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Firemint Studios pushes into core gaming

Flight Control has been the #1 paid iPhone app in at least 20 countries and is one of the largest success stories on the platform due to its casual appeal. The game sold 4.8 million units across iPhone, iPad and Mac OSX. As a result, Firemint has grown to be …

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Intent Media launches MCV Pacific

MCV is expanding into the Pacific territories with the immediate introduction of a dedicated news feed at mcvuk.com, followed by the launch of a standalone website in October. MCV Pacific will be based in Sydney, Australia, with industry journalist Leigh Harris, who has a background in Rockstar Games PR, being …

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All Interactive Entertainment signs Bethesda for ANZ

Fledgling Gold Coast publisher/distributor All Interactive Entertainment (AIE), publishing arm of parent company All Interactive Distribution (AID) has acquired the exclusive distribution rights to Bethesda’s Rage and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim throughout Australia and New Zealand. Robert Kingston, director of AIE, told MCV Pacific: The whole AIE and AID …

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3 Blokes Studios acquired by RockYou

Brisbane-based indie developer 3 Blokes Studios has been bought by Californian social games company RockYou. The company plans to expand and is currently seeking a back end engineer and producer. Founded in 2006, 3 Blokes Studios has released several titles including Hospital Town and the successful Galactic Trader. It is …

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Australian games market suffers dip

The Australian video game market fell by 16 per cent in 2010, but the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (iGEA) has insisted that the downturn is a blip – and that it will soon be heading for a new high. For the calendar year 2010, Australian sales reached AUD$1.7 billion, …

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New Mana Bar to open in Melbourne

The Mana Bar, Australia’s only video game-themed cocktail bar, will open a second venue, in Melbourne, later this month – and has plans to eventually go global. The first venue opened in Brisbane on March 20 2010 and has been a huge success. The Melbourne bar will open on July …

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