Aussie game developer Halfbrick celebrated 2 years of Fruit Ninja being released on the iPhone app store. So far, the simple game of, well, slicing fruit as achieved some impressive results: 300 million downloads 1.5 trillion pieces of fruit sliced 100 years of Fruit Ninja is played every day around the world More players than the combined populations of New York, London, Beijing, Paris and Tokyo! These are impressive stats, especially when companies like Zinga find that mobile [...]
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Video game retailer GAME has been forced into administration. Given that the release of Diablo III is tomorrow, there will be a few nervous gamers seeing if their pre-orders of the long awaited fantasy game from Blizzard. Price Waterhouse Coopers has been appoint Voluntary Administrators (under the names of Warwick and Greg Hall). Unlike other retail collapses recently (liek REGGroup, owners of Angus and Robertson and Boarders Australia), pre-orders and gift cards will be honoured if possible, and will be allowed to be claimed as an unsecured [...]
When Star Trek Online was announced, I was really looking forward to the game. I was part of the beta, but the game was at a state that I could not bring myself to pay $80 for the release version.
The Sydney-based developer and recent creator of L.A. Noire, has now entered an administration stage, in what could potentially mean the end of the troubled developer.
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The first of a new trilogy of Halo games, Halo 4 finally has some concrete details revealed at this weeks PAX conference.
The amazingly entertaining Video Games Live will be arriving on Australian shores some time next year, visiting many of the country’s major cities.
With the recent closure of the two THQ Australian studios, tension within the Australian game development community has been growing.
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Sony’s GamesCom conference, held on 17th August at 3am AEST, had a tonne of great content for the mobile gaming platforms including the PSP, and the PS Vita.