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MCV Pacific – the week’s biggest news

In the first of our regular roundups, we look at the week’s big news in Australia and New Zealand courtesy of sister-site MCV Pacific. Somewhat inspiring speech from a conference we were the media sponsor for:http://www.mcvpacific.com/news/read/speech-paul-callaghan-asks-us-to-turn-off-our-screens-at-gcap-2011/087662 Part 2 of an interview with the Head of Retail Sales and Marketing for …

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MCV Pacific launch party: In pictures

The regional games industry descended on Sydney last week to celebrate the launch of our new trade site, MCV Pacific. Publishers, retailers, developers, educators and more came out to celebrate with the MCV team and you can check out the pictures by clicking here. The aim of MCV Pacific is …

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MCV Pacific launches for ANZ

Intent Media has launched its first international venture, with MCV Pacific going live this week. The aim of MCV Pacific is simple: to become a trusted and prolific resource for news affecting all games industry sectors; concentrating initially on Australia and New Zealand and then expanding to encompass every region. …

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Allure announces big changes with Danny Allen as the new publisher

Danny Allen has replaced Seamus Byrne as the publisher at Allure Media, and has revealed a new editorial lineup of top Australian journalists at Kotaku. The site’s established editor Mark Serrels remains at the helm, while Logan Booker (founding editor of Kotaku Australia and former editor of Atomic) is the …

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Brisbane 48 hour game-making challenge starts today

The Independ Game Developers’ Association (IGDA) is kicking off the 48 hour game-making challenge in Brisbane today as part of the Emulator event. The event runs from 30th September through to 2nd October, and has 16 indie teams and 4 pro league teams signed on to compete to see who …

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PikPok releases Slam Dunk King today

Thriving New Zealand developer Sidhe’s mobile arm PikPok has released yet another title today for iOS. Slam Dunk King follows on from PikPok’s other recent success: Flick Kick, offering a simple one-swipe mechanic and manic arcade gameplay. It is a full-featured app with multiple game modes, play styles and powerups …

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FIFA 12 ANZ price and deal roundup

With FIFA 12 kicking off today, MCV takes a look at the best deals, prices and bundles in Australia and New Zealand. JB HiFi takes the award for cheapest price on the standard edition, going out at AUD$79, next to GAME’s AUD$88 for PS3 or 360. GAME and EB Games, …

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INTERVIEW: Nic Watt from Aussie developer Nnooo!

Nnooo, Sydney-based Wii developer, has release escapeVektor: Chapter 1 for Wiiware today. MCV spoke to creative director Nic Watt about this addictive and fun downloadable title. How effective is Wiiware as a publishing platform? Is it easy for indie developers like Nnooo to be successful there? Like all digital platforms …

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AusCon kicks off tonight with Mana Bar launch party

This weekend, Brisbane will play host to the second year of AusCon, a convention for videogamers, wargamers and cosplayers. The event will play host to dozens of board game and table top gaming competitions, as well as a selection of videogames which will appeal to the predominantly anime and pop-culture …

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