Kiwis playing online video game Fortnite saw internet traffic spike 20% higher than usual last week to never-seen-before levels.
Four wheels good, two wheels bad? That is probably an exaggerated summary of the respective treatment of motorsport disciplines in the video game industry, but it is not wholly inaccurate.
David Cage and Quantic Dream, the team behind 'Heavy Rain' and 'Beyond: Two Souls' , are earning a reputation for creating divisive games. Their latest effort, 'Detroit: Become Human', is no exception.
Addiction to video games has been recognised by the World Health Organisation as a mental health disorder.
The Far Cry series has really taken off in the past few years. Ubisoft stumbled upon the golden formula of creating a massive world full of psycho people and ferocious animals and then letting players loose.
As a racing simulator enthusiast, I find a game like 'Burnout Paradise' is the complete antithesis of what I typically enjoy. The focus of 'Burnout' is to do massive drifts, jumps and smash your opponents into oblivion.
Ever fancied being a pirate? Sailing the seven seas looting and pillaging as you go? Here’s your chance.
There are really no major problems with 'Gravel', the latest offering in the seemingly endless off-road arcade racing genre.
US President Donald Trump met with the makers of popular video games 'Grand Theft Auto' and 'Doom' to discuss what the president believes is a link between video games and violent acts.
So it is with UFC 3. I don’t particularly like mixed martial arts — give me straight old boxing any day — but I have had a bit of fun with the latest game based on the sport’s signature competition.
A buzzword for video game reviewers — and, let’s face it, I have probably used this word in 90% of my reviews over the past two decades — is ‘‘immersive’’.
Reuben Henderson spent his summer reviewing nindies (Nintendo indies) to see if the Switch lived up to its promise as the indie console to own. This week he reviewed 'Deer God', 'Thimbleweed Park' and 'Night in the Woods'.
Lately there’s been a rush of games being remastered and rushed out the door. Shadow of the Colossus is not one of these — it’s a title lovingly rebuilt from the ground up.
After almost a year on the market, the Nintendo online store is a menagerie of fine indie gems. While others soaked up the sun, Reuben Henderson spent his summer reviewing nindies (Nintendo indies).
An amazing year in gaming? Or just a little bit meh? Hayden Meikle and Simon Bishop hand out their awards for 2017.
We live in a time when games are largely inoffensive and try to blend into the background to a degree. I guess someone forgot to tell the folks at Ubisoft and South Park Digital Studios.
The Assassins Creed franchise is one of the poster boys of the term franchise fatigue; where annual releases for a franchise drive it into the ground. Before Assassins Creed Origins there was a bit of a gap and it benefits from it.
Fantastic beasts, wizard adventures and magic spells will come to life in a new 'Harry Potter' augmented reality mobile game from Pokemon Go developer Niantic Inc.