Entries in 'GAME Australia' (19)

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

GAME Australia officially entered liquidation this week, while the R18+ bill passed through the Senate and Sydney hosted Game Tech.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 22nd 2012 at 7:14AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week down under, more evidence of GAME Australia struggling comes up as it approaches its deadline to attract a buyer by next week:

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 15th 2012 at 7:38AM in News
'Final Clearance Sale' happening at GAME Australia

'Final Clearance Sale' happening at GAME Australia

Today, a massive sale which began earlier this week on selected titles has become what the web site is calling a 'Final Clearance' sale.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 15th 2012 at 7:30AM in News
Over half of GAME Australia's staff let go

Over half of GAME Australia's staff let go

The first layoffs in GAME Australia's administration process have begun, with 281 people being let go today.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 25th 2012 at 6:00AM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, a move from JB HiFi to openly import games has sparked a large conversation about pricing in the ANZ region, while GAME still hunts for a buyer.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 25th 2012 at 4:58AM in News
No buyer yet for GAME Australia

No buyer yet for GAME Australia

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, administrators for GAME Australia, today announced some interest, but no solid buyer yet for the company.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 24th 2012 at 7:54AM in News
MCV Pacific Wrap-Up: GAME Australia edition

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up: GAME Australia edition

It's been a big week down under, with GAME entering into administration, so here's a breakdown of the entire saga.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 18th 2012 at 4:36AM in News
First meeting with GAME Australia creditors to be held next Wednesday

First meeting with GAME Australia creditors to be held next Wednesday

PriceWaterhouseCoopers has announced via a new section on the GAME Australia web site a meeting next Wednesday with creditors.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 18th 2012 at 4:31AM in News

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Australian Minister comments on GAME situation

Australian Minister comments on GAME situation

Bill Shorten MP has expressed his concern over the potential loss of 500 jobs from GAME Australia, but says he is 'hopeful' a buyer can be found.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 15th 2012 at 7:17AM in News
Diablo III stocked at some GAME Australia stores only

Diablo III stocked at some GAME Australia stores only

GAME's administration has cast a blemish on what should've been one of the most exciting days of the year for Aussie PC gamers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 15th 2012 at 7:08AM in News
GAME Australia enters administration

GAME Australia enters administration

After a lengthy battle to secure additional backers to keep it afloat, GAME Australia has gone into administration through PwC today.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 14th 2012 at 3:35AM in News
MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

In the Pacific region this week, the FIWC draws to a close, Dick Smith angers gamers with a sale and South Australia plans to alter the MA15+ rating.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 5th 2012 at 5:46AM in News

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MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

The FIFA Interactive World Cup Qualifiers took place this week, the ACT begins work implementing the R18+ rating and more.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 30th 2012 at 4:08AM in News
MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

Down under this week, MCV looks at grey imports, GAME Australia seeks its own investors and R18+ passes the house of reps.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 4:59AM in News
GAME Australia seeking its own funding

GAME Australia seeking its own funding

With the UK and Spanish GAME operation looking for investors / buyers to keep the chain alive, Australia is taking similar steps.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 4:50AM in News
MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

This week, GAME Australia still on solid ground, Sony interviewed on Vita launch, R18+ incoming, and a new MCV Pacific partnership.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 16th 2012 at 5:38AM in News

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New GAME reward card advertising receives public complaints

New GAME reward card advertising receives public complaints

GAME Australia has introduced a revamped reward card scheme which has ruffled a few feathers down under with (pictured) risque advertising.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 12th 2011 at 6:46AM in News
GAME TV begins to air Battle of the Clans

GAME TV begins to air Battle of the Clans

The GAME and Turtle Beach Battle of the Clans competition is underway, and coverage of the events is now rolling out on GAME TV.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 9th 2011 at 5:39AM in News
Pre-order incentives for Need for Speed The Run announced

Pre-order incentives for Need for Speed The Run announced

GAME Australia has announced a Need For Speed: The Run MEGA BLOK with each pre-order of the game's limited edition.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 8th 2011 at 1:36AM in News