Overseas travel isn't what it was - and won’t be for a while - so it's time to get out and see our own country. And what better way than relaxing on a train? Hayden Meikle jumps aboard the Coastal Pacific.
Having just poured 100 hours into Assassin’s Creed Origins — and wondering why I did not play it immediately when it was released three years ago — I was not sure I was ready for another Assassin’s game.
You know what you are going to get with a game in the Ride series, and No4 does not disappoint.
This is a real milestone game — but not for the reason you might expect.
Block out the noise. Ignore all other reviews. Keep an open mind.
This one has been a long time coming.
Michael Deed, formerly of Kurow, is putting the finishing touches on his own film in Australia. Hayden Meikle tracks him down for a chat.
We are tracking people down people who were raised or educated here and are now doing something interesting overseas. Today, we feature Rachel Carrell, who runs the Koru Kids child-care business.
Former Otago man Grant Howie made his name on ice and is now in lecture theatres in England. Hayden Meikle gets in touch with him for a chat.
Former North Otago woman Rebecca Clayton is a key figure in marketing for a company in England. Hayden Meikle tracks her down for a chat.
From the South to ... anywhere, really. In a brief series, we track down people who were raised or educated here and are now doing something interesting overseas. Today, we feature 19-year-old...
Former Dunedin man Jeff Nash's love of speed on two wheels has taken him to the United States. Hayden Meikle tracks him down for a chat.
It was 20 years ago today ... well, sort of. Hayden Meikle first had a game review published in the Otago Daily Times on October 19, 1999. Twenty years later, he remains a player.
Twenty years ago, Dunedin played a key role as New Zealand hosted a Fifa tournament for the first time.
This could be the shortest game review in the world. All I need are two three-word phrases.
North Otago has its hands back on the Meads Cup.
North Otago leads Wanganui 25-7 at halftime of the Meads Cup rugby final in Oamaru.
You know the gaming world has got to a weird stage when the common theme of the reaction to a new game is pleasure that it is not completely broken.
Hayden Meikle reviews the latest in the popular Battlefield series.
Ralphie is still smiling.