PS2 games are coming to PS4

You should soon be able to play PS2 games on a PS4.

Veteran gamers are rejoicing at the news Sony is working on a way to play PlayStation 2 games on PlayStation 4 consoles.

Bikinis and tan lines rule out game

The Dead or Alive series has often come under fire for its sexualised female character designs and "boob physics" sliders.

The Dead or Alive series has come under fire for its sexualised female character designs and "boob physics" sliders.

Is Halo 5 really a blockbuster?

There are conflicting accounts about the success of one of the biggest games of the year.

There are conflicting accounts about the success of one of the biggest games of the year.

Golden age of gaming celebrated video

Chris Mason, back and John-Paul Pochin play classic console game Pong at their exhibiton The Arcade being held at the Refinery ArtSpace in Nelson.

An art exhibition inspired by 80s video games is entrancing gamers young and old.

GameStop hurt by mobile and digital

Weak physical sales of  Halo 5 are hurting GameStop.

Weak physical sales of Halo 5 and Star Wars: Battlefront are hurting the company.

Review: Need for Speed

One thing that cannot be argued is that Need for Speed looks and feels amazing.

The game has a lot of expectations to live up to, but it didn't completely deliver.

Second-worst PS4 game pulled

Afro Samurai 2: The Revenge of Kuma got a Metacritic score of 21.

Afro Samurai 2: The Revenge of Kuma has been cut short and pulled from sale due to being "a failure".

Lomu, the best game ever? video

Jonah Lomu Rugby. Who'd love a game today?

The most famous All Black ever was also a part of one of the most famous sports games ever made.

Meet YouTube's gaming grandma

Shirley Curry, 79, loves gaming.

A 79-year-old gaming grandmother is taking on this year's top game after showing off her skills on YouTube.

Heroines with 1000 faces

The latest iteration of Lara Croft is gritty, complex and very, very real.

Tomb Raider's Lara Croft isn't the only character whose look has morphed with time, technology and trends.

Xbox One update focuses on gaming

Most people will notice the change as a visual face-lift designed to cut the time it takes to find and start up games, chat with friends or watch videos.

Microsoft is rolling out the biggest software update for the device since its launch two years ago.

Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider video

Microsoft have released a new trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider, teasing a world premiere later this month durng the Xbox E3 2015 Briefing.

Rise of the Tomb Raider is a thrilling and exhilarating experience but it certainly doesn't push the envelope.

eSports to hit NZ screens

Overseas eSports events attract thousands of fans to watch live.

"Think Lord of the Rings meets paintball at the darts," a taste of NZ's first televised computer gaming tournament.

Would you pay $200 for a controller?

The Xbox Elite Wireless controller.

A hands-on review with Xbox's Elite Wireless controller.

Fallout 4: 2015's biggest game explained

Lana after being in the wasteland for about half an hour.

Here's a taste of what you can expect from one of the most-anticipated games of the year.

Assassin's Creed: Syndicate video

Assassin's Creed Syndicate

REVIEW: Multiplayer is out and single-player action to the fore in the latest instalment of the Assassin's Creed series.

Kim v the mobile gamers

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, an iPhone game dubbed "a lifestyle simulator" is estimated to have made over $200 million USD during its year of release.

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, the wildly successful interactive game for iPhone and Android users has been slammed with a $10 million dollar lawsuit.

'Candy Crush' sold for $8.8b

King Digital owns more than 200 titles, but it is best known for Candy Crush.

One of the oldest names in video games plans to buy the company that made Candy Crush.

Hands-on: HTC's VR headset

The HTC Vive VR headset in action.

How does the HTC Vive compare to PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and Samsung's Gear VR?

Gaming is about to change forever

A screengrab of RIGS.

Virtual reality is here to stay. It's going to be big and it's going to make you feel things you've never felt before.

All Blacks Rugby Challenge 3 is finished

It's here, All Blacks Rugby Challenge 3.

Developers Wicked Witch Software have taken to Twitter to give an update in the status of the upcoming All Blacks Rugby Challenge 3.

New PlayStation 4 games announced

Sony has unveiled a host of new games for its PS 4 and the upcoming PS VR headset.

Sony has unveiled a host of new games for its PS4 and the upcoming PS VR headset.

Threat controversy hits tech conference

Threats have become increasingly commonplace at tech conferences and other industry gatherings.

Threats of violence were directed at panels discussing digital harassment and Gamergate.

Why game franchises never die

Halo 5 is the 13th version of Halo to have been published.

The gaming industry, like Hollywood, has a well-documented case of sequelitis.

Halo 5: Guardians review

Halo 5

It's fair to say that the release of a new Halo game comes with a fair amount of expectation. How does chapter 5 hold up?

PS4 gets price cut in NZ

The price of a PlayStation 4 in New Zealand has dropped about $90.

The price of a PlayStation 4 in New Zealand has dropped about $90.

Nintendo NX a hybrid console

Nintendo is due to release its new console next year.

Ever since Nintendo first mentioned their new console, codenamed Nintendo NX, there has been

Sony bringing VR to Armageddon

Spaces for trying out PlayStation VR will be limited.

Kiwis will get a chance to try out Sony's virtual reality efforts ahead of the system's launch next year.

Slam-dunk cinematics video

Fluid animations and lifelike recreations of the worlds's top basketball stars add to the realism in NBA2K16.

NBA2K16 features a movie-length cinematic career mode directed by celebrity hoops fan Spike Lee.

Xbox about gamers, not competitors

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer: "Sony's having incredible success with PlayStation 4, and they've earned that."

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has spoken openly about the PlayStation 4's big sales lead.

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