Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond

Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond

Nov 25, 2014

Next March, there will be a conference in Brisbane, titled Video Games: Violence and Beyond which is being presented by Griffith University. The details are as follows: Date: March 3 and 4, 2015 Presented by:  The Violence Research and Prevention Program, Griffith University Venue: The Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane Content: Adopting a multidisciplinary...

More than 100 panels and guests announced for PAX Aust 2014

More than 100 panels and guests announced for PAX Aust 2014

Oct 8, 2014

More than 100 panels and guests announced for PAX Aus 2014! Wednesday 8 October, 2014 – The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) returns to Australia in October 2014, and has now revealed the full schedule of panels, tournaments and guests. With an increase in capacity by almost 40% thanks to the event now taking place at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition...

NZ video game doubles exports

NZ video game doubles exports

Sep 10, 2014

The most recent and independent survey undertaken by our friends at the NZGDA shows that revenue from NZ made video games and game apps more than doubled to $80.2 million in the year to 31 March 2014. 90% of those earnings were digital software exports, primarily through the Internet and app stores. As reported on their website: Digital distribution platforms...

MCV Pacific – Josh Cavaleri provides some industry insight into classification

MCV Pacific – Josh Cavaleri provides some industry insight into classification

Aug 29, 2014

Our Legal and Policy Officer, Josh Cavaleri contributed a piece to MCV Pacific about the first stages of reform to the National Classification Scheme post the ALRC review.  You can read the piece here.     Share...

MCV Pacific interview with Megan Brownlow

MCV Pacific interview with Megan Brownlow

Aug 22, 2014

Following our recent Industry Briefing, MCV Pacific sat down with Megan Brownlow of PwC to gain some industry insights and ask some questions about the latest edition of the PwC Outlook Entertainment and Media Report, 2014-18.  Read the interview here. Share...

Growing up: Parenthood and games

Growing up: Parenthood and games

Aug 8, 2014

Patrick Stafford over at PC & Tech Authority wrote this fantastic piece on the relationship between games and parents.  Patrick even suggests that there are changes occurring in the industry as gamers age and become parents themselves, which makes sense given the average age of a gamer is now 32.  You can read the article here. Share...