Path of Exile

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About Path of Exile

Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast. It is designed around a strong online item economy, deep character customisation, competitive PvP and ladder races. The game is completely free and will never be "pay to win".


Path of Exile
Path of Exile

Fear my poison arrows, with multi-shot and health steal touched off with increased area effect!
Monday 4 Nov 2013 5:00pm | PC | 16

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Path of Exile: The...
Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath Launches This August

If you’ve been hankering for more hack-and-slash RPG action, the Kiwi-made free-to-play game is getting extra content.
Thursday 20 Jul 2017 1:16pm | PC | 2

Breakdown of the E3...
Breakdown of the E3 2017 ID@Xbox Montage

Microsoft showcased thirty games in the span of a minute and a half, so we thought it would be nice to take a longer look at what was shown.
Saturday 17 Jun 2017 2:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 5

Path of Exile’s next...
Path of Exile’s next Expansion Sees You Slaying Deities

The action-RPG from kiwi developer Grinding Gear Games will conclude the game’s campaign, and bring new areas and enemies.
Thursday 16 Feb 2017 1:17pm | Xbox One | PC | 4

Kiwi-Made Path of...
Kiwi-Made Path of Exile Comes to Xbox One

The hack-and-slash RPG with loads of build customisation is making its way to Microsoft’s home console.
Thursday 19 Jan 2017 1:23pm | Xbox One | PC | 11

Kiwi-Made Path of...
Kiwi-Made Path of Exile Gets Big Update

Breach will add new bosses, items enhancements, and a whole new league for players to compete in.
Monday 28 Nov 2016 2:34pm | PC | 15

Path of Exile's Next...
Path of Exile's Next Expansion, The Awakening, Out This Week

The next expansion for Kiwi-made action role-playing game Path of Exile, The Awakening, will be out on July 10, this Friday.
Monday 6 Jul 2015 10:11am | PC | 2

Path of Exile: The...
Path of Exile: The Awakening Announced, Closed Beta Starts Next Week

The third expansion for Path of Exile adds new story content, skills, items, bosses, zones, UI and balance tweaks, and more.
Monday 13 Apr 2015 8:54am | PC

Razer Offer Path of...
Razer Offer Path of Exile In-Game Bonus

Green footsteps just the beginning of the collaboration, according to Razer and Auckland-based Grinding Gear Games
Friday 30 Aug 2013 4:08pm | PC | 1

Path of Exile - Open...
Path of Exile - Open Beta Trailer

A new trailer for Path of Exile - the hardcore action RPG developed by Takapuna-based Grinding Gear Games.
Monday 4 Feb 2013 10:07am | PC


Path of Exile: The End...
Path of Exile: The End of Closed Beta

Exploding dogs, ghosts, and undead all make up for a typical day at the beach.
Thursday 24 Jan 2013 8:30am | PC | 4

Path of Exile
Path of Exile

A Diablo-esque game that sets the world on fire with blood, gore, and gritty gameplay that will reignite the genre.
Monday 10 Dec 2012 11:00am | PC | 4

Features 2014 Game... 2014 Game of the Year Winners

Which games made the top of the list? Did your picks come out on top? Find out what readers picked as the best of 2014, right here!
Thursday 22 Jan 2015 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 35 2013 Game... 2013 Game of the Year Winners

Which games made the top of the list? Did your picks come out on top? Find out, right here!
Friday 7 Feb 2014 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 37

TanksAsia in Photos
TanksAsia in Photos

Turrets, tanks, and broken dreams. We witness the finals of Wargaming’s TanksAsia in Taipei, Taiwan
Thursday 30 Jan 2014 11:01am | PC | iOS | 2

Games of the Year: PC
Games of the Year: PC

Rumours of the PC's death as a gaming platform have been greatly exaggerated, 2013 has clearly revealed.
Thursday 2 Jan 2014 3:01pm | PC | 9

Steam Crackers and New...
Steam Crackers and New Year Wishes

Mike talks about what he will be doing in the holidays, and why it's unlikely the bathroom will get painted.
Saturday 21 Dec 2013 4:30pm | PC | 11

