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2017 Film Victoria Women In Games Development Initiative recipients announced

2017 Film Victoria Women In Games Development Initiative recipients announced

Isabelle Gramp, Ngoc Vu, Marigold Bartlett and Shelley Lowe have been named as this year's recipients.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 12:20PM in News
Yokai Watch 2: Psychic Specters arrives this Spring

Yokai Watch 2: Psychic Specters arrives this Spring

The supernatural adventure will arrive later this year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 10:40AM in retail
Nick Wong and James Kozanecki join Wargaming

Nick Wong and James Kozanecki join Wargaming

Wargaming has announced an expansion of their ANZ team, appointing Nicholas Wong as Head of Marketing ANZ and James Kozanecki as Player Experience Manager.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
Sony and Activision announce Glacier White PS4 Pro Destiny 2 Bundle

Sony and Activision announce Glacier White PS4 Pro Destiny 2 Bundle

The bundle will be available alongside the title's launch on September 6.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 10:15AM in retail

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Gran Turismo Sport to launch in October

Gran Turismo Sport to launch in October

Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia has confirmed that Gran Turismo Sport will launch on October 18 this year, exclusively on PlayStation 4.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 10:00AM in retail
IGEA issues statement following Senator Ludlam's resignation

IGEA issues statement following Senator Ludlam's resignation

The industry association has released a statement following the shock resignation of Green's co-deputy leader and games industry champion, Senator Scott Ludlam.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
GenerOZity returns for a third time

GenerOZity returns for a third time

The charity live-stream will take place over three days from July 28 through 31.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 9:50AM in News
Scott Ludlam forced to resign from Federal Parliament

Scott Ludlam forced to resign from Federal Parliament

The Greens' co-deputy leader and industry champion has stepped down from Federal politics following the revelation that he holds dual-citizenship.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 9:40AM in News

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Games Out This Week In ANZ

Games Out This Week In ANZ

Australian developed Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles goes head-to-head with Nintendo's Splatoon 2 this week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 17th 2017 at 9:20AM in retail
Blizzard partners with sports and esports leaders to build teams for major global cities

Blizzard partners with sports and esports leaders to build teams for major global cities

The Overwatch League will see teams in Boston, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 13th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
Minecraft Story Mode Season 2 is coming to retail in September

Minecraft Story Mode Season 2 is coming to retail in September

The five-part, narrative-driven, episodic game series will come as a complete boxed product later this year.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 13th 2017 at 9:45AM in retail

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Twitch hires Kate Jhaveri as new SVP of Marketing

Twitch hires Kate Jhaveri as new SVP of Marketing

Twitch has today announced Kate Jhaveri has joined as Senior Vice President of Marketing, reporting to CEO Emmett Shear.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 12th 2017 at 12:25PM in News
Troll and I gets release date for Nintendo Switch

Troll and I gets release date for Nintendo Switch

Alongside the Switch launch date, the title will get a major patch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 12th 2017 at 12:10PM in News
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is coming to Switch

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is coming to Switch

Bandai Namco has confirmed the title will launch in Australia and New Zealand on September 22.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 12th 2017 at 11:55AM in retail
You Game Bro podcast schedule for July

You Game Bro podcast schedule for July

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

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 12th 2017 at 11:30AM in News

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James Kozanecki to depart PPR

James Kozanecki to depart PPR

The industry veteran will leave PPR tomorrow.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 11th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
Showdown adds Evan Tsaprounis to the team

Showdown adds Evan Tsaprounis to the team

Evan Tsaprounis has joined Showdown's expanding team.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 11th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
Michael McAlister joins Bethesda

Michael McAlister joins Bethesda

The Rockstar Games staffer has recently joined as Online Games Marketing Manager.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 11th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
PAX Australia Media registration opens

PAX Australia Media registration opens

Media registration for PAX Aus is now open.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 11th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Vidcon Australia announces industry speakers

Vidcon Australia announces industry speakers

Michelle Guthrie, Bonnie D’Amico, Sophie Hirst and Verity Beard? will spear head the list of speakers at the inaugural Vidcon Australia.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 11th 2017 at 9:25AM in News
Games Hugs presents: Matt Ditton

Games Hugs presents: Matt Ditton

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 Jul 10th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
Boss Level: The Case for Private Investment in the Game Industry

Boss Level: The Case for Private Investment in the Game Industry

Guest contributor, Vee Pendergrast, CEO of Stirfire Studios discusses private investment in the industry.

Vee Pendergrast
by Vee Pendergrast
on Jul 10th 2017 at 2:15PM in News
GREE Melbourne was one of three international studios to be closed

GREE Melbourne was one of three international studios to be closed

The Japanese mobile studio is said to be ending its operations in the West with studios closed in Melbourne, San Francisco and Berlin.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 10th 2017 at 9:25AM in News
Games Out This Week In ANZ

Games Out This Week In ANZ

Just two titles make their way to shelves this week.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Jul 10th 2017 at 9:00AM in retail