Entries in 'australia' (15)

Outlast 2 greenlit for Australian release

Outlast 2 greenlit for Australian release

The Australian Classification Board has seemingly reversed its decision to ban Outland 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
Australian senator calls for video game classification reform

Australian senator calls for video game classification reform

Video games are demonised by a government filled by people who don’t understand them, according to one Australian senator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 10:54AM in News
Psyonix distances itself from gambling site Unikrn

Psyonix distances itself from gambling site Unikrn

eSports betting site Unikrn has announced the Rocket League will join its roster of titles in Australia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Outlast 2 denied Australian classification

Outlast 2 denied Australian classification

Australia’s classification board has reportedly blocked the release of upcoming horror title Outlast 2 in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2017 at 10:37AM in News

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Sony Australia MD Ephraim confirms departure

Sony Australia MD Ephraim confirms departure

Michael Ephraim, the VP and MD Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, has left the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Valve loses Australian refund lawsuit

Valve loses Australian refund lawsuit

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ruled that Valve’s Steam service breached Australian consumer law.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Target Australia enforces plain packaging for R18+ games

Target Australia enforces plain packaging for R18+ games

An Australian retailer has taken steps to reduce the appeal of games designed for those aged 18 and above.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 10:19AM in News

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Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Australia has banned 220 games in the last four months

Australia has banned 220 games in the last four months

Over four times as many games have been banned in Australia in the last four months as were banned in the entirety of the period between 1994-2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 11:51AM in News
EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

Customers of Origin in Australia could soon have similar refund rights as those in the EU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:17PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Australia

International Factfile 2015: Australia

Australia has long been notorious for the costly price of games.

on Apr 27th 2015 at 2:55PM in News

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Watch Dogs outsold GTA V and Destiny in Australia last year

Watch Dogs outsold GTA V and Destiny in Australia last year

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association has revealed that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the best selling game in Australia last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 4:12PM in News
Hotline Miami 2 dev tells Australian fans to pirate the game

Hotline Miami 2 dev tells Australian fans to pirate the game

The co-creator of Hotline Miami 2 has told Australian fans to bypass their country’s banning of the game by pirating it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
Hotline Miami 2 banned in Australia, but Devolver questions board claims

Hotline Miami 2 banned in Australia, but Devolver questions board claims

The Australian Classification Board has refused to classify Hotline Miami 2, effectively banning the game from the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 4:12PM in News