Horror: Where It's Been, and Where It's Going

With all the hubbub surrounding horror games, we trace their lineage to see how they’ve changed.

Horror: Where It's Been, and Where It's Going

Horror: Where It's Been, and Where It's Going

With all the hubbub surrounding horror games, we trace their lineage to see how they’ve changed.

Telltale Will Announce...
Telltale Will Announce Something at 3am Tomorrow

"8am PT. This space," tweeted Telltale this evening, pointing to an announcement of some sort at 3am tomorrow morning, NZST.
Friday 29 Aug 8:36pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

Horror: Where It’s...
Horror: Where It’s Been, and Where It’s Going

Much like the genre itself, we take a terrifying look at the history of horror games. How much has changed over the years?
Friday 29 Aug 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 12

Pokken Tournament Not...
Pokken Tournament Not Limited to Fighting-type Pokemon

Producer Katsuhiro Harada has confirmed that the upcoming Pokemon fighting game will not only feature fighting-type Pokemon.
Thursday 28 Aug 3:57pm | Wii U | 3DS | 9

Death Threats Drive...
Death Threats Drive Anita Sarkeesian from Her Home

Following the release of the latest Tropes vs. Women episode, Feminist Frequency's Anita Sarkeesian has been driven from her home by threats.
Thursday 28 Aug 9:44am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 44

LEGO Batman 3...
LEGO Batman 3 Launching on November 13

Warner Bros. announced today that LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will release in New Zealand and Australia on November 13.
Wednesday 27 Aug 4:34pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 6

GaymerX Returning as...
GaymerX Returning as GX: Everyone Games

GX3 plans to address the funding concerns raised by GaymerX2 by raising US$80,000 through Kickstarter.
Wednesday 27 Aug 12:13pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 3

Mario Kart 8 DLC...
Mario Kart 8 DLC Includes Link, F-Zero Vehicle

The first of two add-on packs revealed by Nintendo UK includes Link as a playable character and the Blue Falcon vehicle from F-Zero.
Wednesday 27 Aug 10:53am | Wii U | 8

Pokemon Fighting Game...
Pokemon Fighting Game Pokken Tournament Announced

Pokken Tournament is a collaboration between The Pokemon Company and Bandai Namco, led by Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada.
Wednesday 27 Aug 7:55am | Wii U | 3DS | 13

Rumour: Amazon, Not...
Rumour: Amazon, Not Google, Buying Twitch

"Sources close to the matter" say that talks between Google and Twitch have cooled, and Amazon has moved in to purchase the streaming service.
Tuesday 26 Aug 8:39am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

The Mario Opera's...
The Mario Opera's First Act is Now on YouTube

The first act of a Super Mario rock opera written by YouTube musician Jonathan Mann is now available on for all to watch.
Monday 25 Aug 2:29pm | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | GCN | GBA | 3

JB Hi-Fi Having...
JB Hi-Fi Having Cost+GST Sale on Tuesday Night

JB Hi-Fi are having a storewide sale from 6 - 9 pm on Tuesday, August 26 in which everything* is priced at cost plus GST.
Monday 25 Aug 9:41am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 29

Super Smash Bros....
Super Smash Bros. Character Sale: Veteran Fighters Launched

Until August 28, select 3DS and Wii U games that relate to Super Smash Bros. fighters are discounted in Nintendo eShop.
Sunday 24 Aug 5:06pm | Wii U | 3DS | 3

No Call of Duty:...
No Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Wii U

The decision to not bring this year's Call of Duty to Wii U was apparently an Activision decision, not a Sledgehammer one.
Thursday 21 Aug 12:59pm | Wii U | 8

GBA Fire Emblem Headed...
GBA Fire Emblem Headed to Wii U Virtual Console

The first Fire Emblem to get a Western release will be available on Wii U tomorrow, with a discounted price for the first week.
Thursday 21 Aug 9:01am | Wii U | 7

New Disney Infinity...
New Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box Trailer Released

The new trailer highlights some of the new characters that will feature in 2.0 and the improved Toy Box mode.
Thursday 21 Aug 8:37am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | 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 | 7

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 | 5

Disney Infinity 2.0:...
Disney Infinity 2.0: Interview with Producer John Day

With 2.0 less than a month away, we have a chat with producer John Day about the upcoming Marvel-orientated sequel.
Wednesday 20 Aug 8:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | 8

"Shocking" Pokemon Project to Be Announced Next Week

The Pokemon Company is teasing a "shocking" new Pokemon project, that will be officially unveiled next Wednesday.
Tuesday 19 Aug 10:21am | Wii U | 3DS | 12

Sonic Boom for 3DS and...
Sonic Boom for 3DS and Wii U Launching November 29

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for 3DS will be available in New Zealand on November 29.
Monday 18 Aug 3:41pm | Wii U | 3DS | 3

Mortal Kombat X Will...
Mortal Kombat X Will Revive a Long-lost "-ality" Finisher

Which finisher is returning is not yet known, but Brutality, Animality, and Friendship are all possibilities.
Monday 18 Aug 10:05am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 10

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