Games

Tanks for the memories

Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault.

REVIEW: It's the second expansion for Relic’s Company of Heroes 2, and it's a doozy.

Making 3D work

Nintendo 3DS XL

REVIEW: Take a look at the New Nintendo 3DS and see if it's worth an upgrade.

Game of Thrones debut video

Telltale's Game of Thrones.

The first episode of Telltale's Game of Thrones comes out on PC/Mac next week.

Blizzard's new world opens up

Characters in Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch include a glasses-wearing gorilla named Winston.

Developer breaks with tradition with new multiplayer first-person shooter, Overwatch.

Metal Gear Online unveiling

Metal Gear Online set to premiere during The Game Awards 2014 next weekend.

World premiere for new Metal Gear Online at The Game Awards 2014 next weekend.

Revved up remastering

Critically-acclaimed Grand Theft Auto V has got a fresh coat of paint.

REVIEW: With a new coat of paint, is this the definitive version of the critically acclaimed GTA V, or more of the same?

Ubisoft sorry, offers free DLC

The Dead Kings DLC will now be free for all Assassin's Creed Unity players, and those who bought the Season pass will get a free game.

To apologise for the bug-riddled Assassin's Creed: Unity launch, Ubisoft will give away DLC.

No advance reviews for The Crew

Media won't get review access to The Crew until launch with Ubisoft warning fans to be wary of early reviews.

Media won't get review access to The Crew until launch with Ubisoft warning fans to be wary of early reviews.

Sony settles over PSVita ads

PlayStation Vita.

US government accused Sony misled consumers about PlayStation Vita's 'remote play'.

Breaking with the pack

Assassin's Creed: Rogue

REVIEW: It's the last Assassin's Creed for PS3. Will it be an improvement on Black Flag or a disappointment like AC3?

Warehouse plays game with ban

Grand Theft Auto V.

OPINION: Grand Theft Auto's subtle satire rarely rates a mention from those, like The Warehouse, who condemn it.

Gamers moment with the masses

Professional gamers at the Millenium Gaming House, a French e-sport organisation.

This year could mark esports breaks through into mainstream.

Avian dating sim for PS4 video

In Hatoful Boyfriend, you play the only human student in the prestigious St. PigeoNation's Institute, an elite school for birds.

Bizarre avian dating sim/visual novel Hatoful Boyfriend is coming to PlayStation.

The Warehouse pulls R18 games

The Warehouse Lyall Bay

All R18 games and DVDs will be taken off the shelves at The Warehouse and Noel Leeming stores to reinforce their ‘‘family-friendly brand values’’.

Nightmare creator returns

The Evil Within.

The maker of Resident Evil and The Evil Within returns to satisfy those in need of true survival horror.

Sony denies PlayStation hacked

PlayStation Network

Hacker group claims to have published details for thousands of PlayStation Network.

Familiarity breeds content

Pagan Min is the suave, sophisticated and sadistic villain in Far Cry 4

REVIEW: If you liked what you saw in Far Cry 3, you'll be blown away by what's on offer in the latest instalment.

How PikPok got its high score

A man uses the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles.

New Zealand's largest locally-owned games developer had to play a few games of its own to get to the top.

Game Awards 2014 nominees

Will Kevin Spacey's performance as Jonathan Irons in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare earn him a best performance award at the Game Awards 2014?

Geoff Keighley, host of the Game Awards 2014, has announced the nominees for this year's show.

Minecraft worlds based on art

This Minecraft map is based on The Pool of London, a 1906 painting by André Derain

Fans of Minecraft now able to play inside worlds envisioned in famous art works.

Telltale's Game of Thrones tease video

Peter Dinklage, Lena Heady, Natalie Dormer, and Iwan Rheon will reprise their roles from the HBO show in Telltale's Game of Thrones game.

Stars of hit HBO fantasy show will reprise their roles in Telltale's Game of Thrones tie-in.

Being offended never this much fun

Bayonnetta 2

REVIEW: Bayonetta 2 finally gives non Wii U players something to be jealous about.

Xbox One: Year One

Microsoft has plenty planned for the first anniversary of its Xbox One console.

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the launch of Microsoft's Xbox One console.

Epic third outing

LittleBigPlanet 3.

REVIEW: Sackboy finally bounds his way onto PS4. We tell you what to expect when it launches next week.

Sony and Nintendo trade barbs

Nintendo of America President and Chief Operating Officer Reggie Fils-Aime at E3 2013.

The Wii brand is "a shadow of its former self," says Sony, but Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime fires back.

The virtues of video games?

GRAND THEFT AUTO: Not as damaging as it's cracked up to be.

Video games - are they a waste of time, or might some good come from them?

Landfill games sell for $46,000

An Atari cartridge and packaging recovered from the old Alamogordo landfill.

Historical Society puts Atari game cartridges found buried in the New Mexico desert up for auction.

Gender equality ratings?

Swedish game organisation proposes labelling video games based on whether or not they promote gender equality.

Swedish organisation proposes labelling games based on whether or not they promote gender equality.

Goat Simulator MMO expansion video

Goat Simulator MMO

Free expansion adds quests, NPCs, and a fantasy setting to this year's strangest game.

Games bypassing censor

Chief censor Dr Andrew Jack speaks out against digital distributors bypassing bypassing New Zealand's classification process for video games.

Chief censor speaks out against digital distributors bypassing classification process.