Games

'Love knows no console'

The pair were photographed at a gaming convention.

She's on Team Xbox. He's on Team Playstation. But Microsoft approves.

Games for girls - developed by mums

Ronel Schodt and Bridget Ellis-Pegler, with an early concept doll of Arabella.

Two Auckland mothers are developing a game and multimedia concept their kids can be proud of.

TSwift to launch mobile game

US popstar Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift is working to develop her very own mobile game.

Weta takes magic leap with Google

A still from Magic Leap's first teaser video for the Dr. Grordbort's game developed by Weta Workshop and Magic Leap.

Weta Workshop and Google to work together to take digital world beyond smartphones.

Lawsuit over video game tattoos

The NBA 2K16 features tattoos from LeBron James

The NBA 2K16 features tattoos from LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

Publish and be damned video

Westport Independent

The Westport Independent is a game about censorship, corruption and newspapers. And it's a lot more fun than it sounds.

Gamer joins former CIT campus

The long-disused Central Institute of Technology complex in Upper Hutt has been sold and also has a new tenant.

Aurora 44 moves to Upper Hutt site which is aiming to attract more technology players.

Young coders create games in a day

Jacob Wiegand, 12, at the free coding and game creation workshop at Nelson's Elma Turner Library.

Programmers young and old get stuck into a NZ-made gaming platform.

Review: Resident Evil 0

Tthe HD Remaster of Resident Evil Zero is something only a die-hard fan would enjoy.

Time hasn’t been kind to this now 13-year-old third-person survival horror title.

Game requires players to fend off girls

Players repel near-naked girls with "pheromone shots" to send them into "fits of ecstasy".

Players repel near-naked girls with "pheromone shots" to send them into "fits of ecstasy".

Review: Pocket Mortys

Pocket Mortys is a new game for iOS and Android devices loosely based on episode 10, season 1 of the hit Adult Swim show Rick and Morty.

This isn't a Pokemon-influenced game or a homage, it is literally Pokemon with Rick and Morty branding.

Aborigine bashing game pulled

A scene from the game Survival Island 3.

Amazon has pulled a video game appearing to encourage players to kill indigenous Australians from its app store.

A video game of love and grace

Over the course of 14 five- to-10-minute episodes, players are introduced to Joel and guided through stages of his life and death from cancer.

An innovative new game is a gut-wrenching exploration of what it's like for a family to lose their son to illness.

Pokemon celebrates turning 20

Nintendo is celebrating Pokemon turning 20.

Pokémon hit our shelves 20 years ago, and changed gaming and pop culture history.

10 most anticipated games of 2016

The Legend of Zelda will go back to its roots as a dangerous world players can get lost in.

This year is shaping up to be a very interesting one for video games.

The end of pirated games

Piracy group 3DM said that they have been unsuccessful in cracking Just Cause 3.

A hacker group claims there will be no free games within two years.

New record for Donkey Kong

The maximum score for Donkey Kong is thought to be somewhere about 1,200,000 points.

A player notched up a score so high, it's prompted his long-time rival to quit the game.

Demos will make you love VR

The London Heist has you holding one in each hand as you commit a bank robbery.

Experiencing is believing and Sony has three virtual reality demos he wants every skeptic to try.

The year ahead in video games

In No Man's Sky, players will become explorers of uncharted solar systems

As well as lots of new titles, expect some new hardware and the bluring of the lines between TV and gaming.

More old games for Xbox One

New backward capable titles for Xbox one include Halo: Reach.

New backward capable titles include Halo: Reach, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and Fable III.

Review: Just Cause 3

Just Cause 3 is an incredibly fun game with crisp visuals and a clever soundtrack that brings all the explosions to life.

This is an incredibly fun game with crisp visuals and a clever soundtrack that brings all the explosions to life.

Nintendo's surprising 3DS success

Nintendo's handheld device has sold more units than the PlayStation 4 and XBox One combined.

Nintendo's handheld device has sold more units than the PlayStation 4 and XBox One combined.

XCOM 2: Hands-on preview video

Class-specific capabilities such as the lightning hands skill allow you to get the upper hand on enemies without spending ability points.

We get up close and personal with one of 2016's most highly-anticipated games at a special preview event in Sydney.

The rise of eSports

Cameron Russell says perceptions of gamers and gaming are changing for the better.

Video games are coming into the world of professional sport, with live eSports events, millionaire players and live tournaments broadcast right here in New Zealand.

Lara wins iPhone game award

Apple said Lara Croft Go "floored us with its beauty and clever design".

Apple said Lara Croft Go "floored us with its beauty and clever design".

Witcher 3 wins game of the year

The Witcher 3 also won Best RPG, while CD Project Red won Developer of the Year.

The Witcher 3 beat out Bloodborne, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and Super Mario Maker.

Explained: Uncharted 4 beta

The multiplayer beta is open for PlayStation 4 players from December 4.

Nathan Drake is finally back alongside his friends (and enemies) in a preview for the next Uncharted game.

The 10 best games of 2015

The concept of Rocket League is stupid but immediately exhilarating.

This year has been phenomenal one in terms of good video games. Here's the top 10.

Game teaches hacking strategy

Cyber crime is increasing every year in New Zealand, PWC partner Adrian Van Hest says.

New game simulates cyber attacks on companies.

What's the future of video games?

Star Wars Battlefront is an example of a daunting console game.

Gamers are getting older and critics say games are too hard to attract new people.

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