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Nintendo Takes Action to Combat Video Game Piracy
09
Feb
Nintendo Takes Action to Combat Video Game Piracy

Australia, 9 February, 2010 – Nintendo confirms the settlement of a Federal Court action against an individual in Australia for…

The Australian Game Development Industry in 2010
08
Feb
The Australian Game Development Industry in 2010

Laura Parker of gamespot.com.au chats to all the relevant people about the future of Australian Games Development in 2010.  To…

Gamespot talks to different stakeholders in the R18+ debate
04
Feb
Gamespot talks to different stakeholders in the R18+ debate

Gamespot AU is taking a lo at both sides of the R18 argument. To read their first piece from Electronic…

Tax Concessions Please the GDAA
03
Feb
Tax Concessions Please the GDAA

As reported over at Screenplay: Australian games developers have long criticised the Federal Government for failing to support the local…

No word from Government on R18+ response
03
Feb
No word from Government on R18+ response

Laura Parker over at gamespot, reports that the  Australian federal government is remaining noncommittal on the effects of the R18+…

The time to be heard is now: EB Games launches R18+ Classification Petition
03
Feb
The time to be heard is now: EB Games launches R18+ Classification Petition

BRISBANE, Queensland–Feb. 03, 2010—EB Games, Australia’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced that they will be responding…

GameSpot examines the pro-R18+ groups in Australia
29
Jan
GameSpot examines the pro-R18+ groups in Australia

GameSpot AU takes a lo at the biggest and most active pro-R18+ groups here in Australia and how they are trying…

NZ Achieves Record Video Games Sales Despite Tough Economic Climate
27
Jan
NZ Achieves Record Video Games Sales Despite Tough Economic Climate

-Computer and Video Game Sales Crack $170 million in 2009- New Zealand, January 26, 2010 – New Zealand’s interactive gaming…

Safer Internet Day 2010: Think before you post
22
Jan
Safer Internet Day 2010: Think before you post

  Safer Internet Day is an annual international event which aims to raise awareness about the safe and responsible use…

GameSpot AU’s Classification FAQ
20
Jan
GameSpot AU’s Classification FAQ

Everythig you need to know about video game classification in Australia If you’re an Australian and you’re a gamer, then…

Games Sales Resilient in 2009 Despite Tough Economic Climate
19
Jan
Games Sales Resilient in 2009 Despite Tough Economic Climate

-Video Game Sales Crack $2 billion in 2009- Sydney, January 20, 2010 – Australia’s interactive gaming and entertainment industry continues…

Retro Gaming Weekend at the Powerhouse Museum
18
Jan
Retro Gaming Weekend at the Powerhouse Museum

The Powerhouse Museum is letting you relive the golden age of video gaming during a packed weekend of retro gaming,…

Illegal downloading never ‘morally justifiable’ – NZFACT
11
Jan
Illegal downloading never ‘morally justifiable’ – NZFACT

The National Business Review published NZFACT’s Tony Eaton’s thoughts on the justification (or lack of) for illegally downloading movies. Tony…

ABC’s Radio National speaks to Minister O’Connor and iGEA’s CEO re R18+ Discussison Paper
22
Dec
ABC’s Radio National speaks to Minister O’Connor and iGEA’s CEO re R18+ Discussison Paper

Peter Mares from ABC’s National Interest speaks to the Home Affairs Minster, Brendan O’Connor and iGEA’s CEO, Ron Curry, about…

Grow Up Australia R18+ Discussion Paper – Online Submissions
18
Dec
Grow Up Australia R18+ Discussion Paper – Online Submissions

Grow Up Australia has an on submission form for the R18+ Discussion. This form will let you create a submission for the discussion paper…

The Dance Revolution Steps out of the Arcade
16
Dec
The Dance Revolution Steps out of the Arcade

As reported by Simon Tsang at smh.com.au, a popular video game that involves following stepping moves on a special light…

Tips on how best to respond to the R18+ Discussion Paper
15
Dec
Tips on how best to respond to the R18+ Discussion Paper

With the release of the long awaited discussion paper, the community now has a formal opportunity to have their voice…

Video Games Industry Applauds Release of R18+ Discussion Paper
15
Dec
Video Games Industry Applauds Release of R18+ Discussion Paper

Gamers Get an Early Christmas Present with Release of Discussion Paper   Sydney, December 15, 2009 – The Interactive Games…

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