

Rugby 18 to release next month

65 teams will come in Rugby 18, out October 27 in Australia.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 2:15PM in retail
Girl Geek academy to share in $390,000 Victorian Screen Funding

Girl Geek academy to share in $390,000 Victorian Screen Funding

Girl Geek Academy is one of seven activations to benefit from Film Victoria’s Early Career Skills Development Program (ECSDP).

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Stevivor selected as a member of the voting jury for The Game Awards

Stevivor selected as a member of the voting jury for The Game Awards

Following its inclusion into Apple News, Google News, OpenCritic and Metacritic, Stevivor's latest triumph is to be selected as a juror for the 2017 edition of The Game Awards.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 9:30AM in News

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SPECIAL FEATURE - New Zealand Distribution Road Map

SPECIAL FEATURE - New Zealand Distribution Road Map

The second article in our series of distribution features, we look at the current landscape of distributors in New Zealand.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 9:00AM in News
HP and Blizzard partner for Omen Roadshow

HP and Blizzard partner for Omen Roadshow

The seven stop tour will cross three states.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 20th 2017 at 3:40PM in News
MEGADEV 5 seeks sponsors

MEGADEV 5 seeks sponsors

This year's event is in need of sponsors.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 20th 2017 at 2:30PM in News
VidCon Australia confirmed to return in 2018

VidCon Australia confirmed to return in 2018

VidCon Australia has been confirmed for a return to Melbourne in 2018 after its successful debut at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre this month.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 20th 2017 at 12:00PM in News

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NZGDC 2017 was biggest yet

NZGDC 2017 was biggest yet

This month's New Zealand Games Developer Conference was the biggest to date, with 463 attendees.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 20th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
Nine games projects selected as a part of $2.2-million Victoria funding round

Nine games projects selected as a part of $2.2-million Victoria funding round

Eighteen film, television and games projects received a boost today through Film Victoria’s latest investment funding decision.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 19th 2017 at 2:13PM in News
Destiny 2 becomes biggest console launch of the year

Destiny 2 becomes biggest console launch of the year

The title boasts the largest ever day one sales globally on the PlayStation Store and hits all time high concurrency for the franchise with PC still to launch.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 19th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
Jen MacLean named as IGDA Interim Executive Director

Jen MacLean named as IGDA Interim Executive Director

The International Game Developers Association has appointed Jen MacLean interim Executive Director.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 19th 2017 at 10:20AM in News

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Five Star Games secures Ashes Cricket Distribution

Five Star Games secures Ashes Cricket Distribution

The MCV Pacific Award winning distributor has continued its expansion, adding the newly announced title from Australian developer, Big Ant Studios.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 19th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
A fully licensed Ashes Cricket videogame to launch this summer

A fully licensed Ashes Cricket videogame to launch this summer

Big Ant Studios have announced Ashes Cricket will come to PlayStation, Xbox One and PC in November this year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 18th 2017 at 3:00PM in retail
Blake Mizzi appointed to Film Victoria Board

Blake Mizzi appointed to Film Victoria Board

The Victorian Government has appointed Melbourne game developer Blake Mizzi to the Film Victoria Board.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 18th 2017 at 2:25PM in News
Game Hugs presents: Wyld

Game Hugs presents: Wyld

Each week MCV Pacific will keep you in the loop with the latest episodes of Jason Imms' industry podcast, Game Hugs.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 18th 2017 at 2:15PM in News

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Applications for Film Victoria's next round of Games Funding closes October 12

Applications for Film Victoria's next round of Games Funding closes October 12

Victorian developers will have until October 12 to apply for the next round of Games Release or games Production Investment funding.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 18th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Games Out This Week In ANZ

Games Out This Week In ANZ

A massive eleven titles hit shelves this week, with PES 2018 launching ahead of rival FIFA 18 which launches next week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 18th 2017 at 9:15AM in News
Hanabee seeks Social Media & Marketing Manager

Hanabee seeks Social Media & Marketing Manager

The Melbourne based role will see you working with some of the biggest global gaming and pop culture brands.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 15th 2017 at 1:05PM in News
Early Bird for GCAP 2017 tickets extended

Early Bird for GCAP 2017 tickets extended

The lower priced tickets will be available until September 20.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 15th 2017 at 12:50PM in News
Nintendo Direct Wrap

Nintendo Direct Wrap

Here's a full run down of yesterday's monster Nintendo Direct.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 15th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
RTX Sydney to return in 2018

RTX Sydney to return in 2018

Sugar Pine 7 have been announced as the first major guest, as the event comes to Sydney on February 3 and 4, 2018.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 15th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 36

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 36

Destiny 2 shoots right to the top of both the Australian and New Zealand charts, claiming number one on both the PS4 and Xbox One charts in both countries.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 14th 2017 at 12:30PM in News
2017 Kiwi Game Starter winners announced

2017 Kiwi Game Starter winners announced

The 2017 Kiwi Game Starter winners were announced during the opening of NZGDC17 last week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 14th 2017 at 12:05PM in News