Entries in 'GAME Australia' (19)
GAME Australia officially entered liquidation this week, while the R18+ bill passed through the Senate and Sydney hosted Game Tech.
This week down under, more evidence of GAME Australia struggling comes up as it approaches its deadline to attract a buyer by next week:
Today, a massive sale which began earlier this week on selected titles has become what the web site is calling a 'Final Clearance' sale.
The first layoffs in GAME Australia's administration process have begun, with 281 people being let go today.
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.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, administrators for GAME Australia, today announced some interest, but no solid buyer yet for the company.
It's been a big week down under, with GAME entering into administration, so here's a breakdown of the entire saga.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers has announced via a new section on the GAME Australia web site a meeting next Wednesday with creditors.
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.
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.
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.
The FIFA Interactive World Cup Qualifiers took place this week, the ACT begins work implementing the R18+ rating and more.
Down under this week, MCV looks at grey imports, GAME Australia seeks its own investors and R18+ passes the house of reps.
With the UK and Spanish GAME operation looking for investors / buyers to keep the chain alive, Australia is taking similar steps.
This week, GAME Australia still on solid ground, Sony interviewed on Vita launch, R18+ incoming, and a new MCV Pacific partnership.
GAME Australia has introduced a revamped reward card scheme which has ruffled a few feathers down under with (pictured) risque advertising.
The GAME and Turtle Beach Battle of the Clans competition is underway, and coverage of the events is now rolling out on GAME TV.
GAME Australia has announced a Need For Speed: The Run MEGA BLOK with each pre-order of the game's limited edition.