NZGamer Game of the Year Awards

What was your favorite game? The biggest surprise? The ultimate disappointment? Vote now and have your say.

NZGamer Game of the Year Awards

NZGamer Game of the Year Awards

What was your favorite game? The biggest surprise? The ultimate disappointment? Vote now and have your say.

EA's Maxis Studio...
EA's Maxis Studio Closing, The Sims 4 Development Not Affected

EA has confirmed that SimCity and The Sims developer Maxis is shutting down, with the franchise's development moving to other EA studios.
Thursday 5 Mar 9:58am | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | PSP | 3DS | DS | iOS | Android | Xbox | GCN | GBA | 5

Developers Can Now Use...
Developers Can Now Use Unreal Engine 4 for Free

Use of Unreal Engine 4 has switched from a monthly subscription to a free model, where the only fees are royalties on shipped products.
Tuesday 3 Mar 1:17pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 5

Square Enix's Mobile...
Square Enix's Mobile Tactical RPG Heavenstrike Rivals Out Now

Heavenstrike Rivals, a tactical role-playing game with music by Ryo Yamazaki (Final Fantasy XIV) is now available worldwide.
Friday 27 Feb 5:32pm | iOS | Android | 7

Final Fantasy Record...
Final Fantasy Record Keeper Getting an English Release

Square Enix has announced a worldwide release of the mobile RPG that brings together characters and moments from across the Final Fantasy series.
Friday 27 Feb 8:37am | iOS | Android | 3

Telltale and Lionsgate...
Telltale and Lionsgate Combining Games and TV

Telltale and Lionsgate's "Super Shows" will mix both interactive storytelling with scripted, TV-like content.
Wednesday 25 Feb 11:02am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | iOS | Android | 3

Marvel Mighty Heroes...
Marvel Mighty Heroes Announced for iOS and Android

Marvel Mighty Heroes is a "real-time co-op brawler" with a roster that includes Captain America, Thor, Captain Marvel, and many more.
Tuesday 24 Feb 10:18am | iOS | Android | 2

Darksiders Creator...
Darksiders Creator Teases New Game with New Studio

Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has set up a new studio with other key Vigil Games members and is teasing a new announcement.
Monday 23 Feb 9:17am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 3

Kanye West is Making a...
Kanye West is Making a Videogame About His Late Mother

Rapper Kanye West is making a videogame based on his recent single Only One, a tribute to his late mother, Donda West, and his daughter, North.
Monday 23 Feb 8:40am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 9

First Gameplay Trailer...
First Gameplay Trailer for Mobile-destined Sonic Runners

Sega have released the first gameplay trailer and details for Sonic Team's next game, an endless runner-style mobile game.
Friday 20 Feb 1:56pm | iOS | Android | 5

World Video Game Hall...
World Video Game Hall of Fame Established in New York

The World Video Game Hall of Fame at The Strong in Rochester, New York celebrates games that have had a significant influence on society.
Thursday 19 Feb 9:06am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 3

Report: Apple...
Report: Apple Rejecting iOS Games with Guns in Promotional Images

A number of mobile developers have reportedly had games rejected by Apple for including guns in screenshots and icons shown on the App Store.
Friday 13 Feb 1:07pm | iOS | 3

First Trailer for New...
First Trailer for New Hitman Film Released

20th Century Fox have released the first trailer for Hitman: Agent 47, a new film adaptation of the Hitman game series that comes out this year.
Thursday 12 Feb 8:40am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS | Android | Xbox | 12

Alien: Isolation...
Alien: Isolation Nominated for Six BAFTA Games Awards

Alien: Isolation leads this year's BAFTA Game Awards nominations with picks in six categories, followed by Far Cry 4 and Monument Valley.
Wednesday 11 Feb 8:35am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 5

New Doctor Who Game...
New Doctor Who Game Teaches Coding Basics

The Doctor and the Dalek is designed to teach the basics of Boolean logic-based programming with a mixture of platforming and coding puzzles.
Monday 9 Feb 8:39am | PC | iOS | Android | 1

Dragon Age:...
Dragon Age: Inquisition Wins GOTY at D.I.C.E. Awards 2015

Monolith's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor also won big claiming eight of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Saturday 7 Feb 2:42pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 8

Hironobu Sakaguchi to...
Hironobu Sakaguchi to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC 2015

Final Fantasy's creator will be recognised for "making a compelling game narrative as important to game development as its graphics and sound."
Wednesday 4 Feb 1:37pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | GBA | 5

Framed Currently Free...
Framed Currently Free on iOS

Framed, the acclaimed iOS puzzle game that has you rearranging comic panels to change the outcome of the story, is free today in celebration of..
Monday 26 Jan 10:58am | iOS | 1

Game of Thrones,...
Game of Thrones, Episode 2: The Lost Lords Launching Early Feb

The Lost Lords comes out on PC on February 4, on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 on February 5, and on iOS and Android on February 6.
Friday 23 Jan 8:21am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS | 1

Sid Meier's Starships...
Sid Meier's Starships Announced

A follow-up to Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, this time focusing in space travel rather than colonisation, will be out in early 2015.
Tuesday 20 Jan 8:25am | PC | iOS | 2

Teen Arrested Over...
Teen Arrested Over DDoS Attacks and "Swatting"

Cooperation between the FBI and two British cyber crime units has resulted in the arrest of a British teenager over DDoS and "swatting" offences.
Monday 19 Jan 1:07pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 12

Fat Princess: Piece of...
Fat Princess: Piece of Cake Feasts on Vita, Mobile Tomorrow

Fat Princess: Piece of Cake is a free-to-play match three puzzle RPG for Android, iOS, and PlayStation Vita, due out tomorrow.
Wednesday 14 Jan 11:08am | Vita | iOS | Android | 2

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