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Tetris to be made into sci-fi film
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.

Siobhan Keogh: Money in Minecraft

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

Technology

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

Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth…

Student's app may be a lifesaver Student's app may be a lifesaver

University of Auckland business student Laurelin Okan…

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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
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…

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.

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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…

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?

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

Siobhan Keogh: Why do local games lack Kiwiness?
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…

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?

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
Halo creators' new blockbuster

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

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