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Fruit Ninja, the highly successful iOS game from Brisbane developers Halfbrick, is out today for Kinect, and is the first ever downloadable Kinect title.
With THQ Studio Australia in Brisbane is closing its doors, SEGA Studios Australia is now looking at avenues for providing opportunities for former THQ staff.
THQ has shut the doors to two of its Australian studios this week, as well as a development team in Phoenix totalling 200 employees gone.
Kotaku has reported that Australian and New Zealand players won't be locked out of overseas servers if they purchase The Old Republic from overseas.
The Australian Productivity Commission has released a report which outlines the state of Australian retail, and cites game price disparity as a problem.
Bleeding Heart, an ORGANISATION, are getting ready to host Emulator 2011, a ten-day festival celebrating classic arcade gaming in Brisbane next month.
The NPD Group Australia has released its top ten all formats charts by units for Australia for the first half of 2011.
Seamus Byrne, publisher and managing editor of technology (Kotaku, Gizmodo and Lifehacker) at Allure Media is leaving to become editor of CNET Australia.
Bubble Gum Interactive (BGI), Sydney-based developer of Little Space Heroes, has announced that it has secured almost AUD$250'000 in government funding.
Brisbane-based company Euclideon has demonstrated its new voxel engine allegedly capable of 100'000 times better graphics than exist today.
SEGA Australia has welcomed a new junior product manager, Khiet Chu, to the marketing team in its Sydney office this week.
Kennedy Miller Mitchell (KMM), videogame arm of 'Happy Feet' producers Dr. D, is rumoured to be bringing Team Bondi on board.
Namco Bandai Partners, GameSpot AU and GAME are giving consumers the chance to experience Deux Ex: Human Revolution early.
Mark Fludder from the Information Industries Bureau continues his discussion with MCV Pacific on the current state of Queensland development.
Dead Island had a strong reception at its Melbourne preview party last week, and QV Software has confirmed an increase in day one numbers.
EB Games has told MCV that it believes a national classification system like the rest of the entertainment industry is best for Australia.
Brisbane-based Defiant Development has given MCV exclusive first details on its new tablet game: Quick Quest.
Mark Fludder from the Information Industries Bureau in Queensland, talked to MCV recently about the aftermath of the state's high profile dev closures.
According to The Australian's coverage of the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Outlook 2011 report, gaming in Australia is set to have compound growth of 9.5% by 2015.
Australia and New Zealand's key releases this week are PopCap DS titles Bejewelled Twist and Plants vs Zombies, plus Brink 'Agents of Change' downloadable content.
Dinoroar Interactive, a Sydney-based developer, has announced Samurai Training, its iOS release from June, is now available for Android.