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SPECIAL FEATURE: The race to number one

SPECIAL FEATURE: The race to number one

With only four weeks of charts left, MCV Pacific takes a look at how 2016's biggest titles are tracking in the race to be retail's number one. 

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 3:50PM in News
SPECIAL FEATURE: unCONVENTIONal

SPECIAL FEATURE: unCONVENTIONal

RTX is a convention disruptor, combining the event medium with influencer based media, leveraging value to the industry in an all new and exclusive way.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 1:35PM in News
NZGDA announces GDC 2017 scholarships program

NZGDA announces GDC 2017 scholarships program

The NZGDA in partnership with Dinosaur Polo Club, Callaghan Innovation, and GDC are presenting a number of scholarships for next year's event.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 12:35PM in News
Ubisoft has partnered with IMG Worlds

Ubisoft has partnered with IMG Worlds

The pairing will be creating the world's largest indoor theme park in Dubai.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 9th 2016 at 12:30PM in News

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Fenix Bazaar announces partnership with Mediavine

Fenix Bazaar announces partnership with Mediavine

One of Australia's fastest growing videos games sites, Fenix Bazaar, has joined the Mediavine Publisher Network.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Screen Queensland to support Games practitioners in attending GDC 2017

Screen Queensland to support Games practitioners in attending GDC 2017

The state screen body is offering support for a delegation of Queensland game developers to attend the 2017 Game Developers Conference.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Paladins beta has passed 5-million players

Paladins beta has passed 5-million players

The class-based shooter made by Hi-Rez Studios is in open beta and can be acquired through Steam.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 48

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

Square Enix's highly anticipated Final Fantasy XV debuts atop both the Australian and New Zealand All Platforms chart.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:40AM in News

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Retail Bite: Dragon Quest Heroes II confirmed for ANZ

Retail Bite: Dragon Quest Heroes II confirmed for ANZ

The Square Enix action RPG will make its way to our shores on April 28, 2017.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 9th 2016 at 10:50AM in retail
Retail Bite: NieR: Automata release date revealed

Retail Bite: NieR: Automata release date revealed

Revealed at PlayStation Experience last weekend, the Australia and New Zealand release date will be the 10th of March 2017.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 8th 2016 at 11:00AM in retail
Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest selling games in Nintendo's history in Australia and New Zealand.

Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest selling games in Nintendo's history in Australia and New Zealand.

The new generation of Pokemon has combined sold over 240,000 copies in just under two weeks.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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The Australian Government is giving $3.9-million in funding to STEM

The Australian Government is giving $3.9-million in funding to STEM

One of the organisations funded by this is Melbourne's Girl Geek Academy and their MissMakes_Codes program.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 6th 2016 at 3:15PM in News

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The industry bids farwell to Janet Carr

The industry bids farwell to Janet Carr

Good Game’s 2016 Christmas special airs tonight, marking Janet Carr’s final episode with the show. The local industry sound out their farewells to one of the industry’s true champions.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 6th 2016 at 2:35PM in News
Weekend Bites: PlayStation Experience reveals new games, Winner of the 2016 Game Awards, 53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch

Weekend Bites: PlayStation Experience reveals new games, Winner of the 2016 Game Awards, 53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch

All the news that happened over the weekend.

PlayStation Experience reveals a host of new games
The PlayStation Experience took place this last weekend and saw a host of new ...


Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 5th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Games out this week in ANZ

Games out this week in ANZ

After almost 10 years of development, The Last Guardian is finally out this week.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 5th 2016 at 9:00AM in retail
Scuf Gaming controllers are now available in Australia

Scuf Gaming controllers are now available in Australia

The companies best selling Xbox One, PS4 and PC controllers are now available exclusively through Bluemouth Interactive.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 4:15PM in News
Activision appoints Doug Campbell as Commercial Director, Australia and New Zealand

Activision appoints Doug Campbell as Commercial Director, Australia and New Zealand

In his new role, Doug will directly manage Activision Blizzard’s sales, retail marketing, digital and business insight functions for the Australia/NZ business.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 12:00PM in News
You Game Bro podcast schedule for December

You Game Bro podcast schedule for December

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

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Retail Bites: Plantronics launches the RIG 800

Retail Bites: Plantronics launches the RIG 800

The wireless RIG 800 boasts a 24-hour battery life.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 9:30AM in retail