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MCV Pacific Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

With the year drawing to a close and most people already scouring for beer, MCV looks back at the biggest and saddest stories of the year. Before THQ declared bankruptcy (and before it refuted claims that it was going to be sold) its Australian publishing office had already closed its …

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

Well, we’re all a good few hours into playing our Wii U’s now, and sales charts for Q3 this year have come in. The Wii U midnight launches took place in hundreds of JB Hi-Fi, EB Games and K Mart stores across both countries yesterday, but EB in Sydney, Melbourne …

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: EB EXPO Edition

With half the industry unavailable this week due to EB EXPO mayhem, MCV Pacific takes a look at a primarily EXPO-led week of news. Day one is now drawing to a close, and MCV’s first impressions of the show(which doubles the size of last year’s effort, which was then the …

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MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

Game Masters took place down under this week, while some new businesses partnered, SEGA respawned, and Trip Hawkins confirmed for iFest. A new distributor has opened its doors, with Turn Left Distribution securing Disney and aiming squarely at the triple A high-end publisher market. While Sega’s restructure has also seen …

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MCV Pacific Wrap-Up: GAME Australia edition

It’s been a big week down under, with GAME entering into administration, so here’s a breakdown of the entire saga. Monday: GAME Australia is officially confirmed to be in administration, with PriceWaterhouseCoopers taking up the task of facilitating the process. PriceWaterhouseCoopers offers an official statement on its intentions with GAME, …

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Australian Minister comments on GAME situation

Bill Shorten MP has expressed his concern over the potential loss of 500 jobs from GAME Australia, but says he is ‘hopeful’ a buyer can be found. Shorten is the Minister forthe Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Financial Services and Superannuation. He issued a statement today via the department’s …

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MCV Pacific team expands with associate editor

MCV Pacific has brought in more editorial resource in the form of James Cullinane, having enjoyed a hugely successful launch in the Asia-Pacific region. James has been a writer at GamePlanet for some time now, this being his first foray into games after spending extensive time in advertising and marketing. …

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