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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Leigh Harris
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

We interview David Rice from CBS Interactive, EB Games raises over half a million for charity and a new indie forms from Ex-KMM staff.

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

  • MCV got the chance to speak to David Rice, Senior VP and GM of CBS Games, and spoke about a number of things from how his history with video content will influence the network of sites to how he plans to combat IGN's regional expansion.
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  • Halfbrick (Fruit Ninja) CEO Shainiel Deo (pictured) has been named as the new President of the Game Developers' Association of Australia, taking over the reigns from Anthony Lawrence, Studio GM of 2K Australia.
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  • The first of the studios to rise from the ashes of KMM after it recently had to layoff its Sydney studio is called Intuitive Game Studios, and is headed up by LA Noire and Whore of the Orient game designer Alex Carlyle and from Tui Games Kelly Baigent.
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  • EB Games Australia announced this week that it was able to best its 2012 Starlight Week effort, raising over AUD$550k for the charity during its 25 hour game-a-thon at its flagship store in Swanston St, Melbourne.
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  • ASTRO Gaming, creators of the much lauded A30 and A40 headsets, have confirmed an exclusive partnership with PAX Australia, expanding their existing deal with PAX in the US to make this the brand's 9th consecutive PAX show as partner.
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  • And for those on the job hunt trail, Microsoft Australia has a job opening in Channel Marketing.
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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: Microsoft , charity , eb games , MCV Pacific , GDAA , Halfbrick , CBS Interactive , Shainiel Deo , Astro , PAX Australia , job opening , David Rice , KMM Games , Intuitive Game Studios

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