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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Leigh Harris
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Developers at KMM get laid off, 20% of Christmas sales were made online and several marketing jobs open up.

Here’s a roundup of the biggest news this week on MCVuk.com’s sister site MCV Pacific:

  • Tickets for the MCV Pacific Awards are selling out fast, and there's only one week left for nominations to come in.
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  • NPD Group has released online buying stats from the Christmas period, detailing that one in five purchases were made online and that those made in store were more likely to be gifts
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  • EB Games has announced the first details of the 2013 EB EXPO, which is set to take place 4th-6th October. Tickets will go on sale next Tuesday for the huge retail / consumer event.
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  • Whore of the Orient developers at KMM in Sydney have reportedly been laid off, while Doug Mitchell tells MCV that KMM is still looking for the 'right investor' to make the game happen.
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  • The creators of Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja at Aussie studio Halfbrick are at it again, releasing an iOS exclusive $0.99 title called Fish out of Water today.
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  • For those in Marketing and PR looking to expand their horizons, there are currently jobs going at Riot Games Sydney, Aussie distributor QV Software and Xbox Australia.
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MCV Pacific is a new digital venture from Intent Media, the UK publishing company behind the world’s leading video game b2b brand, MCV. Make sure you sign up to the MCV Pacific Newsletter. To find out how MCV Pacific can support your business year-round across its online, email and social channels, contact Lesley Blumson on +44 (0) 1992 535 647 or lesley.blumson@intentmedia.co.uk.

 

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Tags: Retail , releases , event , stats , closure , eb games , npd group , MCV Pacific , qv software , KMM , Halfbrick , EB EXPO , Whore of the Orient , MCV Pacific Awards , riot games , MCV Pacific Awards 2013 , job openings , Fish out of Water , Xbox Australia

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