Category Archives: Australia
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 | 05:06 BST
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 | 02:25 BST
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Saint’s Row 4 was denied classification in Australia last month over content concerns, but now it seems the Classification Board is reconvening to take another look at the game next week.
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 | 06:07 BST
Microsoft has promised to bring playable Xbox One consoles to EB Games Expo in Sydney in October. The platform holder made the announcement at PAX Australia this weekend, which was a little bit awkward given the new console was shown for about an hour a day inside a locked glass cabinet at the Penny Arcade event. Numbers have not been locked down but Ausgamers reports about 100 units will be available.
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 | 03:57 BST
Good news for Australians New Zealanders and their immediate neighbours as Wargaming has committed to an antipodean server for hugely popular MMO World of Tanks.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 | 02:03 BST
505 Games-published zombie survival sim How to Survive has been rated R18+ by the Australian Classification Board, one of under a dozen games to make the grade since its January 1, 2013 introduction. The classification notes high-impact violence as well as moderate impact themes and language. The game hails from Storm developer Eko Software, and has players stranded on a South American island and is expected on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360; no release date as yet.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 | 03:33 BST
Australian games marketing firm Surprise Attack has branched out into publishing, signing three games and promising to stick to its Australian and indie roots.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 23:35 BST
State of Decay’s delayed Australian release has the greenlight thanks to an R18+ classification.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 12:15 BST
The alleged Xbox One leaker who listed an Xbox Durango dev kit on eBay last year appeared in Perth Children’s Court in Australia last week over charges.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 00:02 BST
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 06:16 BST
Citing unnamed informants, Vook’s reports EB Games Australia is recalling the Wii U Basic package. We’ve asked Nintendo Australia for comment, but it’s worth noting that Nintendo of America dismissed the same rumour when it hit the US in June. The package is still available on the EB Games website and a quick call to a couple of outlets confirmed there’s stock in-store as well.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 02:01 BST
A new version of State of Decay has been offered to Australia’s content watchdogs, and it’s packed with healthy vitamins.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 10:28 BST
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 | 07:53 BST
Riot Games is now allowing transfers to its brand spanking new Oceanic servers for League of Legends, ahead of an online tournament with finals to be played out at PAX Australia next month.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 | 05:55 BST
Nintendo Australia has announced details of this year’s Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships, culminating in a grand final at PAX Australia in Mebourne next month.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 07:08 BST
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 01:06 BST
Saint’s Row 4 has been refused classification in Australia, which mans it can not be sold across the country or displayed in retail stores in any capacity. The Australian Classification Board has issued a statement on the matter.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:28 BST
The latest data on Australia’s game development community suggests the number of staff employed locally has dropped dramatically in recent years.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:03 BST
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 06:19 BST
The Classification Board is yet to reach a verdict on Undead Labs’ State of Decay, explaining its absence from the Australian Xbox Live Marketplace.