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On 16 April 2015, the last AAA studio in Australia is closing down. AAA is a term used for a game with a very high budget and developed by a large studio. We have seen many Australian studios closing down in the past few years. Some notable closure were Pandemic Studios, creator of many popular games such as Star Wars: Battlefront ll which were closed down in 2009; Team Bondi creator of LA Noire in 2011 and recently, 2K Australia, creator of many great games such as BioShock. One of the reasons why 2K Australia is closing down is because of the operating cost.

However, there are many other reasons why many studios in Australia were shut down. According to Christian McCrea the reasons why many studios in Australia were shut down is because of the work-for-hire model and many other reasons such as the high cost of participant, poor…

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