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Australian government retracts game dev support, reassigns funding

The Australian government will shut down the Australian Interactive Games Fund on July 1, reassigning nearly $10 million it had previously earmarked for local game development studios. Media funding body Screen Australia has awarded $10 million of the government's promised $20 million stimulus...

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Vita RPG Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment coming to EU

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment is a multiplayer Vita game based on an anime in which characters play a massively multiplayer virtual reality game. This, the Inception of gaming, is confirmed now for Europe, Australia and New Zealand, where Bandai Namco's releasing it on the PS Store in July. ...

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Ragnarok Odyssey Ace treks to EU, AUS, NZ next week

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace brings its additions to Europe, Australia and New Zealand on April 30, and that Wednesday due date points towards a PS Store release [Update: GungHo confirmed to Joystiq it's PSN-only]. Ragnarok Odyssey Ace is the updated version of Game Arts' Vita action-RPG, and it brings...

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First Persona 3 movie heads West with English subs

Aniplex is bringing Persona 3: The Movie #1 - The Spring of Birth on Blu-ray to 50 countries including the US and Canada on May 20. However, it'll only be subtitled in English, so don't expect to hear the dubbed voices that you're familiar with from the PS2 game. Aniplex is releasing both the...

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Soul Sacrifice Delta triangulating West, AUS rating suggests

A couple of new clues point towards a Western localization of Soul Sacrifice Delta, and first and foremost of those is a rating from the Australian Classification Board. That's a strong sign the follow-up to last year's Vita game is preparing to journey out of Japan, so a now-deleted listing from...

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Mercenary Kings faces delays in AU, NZ as it awaits a rating

The PS4 version of pixelated, jauntily animated shooter, Mercenary Kings, has hit a snag in Australia and New Zealand. The game has yet to receive a rating in the region, according to the PlayStation Europe Twitter account, and must be delayed. The delay is indefinite for the time being, with PS...

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Wolfenstein: The New Order EU, AUS release dates brought forward for simultaneous launch

Europe and Australia are now getting Wolfenstein: The New Order on the same day North America does, after publisher Bethesda revised the regional release dates today. Australia and Europe were due to get the single-player shooter on May 22 and May 23 respectively, but the game is now launching in...

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Seen@GDC: A board game on an iPad, complete with dice

Armello spent eight months as a paper prototype, and the team at Australian studio League of Geeks did its best to throw the appeal of a board game onto the screen – including the dice. Armello is a turn-based, strategy RPG complete with skill cards and four playable clans: rabbit, rat, bear...

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MGS5: Ground Zeroes delayed a week in Australia, New Zealand

Idle animation Snake. Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is keeping players waiting a bit longer in Australia and New Zealand, where the open-world stealth game won't hit retail shelves for another week. Konami confirmed the new release date of March 27 to NZGamer, and the publisher didn't offer a...

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Watch Dogs PC specs announced, R18+ reclassification in Australia

Two doggie-snack sized bits of Watch Dogs news to report, starting with Ubisoft Montreal releasing the minimum specifications required to run the hacker game on PC. To become a Watch Dog you need a 28.8 BPS modem, an active-matrix display with a million psychedelic colors... oh wait, wrong specs. ...

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