This week, Rugby Challenge 2 breaks its street date, Sony tours with a The Last Of Us designer and some role changes happen within EA.
Here’s a roundup of the biggest news this week on MCVuk.com’s sister site MCV Pacific:
- Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Director's cut is the second major console game to have its Wii U port handled by Melbourne-based developer Straight Right. MCV got a chance to speak with Tom Crago about the team's Wii U work and his plans for the future of the studio.
- Ricky Gambier (pictured), designer from Naughty Dog, has been in Sydney this week touring to promote The Last Of Us. His stops included being on a panel at the huge Sydney Vivid Festival, and hosting an IGN Australia Black Beta event on Thursday night.
- The all-important antipodean rugby game from Wellington-based developer Sidhe, Rugby Challenge 2, has broken its street date in Australia, but is still holding in New Zealand.
- EA Asia-Pacific has had a few changes to its PR and Marketing structure, with Snezana Stojanovska now heading up PR for APAC, Jodie Van Hibb moving into a marketing role for EA Sports and Frank PR being switched out for Naked Communications.
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