I've just noticed on the NZGDA (New Zealand Game Developers Association) website that the Media Design School in Aukland is now accepting applications for their 64 week game development course, which should be starting on the 24th of August. All you budding programmers and artists in New Zealand should head on over to Media Design School website, pronto!
As reported at Ausgamers, it looks like Gearbox (responsible for Half-Life: Blue Shift, Opposing Force,Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3, Halo: PC, James Bond 007: NightFire) might be making the move down under. They are currently eyeing New Zealand... Sean Reardon ? Engine Programming, Console Software Engineering over at Gearbox had this to say in his .plan update.
If you're in New Zealand, jot down the 30th of January (Thursday, this week!) in your calendar for this event...
A small percentage of Sumea visitors are New Zealanders, so for those who live there that are interested in finding out more of the local industry..
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