AU Wrap: November 12-16

What Aussie gaming news happened this week? We round up this week’s happenings in one handy post, presented in glorious chronological format!

AU Shippin’ Out

This week saw the release of Treyarch’s FPS title, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Other titles which came out this week include Wonderbook: Book of Spells and The Sims 3 Seasons. Read Shippin’ Out for the full list.

The Australian government wants to replicate Fruit Ninja's success.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Midnight Stream

The GameSpot AU team hit up the community for a live stream of Call of Duty: Black Ops II during its launch at midnight, Australia time. See what went down in the late hours as the team was driven to the brink of sleepy Black Ops 2 madness!

The OzSpot

In this week’s episode of the OzSpot we discussed why a number of SEALs are under investigation after consulting on Medal of Honor, next year’s Assassin's Creed movie and more! Listen in!

Australian govt pledges $20m to home-grown game development

Australian Interactive Games Fund has been announced by the federal government. Funds will support Australian game-development studios and gamemakers over the next three years.

EB recalls Spartan-branded batteries

EB Games recalls Spartan-branded batteries due to a high possibility of catching on fire.

Simon Crean on funding Aussie game development

Federal Arts Minister Simon Crean spoke to GameSpot regarding the decision to roll out A$20 million in funds to the local game-development sector over the next three years. What will this mean for local developers?

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Zorine Te

Zorine “harli” Te is GameSpot Australia's associate editor. She wants to save the world.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Black Ops II