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Game review: Painting art in Concrete Genie
Your goal at the beginning of the game is very simple because Ash has to literally light up the drab parts of town using his magical paint brush.
Sony announces PlayStation 5 'Holiday 2020' release date
“You can even get a sense for a variety of textures when running through fields of grass or plodding through mud,” says Jim Ryan.
Game review: NHL 20 (PS4)
EA Sports serves up this year’s ice hockey bonanza, NHL 20.
Game review: Code Vein
Even though Code Vein is a hard game, the one thing I like most about it is that you can have an A.I. partner. Having a partner to help you kill off enemies is really helpful.
Telcos next biggest cash grab? Gaming
“Telcos can use the growing popularity of streaming/cloud gaming to upsell higher-speed and lower-latency fibre to the home (FTTH) packages to gamers, along with dedicated bandwidth for gaming traffic."
Game review: Petoons Party could have been great, but it isn't
It could have been a fun game for young kids to sit and compete against friends if the controls were better and the mini games were fair.
NVIDIA launches RTX-based AI for live streamers
NVIDIA is giving live stream enthusiasts and software developers the tools to create a world full of augmented reality effects, style filters and virtual greenscreens.
Social games company Zynga reveals data breach
Zynga has disclosed a data breach that may have compromised millions of account login details for its popular Words With Friends and Draw Something games.
Razer releases gaming mic that syncs emotes with streaming interactions
Streamers have the ability to add or create their own emotes, or they can choose from hundreds of preset emotes.
Game review: NBA 2K20 (PS4) makes you work for success
2K continue to push the envelope to give us yet another slick, gorgeous-looking entry to their long-running basketball franchise.
MotoGP’s new mobile game will be powered by blockchain
The licensing agreement will allow Animoca to develop what it calls a ‘manager’ style blockchain game that allows fans to engage and interact with MotoGP through collectibles.
Interview: Where is the representation in NZ gaming?
Dhayana Sena is a gamer with ambition in the battlefield, but also with ambition to let diversity in gaming flourish. But as a Kiwi of Malaysian birth and Sri Lankan descent, she feels oddly alone.
Call of Duty: Mobile opens pre-registrations for Android and iOS
Call of Duty will soon be available free to play on Android and iOS from October 1, taking the entire experience mobile.
Game review: FIFA 20
There are three certainties in life - death, taxes and EA Sports releasing a new version of FIFA every year.
WWE 2K20's huge pledge to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Society
2K is backing the charity as part of its upcoming WWE 2K20 game, due to be released on October 22. The release features cover star Roman Reigns, who is also a leukaemia survivor.
Gartner: Blockchain to be “transformational” within a decade
Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business shows that blockchain will have a transformational impact across industries in 5 to 10 years.
Borderlands 3: What you should know before you go 'psycho'
If there are a few empty seats at work today, it could be because people are taking a day off and indulging in a long weekend of hardcore shooting madness…
Hands-on review: Spyro Reignited Trilogy for Nintendo Switch
How well did this trilogy age? Is the switch a good home for it? This is what I aim to find out.
Game review: Gears 5 features a lot of fun action
The story campaign is arguably the best of the series and it’s the longest of the franchise too.
Apple Arcade & Apple TV+ want you glued to your screen
Whether you’re into films, TV shows, documentaries or gaming, Apple is certainly pulling out all the stops to tempt people in a market that’s spoilt for choice.
DNZ20 report celebrates our nation of gaming junkies
The average age of a Kiwi gamer isn’t someone in their teenage years – they’re more likely to be somebody aged 34 years old. What’s more, half of those playing games are women and girls.
PAX AUS reveals this year's Indie Showcase winners
"We have scoured high and low to bring you this year's stellar lineup of winners. If we do say so ourselves, they’re pretty darn cool,” the PAX team says.
An esports gamer's dream: Fortress Melbourne to open in 2020
As well as plenty of gaming space, Fortress Melbourne will include a restaurant, two bars and an arena.
Spyro's launch on PC & Switch comes with a surprise 'Crash'
September 3 marks the day that the Spyro Reignited Trilogy is available worldwide for PC and Nintendo Switch - and there's an added bonus.