The multiplayer-only original disappointed many players. But with a new story faithful to the Star Wars canon, can 'Star Wars Battlefront II' make amends this time around? asks Tom Regan.
The global video games market is forecast to break the US$100-billion ($NZ138b) mark this year, driven by a huge appetite for online and mobile content from mainland China's more than half-a-billion gamers.
Sony has unveiled a new Spider-man game for its PlayStation video console.
The US Supreme Court ruled in favour of Microsoft Corp in its bid to fend off class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who said the popular video game console gouges discs because of a design defect.
Marcos Ochoa has just landed the dream job for many young Europeans: he is being paid to play video games.
Well, this was a pleasant surprise.
All it takes is that first juicy hit - the soaring homer over Fenway Park's storied ``Green Monster'' - to know the latest version of The Show is as good as the rest.
Long rumoured to be in development, Mass Effect Andromeda is both a sequel and a reboot to the previous games. Gone is Commander Shepard and the other characters from the previous games, in his...
Computer games are not usually associated with getting people off the sofa, but University of Otago researchers hope they can be used to help patients with knee osteoarthritis.
The phrase ‘‘hack and slash’’ was just made for a game like this.
Set nearly 30 years after the events of the first game, Halo Wars 2 sees the original crew of the UNSC Spirit of Fire waking up from cryosleep to find themselves hovering above a flower-shaped...
Yes, "Horizon Zero Dawn" is as good as you’ve heard it is. Somehow it’s lived up to the hype in a way that games rarely do.
The Bolivian government has filed a formal complaint with the French embassy about a video game produced by a French company that portrays the South American country as an area controlled by drug traffickers, authorities said.
People queued up in massive lines at stores in Tokyo today just so they could get their hands on the new Nintendo Switch.
Who says one person can't singlehandedly win a war?
The last good Resident Evil game was the 4th instalment, and that was a significant time ago, so much so that it came out on the Nintendo Gamecube.
In a country where the use of magic is a crime punishable by beheading, it's not every day that young Saudis wander down the street dressed as the Hulk or Doctor Doom.
Gravity Rush 2, the sequel to the often forgotten PS Vita game of the same name. That game hardly set the world on fire, so it came as a bit of a surprise that Sony decided to give it another shot on a system with a significant user base.
A Maori-themed online gambling game has been withdrawn by its Czech creators after protests that it breached Maori intellectual property.
YouTube and Walt Disney Co have cut their ties with influential Swedish social media star PewDiePie after he posted a series of videos deemed anti-Semitic.