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Should video games get government funding?
Should video games get government funding?

The election campaign is in full swing, and you'd think that wouldn't have much to do with video games.

'World of Warcraft' to create Robin Williams character

Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth. After thousands of fans petitioned the developers…

Hackers' 'disturbing' virtual rape trend

As Grand Theft Auto V Online hackers get better at modifying the game's code to do their bidding, instances of nude avatars…

How they ported The Last of Us onto PS4 (+competition)

One of the best games on the Playstation 3 has been transported onto the PS4. Chris Schulz asks Naughty Dog programmer Jason…

Technology

Juha Saarinen: The right to remove and hacking for good Juha Saarinen: The right to remove and hacking for good

Our tech blogger tests Vodafone's Red roaming mobile…

Spark wants 70,000 Lightboxers Spark wants 70,000 Lightboxers

Spark's new internet television service is aiming…

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Walking Dead star to front Silent Hill game
Walking Dead star to front Silent Hill game

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro and joining forces to bring a new Silent…

'Slap in the face' for gamers
'Slap in the face' for gamers

Gaming fans have lashed out at the decision to release Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusively on Xbox in 2015.

Minecraft: Blocked only by imagination
Minecraft: Blocked only by imagination

The worldwide domination of a building blocks game is a triumph for the power of human imagination. John Naughton looks…

Gaming is getting sneakier
Gaming is getting sneakier

Why are so many games online only? Siobhan Keogh investigates.

Games

Computer games could ease elderly depression
Computer games could ease elderly depression

Brain-boosting computer games may be as effective as drugs in treating severe depression in some elderly…

Game review: The Last of Us Remastered

One of the Playstation 3's best games has been transported onto the PS4. Is it worth playing again? Chris Schulz evaluates…

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
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…

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…

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

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

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…

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