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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.
Game review: Erica gets released on PS4
Erica starts off in a scary manner because one of the first things that happen in the game is the death of her father. The main goal of the game is to find out who shot her father and why. As you progress further into the game, you also find out what happened to her mother too.
YOOZOO enables seamless payments for global audience
YOOZOO Games has adopted the services of Ingenico ePayments to enable Ingenico Connect, a mobile first platform offering payment across multiple devices.
Hands-on review: The only streaming kit you'll ever need
This opens up a world of possibilities for both hobbyist and full-time streamers to further engage with their audiences.
OG walks away with $15.5 million Dota 2 grand prize
The team walked away with a grand price of US$15.5 million, after battling it out with 15 other teams in the five-day event.
How video games are driving the need for faster internet
Video games are driving the need for internet services that are lightning fast and free of lag or latency, especially as many games now rely on the internet to provide an excellent gaming experience.
NVIDIA's ray tracing graphics are coming to Minecraft
Prepare your pixel spades, because Minecraft is the latest game to get the real-time ray tracing treatment, thanks to NVIDIA and Microsoft.
Govt support could turn NZ's game industry into billion-dollar boom
Grinding Gear Games’ hugely successful RPG Path of Exile has showcased the local gaming industry – last year Tencent purchased Grinding Gear Games for more than $100 million.
Waikato Uni opens NZ's first esports arena
"People are still of the opinion that gamers are the nerds in the corner who have no social skills, doing something that won’t take you anywhere in life. But this initiative is a step towards showing people that esports can lead to many opportunities in a billion-dollar industry.”
Hands-on review: MSI Trident X Plus 9SD-074AU gaming PC
We look at one of the hottest and sexiest gaming rigs available on the local market
Logitech shows off the products you have to stock
The company showcased the hottest products across its office, gaming and audio brands – here are the must-haves for your shelves this summer.
Game review - Wolfenstein: Youngblood
The game is designed to be played co-operatively, with each player controlling one of the sisters. You can play solo with an AI sister, but it’s pretty clear that the developers have not refined the game for Johnny-no-mates players.
Hands-on review: Ryzen 3000 meets ASUS PRO WS X570-ACE workstation
This is not only a gamechanger, it’s an all-new revolution for modern personal computing.
Forget the lag - we go hands-on with the ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router
Setup is a breeze, and performance will have you grinning like the Cheshire Cat. ROG fans will appreciate the complimentary styling matching their other ROG kit.
rFactor 2 entries to open for $1m World's Fastest Gamer prize
Keen esports racers who use the rFactor sim racing platform might just be able to race their way to the grand prize.