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Digital Nationz: Games galore and more
Digital Nationz: Games galore and more

Last weekend's Digital Nationz show in Auckland brought out the geeks, including our games blogger Siobhan Keogh. Here's…

Tetris to be made into sci-fi film

The classic videogame Tetris, in which players slot a cascade of tumbling blocks together, is being turned into a science-fiction…

Blog: The impact gaming can have

Gaming can be a great way to help teenagers and adults alike to cope when times get tough, writes Siobhan Keogh.

Marvel upgrade gives game a boost

Are you ready for a fight? Because you're probably going to get one.

Technology

Callaghan awards $32m in R&D grants Callaghan awards $32m in R&D grants

Callaghan Innovation has awarded a further $32 million…

Apple faces billions in back taxes Apple faces billions in back taxes

Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth…

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Siobhan Keogh: Money in Minecraft
Siobhan Keogh: Money in Minecraft

Is Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft company, Mojang, a ploy to win over the youth? Siobhan Keogh investigates.

Heroes from world and galaxy unite
Heroes from world and galaxy unite

There’s a lot of work, and a bit of a gamble, involved in bringing movie superheroes to life. Chris Schulz gets to grips…

Chris Schulz: The day I was killed by Kim Dotcom
Chris Schulz: The day I was killed by Kim Dotcom

After 40 mins of waiting, we finally shuffled into a small, dark room. We didn't realise it, but we were fresh meat. This…

Game review: The Sims 4
Game review: The Sims 4

Yep, The Sims 4 is definitely a Sims game. Just as in previous games, your sim can get a job, work their way up the ladder…

Games

Siobhan Keogh: Virtual insanity
Siobhan Keogh: Virtual insanity

Will the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift live up to the hype? Siobhan Keogh gives it a try.

What is 'swatting' and why are gamers doing it?

Authorities say a hoax, known as "swatting" that initially targeted celebrities sending Special Weapons and Tactics police…

Minecraft sale: 'It's about my sanity'

Mojang founder Markus Persson has put his sanity first in selling Minecraft for $2.5b to Microsoft, saying he never expected…

Grand Theft Auto V's next-gen launch confirmed

Rockstar has dated both the new-gen and PC enhanced editions of Grand Theft Auto V . The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One editions…

Is Minecraft worth billions?
Is Minecraft worth billions?

Unlike video games that had spectacular success and then fizzled Minecraft is a create-it-yourself platform…

Siobhan Keogh: Why do local games lack Kiwiness?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about whether or not video games should be offered Government funding. One of the reasons…

Hooked on Destiny after a day

Destiny turned Chris Schulz's nerves into quivering piles of jelly. He wouldn't have it any other way.

Destiny: What we know so far

Years in the making, and with a record-breaking beta launch behind it, Destiny is the game everyone's talking about. Chris…

Video games industry boosts revenue

New Zealand's video game developers are enjoying solid revenue growth.

Siobhan Keogh: Is watching games as fun as playing?
Siobhan Keogh: Is watching games as fun as playing?

Why would Amazon - or any company - buy a company like Twitch for a billion dollars? It's not Twitter…

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