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Hadyn Checks out IEM...
Hadyn Checks out IEM Sydney

Take a behind-the-scenes look at last weekend’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament.
Monday 8 May 2017 2:34pm | PC | 2

Microsoft Wants Your...
Microsoft Wants Your HoloLens Ideas

Microsoft is looking to crowd-source ideas for the first HoloLens app. That app will then be produced by the company, with the source code...
Thursday 3 Dec 2015 2:00pm | Xbox One | PC

Valve Demonstrate The...
Valve Demonstrate The Steam Controller

A new video in which Valve developers demonstrate their new controller with a variety of game types on the PC
Tuesday 15 Oct 2013 9:56am | PS3 | 360 | PC | 6


Intel Extreme Masters...
Intel Extreme Masters Sydney

10,000 screaming fans packed into an arena, cheering kills like they’re watching gladiatorial combat. This is eSports, and this is the future.
Wednesday 17 May 2017 11:00am | PC | 5

eSports and Sports
eSports and Sports

Dene stops playing Pokemon Go long enough to wonder if e-gaming is ever going to be a thing. Is the generational divide the problem?
Tuesday 12 Jul 2016 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 9

Top 10: Developers...
Top 10: Developers That Get It

Reagan takes a look at the developers that seem to not only understand what gaming is about, but develop with that in mind.
Monday 30 Jul 2012 1:00pm | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | PC | PSP | 23

Most Anticipated Games...
Most Anticipated Games of 2012

What are you hanging out for? What's your most anticipated game? We take a look at the games of 2012 that are exciting NZGamer readers.
Tuesday 10 Jan 2012 11:00am | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 38


Classic Counter-Strike...
Classic Counter-Strike Map Dust2 Gets Tweaked by Valve

The game’s CS:GO variant has seen a substantial visual overhaul, in aims to “improve player readability.”
Thursday 12 Oct 2017 2:09pm | PC | 1

Counter-Strike Team...
Counter-Strike Team Late for Tournament, Miss Shot at $50,000 USD

Three members of team Immortals were late to the finals match, forcing them to forfeit the first round.
Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 2:23pm | PC | 5

Counter-Strike Gambling Site Owners Escape Fine

YouTubers Trevor Martin and Thomas Cassell have dodged a fine, after not disclosing their site ownership in promotions.
Monday 11 Sep 2017 10:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 6

The Weekend Chat: The...
The Weekend Chat: The Future of Esports

Are the Olympics the correct venue for esports? Or do they need their own platform? Have your say.
Friday 11 Aug 2017 3:50pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 11

Steam Brings the Ban...
Steam Brings the Ban Hammer to 40,000 Cheaters

Just after the Steam Summer Sale ended, Valve banned the cheaters in a single day. The previous record was 15,000.
Wednesday 12 Jul 2017 9:49am | PC | 14

Valve Is Making Three...
Valve Is Making Three VR Games

“When I say we’re building three games, we’re building three full games, not experiments,” said Valve’s Gabe Newell.
Monday 13 Feb 2017 1:18pm | PC | 11

Valve Blocks Team...
Valve Blocks Team Fortress 2 Gambling Accounts, Sites

The company is taking action against accounts tied to gambling sites, as well as urging users to not trade with them.
Tuesday 31 Jan 2017 2:53pm | PC | 4

Hackers Leak 1.5M...
Hackers Leak 1.5M Users’ Details from Esports Site After Failed Ransom

The hackers demanded $100,000 USD from the E-Sports Entertainment Association, but the company refused their demands.
Wednesday 11 Jan 2017 9:05am | PC | 6

Steam Hits 14M...
Steam Hits 14M Concurrent Users, Breaks Previous Record

Top games played include Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Grand Theft Auto V.
Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 9:45am | PC | 6

Will Ferrell Set to...
Will Ferrell Set to Star in eSports Movie

The comedian and Anchorman star will play a professional gamer in the untitled movie.
Wednesday 7 Dec 2016 1:19pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 11

First eSports...
First eSports Arbitration Court Opens

The independent court – opened by the World eSports Association – will tackle legal issues in the nascent scene.
Friday 4 Nov 2016 8:49am | PC | 2

Gambling Commission...
Gambling Commission Cracks down on Valve, CS: GO Skins

The group has the developer in its crosshairs, over claims that it facilitated in the growth of third-party gambling sites.
Thursday 6 Oct 2016 2:16pm | PC | 3

British YouTubers...
British YouTubers Charged with Promoting FIFA Gambling Site to Minors

