The State of Games Journalism

An introspective look at what gaming journalism, ourselves included, could do differently.

The State of Games Journalism

The State of Games Journalism

An introspective look at what gaming journalism, ourselves included, could do differently.

Department of...
Department of Conservation Needs Gamers for Focus Groups

The Department of Conservation is seeking gamers for two focus groups to be held in Wellington next Tuesday.
Thursday 31 Jul 2:09pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 6

Shin Megami Tensei IV...
Shin Megami Tensei IV Confirmed for Australia

No details on a New Zealand release yet, but with Australia confirmed, it's likely to come out here.
Thursday 31 Jul 9:43am | 3DS | 4

New Details on Bravely...
New Details on Bravely Second

Square Enix have revealed plot details and a few new images for the upcoming sequel to Bravely Default.
Wednesday 30 Jul 11:34am | 3DS | 3

Bravely Default Has...
Bravely Default Has Sold Over 1M Copies

Square Enix's popular 3DS-exclusive JRPG has sold 400,000 in Japan and 600,000 in the West.
Tuesday 29 Jul 9:33am | 3DS | 6

You Can Dress as Link...
You Can Dress as Link in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Iconic items from The Legend of Zelda, including the Master Sword, Hylian Shield, and Link's green tunic, will be available to craft.
Monday 28 Jul 12:06pm | 3DS | 4

New Adventure Time...
New Adventure Time Game Announced at SDCC

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is planned for release on PS3, Xbox 360, 3DS, and PC in Spring 2014.
Saturday 26 Jul 4:49pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | 3DS | 4

Tetsya Nomura's Batman...
Tetsya Nomura's Batman Looks Like a Final Fantasy Boss

Square Enix has unveiled a new Play Arts KAI Batman figure designed by Tetsuya Nomura, the first in a planned Batman series.
Thursday 24 Jul 5:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 11

Naughty Dog Open to...
Naughty Dog Open to New Crash Bandicoot, Jak & Daxter Games

Naughty Dog has no plans to return to its beloved earlier franchises, but would consider it when it "makes sense to."
Wednesday 23 Jul 8:58am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 9

New Mighty No. 9...
New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Shows Off Mega Man's Spiritual Successor

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and his new studio, Comcept, have released a new gameplay trailer for Mega Man's spiritual successor.
Tuesday 22 Jul 9:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 4

The State of Games...
The State of Games Journalism

We sack up, take our own advice and get honest with you guys on what games journalism could do differently.
Monday 21 Jul 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 16

Elite Club Nintendo...
Elite Club Nintendo Members in the US Get a Free Game

A North America-exclusive Nintendo promotion will see Club Nintendo Elite Status members get one of 16 games for free.
Friday 18 Jul 2:15pm | Wii U | 3DS | 9

New Theatrhythm Final...
New Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Trailer Released

The second in a series of trailers called Legacy of Music, the new video focuses on music from SNES-era Final Fantasy games.
Wednesday 16 Jul 3:50pm | 3DS | 3

New Pokemon Trailer...
New Pokemon Trailer Reveals Mega Metagross, Cosplay Pikachu

"Pikachu likes to cosplay?!" exclaims a new trailer for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, before showing Pikachu in various costumes.
Wednesday 16 Jul 11:24am | 3DS | DS | 3

DIGITAL NATIONZ...
DIGITAL NATIONZ Returns for 2014

DIGITAL NATIONZ is returning in 2014 and is joining forces with the Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology Show.
Wednesday 16 Jul 10:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 15

Six Retailer-Exclusive...
Six Retailer-Exclusive Pre-order Bonuses for LEGO Batman 3

Six American retailers will each get exclusive pre-order bonuses for LEGO Batman 3, though none will get exclusive in-game content.
Tuesday 15 Jul 6:06pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 5

Three More Fighters...
Three More Fighters Join the Super Smash Bros. Roster

Robin and Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening and Captain Falcon from F-Zero bring the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U roster to 36.
Tuesday 15 Jul 9:26am | Wii U | 3DS | 3

FIFA 15 Cover...
FIFA 15 Cover Revealed, Features Messi Once Again

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi graces the cover of FIFA 15, his fourth FIFA cover appearance in a row.
Tuesday 15 Jul 8:54am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | 14

Mario Gets Patriotic...
Mario Gets Patriotic with Super Smash Bros. Alternate Costume

He may be an Italian character designed by a Japanese person, but Mario's allegiance lies with the United States of America.
Friday 11 Jul 3:20pm | Wii U | 3DS | 5

GameStop Won't Be...
GameStop Won't Be Involved in Creation of Exclusive DLC

GameStop CEO Paul Raines says that although the retailer will fund exclusive content, it won't be involved with the creation of it.
Friday 11 Jul 10:13am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 6

Pokemon Trading Card...
Pokemon Trading Card Game Getting Virtual Console Release

Pokemon Trading Card Game, first released in 1998, will be the first Pokemon game to launch on the Virtual Console service.
Thursday 10 Jul 4:59pm | 3DS | 5

Build a Secret Base in...
Build a Secret Base in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Players will be able to create mazes, set traps, and customise Pokemon battle rules, essentially creating their own Pokemon Gym.
Wednesday 9 Jul 3:15pm | 3DS | DS | 7

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