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The MCV Pacific week wrap up

The MCV Pacific week wrap up

The week that was in the gaming industry on MCV pacific. Iwata’s passing, Thirty over 30 profiles, Liam Esler's first piece on Diversity.

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 17th 2015 at 5:51PM in News
The IGEA Top Ten Chart powered by NPD - New Zealand Week 28

The IGEA Top Ten Chart powered by NPD - New Zealand Week 28

Minecraft reclaims the number one spot in New Zealand.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:25PM in News
The IGEA Top Ten Chart powered by NPD - Australia Week 28

The IGEA Top Ten Chart powered by NPD - Australia Week 28

Arkham Knight tops the charts for the third straight week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:20PM in News
Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Simon Alty

Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Simon Alty

For a quarter of a century, Simon Alty has seen and just about done it all.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:30AM in News

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ASIA: Microsoft skipping this year's TGS

ASIA: Microsoft skipping this year's TGS

Most likely due to dismal Xbox One sales in Japan, Microsoft will not be at Tokyo Game Show, reports Japanese publication Famitsu.

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:18AM in News
Nicholas Cornelius moves to Halfbrick Studios

Nicholas Cornelius moves to Halfbrick Studios

After 4 four years with EA, Nicholas Cornelius departs the publisher and enters the mobile space with Halfbrick Studios.

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
US: June NPD report. Batman: Arkham Knight dominant, PS4 leads Hardware

US: June NPD report. Batman: Arkham Knight dominant, PS4 leads Hardware

Microsoft and Nintendo see increases over LY, Minecraft and GTA V prove their staying power. 

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Chris Wright

Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Chris Wright

Chris' vision and execution of Suprise Attack, has changed the way Indie's go to market in the region.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:35AM in News

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2015 Develop awards round up: Alien Isolation takes home most nods

2015 Develop awards round up: Alien Isolation takes home most nods

Unity wins best engine and RARE founders are awarded legendary status. 

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Mark Bradley to leave the industry

Mark Bradley to leave the industry

The EA boss will leave both the industry and Australia.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:44AM in News
The Top 5 Overnight

The Top 5 Overnight

The overnight top 5 is everything you missed as you slept. These are our top 5 picks from MCV UK overnight.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
Razer to send APAC fans to LOL Champions in Europe

Razer to send APAC fans to LOL Champions in Europe

Three lucky winners will receive the trip of a lifetime, and will get the chance to meet Team Razer LoL eSports athletes.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:45PM in News

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ASIA: Football Manager set to kick-off in China

ASIA: Football Manager set to kick-off in China

China is set to receive their own free-to-play version of Sega's Football Manager Online.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:15PM in News
VIDEO: Shenmue 3 in game footage revealed

VIDEO: Shenmue 3 in game footage revealed

The new footage has been released as the Kickstarter campaign passes $5-million.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
ASIA: The Japanese Charts

ASIA: The Japanese Charts

Yo-Kai Watch dominates the Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000 copies.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 11:23AM in News
Microsoft CEO: 'First version of HoloLens not primarily targeted at the gaming audience'

Microsoft CEO: 'First version of HoloLens not primarily targeted at the gaming audience'

More immediate potential for applications within enterprises and services says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:58AM in News

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Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Chris Davey

Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Chris Davey

From Sub Lieutenant in the Canadian Navy to the Director of Publishing for Blizzard ANZ, Chris' journey is a storied one.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
UK study claims gamers still prefer to buy physical copies over digital

UK study claims gamers still prefer to buy physical copies over digital

Out of 2,000 people surveyed, only a quarter said they preferred to download their games.

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Raelene Knowles

Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Raelene Knowles

Raelene’s work both within and for the industry has secured her spot in the industry’s pantheon. 

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:15AM in News
Dead Island 2

Yager no longer developing Dead Island 2

After 3 years, Deep Silver has dropped Yager as developer of Dead Island 2.

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:10AM in News
The Top 5 Overnight

The Top 5 Overnight

The overnight top 5 is everything you missed as you slept. These are our top 5 picks from MCV UK overnight.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 16th 2015 at 8:55AM in News
ASIA: Apple is China's #1 brand device

ASIA: Apple is China's #1 brand device

Though from an app revenue perspective, it's Android that’s leading the way with a revenue projection of $1bn more than iOS

Alessandro Gaudiosi
by Alessandro Gaudiosi
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:17PM in News
Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Steven Blackburn

Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Steven Blackburn

In a career that spans two hemisphere's, Steven has firmly established himself as the face of Xbox in New Zealand.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 15th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Stuart Duncan

Thirty Over 30 presented by Curse: Stuart Duncan

Stuart has been at the forefront of Games retail for the best part of a decade.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 15th 2015 at 12:35PM in News