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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

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

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…

Is it time to embrace virtual reality?

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

Technology

Is somebody spying on your baby? Is somebody spying on your baby?

Security camera footage from inside homes, offices…

More nude celeb pics leak More nude celeb pics leak

Photos showing an apparently nude Kim Kardashian are…

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

Grand Theft Auto V next-gen trailer
video Grand Theft Auto V next-gen trailer

Check out the trailer for Grand Theft Auto's next-gen launch, coming to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on November 18.

Games

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
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?

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

Halo creators' new blockbuster

The video game studio that won players' devotion with blockbuster hit Halo is out to eclipse its enviable success with…

Assassin's Creed Unity delayed by two weeks

The release of Assassin's Creed Unity has been pushed back two weeks, Ubisoft has announced.

Halo makers shed light on live-action TV series

Halo: Nightfall is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced…

'We're very close to having the first virtual reality death'
'We're very close to having the first virtual reality death'

An Oculus Rift developer believes the device’s immersion paired with frightening games will result in…

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