13 Tales from Gaming Retail

Crying customers, panicking parents, and leering losers. What’s games retail really like?

13 Tales from Gaming Retail

13 Tales from Gaming Retail

Crying customers, panicking parents, and leering losers. What’s games retail really like?

13 Tales from Gaming...
13 Tales from Gaming Retail

From screaming parents to cringey customers, Brian delves into the personal experiences of games retailers to see what they have to tell.
Friday 24 Mar 1:30pm | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | 12

Poochy & Yoshi's...
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Jump, pummel and eat your way through this platformer. We did it in 2015, but did it really need to be ported to 3DS?
Monday 20 Mar 3:00pm | 3DS

Tony Hawk’s Pro...
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Has Crowdfunded Documentary Planned

Titled “Pretending I’m A Superman,” the documentary will catalogue the series' creation, and have interviews with those involved.
Monday 20 Mar 1:18pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PSP | 3DS | DS | 5

The Weekend Chat: Good...
The Weekend Chat: Good Animations

Let’s celebrate some of the best animation work in the industry. What are yours? Have your say this weekend!
Friday 17 Mar 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Switch | PC | 3DS | 18

Mario Party: Star Rush
Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Can newbies to Mario’s Parties find joy in his latest? Or would it be wiser to get take-out and stay at home? Read on to find out.
Monday 13 Mar 11:00am | 3DS | 2

Dragon Ball Fusions
Dragon Ball Fusions Review

With such a theoretically deep gameplay system, does Dragon Ball Fusions mesh its delivery with its promises?
Thursday 9 Mar 11:00am | 3DS | 7

Dragon Quest VIII:...
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King Review

Dragon Quest VIII was the first Dragon Quest game released in New Zealand. How does it feel to revisit it 10 years later?
Wednesday 22 Feb 8:00am | 3DS | 2

The Weekend Chat: Game...
The Weekend Chat: Game Preservation, and Publishers

Should the onus be on publishers to maintain their games for historical purposes? Have your say!
Friday 17 Feb 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | Switch | PC | Vita | PSP | 3DS | DS | iOS | Android | Xbox | GCN | GBA | 5

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: February 13 - 19

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 13 Feb 8:02am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | 9

The Weekend Chat: From...
The Weekend Chat: From NES to Netflix

With Catlevania coming to one of the world’s biggest streaming services, what other games could make the jump?
Friday 10 Feb 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 10

NZGamer.com 2016 Game...
NZGamer.com 2016 Game of the Year Winners

With your votes, the winners across 24 different categories have been selected. Did any of your favourites make it?
Friday 10 Feb 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | iOS | Android | 22

Castlevania Heads to...
Castlevania Heads to Netflix

The Konami-owned series – which sees players liberally whipping monsters – already has two seasons penned.
Friday 10 Feb 8:36am | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | PSP | 3DS | DS | GBA | 7

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Mechanical Malaise

Should developers be looking to each other for inspiration? Does it breed competition? Have your say!
Friday 3 Feb 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

Namco Founder Passes...
Namco Founder Passes Away, Aged 91

Masaya Nakamura passed away on January 22, after originally founding the company in 1955 as a toy-ride manufacturer.
Tuesday 31 Jan 8:48am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | Vita | PSP | 3DS | DS | Xbox | 4

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: January 30 - February 5

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 30 Jan 8:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | 2

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Franchise Frenzy

Comic book heroes and movie tie-ins – sure, they make sense. But what other franchises could be turned into games?
Friday 27 Jan 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

February 2017 Game...
February 2017 Game Release Schedule

The releases are ramping up. What have you got to sink your teeth into as we roll into a new month?
Wednesday 25 Jan 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | 25

Super Mario Maker for 3DS
Super Mario Maker for 3DS Review

You could conservatively say Super Mario Maker is two games. More generously you could say it's a limitless source of platforming joy.
Tuesday 24 Jan 11:00am | 3DS | 4

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Console Launch Line-ups

What were your favourite console launch games? Does any generation stand out over the others?
Friday 20 Jan 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | Switch | Vita | PSP | 3DS | DS | 16

[UPDATE] Watch the...
[UPDATE] Watch the Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct Here!

Major announcements include Fire Emblem Heroes, the series' first foray into the mobile market, and a brand new Switch game.
Thursday 19 Jan 10:26am | Switch | 3DS | 6

NZGamer.com 2016 Game...
NZGamer.com 2016 Game of the Year Awards

What were some of your favourite picks for 2016? Head on inside and have your say by voting across 24 different categories!
Monday 16 Jan 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | iOS | Android | 25

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