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Siobhan Keogh: The music and the memories
Siobhan Keogh: The music and the memories

How much impact does music make on a game? Siobhan Keogh takes a look at some success stories - and some failures.

Five hot upcoming games

Destiny isn't the only big title due out before the end of the year. Chris Schulz wraps up the best of the rest.

Destiny's beta is live - and it's amazing

The creators of Halo are back with a new first-person shooter that was unveiled over the weekend. Siobhan Keogh makes her…

Game review: Ratchet and Clank

The portable Vita gets another console port, and this one is louder and prouder than the rest. Ratchet and Clank are…

Technology

NZ Bitcoin ATM shut down NZ Bitcoin ATM shut down

An Auckland Bitcoin ATM has been shut down by its…

SpaceX slow to break into military satellite launches SpaceX slow to break into military satellite launches

Things aren't going as smoothly as SpaceX might hope…

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Battlefield Hardline delayed to 2015: 'We need more time'
Battlefield Hardline delayed to 2015: 'We need more time'

The release of Battlefield Hardline has been pushed to 2015 so the game may be improved and expanded, DICE has announced…

Xbox TV project to be canned
Xbox TV project to be canned

As a part of the layoffs and restructuring announced by new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, the Xbox division will shutter…

Gaming: The path to success
Gaming: The path to success

An online game that began in a New Lynn bedroom now has fans around the world. Alan Perrott meets the gamers who used their…

Siobhan Keogh: Playing the waiting gamer
Siobhan Keogh: Playing the waiting gamer

If you're anxiously awaiting the release of the Next Big Game, it can be disappointing to learn that it's been delayed -…

Games

Game review: Entwined
Game review: Entwined

If you're finding things a little lean on the games front right now, you're not the only one. Thanks…

Dictator sues over his portrayal in Call of Duty

Manuel Noriega, the former military dictator of Panama, is suing Activision for using his name and likeness in Call of Duty:…

Bungie reveals extensive Destiny Beta content

The Destiny beta kicks off on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 this weekend. Ahead of the launch, Bungie has gone into some…

Digital Nationz to return in September

Game-focussed expo Digital Nationz is returning to Vector Arena this September, and is bringing with it a gadgets and technology…

Japan's $212 billion pachinko pastime
Japan's $212 billion pachinko pastime

The pachinko industry in Japan wants casinos, driven by attendance that has sunk more than 60 per cent…

Believe it or not: Ripley returns to Alien

Sigourney Weaver and the cast of Alien are virtually returning to the starship Nostromo. The actress who portrayed unflappable…

What makes a real gamer?

What makes a 'real' gamer? There is a pervasive idea among the gaming community that 'real' gamers play every day, own every…

Lohan sues over Grand Theft Auto character

Actress Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games. The actress says the latest installment…

Lambo to front Forza Horizon 2

The new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4, has been chosen by Microsoft's Turn 10 Studios as the hero car for Forza Horizon…

Competition: Win a Playstation Vita and games bundle!
Competition: Win a Playstation Vita and games bundle!

Thanks to our good friends at PlayStation New Zealand, we're giving readers the chance to win a PlayStation…

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