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Kiwi Trump game threatened?

Kiwi-made mobile game Jrump is set in a future where Donald Trump is president and the world is ending. Players have to ...

A Donald Trump mobile game made by a couple of Kiwis is making headlines overseas. And drawing some dodgy attention.

Review: ReCore

Recore

Despite a few technical hiccups, ReCore offers a perfect balance of exploration and action.

Giant company invests in Dunedin studio

Dean Hall's gaming company Rocketwerkz is going from strength to strength.

Dunedin-based gaming studio wants to do what Sir Peter Jackson did with the film industry.

League of Legends turns 10

Riot Games co-founders Marc Merrill and Brandon Beck.

​Ten years ago, League of Legends was a dream. Today, it is a game with more than 100m players.

Nintendo embraces the smartphone

Nintendo Creative Fellow Shigeru Miyamoto announces a Mario Bros game for the iPhone, as a translator stands nearby.

Shigeru Miyamoto announcing that a Mario game would finally come to the iPhone was a tremendous moment.

Breaking down the PS4 Pro

With the release of PS4 Pro, the platform has come much closer to gaming on PC.

With the release of PS4 Pro, the platform has come much closer to gaming on PC.

Review: F1 2016

Formula 1 is a beautiful spectacle of a motorsport, so how do you encapsulate this into a videogame?

Catch Pokemon without your phone

The Pokemon Go Plus wrist band device.

Pokemon Go Plus, which lets players interact without the use of their phone, will launch in New Zealand on September 16.

Activision plans the next ESPN

A competitor takes part in a qualifying match at the 2015 Call of Duty European Championships at The Royal Opera House ...

Activision tries dominate professional video-game play with leagues, and airing tournaments live on its own online channel.

Review: Worms W.M.D video

Banana bombs and mechs in Worms W.M.D.

Worms has struggled in the last decade and a half to produce a game its fans would rather play than 1999's Worms: Armageddon.

Pokémon Go coming to Apple Watch video

Pokemon Go for Apple Watch was demonstrated at Apple's 7th event.

Pokémon Go just got a lot more mobile. The game will be making its way to the tech giant’s Apple Watch.

Super Mario goes mobile video

Nintendo Creative Fellow Shigeru Miyamoto announces a Mario Bros game for the iPhone.

Super Mario will be coming to mobile devices for the very first time.

Sony unveils updated PlayStations

An image showing prices and release dates of the new consoles.

Sony has unveiled a slimmer, cheaper version of its PS4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers.

‘No Mario’s Sky’ shut down

ASMB have rebranded the game and swapped out all Nintendo-themed assets.

Nintendo has legally targeted a fan-game, which mashes together Mario and No Man’s Sky.

Jail for playing Pokemon in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky was ordered last week to stay behind bars at least until November pending trial.

A Russian blogger posted a video on his blog showing himself playing the smartphone game in a church.

Sony eyes mobile gaming

The PlayStation Vita was launched in 2011.

Chief executive Kaz Hirai has said the company is “aggressively getting into” mobile gaming.

Super Mario publicity at Rio cost how much? video

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe is seen on stage having just jumped out of a 'warp pipe' from Super Mario Bros.

How much did Nintendo pay to land that dream marketing opportunity at the Rio Olympics closing ceremony?

CoD reloads for space voyage video

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is a dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are ...

Thousands of video game fans will crowd The Forum in Los Angeles for the next release of Call of Duty.

Review: Valley video

A game that’s a little bit creepy, a little bit beautiful, and a little bit BioShock.

Lohan loses lawsuit against GTA

In the lawsuit, Lohan accused the producers of modelling her physical features, including clothing, shoulder-length ...

US court dismisses case by Lindsay Lohan that alleged Grand Theft Auto used her likeness in one of their video games.

MGSV's Mission 51

Missing mission 51 looks unlikely to be released.

While Metal Gear Solid V’s ending left some unimpressed, fans were still holding out hope for Mission 51.

Review: The Huntsman: Winter's Curse

Good films make bad videogames, this much we know. But do bad films make good games?

Just like a Scooby-Doo unmasking

Caption pls

He would have got away with it if it wasn't for those pesky kids. Under the mask was a nerd.

Google adds Solitaire to search results

No surprises or new features here, just a solid version of solitaire.

Google has rolled out a tried and true method of time wasting to its search results via browsers.

eSports 'tsunami' coming to NZ

The New Zealand Gaming Championship offers Kiwi League of Legends players an opportunity to compete.

The New Zealand eSports Federation reckons its time we started taking eSports seriously.

A (Pokémon) fight at the museum

Rare Pokemon will lurk among the exhibits at the Nelson Provincial Museum over the next few days.

How do you attract more young people to see rare artefacts? Drop a Pokemon Go lure of course.

Pokemon Go is in decline

A man plays Pokemon Go game on a smartphone.

Data shows Pokemon Go's daily active users, downloads and engagement are all well off their peaks.

New consoles signal big changes

The white Xbox One S is 40 per cent smaller than the original black Xbox One and features support for 4K high-definition ...

The new models are an opportunity to capitalise on technologies that have become more mainstream.

New Deus Ex scores political points

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Game that sparked outrage for using "mechanical apartheid" in marketing material deserves credit for tackling tough issues.

PS4 Slim images leak

Could this be the PS4 Slim?

Images of a PlayStation 4 Slim model appeared to have leaked online via a UK auction site.

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