NZ-Made Videogame...
NZ-Made Videogame Industry Grew 86% in 2012

A guest post by Stephen Knightly, Chairperson of the NZ Game Developers Association, summarizing the 2012 year in Kiwi development.
Wednesday 30 Oct 2013 2:55pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS | Android | 10 2012... 2012 Rubber Duckie Award Winners

Which games made the top of the list? Did your picks come out on top? Find out, right here!
Wednesday 20 Mar 2013 12:20pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 21

NZ Videogame Industry...
NZ Videogame Industry Continues to Grow

A new report from the local Game Developer's Association shows continued growth in the NZ sector.
Tuesday 11 Sep 2012 2:15pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS | 3


Kiwi Game Revenue Hits...
Kiwi Game Revenue Hits $100M, But Skills and Funding Shortages Prevent Growth

In an independent survey from the NZGDA, around 42% of studios found skill shortages constrained their growth.
Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 8:07am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 10 Launch... Launch 2014 Game of the Year Awards

The awards recognize excellence in videogames across seventeen categories, and give you the chance to win $500 of games!
Friday 19 Dec 2014 2:36pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 19

Labour Party Pledges...
Labour Party Pledges to Support Local Game Industry

If elected, the Labour Party will make videogames eligible for the New Zealand Screen Production Grant and PDV Effects Grant.
Friday 8 Aug 2014 3:18pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 14

Path of Exile Launches...
Path of Exile Launches Charity Race

Local NZ developers Grinding Gear Games have announced a charity event for their title Path of Exile.
Wednesday 7 May 2014 9:20am | PC | 3

Path of Exile:...
Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Mini-Expansion Released

Locally made, free-to-play action RPG expands with the release of new areas, modes, and an "horrific" end-game boss encounter
Thursday 6 Mar 2014 10:28am | PC | 3

Path of Exile Now...
Path of Exile Now Supports Twitch

Live-stream from within Path of Exile itself as of patch 0.11.2, including support for channel chat and webcams.
Wednesday 17 Jul 2013 10:02am | PC

Path of Exile...
Path of Exile Microtransaction Prices Reduced

More than 50 items dropped in price as part of pricing review for hit free-to-play dungeon crawler.
Tuesday 9 Jul 2013 3:24pm | PC | 1

Path of Exile Reaches 2 Million Player Mark

Locally-made game on track to be one of the most popular games of the year
Monday 18 Mar 2013 12:18pm | PC | 3

Vote For The Best Games of 2012 in the Rubber Duckies

A chance for New Zealand gamers to vote for their favorite games of 2012, and win $500 worth of prizes.
Tuesday 19 Feb 2013 1:16pm | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | Vita | PSP | 3DS | DS | iOS | 38

Path of Exile Open Beta Launch A Success

Popular made-in-New-Zealand game marks major milestone with just a few hiccups
Tuesday 29 Jan 2013 12:46pm | PC | 1

Auckland Game Summit Features Artists from Blizzard, Valve

Auckland's Media Design School has announced the speakers that will headline their upcoming Game Summit event
Wednesday 23 Jan 2013 4:37pm | PC | iOS

Path of Exile Open Beta Launch Date Announced

Made in Auckland, this homegrown action RPG is taking the Diablo genre head-on. Find out when you can play too.
Friday 11 Jan 2013 10:32am | PC | 1

Path of Exile Open to All Again This Weekend

In order to test out their servers, developers Grinding Gear Games are performing an open beta from midday on Saturday.
Tuesday 11 Sep 2012 12:22pm | PC

Exhibition of New Zealand Videogaming Coming to Dowse Gallery in Wellington

The exhibition opens on November 10th and runs through until March 3rd, 2013. Entry is free.
Monday 30 Jul 2012 2:52pm | PC | iOS | 1

Path of Exile Open to All This Weekend

The Kiwi-developed Path of Exile is opening its doors this weekend, allowing anyone who's interested to have a crack at the action RPG.
Tuesday 24 Jul 2012 10:14am | PC

New Zealand RPG in the works

Auckland based company Grinding Gear Games is currently developing a RPG called Path of Exile
Thursday 16 Sep 2010 11:45am | PC | 2