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PriceSpy reveals new game releases are pulling in the clicks
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 17:08 News, Gaming

With some of the biggest games of the year due to be released over the coming months, PriceSpy reveals both Marvel's Spider-Man (PS4) and FIFA 19 (PS4) have ranked within the website's top five games for the month of August.

Logitech G introduces PRO Gaming Headset, PRO Wireless Gaming Mouse and PRO Gaming Mouse
Posted on 5-Sep-2018 09:07 News, Gaming

Logitech G has announced the Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset, the Logitech G PRO Wireless Gaming Mouse, and the Logitech G PRO Gaming Mouse with HERO sensor. Designed and built in collaboration with some of the world's best eSports athletes, these three products are the latest additions to the Logitech G PRO lineup of professional gaming gear.

Auckland tops list of most vulnerable cities in a zombie apocalypse
Posted on 23-May-2018 12:52 News, Gaming

The consumer research commissioned by Xbox Australia, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS) to model the fictitious spread of disease throughout Australian cities, marks the launch of new videogame State of Decay 2.

Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted on 15-May-2018 19:12 News, Gaming

A new mod for the computer game Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons about earthquake safety.

Telstra, Intel and Ericsson demonstrate a 5G future for esports
Posted on 10-May-2018 13:59 News, Gaming

Fresh from Intel Extreme Masters Sydney, pro esports team The Chiefs, helped demonstrate the technical capabilities of 5G at Telstra's 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast through ultra-low latency of around five to six milliseconds, which is around four times lower than the average latency of 4G today.

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

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

Samsung lauches gaming notebook Odyssey
Posted on 5-Jan-2017 12:00 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.

Sony launches PlayStation VR in New Zealand
Posted on 13-Oct-2016 23:51 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.

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

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

New Zealand video game exports continue to grow
Posted on 4-Aug-2016 10:14 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.

Microsoft introduces new XBOX line up and features
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 07:36 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.

New fitness app has been designed specifically for gamers
Posted on 18-May-2016 20:02 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.

XONZ to bring latest games lineup to Auckland
Posted on 4-Sep-2015 10:40 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.

Jobs in NZ Games Industry Grow 30%
Posted on 21-Aug-2015 09:38 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Zealand video games industry doubles exports
Posted on 10-Sep-2014 07:42 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.

NZ Games Industry launches Business Startup Competition
Posted on 20-Aug-2014 12:25 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.

Melbourne game developers relocate to Wellington
Posted on 29-Apr-2014 12:07 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.

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


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