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.

God Eater 2 Rage Burst...
God Eater 2 Rage Burst Comes Packed with First Game, Cross IP DLC

The upcoming game will feature the HD remake of the PSP game, as well as DLC costumes from Sword Art Online.
Friday 29 Apr 1:00pm | PS4 | PC | Vita | 2

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

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

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

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

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

PlayStation Plus Games...
PlayStation Plus Games Revealed for April 2016

Sony have revealed the games joining its monthly line-up, which includes the first-person zombie horror game Zombi.
Thursday 31 Mar 9:00am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 23

Clock Tower’s...
Clock Tower’s Spiritual Successor NightCry Now on PC

Created by Clock Tower’s originator, the crowdfunded indie horror game has finally hit digital storefronts.
Thursday 31 Mar 8:15am | PC | Vita | iOS | Android

April 2016 Game...
April 2016 Game Release Schedule

April is almost here, which will bring with it the launch of Quantum Break, Dark Souls III, DiRT Rally, and many more titles.
Monday 21 Mar 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 24

Atelier Sophie...
Atelier Sophie Announced for June 2016 Release

The Atelier series first foray onto PlayStation 4 will be available locally on June 10, alongside a digital-only PS Vita release.
Monday 21 Mar 1:36pm | PS4 | Vita

Zero Time Dilemma...
Zero Time Dilemma Launches in June

The third game in Spike Chunsoft's Zero Escape series will launch on June 28 for PS Vita and 3DS, with a Steam release to follow.
Thursday 17 Mar 2:05pm | Vita | 3DS | 1

Trails of Cold Steel...
Trails of Cold Steel II Out This Spring, Trails in the Sky the 3rd in 2017

Trails of the Sky fans worried about missing the trilogy's conclusion can rest easy, with a Western release announced this weekend.
Monday 14 Mar 9:47am | PS3 | PC | Vita | 6

The Weekend Chat: What...
The Weekend Chat: What Do You Want from Preview Coverage?

What, to you, are the most important things for a preview to cover? Into how much depth should a preview go?
Friday 11 Mar 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 4

Good News for...
Good News for Importers: Amazon Japan Now Ships Games Internationally

Amazon Japan now ships games internationally, giving importers a much cheaper option than import specialists and pricier stores like HMV.
Thursday 10 Mar 2:08pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 1

The Legend of Heroes:...
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Review

You could be forgiven for never having heard of The Legend of Heroes, but skipping Trails of Cold Steel would be to skip the best JRPG in years.
Tuesday 8 Mar 8:00am | Vita | 11

The Weekend Chat: What...
The Weekend Chat: What Makes Good Box Art?

What, in your opinion, makes good box art? What should a cover strive to achieve, and what should it avoid? What are your favourites?
Friday 4 Mar 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 4

Introducing the All...
Introducing the All New NZGamer.com VIP

Today, we're proud to announce the all new NZGamer.com VIP system - complete with a new look, more points, and more rewards for our loyal..
Tuesday 1 Mar 2:06pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Vita | 44

The Weekend Chat: What...
The Weekend Chat: What Would You Call the Next Pair of Pokemon Games?

Remakes, remasters, reboots, and backwards compatibility seem to be the order of the day, but what dormant game or series do you want to see..
Friday 26 Feb 3:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 8

March PlayStation Plus...
March PlayStation Plus Games Announced

Broforce, Galak-Z, Super Stardust HD, The Last Guy, Flame Over, and Reality Fighters will join PlayStation Plus on March 1.
Friday 26 Feb 11:13am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 6

Digimon Story: Cyber...
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Review

Digimon is back with a fresh new look and a darker plot. But can it hold its own against similar monster battling games?
Wednesday 24 Feb 11:00am | PS4 | Vita | 2

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory...
Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Getting Western Release

An original visual novel based on the Psycho-Pass anime is coming to the West this year, but the Xbox One version is making the jump.
Tuesday 23 Feb 12:53pm | PS4 | PC | Vita | 1

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