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Q&A: Thatgamecompany's co-founder talks Journey

Despite the fact that the word is in Thatgamecompany’s name, the company doesn’t actually specialise in games - not really, anyway. Journey, like Thatgamecompany’s previous titles Flower and Flow, is as much about creating an emotio...

Games to look out for on the PS Vita

The PlayStation Vita has officially gone on sale in New Zealand stores. We've either finished or played the demo for most of the launch titles, as well as some upcoming games, and can tell you which ones are worth checking out, and which ones you mig...

The Kiwi gaming industry's best-kept secret: SmallWorlds

On Auckland's iconic Karangahape "K" Rd, there's an office building featuring walls of green and blue glass. Inside are rooms inspired by shipping containers. Several floors up, there's an office that houses an equally colourful game development comp...

Interview: id Software's Tim Willits talks Rage

If you’ve ever tried in earnest to finish Doom II, you’ll know rage. But you won’t know Rage, the upcoming title from developer id Software. For the first time in more than a decade, the company is about to introduce an entirely new...

Get great laptop gaming performance

Sales of laptops are outpacing those of desktops, even as PC gaming has undergone a revival in the past couple of years. So it’s natural that laptop owners would want to play games on their mobile PCs.

Red vs Green: Graphics card roundup

Longing for high-definition video and graphically-intensive games, beyond your CPU’s onboard graphics capabilities? PC World rounds up standalone graphics cards from industry leaders AMD and Nvidia, to help you make the best buying decision for...

The future of games is in your web browser

The news we saw from Electronic Arts today is glimpse at the inevitable future of the games market. The company made two very large announcements today, each pointing to a new direction for its business moving forward, but most tellingly we saw it pu...

SPORE

SPORE is the latest brainchild from The Sims creator Will Wright

Lost Odyssey

Lost Odyssey is the latest RPG epic from Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi; and one of the few games of its ilk for the Xbox 360. For a glimpse at Lost Odyssey's majestic vistas and compelling characters, feast your eyes on the following slide...

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