Games

Sony upbeat on games and robots

Sony was a pioneer in robotics, launching dog AIBO in 1999.

Sony aims to introduce a robot "capable of forming an emotional bond".

GTA players solve Bigfoot mystery

Fans were given an exclusive Bigfoot skin to use during the game’s Director Mode.

An intrepid group of fans have solved one of Grand Theft Auto V’s biggest mysteries.

Quiz: Are you a true gamer?

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We've gone old school in this quiz, care to show your age and try your luck?

Star Wars comes to life video

Bringing the galaxy far, far away into your home could soon be made possible.

Technology means bringing the galaxy from far, far away into your home could soon be made possible.

The best games from E3

The latest South Park game,  The Fractured But Whole, is a parody of the superhero action genre.

There were plenty of sequels announced but there's also a fresh crop of games coming soon.

Five myths about video games

Despite massive sales figures, games like Grand Theft Auto V don't make more money than movies.

For decades, video games have mystified people who don't play them.

Thinking outside the Xbox

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer underscored the Xbox team’s commitment to building a future of gaming beyond console ...

Head of Xbox explains why games should be tied to the person that bought them rather than the hardware they run on.

Gamers create virtual refugee camp

HungerDrive founder and World Vision Youth Ambassador Jay Adams organised the event after travelling to Jordan earlier ...

Gamers based themselves at Motat for 40 hours in a bid to construct a virtual refugee camp to raise funds for World Vision.

Microsoft touts smaller, faster Xbox

Other changes include moving the USB ports to the front of the console.

The company says the white Xbox One S is 40 per cent smaller than the original black Xbox One.

A first-look at Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 isn’t a vast departure from its predecessor – but the additions seem smart.

I got my hands on a multiplayer section of Titanfall 2 during EA Play today for 10 minutes.

OPINION: A waste of $20b

More spending on the New Zealand Defence Forces is not warranted, writes Chris Trotter.

Monstrous outlay on the New Zealand Defence Force shows the Government is not worried about homelessness.

Xbox One slim images leaked

This new system will be 40 per cent smaller than the existing models, sport a 2TB hard drive, and support 4K Ultra HD video.

The first images of the new Xbox One Slim have been leaked ahead of this week's Microsoft E3 Conference.

A Kiwi guide to E3

E3 offers a big stage for game publishers, developers and platform holders to reach a worldwide audience.

It's almost that time of year again, where the biggest names in video games get together at E3.

The best broadband for gaming

A screenshot from the new game Overwatch, which will be much more fun with a low latency connection.

It's the latency, stupid.

Gaming's main event loses lustre

Titanfall 2 is one of the upcoming releases to be showcased at at an event called EA Play.

When the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicks off next week, one of the largest companies in the video-game industry won't be there.

Review: Mirror's Edge - Catalyst video

Mirror's Edge: Catalyst

This free-running parkour platformer is by no means a bad game, just a frustratingly flawed one.

Why everyone is playing Overwatch

Tank hero D.Va spends most of her time riding a powerful mech, but can trigger a self-destruct to scatter enemies, ...

It's clear Blizzard has hit on something very special here. Yeah, they got to me too.

Female game developers rising

Anita Sarkeesian, the feminist writer and media critic who was attacked in Gamergate.

There's going to be a huge boom of women entering the gaming industry in the next 10 years.

Review: Overwatch video

Overwatch

Overwatch is an incredibly well designed game that puts the fun back into a genre that takes itself far too seriously.

Death threat after game delay

The galaxy-exploring open world game has been pushed back to August.

It’s official: No Man’s Sky has been delayed across all of its release locations.

Two new Xbox models coming

One will be a smaller, cheaper model with a more powerful version of the Xbox One coming next year.

One will be a smaller, cheaper model with a more powerful version of the Xbox One coming next year.

Adams v Green - it's Mortal Kombat video

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Low blow to Kiwi NBA centre's groin spurs new ideas for classic video games.

Review: Doom

The DOOM reboot’s single player nailed the feel of the original.

Shotgun, check. Chainsaw, check. BFG, check. We go to Mars to close the gates of Hell.

Knights battle it out in London video

Curious onlookers watch as 125 knights take to battle at the Tower Bridge to promote a new game.

PCs dead? Not for gaming

The Razer Blade Stealth is built for traditional PC users as well as gamers.

Razer is one PC company that is doing well while others struggle.

An end to Infinity

End of the line for Disney Infinity

To infinity and beyond? Not anymore for Disney as they drop out of videogame publishing.

New video games added to Hall of Fame

Grand Theft Auto III is one of this year's inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame.

There's a wide range of styles and genres among this year's inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

Guns, gore and gorgeous graphics

If you open the depths of hell, don't be surprised if you encounter a few demons.

Doom developer Marty Stratton talks to Stuff about the making of one of the year's most highly anticipated games.

Win: Uncharted 4 prize pack

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Want to win a copy of Uncharted 4, bundled in with some other awesome gear? Of course you do.

Game unlocks dementia secrets

What if some of the billions of hours people spend gaming each week was devoted to scientific research?

What if some of the hours people spend gaming was devoted to research?

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