The new PS3 launched this week, Dick Smith was sold, while the Wii U was confirmed as playable at the EB EXPO, which has only 8'000 tickets left.
- Dick Smith Electronics, the long-standing Aussie icon of a retailer which recently moved away from games (although not entirely), has been sold by parent company Woolworths to Anchorage Capital Partners for a reported AUD$20 million.
- The Playstation 3 new model hit Australian shelves on Thursday, while Sony announced at an event on Monday that Playstation was the number one selling console of H1 2012 according to NPD Group figures.
- The Wii U has finally been confirmed as playable for the EB EXPO, with Charles Martinet coming to Sydney for the show and all major launch titles confirmed.
- EB Games is reporting 22'000 tickets have now been sold, up from 15'000 only ten days ago, putting the show in great standing to be fully sold out of its 30'000 allocation by the time the show kicks off next Friday.
- Rumours are abounding due to a leaked document on Kotaku that PAX Australia will be heading to Melbourne in July.
- The CEO of Razer praises JB HiFi for its granting them autonomy with shelf-design and merchandising, citing it as a key reason why the new Blade gaming laptop will be a JB exclusive.
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