AU Wrap Up March 18-22

What Aussie gaming news went down this week? We round up the happenings in one handy post, presented in glorious chronological format!

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AU Shippin’ Out March 18-22: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Capcom’s action role-playing game Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate hit the Wii U and 3DS consoles this week. Exclusive to Nintendo, the game is an expanded version of Monster Hunter 3, with new features implemented. Gears of War: Judgment also made its way to the Xbox 360. The game serves as a prequel to the Gears of War trilogy, focusing on series soldier Damon Baird. For more details on what games are out this week, read AU Shippin’ Out.

FIFA Ultimate Team Asia Allstars Tournament Brisbane qualifier photo gallery
Are you a FIFA 13 enthusiast? GameSpot AU recently held the FIFA Ultimate Team Asia Allstars Tournament Brisbane qualifiers at Mana Bar. Check out the photo gallery to catch up with all the action that went down on the night.

Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition announced
New Zealand developer Sidhe this week announced the sequel to 2011's Rugby Challenge. The new game will include updated features and content from the British and Irish Lions 2013 tour of Australia, and is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. For more details on what the sequel will include, read the full article.

Ashes Cricket 2013 announced
Continuing the trend of sports-centric game announcements, developer 505 Games confirmed a release date for Ashes Cricket 2013. The sports game is scheduled for release on June 21 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and Wii U. The game is being touted as being "created with real cricket fans and players in mind”. Check out the full article for more details.

ANZ Call of Duty winners heading to Hollywood
Australian Call of Duty: Black Ops II professional teams Mindfreak eSports and Team Immunity are heading to Hollywood, California, to compete on the world stage. The finals will see 32 of the world’s best teams compete for a $1 million prize pool.

Call of Duty Championship Aussie qualifier wrap
Hosted by ACL, the Call of Duty Championship Australian qualifier ran on March 15. In addition to the competitive tournament, a show match went down between Australian YouTube personalities ChampChong, Churchie, TheGamerSheep, and AussieGamerChick, and a team comprised of Aussie hip hop artists Bliss N Eso, Vents, K21, and The Funkoars. Check out our photo gallery of snaps from the night!

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