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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

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

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

Technology

Any name will do from now on says Google - why the change? Any name will do from now on says Google - why the change?

Google has announced a surprising end to its controversial…

MH17: How digital sleuths are unravelling the mystery MH17: How digital sleuths are unravelling the mystery

In the agonising quest to pin down exactly what happened…

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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 to the traditional…

Dictator sues over his portrayal in Call of Duty
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
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
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…

Games

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
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…

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 Vita console…

Scholarship offer for top 'League' gamers

It is surely the dream of any teenage gamer: a subsidised college education that involves sitting around all day playing…

Old Kiwi battlers back World War II game

A video game that recreates the Battle of El Alamein has been backed by old Kiwi soldiers who want children to learn more…

Game review: Pets (PS Vita)

The washing, the feeding, the daily walks, the chewed shoes, the piles of poo - sheesh, owning a dog can be a real drag…

Siobhan Keogh: Women should be a feature, not a bug
Siobhan Keogh: Women should be a feature, not a bug

Girls play games too - so why aren't there more playable female characters? Siobhan Keogh investigates…

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