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Tracy Kirkley has established a Pro GC a showroom at her Henderson Valley property.

Nighthawk, Falcon, Phoenix and Banshee are just some of the chairs Tracy Kirkley is now selling to gamers.

Top 5 plays of the week video

plays of the week

The JAM Top 5 highlights some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region.

Boy goes on GTA-inspired joyride

A boy led police on a dangerous car chase after playing Grand Theft Auto.

Canadian child spotted driving erratically "wanted to know what it was like to drive" after playing a game of Grand Theft Auto.

World's most realistic rugby simulator?

Cain and Gabe Redding have created a rugby simulator they plan to make holographic.

Two Palmerston North brothers have developed a realistic rugby simulator.

Top 5 plays of the week video

Plays of the week

The JAM Top 5 highlights some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region.

High cost of 'free' games

Pokemon Go was generating about US$2 million a day from downloads and in-app purchases.

A lot of people are getting miffed about in-app purchases.

Review: Robinson - The Journey

Robinson: The Journey

This is the first PlayStation VR game that really feels like it's pushing the envelope.

Top 5 plays of the week video

Plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 highlights some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region.

Nintendo's new console scarce

Nintendo has just released a compact version of its NES console and loaded it up with 30 classic games.

The $120 console is difficult to find in New Zealand though you can find them on Trade Me for about $300.

Super Mario hits iOS on Dec 16

Nintendo creative fellow Shigeru Miyamoto announced Super Mario in September than the character was coming to Apple devices.

Players can download the game for free, and try certain portions. Unlocking the full game will cost US$9.99.

PS4 Pro: Hands on review video

The PlayStation 4 Pro is noticeably bigger and bulkier than its little brother the PS4 Slim.

Bigger, bolder and more powerful than ever. We put the new supercharged PlayStation through its paces.

Review: Watch Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2 is out now for PlayStation 4.

Watch Dogs 2 has created an immersive world, disturbingly close to the real one.

Quake panic laughed off video

Kiwi gamer Delrio Sierra (seen in bottom left) is torn between sheltering from the quake and continuing to play World of ...

Disbelieving WoW team-mates hurl abuse at gamer caught on camera taking evasive action.

10 most violent games of 2016

Doom features a near-constant stream of blood and gore, as well as frequent swearing.

The majority of the hyper-realistic games are best left to mature players, but there are alternatives.

Review: CoD, Infinite Warfare

Call of Duty, Infinite Warfare is on sale now for PlayStation 4.

Does the latest instalment of Call of Duty survive the jump into the far-flung future?

Nintendo tipped to scrap Wii U

The Wii U originally launched in 2012.

Nintendo is reportedly ending production of the Wii U console this week.

Review: Civilization VI

The beauty of Civ6 is that it manages to capture the inviting, mass-market atmosphere of the Civilization Revolution ...

It’s one of the best Civilizations games to date, and one that is more than worth the price of entry.

Review: Battlefield 1

Specialised skills and classes give a bit of flavour to long-running online matches.

Battlefield 1 achieves the best single-player experience seen in a military shooter for a long time.

Titanfall 2 looks like a misfire

Titanfall 2 is like Call of Duty but much more layered.

The designers who gave birth to the hit Call of Duty franchise are finding it's hard to outgun their own creation.

Pokemon Go's Halloween special

A screenshot of the Halloween special loading screen, which features a Gengar in lieu of the usual Gyarados.

Can a special Halloween event entice Pokemon Go players back into playing the game? We put our Tentacools out.

Review: Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 is like Call of Duty but much more layered.

Titanfall 2 is the game the original Titanfall was trying to be.

Nintendo unveils next-gen gaming console video

The Nintendo Switch is a brand new next-gen console.

The portable console can also be played on television at home.

Catch em' all - with your mates

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon, which release November 18 on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS, are the newest games since the Pokemon ...

Pokemon GO got you active. Pokemon Sun and Moon want to fix your social life.

Red Dead 2 release revealed

An image of the game showing what appears to be the Red Dead franchises protagonist, John Marston, on the far left.

Kiwis will be able to get the hotly anticipated game in about a year's time.

What went wrong with Pokemon

The game's precipitous decline has seen it labelled a fad and nicknamed "Pokemon Gone".

The game's precipitous decline has seen it labelled a fad and nicknamed "Pokemon Gone".

Game lets you be a YouTube star

Earning views and subscribers lets you earn in-app currency, or "bux", which can be used to purchase accessories for ...

PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator is a game all about what it takes to become a YouTube star.

PSVR: The best launch titles

The PlayStation VR headset.

After a week with PlayStation Virtual Reality, here's our verdict on the best games on the new system.

Pokemon fans may live longer

People who play Pokemon Go regularly can expect an extra 41 days of life expectancy.

People who play the game regularly can expect an extra 41 days of life expectancy.

Has VR moved too soon?

Priced at $629 in New Zealand, PlayStation VR was released on Thursday.

The release of PSVR marks a new era in VR, but it was only four months ago users were reporting simulation sickness.

Soundtrack made with human skull

The composer for the horror game Inside has revealed he used a human skull to create the soundtrack.

Martin Stig Andersen was fascinated with the human voice, so for his latest creepy venture he made music from a skull.

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