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Review: Resident Evil 7 video

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is being launched on Wednesday.

Resident Evil goes back to its "survival horror" roots for its new instalment.

Anime shooter game banned in NZ

The chief censor’s report said the game's narrative “deals extensively in matters of sex.”

Gal Gun: Double Peace involved firing your "pheromone shot" at love-crazed anime schoolgirls.

Kiwi voice behind Resident Evil 7

Jordan Reyne sings the haunting mid-19th century theme song called Go Tell Aunt Rhody, in the Resident Evil 7: Biohazard ...

South Island-born singer Jordan Reyne is the voice behind the trailer for the new game Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.

Making the game: Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2

Design director Clay Jensen gives us the inside track on the development of one of 2017's most-eagerly awaited games.

Top 5 gaming plays of the week video

Chris Bridle talks through his top five gaming plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 is a weekly video series highlighting some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region. 

Review: Gravity Rush 2

Many missions take you to alien landscapes full of things to kick.

If you like magical girls, fantasy steampunk, or duck-related sidequests, Gravity Rush 2 is your kind of people.

Review: Beholder

Beholder's art style, while simple, works well with the feeling of oppression.

Beholder is a worthwhile game with some very interesting things to say, but it's also exhausting and sad.

Hands on with the HP Omen X

The HP Omen X: So big it doesn't quite fit our image templates.

Review: The HP Omen X is one of most powerful gaming PCs on the market, but is it worth the super-sized price tag?

Windows to get 'game mode' feature

The 'game mode' update is due to arrive early this year.

The move will essentially allows PCs to act almost like consoles.

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch

The Switch in its three main configurations: TV mode, tabletop mode and portable mode.

As we've come to expect from Nintendo, this is a console that does things a bit differently to everything else on the market.

Five things to know about Switch

A man plays Nintendo's new game console Switch at its launch.

Nintendo's new console will have high-end games and it is aimed at adults who like playing in groups.

Gaming get Nitro boost

Gamers will have the chance to take on motocross superstar Levi Sherwood and his Nitro Circus colleagues in a ...

Gamers get a taste of the outdoors, as they take on Nitro Circus stars.

Adam Savage visits Weta Workshop video

Former Mythbusters' host Adam Savage at Weta Workshop in Wellington with Jonny Fraser-Allen.

Adam Savage popped in on Wellington's Weta Workshop to check out the games and collectibles they're making.

Top 5 gaming plays of the week

Chris Bridle talks through his top five gaming plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 is a weekly video series highlighting some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region. 

Details of 1.5m gamers leaked

The details were leaked after the ESEA refused to pay a US$100,000 ransom.

The details were leaked after the ESEA refused to pay a US$100,000 ransom.

Nine games that have gone dark

Deep Down was announced during E3 2013.

We take a look at nine games that were big announcements, but have largely remained silent ever since.

The Penguin gets his game on video

Robin Lord Taylor: "Penguin likes to think he knows everything, whereas The Outsider actually does know everything."

Gotham's Robin Lord Taylor - aka The Penguin - has dipped his toe in the world of video games.

'Fanboost' glitch denies win

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Post-race penalty for software glitch forces a change of winner in $287k virtual race.

10 great smartphone games

Pokemon Go players search for pocket monsters on Takapuna Beach in Auckland.

Got a smartphone for Christmas? Here are some fund games to download.

Top 5 gaming plays of the week

Chris Bridle talks through his top five gaming plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 is a weekly video series highlighting some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region. 

The best games of 2016

The gorgeous Firewatch started 2016 off strong, and it never slowed down.

The great video games have come in a steady stream this year, so it's been hard to pick the 10 best.

Super Mario's missteps mount

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto stands next to the Super Mario character during an Apple media event in September.

People are annoyed at the hefty price tag and then need to be connected to the internet to play.

Pokemon can't catch a break

Even with declining downloads and active users, Pokemon Go is still by far the most popular mobile game in the US, and ...

Hard-core players are bored, and the millions who've quit the game have little reason to return.

Arcade of the future arrives

After seeing how expensive virtual reality headsets were for personal use Holly White, Jermaine Leef and Robert Le Grice ...

Forget spacies and pinball machines - a new type of arcade offers gamers a virtual reality experience.

Review: Super Mario Run

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto stands next to the Super Mario character during an Apple media event.

The main drawback of Super Mario Run is that, in its free version, it's very short.

Top 5 gaming plays of the week

Chris Bridle talks through his top five gaming plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 is a weekly video series highlighting some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region. 

Review: Dead Rising 4 video

Dead Rising 4

The festive-themed fourth game in the zombie-smashing series dials down the fear in favour of fun.

Man spent $1m on mobile game

Game of War generates millions in revenue, and its adverts have featured Mariah Carey.

A man spent about US$1m of his embezzled funds on Game of War via in-app purchases.

The struggles of game addiction

One study shows that video games raise the level of dopamine in the brain by about 100 per cent.

One study shows that video games raise the level of dopamine in the brain by about 100 per cent.

The best games for gifts

Titanfall 2 was one of the biggest hits of 2016.

Whether you're into sci-fi shooters, role-playing games, and sports sims, 2016 served up a lot of options.

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