Games

Mayweather's #MeToo means jets

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather got confused when asked about the #MeToo movement.

Former boxer Floyd Mayweather has confused the sexual assault campaign for a competition about who is the richest.

18 games to look forward to

The new God of War is set hundreds of years after Kratos killed the Greek gods and disappeared

As we leave behind the triumphs and disappointments of 2017, it's clear we have another absolutely packed year ahead of us.

Gaming addiction like 'Armageddon'

Gaming disorder is the 'elephant int the room' for many Kiwi families, says one concerned caregiver.

The WHO will classify gaming disorder as a metal health condition, but experts say Kiwis battling addiction are struggling to find help.

Friendship over word play

Spencer Sleyon meets Rosalind Guttman for the first time

She's an 81 year old retiree, he's a 22 year old rapper, but their friendship blossomed over P-H-A-T

The 10 best video games of 2017 video

Mae from Night In The Woods.

Did you find What Remains of Edith Finch or spend Night In The Woods? They were two of the year's top gaming experiences.

Force falters in Star Wars game video

Star Wars Battlefront 2 puts you into your own Star Wars adventure in a galaxy far, far away.

REVIEW: It never quite feels like the Force has fully aligned again this time around for EA in Star Wars: Battlefront II.

Gaming NZ's gambling laws

Loot boxes have become increasingly normal, but their inclusion in the Star Wars Battlefront 2 game has caused controversy.

OPINION: Rise of the loot box is hooking kids on chance, and there's nothing regulators can do.

Loot crates are gaming's Dark Side video

Star Wars Battlefront 2 developers are caught in a loot crate issue that's currently swirling around the industry.

The latest 'Star Wars' video game is under fire - and its loot crate furore could change the face of games.

Stalk like an Egyptian

The combat system has been completely overhauled, and it feels more visceral and brutal than ever.

This pyramid-hopping epic adventure might just be the best Assassin's Creed game to date.

Harry's wizard new game

Harry Potter fans will soon be able to immerse themselves in the wizarding world with a new Augmented Reality game.

In Wizards Unite, players will learn spells while exploring real-world locations and encountering legendary beasts

Xbox One X: It's a game changer video

Xbox One X

The world's most powerful console doesn't just make new games look awesome, it improves your old ones too.

Nintendo's rise and fall and rise

Nintendo brought us Super Mario.

ANALYSIS: Japanese company that brought us Mario and the Game Boy began to lose its way but has enjoyed an incredible revival.

The 1980s video game gold rush

People rush through the doors of Wizards after they open for the first time in 1982.

A Spacies gold rush sparked moral panic, bags of cash, court battles and teen obsessions in 1980s Christchurch.

From the dole to world domination

Brendan Greene - aka PlayerUnknown - Director of Bluehole and creator of Battlegrounds.

It's been quite a year for Brendan Greene, creator of the world's biggest videogame: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

Wellington Monopoly unveiled

Mr Monopoly next to the Wellington Cable Car, which did not make the board.

And as befits a game that's all about money, there's a reason for who's in which spot.

Mario Odyssey is a game changer

Super Mario Odyssey

Gaming's answer to Mickey Mouse returns with an epic adventure that takes the Switch to new levels.

South Park: The Fractured but Whole video

South Park: The Fractured But Whole

As you can probably tell from the title, this game is heavy on the toilet humour but it's far from a stinker.

When games scare more than movies video

The Evil Within 2

Review: The Evil Within 2 is a perfect example of a game that does horror better than Hollywood.

Meet a man with 200,000 Lego-bricks

Colin Doyle estimated around 4000 Lego bricks were used in creating his moon base.

And you thought dealing with your children's Lego collection was a nightmare.

Forza Motorsport 7 raises the bar video

Wide cars, narrow track. Sometimes it's tough to find an opening if you find yourself at the back of the grid.

Review: Featuring more than 700 cars, 200 tracks and stunning 4K graphics, Forza 7 is one hell of a ride.

Taylor Swift launches her own app

Taylor Swift is about to launch her own app.

The pop star promises that fans can follow her every day moves via the app and share "Taymojis"

Monopoly Wellington on presale video

Mr Monopoly and Wellington Mayor Justin Lester will host an event in November to reveal the completed Monopoly ...

What places and landmarks made the cut? The makers still won't say.

Cuphead: Not everyone's cup of tea video

Cuphead

Beneath the surface of this visually stunning interactive cartoon lies a fiendishly difficult challenge.

It's NZ's Pokemon Go video

The main characters from the Curious Critters Club, a new augmented reality game focused on New Zealand stories.

A new augmented reality game encourages children to uncover mythical creatures and New Zealand legends.

Kiwi songstresses kick it for Fifa

Kimbra will release new track Top Of The World on the soundtrack.

Kimbra is launching a new song in one of the year's biggest games, with Lorde's hit Supercut included in Fifa 18 as well.

Play Tekken, win $10,000

New Zealand's Tekken 7 champion will take on a professional from South Korea in a televised event on Monday night.

A Tekken 7 tournament in Auckland tonight has a $10,000 prize pool, and a competitor all the way from South Korea.

Game harder for black characters video

The higher the difficulty setting you select on the new South Park videogame, the darker your skin colour.

Choose the highest difficulty setting on the South Park videogame and you'll automatically play as a black person.

Jesus v Buddha in fighting game

A screen shot from new videogame Fight Of Gods, in which Jesus Christ uses chunks of the cross still nailed to his hands ...

Ever wanted to watch two popular religious figures beat each other up? Well, now you can.

Kiwi gamer wins big video

Timmy Chiew is taking on the world's best and winning.

From Manawatu to Japan, a gamer wins a big international tournament.

Pokemon Go but with zombies?

The Walking Dead: Our World will make a walk to the shops and bone jangling adventure.

Fancy trading in catching cute critters for blowing up a herd of walkers? The Walking Dead's creators at AMC have got you covered.

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