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Brisbane's 48 Hour Game Making Challenge turns ten this weekend

Brisbane's 48 Hour Game Making Challenge turns ten this weekend

Australia's longest running Game Jam will celebrate ten years this weekend, with the public invited to play, vote and enjoy a celebratory BBQ on Sunday.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 28th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
eSports: Sports conglomorate acquire Team Liquid eSports

eSports: Sports conglomorate acquire Team Liquid eSports

Investment group with executives and owners from NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS teams secures controlling interest in the eSports team.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 28th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Ubisoft acquires mobile publisher Ketchapp

Ubisoft acquires mobile publisher Ketchapp

This acquisition makes Ubisoft the fourth largest mobile game publisher when measured by number of downloads.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 28th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
One of a kind Lamborghini Xbox One S revealed

One of a kind Lamborghini Xbox One S revealed

The one of a kind console was shown off at Microsoft's flagship store in Sydney yesterday.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 28th 2016 at 9:00AM in retail

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PlayStation has revealed what will be on display at EB Expo

PlayStation has revealed what will be on display at EB Expo

EB Expo takes place this weekend from September 30th through to October 2nd.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 27th 2016 at 12:15PM in News
Ubisoft buys back 3.6-million shares

Ubisoft buys back 3.6-million shares

The publisher has regained 3.2% in share capital ahead of Vivendi's request for greater board representation.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 27th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
KEY ACTIVATION: Gears of War 4 mural covers Brisbane bar from floor to ceiling

KEY ACTIVATION: Gears of War 4 mural covers Brisbane bar from floor to ceiling

The art piece to promote the upcoming release of Gears of War 4 can be found plastered on the side of ‘The Flying Cock’ bar.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
GX Australia will return in 2017, as crowd funding to opens today

GX Australia will return in 2017, as crowd funding to opens today

The Kickstarter for the second GX Australia has launched.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:00AM in News

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eSports: NBA's Philadelphia 76ers buys Team Dignitas and Team Apex

eSports: NBA's Philadelphia 76ers buys Team Dignitas and Team Apex

As part of the buyout, the two professional gaming teams will be merged together and now just be known as Team Dignitas.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 27th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
KontrolFreek expands presence in ANZ

KontrolFreek expands presence in ANZ

The performance gaming company has announced relationships with JB Hifi and two new eSports sponsorships.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Sep 27th 2016 at 9:15AM in News
Capcom wants to move into shooters, strategy and eSports

Capcom wants to move into shooters, strategy and eSports

It looks like Capcom wants to add more diversity to the range of games that they offer.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 27th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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