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 | 4

Nintendo’s NX...
Nintendo’s NX Launches next Year, Delays Legend of Zelda

In a rather unceremonious reveal via press release, Nintendo’s latest console will arrive in March 2017.
Thursday 28 Apr 8:16am | Wii U | 6

Street Fighter 5 Gets...
Street Fighter 5 Gets over 4,000 Competitors at EVO 2016

Capcom’s latest fighting game has just broken the popular tournament’s records for highest number of entrants – and the numbers are still..
Wednesday 27 Apr 2:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 1

Pokken Tournament
Pokken Tournament Review

The Tekken team turn away from the Mishima clan and give their the fighting game treatment to Nintendo’s famous pocket monsters.
Saturday 23 Apr 6:00pm | Wii U | 2

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

Star Fox Zero Gets...
Star Fox Zero Gets Animated Short

To commemorate the upcoming Star Fox Zero, Nintendo have released an animated short with stars and beloved characters from the game.
Thursday 21 Apr 1:00pm | Wii U

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 | 18

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 | 8

UPDATE - Nintendo...
UPDATE - Nintendo ‘Terminates’ Employee after Censorship Smear Campaign

In sadder news, Nintendo employee Alison Rapp has been let go today, after a lengthy smear campaign targeted her character.
Thursday 31 Mar 12:39pm | Wii U | 3DS | 10

The Legend of Zelda:...
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

In the long wait for a new story in the series, Nintendo release another HD Zelda game onto the Wii U. How does it hold up?
Sunday 27 Mar 11:00am | Wii U | 4

UPDATE - Report:...
UPDATE - Report: Nintendo to Stop Production of Wii U This Year

A report from Japanese financial newspaper The Nikkei reveals that Nintendo will halt production of their current system.
Wednesday 23 Mar 10:00am | Wii U | 6

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

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

New Zealand Game Sales...
New Zealand Game Sales Up 13 Percent in 2015

Increased current-gen consoles sales drove major growth in the local game industry, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III the year's best seller.
Thursday 10 Mar 9:20am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 7

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

Genei Ibun Roku #FE's...
Genei Ibun Roku #FE's English Title is Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

Atlus and Nintendo's Wii U JRPG Genei Ibun Roku #FE has been given a June release date, under the English title Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE.
Friday 4 Mar 11:47am | Wii U

Star Fox Zero Launches...
Star Fox Zero Launches April 23

Nintendo have announced this morning that Star Fox Zero will launch for Wii U on April 22, alongside a tower defence game called Star Fox Guard.
Friday 4 Mar 11:20am | Wii U | 2

Watch This Morning's...
Watch This Morning's Nintendo Direct, Live

Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct broadcast is about to start, and we've got the livestream right here! What are you looking forward to?
Friday 4 Mar 11:00am | Wii U | 3DS

March 2016 Game...
March 2016 Game Release Schedule

This month sees the launch of the highly anticipated Tom Clancy's The Division, Hitman, EA Sports UFC 2, Pokken Tournament, and more.
Thursday 3 Mar 1:55pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 18

Nintendo Direct...
Nintendo Direct Scheduled for 11am Tomorrow

Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct broadcast will focus on Wii U and 3DS game releases for autumn and winter 2016.
Thursday 3 Mar 11:24am | Wii U | 3DS | 3

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