PAX Australia officially the best in the business

PAX Australia officially the best in the business

Dec 4, 2015

  PAX Australia officially the best in the business Top video game event wins Best Australian Show at EEAA awards   PAX Australia has been awarded the highest accolade in the events and exhibitions industry, taking out “Best Australian Show” at the Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) Awards on Wednesday night. After winning the...

New classification exemption arrangements for festivals and special events

New classification exemption arrangements for festivals and special events

Sep 11, 2015

We welcome the latest reform to the Classification Act which allows exemption arrangements for festivals and special events. The following statement was taken directly from www.classification.gov.au     11 September 2015, amendments to the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 take effect that streamline and simplify the...

Jobs in NZ Industry Grow 30%

Jobs in NZ Industry Grow 30%

Aug 21, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE New Zealand Game Developers Association Friday 21 August 2015 Jobs in NZ Games Industry Grow 30% New Zealand’s video game studios created 134 new high-tech creative jobs in the last financial year, according to an independent survey by the New Zealand Game Developers Association.  The sector now employs 568 fulltime employees and earned $78.7m...

nbn – Gaming: the New Social Network?

nbn – Gaming: the New Social Network?

Jul 22, 2015

Gaming: the New Social Network? nbn™ network a ‘game changer’ for Aussie homes Forget Snapchat and Whatsapp, Aussie households are on the cusp of a new ‘social gaming’ era assisted by growing access to fast broadband via the nbn™ network. Recent research suggests Australians are increasingly using video and voice chat gaming applications to...

MCV Pacific announces the 30 over 30 presented by Curse

MCV Pacific announces the 30 over 30 presented by Curse

Jul 2, 2015

MCV Pacific is proud to announce the inaugural Thirty Over 30 list and celebratory lunch. If our 30 Under Thirty list are the people you should hire to drive your business forward, the Thirty Over 30 are the individuals who have developed and continue to steer the Australian and New Zealand Interactive Entertainment Industies from strength to strength. The...

STEM Video Game Challenge 2015

STEM Video Game Challenge 2015

May 13, 2015

Just a reminder that the 2015 STEM Games Challenge is now open to all Australian students in Years 5-12 who have a great idea for a game.   The Challenge is completely free to enter, and represents a great opportunity for upper primary and secondary students to engage in learning about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a fun and...