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Garmin announces the Foretrex 601 and Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition for outdoor and tactical use
Posted on 17-Aug-2017 19:02Tags News, Gaming

The Foretrex 601 and Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition helps users keep their bearings nearly anywhere in the world thanks to the built-in GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite system support. Comments (Comments)

NZ video games industry revenues race ahead to $424M in 2016
Posted on 8-Mar-2017 19:28Tags News, Gaming

Data released today by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association shows that New Zealand industry growth outpaced that of Australia, which experienced a four per cent increase in revenues last year. Comments (Comments)

Samsung lauches gaming notebook Odyssey
Posted on 5-Jan-2017 12:00Tags News, Gaming

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Notebook Odyssey, a new portable gaming PC with high-power performance and dynamic display. Available in 17.3-inch and 15.6-inch models, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey packs power in a beautiful and innovative design with premium features to offer a premium gaming experience. Comments (Comments)

Sony launches PlayStation VR in New Zealand
Posted on 13-Oct-2016 23:51Tags News, Gaming

PS VR, which is compatible with the more than 40 million PS4 systems already inside consumers' homes across the globe, arrives with a lineup of 30 games. Comments (Comments)

Sony unveils PlayStation 4 Pro and a slimmer PlayStation 4
Posted on 9-Sep-2016 19:36Tags News, Gaming

Both new game consoles will be available in New Zealand from November. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand video game exports continue to grow
Posted on 4-Aug-2016 10:14Tags News, Gaming

NZ Game Developers Association says entertainment software and apps continue to be one of New Zealand's fastest growing hi-tech creative exports. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft introduces new XBOX line up and features
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 07:36Tags News, Gaming

The new Xbox Play Anywhere program lets gamers buy a game once and play it on both their Windows 10 PC and Xbox One console with shared progress, game saves and achievements. Comments (Comments)

New fitness app has been designed specifically for gamers
Posted on 18-May-2016 20:02Tags News, Gaming

New Zealanders will be the first to test their strategy skills against others in their community with the launch of the free mobile running app "Run An Empire", exclusively to the New Zealand market. Comments (Comments)

XONZ to bring latest games lineup to Auckland
Posted on 4-Sep-2015 10:40Tags News, Gaming

Xbox New Zealand is giving games fans an exclusive chance to play the greatest Xbox line-up ever at XONZ, a dedicated Xbox event on Saturday 26 September in Auckland. Comments (Comments)

Jobs in NZ Games Industry Grow 30%
Posted on 21-Aug-2015 09:38Tags News, Gaming

New Zealand's video game studios created 134 new high-tech creative jobs in the last financial year, according to an independent survey by the New Zealand Game Developers Association. Comments (Comments)

Gameloft and Fox Digital Entertainment announce Ice Age Avalanche for smartphones and tablets
Posted on 1-Jun-2015 11:23Tags News, Gaming

New Zealand-based game publisher Gameloft and Fox Digital Entertainment have released Ice Age Avalanche, an innovative game featuring the sub-zero heroes from the Ice Age motion picture franchise in a new adventure. Comments (Comments)

Video games continue to show strong growth in NZ
Posted on 20-Mar-2015 11:13Tags News, Gaming

Overall interactive games industry jumps 18 per cent year-on-year. Comments (Comments)

HTC And Valve partner to bring Virtual Reality to mass market
Posted on 2-Mar-2015 11:10Tags News, Gaming

HTC has announced plans to bring mass-market virtual reality (VR) one step closer through a strategic partnership with Valve. Comments (Comments)

PlayStation 4 fastest selling video games console of the decade in New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2014 00:01Tags News, Gaming

This achievement comes in advance of PlayStation celebrating its 20th anniversary in the New Zealand market in 2015. Comments (Comments)

League of Legends (LoL) event finds home in Christchurch
Posted on 10-Oct-2014 12:29Tags News, Gaming

On Sunday 19 October at 7pm, Harringtons Riccarton will be packed with fans, but they won't be there to watch the All Blacks, the Silver Ferns or any conventional sports team. The latest sports craze isn't played on the sports field at all. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft confirms acquisition of Mojang, the company behind Minecraft
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 11:18Tags News, Gaming

The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises Halo, Forza, Fable and more. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand video games industry doubles exports
Posted on 10-Sep-2014 07:42Tags News, Gaming

Revenue from New Zealand-made video games and game apps more than doubled to $80.2 million in the year to 31 March 2014, according to an independent survey of NZ Game Developers Association members. Comments (Comments)

NZ Games Industry launches Business Startup Competition
Posted on 20-Aug-2014 12:25Tags News, Gaming

The New Zealand Game Developers Association has launched a startup programme for interactive games businesses – the KiwiGameStarter. One promising games business will receive funding, software, marketing, legal and business mentoring support worth $25,000. Comments (Comments)

Melbourne game developers relocate to Wellington
Posted on 29-Apr-2014 12:07Tags News, Gaming

A group of independent game developers has relocated to Wellington from Melbourne and hope to be part of the rapidly-developing industry in the high tech capital. Comments (Comments)

Sean Connolly and Monteith's team up to launch mobile app
Posted on 4-Mar-2014 18:34Tags News, Gaming

The latest mobile app from Monteith's uses augmented reality to give punters the opportunity to "hunt" duck, stag, lamb and beef, everywhere from their local bar to their office. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand video games praised in Best of 2013 lists
Posted on 18-Dec-2013 19:27Tags News, Gaming

Five New Zealand video game makers have been lauded in major international Best of 2013 lists. Comments (Comments)

Two in three New Zealanders play video games
Posted on 30-Oct-2013 09:45Tags News, Gaming

Digital New Zealand 2014 report finds the profile of a typical gamer mirrors the typical New Zealander. Comments (Comments)

Xbox New Zealand announces sponsorship of 2013 Vodafone NZ Music Awards
Posted on 9-Sep-2013 16:06Tags News, Gaming

It’s the biggest night in Kiwi music and now it’s going to be even bigger with the official New Zealand launch of the highly-anticipated gaming and entertainment console – the Xbox One. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand game developers conference expects big audience
Posted on 20-Jun-2013 09:21Tags News, Gaming

Over 200 game developers from around New Zealand will descend on AUT University next Friday 28 June for The New Zealand Game Developers Conference. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi company introduces physics-based puzzles for iOS devices
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 11:38Tags News, Gaming

Casual gamers of all ages will love Kiwi company Pixelchemy’s debut offering, the entertaining and addictive Vender Mender, featuring incredible cartoon graphics, amazing physics puzzles and a cute main character in the form of ‘Raz the Raccoon’. Comments (Comments)


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