Do All Games Need a Review?

One of our writers takes a good hard look at what’s involved in reviewing reboots and sequels.

Do All Games Need a Review?

Do All Games Need a Review?

One of our writers takes a good hard look at what’s involved in reviewing reboots and sequels.

First Details for...
First Details for Digital Nationz' Games Lineup Announced

Digital Nationz will feature unreleased games including Assassin's Creed Unity, a LAN event, and a variety of speakers.
Thursday 21 Aug 3:34pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | 3

Local Game Design...
Local Game Design Competition KiwiGameStarter Launched

The winning designer or team will get a $25,000 prize pack that includes cash, software licenses, mentoring, and more.
Wednesday 20 Aug 6:50pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 5

LEGO Batman 3...
LEGO Batman 3 Celebrated with Special Edition Comic Covers

As a marketing tie-in to LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, DC Comics are releasing LEGO-themed special editions of 22 comic books in November.
Wednesday 20 Aug 10:57am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 4

Watch the PlayStation...
Watch the PlayStation Press Conference from Gamescom 2014

If you weren't up at 5 am to watch Sony's Gamescom briefing, you can check out here.
Wednesday 13 Aug 8:54am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 10

CODumentary, a Call of...
CODumentary, a Call of Duty Doco, Coming Soon

CODumentary, a documentary taking a look at the history of the Call of Duty series, is currently being developed at Fizz Films, and will be..
Monday 11 Aug 3:12pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 11

Resident Evil TV...
Resident Evil TV Series, Arklay, in Development

Titled Arklay, the show will focus on a detective investigating a series of strange deaths in Raccoon City.
Monday 11 Aug 2:41pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 11

Competition Winners...
Competition Winners for The Last of Us Remastered, July VIP

Could you be one of the lucky winners in one of our recent competitions? Check and see if you are!
Monday 11 Aug 1:25pm | PS4 | Vita | 52

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 3:18pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 14

PlayStation Store...
PlayStation Store Update: 7 August, 2014

Road Not Taken, The Swapper, Metrico and more are now available, and August's PlayStation Plus offerings are now live.
Thursday 7 Aug 8:01pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 4

Sony Teases Gamescom...
Sony Teases Gamescom Announcement

What the short teaser trailer could be pointing to is anyone's guess, but more details are likely at gamescom.
Thursday 7 Aug 9:28am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 16

Activision Has No...
Activision Has No Plans for a Subscription Service

Activison Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg said the company has no plans for a service similar to EA Access.
Wednesday 6 Aug 4:04pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 3

Nendoroid Solid Snake...
Nendoroid Solid Snake is the Cutest Metal Gear Action Figure

The latest in the chibi-style Nendoroid line of action figures from the Good Smile Company is Solid Snake, from Metal Gear Solid.
Tuesday 5 Aug 3:15pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

Diablo Co-Creator...
Diablo Co-Creator David Brevik to Speak at NZGDC

David Brevik will be in New Zealand next month to deliver a keynote address at the New Zealand Game Developers Conference.
Tuesday 5 Aug 2:35pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 3

Popular Games...
Popular Games Reimagined as Little Golden Books

An artist has envisioned "Little Cogs of War," "The Solid Little Snake," "The Legendary Little Chief," and more as children's books.
Monday 4 Aug 10:37am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 15

Releasing This Month:...
Releasing This Month: August 2014

A list of everything coming to your gaming platform of choice between now and the end of the month!
Friday 1 Aug 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 24

PlayStation Store...
PlayStation Store Update: 1 August, 2014

The Last of Us Remastered, Rogue Legacy, Phantom Breaker Battle Ground, and more come to PlayStation consoles this week.
Friday 1 Aug 10:33am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 7

Ubisoft's Michel Ancel...
Ubisoft's Michel Ancel Leading New Indie Studio

The person behind Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil has founded a new studio, Wild Sheep, but he isn't leaving Ubisoft.
Friday 1 Aug 10:07am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 2

Win the August...
Win the August Prizepack With NZGamer VIP

We've got another massive prize pack up for grabs this month with NZGamer VIP - find out all the details.
Friday 1 Aug 10:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 52

Department of...
Department of Conservation Needs Gamers for Focus Groups

The Department of Conservation is seeking gamers for two focus groups to be held in Wellington next Tuesday.
Thursday 31 Jul 2:09pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 9

Sony: EA Access Not...
Sony: EA Access Not "Good Value" for PlayStation Gamers

“We evaluated the EA Access subscription offering and decided that it does not bring the kind of value PlayStation customers have come to..
Thursday 31 Jul 10:38am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 17

PlayStation Plus Games...
PlayStation Plus Games for August Announced

Road Not Taken, FEZ, Crysis 3, Proteus, Metrico, and LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 make up next month's Instant Game Collection.
Thursday 31 Jul 9:11am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 10

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