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Study shows 47% of New Zealand gamers are female
Posted on 25-Oct-2011 10:07 News, Gaming

New research uncovers New Zealand’s apetite for video games.

Microsoft Xbox bringing TV to console - but not in New Zealand
Posted on 7-Oct-2011 12:00 News, Gaming

Microsoft Corp. has plans to roll out TV content on Xbox LIVE, the online entertainment service for Xbox 360. AT&T, BBC, Comcast, HBO, Rogers, Telefónica, Televisa and Verizon are among providers rolling out new TV entertainment services on this platform.

Orcon adds zero-rated Steam server to network
Posted on 22-Aug-2011 12:05 News, Gaming

Big news for gamers: Orcon has installed new gaming servers, a Steam server, and has zero-rated traffic to both.

TelstraClear announces plans for local Steam content servers
Posted on 28-Jul-2011 09:20 News, Gaming

Local Steam content server will improve speeds and provide unmetered Internet access for gamers.

Nintendo Wii U console features controller with 6.2-inch screen
Posted on 8-Jun-2011 06:00 News, Gaming

Wii U allows gamers to see information on its screen that does not appear on the TV. The information and viewpoint can also change in the new controller based on the orientation of its gyroscope.

Ezi-Pay launches prepaid game cards
Posted on 19-May-2011 19:16 News, Gaming

Consumers can purchase prepaid game cards over the counter at their local store, then load them onto their on-line accounts to redeem their value.

Alienware launching three new mobile gaming laptops
Posted on 20-Apr-2011 16:45 News, Gaming

Laptops incorporate dual-graphics technology, wireless HD for latency-free HD video streaming to larger screens and HDMI connections for 3D gaming.

The Show Goes on for Armageddon Wellington!
Posted on 20-Mar-2011 15:58 News, Gaming

Armageddon Expo is set to roll into Wellington for a weekend of epic proportions on April 9th and 10th as gamers, comic and sci-fi fans, geeks, and nerds descend on the TSB Arena in Wellington for two big days of fantasy and entertainment.

PlayStation Plus members now with online storage
Posted on 10-Mar-2011 22:33 News, Gaming

Online Storage space answers community demand to allow uploading and downloading of game saves.

Sony announces Next Generation Portable Entertainment System and Android
Posted on 28-Jan-2011 09:52 News, Gaming

Company announces new portable gaming hardware and PlayStation Suite, delivering PlayStation games to Android devices.

Microsoft brings games on demand to the Web with new PC game store
Posted on 23-Oct-2010 09:00 News, Gaming

Launching 15th November 2010, the Games for Windows Marketplace will offer PC gamers a robust lineup of games, easier navigation and purchase, and recurring specials such as Deal of the Week.

Sony PlayStationMove in stores
Posted on 17-Sep-2010 09:44 News, Gaming

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has released the PlayStation Move motion controller for PlayStation3 (PS3) in New Zealand.

Valve and AMD provide gamers with easy ATI Catalyst driver updates on Steam
Posted on 17-Sep-2010 07:40 News, Gaming

Steam users can now detect and install the latest ATI Catalyst driver for their ATI Radeon graphics card directly from within Steam.

2K Games announces Duke Nukem Forever - again
Posted on 4-Sep-2010 08:30 News, Gaming

Legendary video game hero to finally return on consoles and Windows PC in 2011; playable demo at Penny Arcade Expo.

Microsoft announces Xbox LIVE support on Windows Phone 7
Posted on 17-Aug-2010 16:00 News, Gaming

First wave of Xbox LIVE titles from award-winning publishers announced for the launch of Windows Phone 7.

New research reveals the average age of a New Zealand gamer is 33
Posted on 17-Aug-2010 11:07 News, Gaming

A new research paper into New Zealand’s video and computer game sector has found that the average age of players is 33 years old and 88.5 per cent of all New Zealand households have a device for playing computer games.

Microsoft surprises at E3 with new Xbox 360
Posted on 15-Jun-2010 14:13 News, Gaming

To kick-start its presence at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft Corp. also world premiered Kinect for Xbox 360, formerly known as “Project Natal,” in a live performance imagined by Cirque du Soleil.

Auckmageddon Time approaching
Posted on 31-May-2010 11:02 News, Gaming, by Juha

The Auckmageddon LAN and Computer Gaming returns after six years with vengeance.

Race drivers wanted: GT Academy lands in New Zealand
Posted on 4-Dec-2009 12:28 News, Gaming

PlayStation and Nissan announce the launch of GT (Gran Turismo) Academy in New Zealand to win the ultimate racing prize, a professional racing contract in Europe.

Social networking and movies come alive on Xbox 360
Posted on 16-Nov-2009 15:51 News, Gaming

Facebook, Twitter and Xbox Movies on Demand on Xbox LIVE set to launch on 17th November. The new Movies on Demandon Xbox LIVE offers a continually evolving catalogue of movies that can be purchased with Microsoft Points.

Sony introduces slimmer and lighter Playstation 3
Posted on 19-Aug-2009 11:42 News, Gaming

Company introduces lower price to accelerate expansion of the PlayStation 3 platform along with extensive software title line-up for upcoming Holiday season.

Xbox 360 sees record growth in 2009
Posted on 29-May-2009 13:55 News, Gaming

Year-over-year growth jumps as Xbox 360 console sales hit 30 million globally and Xbox LIVE community reaches 20 million users.

In-game advertising hits Kiwi screens
Posted on 18-May-2009 17:02 News, Gaming

Kiwi brands are about to grace some of the world’s most travelled cyber-territory as in-game advertising hits New Zealand this month, following highly-successful roll-outs internationally.

AMD extends support to Microsoft Windows 7 in ATI Catalyst 9.3 Unified Driver
Posted on 19-Mar-2009 09:36 News, Gaming

Unified graphics driver allows developers and beta testers to unlock AMD DirectX 10.1 graphics features and Windows 7 Aero features.

"The Beatles: Rock Band" Worldwide Release set for 9/9/09
Posted on 6-Mar-2009 14:25 News, Gaming

Apple Corps Ltd, MTV and Harmonix announce launch date fro The Beatles Rock Band.

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