Three cheers for the older gamer!! Hip, hip, hooray … hip, hip, hooray … hip, hip, hooray …

The latest Digital New Zealand 2018 study, conducted by Dr Jeff Brand from Bond University and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA), indicates that 67% of Kiwis play video games, with close to half that number females; 44% of over 65s play video games and average age of the New Zealand gamer is 34. […]

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E3: The big guns come out to play

Day two of the E3 press conferences before the show proper and Microsoft and PlayStation held their press events. I woke up at 4.25am to watch the Microsoft one and I liked some of the announcements, especially the Project Scorpio console (although I’m tossing up now whether to save for a Project Scorpio console or […]

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E3 Day Zero: The day before

E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles has sort of started, with EA and Bethesda holding press conferences today, a day before the big hardware players hold theirs tomorrow. PlayStation sent through a link for tomorrow’s presser, which starts about 1pm NZ time. You can watch it here (I’d really like it if you did). […]

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My most loved games of 2015

When I wrote for a metropolitan newspaper, I did the obligatory “Games of the Year” write-up, which culminated in my best pick as Game of the Year. I’m not going to do that anymore. I’m not going to decide from the games I’ve played this year (which hasn’t been as many in past years) which […]

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