Review: Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

A scene from Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection.

Nathan Drake’s bombastic adventures and witty remarks are back, in all their beautifully-remastered, current-gen glory.

Most-anticipated games revealed

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is due in November for Xbox One, Sony PlayStation 4 and PCs.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Halo 5 and Fallout 4 got the highest Nielsen Game Rank anticipation levels.

PlayStation 3 discontinued in NZ

PlayStation 3 consoles first went on sale in 2006.

Nine years after going on sale, Sony's popular console is being discontinued.

Hands-On: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider and The Last Crusade is every bit the cinematic spectacle that was expected.

Comparisons to Uncharted abound. Is Lara just copying Drake now? Or was Drake copying Lara? Everyone’s probably guilty.

Perfect proposal, level up!

"Lauren" who's game-designer boyfriend created a personalised video game to propose to her with.

When game designer LA Pike decided to pop the question, he decided to do it right. 

Handheld gaming devices struggling

The PS Vita.

Sony boss says the dominance of smartphones is hurting dedicated handheld games systems.

How London in 1868 was recreated

Combat from horse-drawn carriage is much easier than combat from a car

Assassin's Creed is moving into the modern era with its biggest world yet in Assassin's Creed Syndicate.

FIFA 16: whole new ball game video

Fifa 16

REVIEW: This year's version of EA's flagship football franchise is a dramatic departure from its predecessor.

The online mission making for unlikely gamers

A map of Christchurch showing people playing Ingress and which parts of the city are captured by the Enlightened (green) team and the Resistance (blue) team.

Teams of agents are fighting a secret war for control of Christchurch, New Zealand and the world.

New Persona 5 details emerge


Persona 5 is to have a different structure than its predecessors.

Going to the movies to play Minecraft

Brett Morris: "The theatres want to be a destination not just for movies but for entertainment."

A company is turning conventional movie theatres into e-sports playgrounds for children.

Masterpiece from video games video

"People don't realise how culturally important games are": Siobhan Reddy.

Australian Siobhan Reddy presents beautiful digital artwork from award-winning games.

Virtual reality coming next year

A Tokyo Game Show attendee tries out the PlayStation VR headset.

Sony's gaming-centric VR headset will be making its way to consumers next year, Japanese company confirms.

Game review: Forza 6

While it's got the number six in the title, it's actually the eighth game in the Forza series.

Forza 6 looks set to stay at the top of the podium with the addition of wet weather and night races.

Hint at PS2 Games for PlayStation 4

Sony are holding a pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference tonight.

PlayStation 4 could be getting at least a few PS2 Classics, including versions of Twisted Metal: Black and Dark Chronicle.

So, just who is PewDiePie?

Dropping out of university didn't stop PewDiePie from making more than most do in a lifetime.

If you don't know the name Felix Kjellberg by now, you're in the minority.

Review: Mad Max the game

Mad Max is rated R16 and is only available for PlayStation 4.

Mad Max, the leather-clad road warrior, is back, but this time he's a little bit boring.

Super Mario's 10 greatest hits video

Super Mario has frequently changed the face of video games as we know them since the first entry in 1985.

As Super Mario turns 30, we celebrate 10 times the series changed the way we think about games.

Forza 6: Raising the bar for racing video

Forza 6

Forza Motorsport 6 is an almost faultless racing simulation - a must-play for petrolhead gamers.

Halo 5 launch event date set

Halo fans still have until next month to get their copy of Halo 5: Guardians.

Xbox New Zealand have announced a midnight launch event in Auckland for Halo 5: Guardians on October 26.

Rugby League Live 3 on sale

Rugby League Live 3 players can make their choice from over 100 teams.

Rugby League Live 3 is now available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, having come out a day ahead of schedule.

A guide to Disney Infinity 3.0

Star Wars is a major focus in the new game.

Latest entry in Disney's "toys to life" franchise adds Star Wars, racing and heaps more.

Kiwis like games but don't call them gamers

Research shows 47 per cent of Kiwis over the age of 50 are gamers.

Gaming has a bad reputation but a researcher says it will be key to New Zealand's success.

Ubisoft to open game theme park

Ubisoft will produce all digital media for the rides.

Ubisoft have announced plans for a theme park based on their games, which is due to open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2020.

Apple TV to have gaming focus

Tim Cook is tipped to introduce a new Apple TV device on Thursday.

Apple will make gaming a key part of an Apple TV product it is expected to unveil at an event on Thursday.

Batman PC players get proper patch

The long-awaited major patch for the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight is now available, which should, in theory, fix the game's many problems.

Major patch should make PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight playable, but game yet to return to Steam.

First look at Dan Radcliffe's GTA film video

Daniel Radcliffe stars as Rockstar co-founder Sam Houser in the new biopic, The Gamechangers.

Despite potential legal action from Rockstar, the BBC's biopic about GTA creator Sam Houser is going ahead.

Slave Tetris game altered

The 'educational game' Playing History Slave Trade promises to teach kids the true horrors of the 18th Century slave trade.

Educational video game based on the 18th century slave trade, removes slave stacking level following backlash.

Kiwis get early Halo 5 taste video

Fans can play Halo 5: Guardians at XONZ before it's released in October.

NZ gamers will get the chance to play the latest Xbox games at an event in Auckland later this month.

Shoot 'em up Shakespeare

Hamlet: The Videogame opens at The Court Theatre on Thursday as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Hamlet fights zombies and Ophelia is an intelligent computer. Welcome to Hamlet: The Video Game.

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