MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Leigh Harris
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Capcom business goes to AIE, R18+ guidelines are revealed, Arbie Artinian joins EA and the New Zealand industry continues to grow.


  • Capcom distribution, marketing and sales duties have gone from THQ to All Interactive Entertainment.
  • The new R18+ guidelines have been revealed, giving us a clear idea of what games will and won't be banned from Australian shores moving forward.
  • Ed Boon, the creator of Mortal Kombat, has signed on to give they keynote address at the EB EXPO in October.
  • Arbie Artinian left Activision after four years to become the Regional Marketing Manager for EA Sports.
  • The iPhone 5 launch required the best of the best when it came to gaming, and Australia's Rob Murray from the newly-formed Firemonkeys was on stage to show off what the new handheld could do with Real Racing 3.
  • Namco Bandai sets a Guiness world record by having the largest screen ever to be used in a videogame tournament to launch Tekken Tag Tournament 2.
  • MCV profiles the unknown developer from Melbourne managing the mammoth task of bringing Mass Effect 3 to the Wii U.
  • The New Zealand Game Developers' Association has reported that the country continues to see solid growth in its development industry.


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Tags: Activision , capcom , ea , mass effect 3 , tekken , new zealand , MCV Pacific , Namco Bandai Partners Australia , iPhone 5 , AIE , Firemonkeys

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