Whatever Happened to Boss Battles?

Whether you dread them or love them, they do seem to be somewhat in decline of late.

Whatever Happened to Boss Battles?

Whatever Happened to Boss Battles?

Whether you dread them or love them, they do seem to be somewhat in decline of late.

The Weekend Chat: NX...
The Weekend Chat: NX and Zelda Release Dates - Good or Bad?

Nintendo's next console, codenamed NX, is due out in March next year, and the Wii U Zelda game has been delayed to the same window. Good idea?
Friday 29 Apr 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 10

PlayStation Plus Free...
PlayStation Plus Free Games for May 2016

PlayStation Plus subscribers will get access to a bevy of free games in May, including the dictator-simulator Tropico 5.
Thursday 28 Apr 10:30am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 17

From Software Has...
From Software Has Begun Development on a New IP

The Dark Souls III director states that they have begun development on a new project, but also talks about the studio's future.
Wednesday 27 Apr 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 5

Tekken X Street...
Tekken X Street Fighter No Longer in Active Development

According to Bandai Namco, the fighting-game crossover is no longer being developed due to concerns that it would split their fanbases.
Tuesday 26 Apr 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 9

NIS Will No Longer...
NIS Will No Longer Publish Atlus Games in Oceania or Europe

The developer behind the Persona and Shin Megami Tensei games has cut ties with its publisher NIS America.
Tuesday 26 Apr 2:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | 7

May 2016 Game Release...
May 2016 Game Release Schedule

May sees the launch of long-awaited games including Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Overwatch, Doom, Battleborn, and Fire Emblem Fates.
Friday 22 Apr 9:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 23

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Should Console Upgrades Happen More Often?

Rumours about the so called PlayStation 4.5 (or PlayStation 4K) are mounting, so we want to know: should consoles be upgraded more often?
Friday 22 Apr 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 20

UPDATE - President of...
UPDATE - President of PlatinumGames Steps Down

Tatsuya Minami – who started his career at Capcom – reportedly stepped down from his leading role at the company last month.
Friday 22 Apr 9:21am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 1

The Walking Dead:...
The Walking Dead: Michonne’s Final Episode Releases Next Week

Developer Telltale have released a new trailer for the closing episode of the katana-wielding character’s arc.
Friday 22 Apr 8:06am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | iOS | Android | 1

PlayStation Network...
PlayStation Network Getting Two-factor Authentication

Sony has confirmed with outlets that they plan to shore-up security for their online gaming platform.
Thursday 21 Apr 12:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | 10

Dark Souls Board Game...
Dark Souls Board Game Successfully Funded in Three Minutes

The crowd-funded board game raised $71K in its first three minutes, and now has over $250K just after a few hours.
Wednesday 20 Apr 1:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 3

Whatever Happened to...
Whatever Happened to Boss Battles?

Not all boss battles are terrible, but why then does one of our cherished customs seem to be less so nowadays?
Tuesday 19 Apr 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 20

Batman: Return to...
Batman: Return to Arkham Leaked

A Batman Arkham HD collection – containing the first two games in the series – has been leaked via a GameStop employee.
Tuesday 19 Apr 10:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 7

Odin Sphere...
Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Hits New Zealand in June

The 2D sidescrolling action RPG, steeped in Norse mythology and Wagnerian opera, is hitting our shores later this year.
Monday 18 Apr 2:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita

Red Dead Redemption 2...
Red Dead Redemption 2 Map Supposedly Leaked

Backed-up by an independent source, it looks like Rockstar’s next open-world, Wild West game will also be a prequel.
Monday 18 Apr 11:00am | PS3 | 360 | 12

VIP Bounty: Bonus...
VIP Bounty: Bonus Points for Reader Reviews!

Until next Monday, you'll get double points for any reader reviews you post on NZGamer.com, with a bonus for the best-rated reviews!
Friday 15 Apr 9:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 9

The Weekend Chat: Do...
The Weekend Chat: Do You Buy Microtransactions?

With this week's annoucement of Grand Theft Auto 5's $500 microtransaction profit, we want to know: do you buy them?
Friday 15 Apr 7:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 19

GTA Online Has Made...
GTA Online Has Made over $500M in Microtransactions

Developer Rockstar have made over half a billion in profits from the online portion of their open-world crime game.
Friday 15 Apr 2:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 9

Diablo III Lead...
Diablo III Lead Designer Leaves Blizzard for Obsidian

The lead designer behind Blizzard’s hack-and-slash loot game has left the studio to join the RPG magnate Obsidian.
Thursday 14 Apr 1:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC

Star Ocean 5 Gets New...
Star Ocean 5 Gets New Combat Trailer, English Spotlight Videos

Publisher Square Enix have released a new trailer for their space-themed action-roleplaying game, showcasing the battle system.
Thursday 14 Apr 8:30am | PS4 | PS3 | 3

UPDATE - Former...
UPDATE - Former Rockstar Employee Leslie Benzies Sues over Unpaid Royalties

Following on from news in January, it looks like Benzies departure from his former studio is a lot more complicated.
Wednesday 13 Apr 10:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | PC | 4

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