This marks the first video game related-gambling offense to be prosecuted in the United Kingdom.
Monday 19 Sep 2016 2:51pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 8

Valve Puts...
Valve Puts Restrictions on Steam Gifting, Harder for Cheaters to Bounce Back

The company has put in place new measures that stops the gifting of games to cheaters.
Monday 8 Aug 2016 2:47pm | PC | 8

Valve Gives Gambling...
Valve Gives Gambling Sites 10 Days to Shut Down

If they don’t, violation notices issued by the gaming giant mean that their sites could face deletion.
Thursday 21 Jul 2016 9:12am | PC | 5

Twitch Cracks Down on...
Twitch Cracks Down on CS:GO Gambling Streams

The world’s largest gaming-oriented broadcasting service is cracking down on streams showcasing the gambling of digital goods.
Monday 18 Jul 2016 8:55am | PC | 1

Valve Fed Up with...
Valve Fed Up with In-Game Item Gambling Sites

A statement has been issued from Valve stating that they will soon being taking action against CS:GO skin gambling websites
Thursday 14 Jul 2016 8:00pm | PC | 2

Counter-Strike Gambling Site Owners Sued

The pair of YouTubers - who didn't disclose their ownership of the betting site in promotional videos - are being taken to court.
Friday 8 Jul 2016 11:46am | PC | 8

Popular YouTubers...
Popular YouTubers Advertise CS: GO Betting Site, Don’t Disclose Ownership

The YouTubers in question advertised the site on their channels, without stating that they are president and vice-president of the company.
Tuesday 5 Jul 2016 2:07pm | PC | 2

More Xbox 360 Games...
More Xbox 360 Games Join Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Newly added titles include The Witcher 2 and Soulcalibur, and from now on, games will be added when they're ready, rather than monthly drops.
Friday 22 Jan 2016 8:41am | Xbox One | 360 | 6

Steam’s December...
Steam’s December Sale Outstrips Its Previous One

Largely due to discounted AAA titles like Fallout 4, Steam's latest batch of sales has doubled the profits seen in the mid-year sales.
Tuesday 12 Jan 2016 12:30pm | PC | 4

The Witcher 3 Wins...
The Witcher 3 Wins Game of the Year at The Game Awards

The Witcher 3 won Game of the Year and Best RPG at The Game Awards 2015, while Her Story, Metal Gear Solid V, and Splatoon each won multiple...
Monday 7 Dec 2015 1:05pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | iOS | Android | 2

The Game Awards 2015...
The Game Awards 2015 Nominees Announced

Game of the Year nominees include Bloodborne, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, and The Witcher 3.
Monday 16 Nov 2015 10:18am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 13

Electronic Sports...
Electronic Sports League to Start Policing Performance-enhancing Drugs

The ESL plans to start policing drug use, following a professional Counter-Strike player's admission to using drugs to aid concentration.
Thursday 23 Jul 2015 2:00pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | 6

Steam's 2014 Holiday...
Steam's 2014 Holiday Sale Now Live [Update: Day 9]

This year's iteration of Steam's famous Holiday Sale is now live, discounting a total of 6145 games across the PC gaming platform.
Saturday 27 Dec 2014 9:44pm | PC | 13

Game Awards 2014...
Game Awards 2014 Nominees Announced

Geoff Keighley has announced the nominees for the Game Awards 2014, which will be held in Las Vegas on December 5.
Friday 21 Nov 2014 9:01am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 11

Steam Summer Sale 2014...
Steam Summer Sale 2014 Kicks Off [Updated: Day Ten]

This year's Steam Summer Sale, one of the biggest events of the year for price-conscious gamers, has kicked off.
Sunday 29 Jun 2014 10:04am | PC | 24

48 Hour Ping Zero LAN...
48 Hour Ping Zero LAN in Auckland This Weekend

Ping Zero, Auckland's longest running regular gaming event, will be holding a special 48-hour LAN over Easter Weekend.
Wednesday 16 Apr 2014 11:32am | PC | 7

Steam Summer Sale...
Steam Summer Sale Commences

A marquee event in the PC gamer's calendar, as the premier digital distribution service discounts all the things
Friday 12 Jul 2013 9:49am | PC | 8

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

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Now Available

It's out now on both PC and Mac, with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions also expected this week.
Wednesday 22 Aug 2012 8:38am | PS3 | 360 | PC | 3

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Announced

Followup to the ludicrously popular online shooter unveiled, coming soon
Saturday 13 Aug 2011 12:13pm | PS3 | 360 | PC | 5