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Vita Slim gets Australian release date

Sony is continuing its roll-out of the slimmed down Vita PCH-2000 with a launch Down Under next month. The trimmed down handheld will launch in Australia on June 4th with an RRP of AUS$269.96 (150), which is a good 30 less than the RRP it carries in the UK. The …

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes delayed in Australia and New Zealand

Gamers in Australia and New Zealand will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on Metal Gear’s next-gen debut. NZGamer has received confirmation from Konami that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has been held up by a week, meaning it won’t arrive in the region until …

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Kickstarter expanding to Australia, New Zealand next month

Kickstarter is planning a November launch in Australia and New Zealand. The crowdfunding platform’s official site currently hosts a splash page revealing November 13th as the go ahead date for regional projects – though interested developers can start readying their campaigns immediately. The company is also hosting ‘Kickstarter Schools,’ a …

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Bethesda establishes Australian publishing office

ZeniMax owned Skyrim publisher Bethesda has set up camp in Sydney. ZeniMax Australia Pty Ltd will oversee all sales, marketing and distribution activity for the publisher in the region. The company already operates out of Tokyo and Hong Kong. Simon Alty has been named as MD of the new office. …

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EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

The Australian arm of games retailer EB Games has issued an apology for a Grand Theft Auto V display in one of its stores that used sherbert as fake cocaine. "Regrettably, one of our EB Games store locations in Queensland set-up an unauthorised display within the store in support of …

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Whore of the Orient comes under political attack, accused of racism

Having already endured a troubled development, KMM’s Whore of the Orient has hit fresh controversy. The Age reports that Australian City of Monash councillor Jieh-Yung Lo has labelled the game as an attempt to disgrace Chinese culture, history and traditions”, adding that: It’s the use of the word ‘Orient’, more …

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