Games news


Apple has opened a new "indie games" section of its iOS App Store, spotlighting two Kiwi apps in the …
03.24 / 10:04
www.stuff.co.nz
By now you've probably seen enough on Bethesda and Arkane Studios' upcoming Prey to know if its the sort of game you'd play. For us, it's the mix of System Shock, BioShock, and the free-from nature of Dishonored in a sci-fi setting that's got us interested in it. Almost to an unhealthy degree. And the latest video drops hints that the choices you make not only in the story, but player progression, will shape the ending. Stuff like helping out the other humans aboard Talos I and going…
03.24 / 03:09
ausgamers.com
Microsoft has announced its Games with Gold lineup for April, and it's another great batch of free games for Xbox Live subscribers. On the Xbox One front there's the visually impressive launch title Ryse: Son of Rome available from April 1, and The Walking Dead: Season Two from April 16. The first season of The Walking Dead was offered up in the past so if you've been sitting on it, now's the time to dust off that digital download in preparation for Season Two. On the Xbox 360 front,…
03.24 / 02:31
ausgamers.com
In a surprise turn, it looks that Outlast 2 will see the light of day here in Australia with a new R18+ rating given to the game by the Australian Classification Board. And that's a figurative light of day as Outlast 2, like a lot of horror games, seems to take place exclusively at night. The R18+ rating is due to "high impact horror themes, violence, blood, gore and sex." For those that can cast their minds back to a week ago, you'll recall a time when Outlast 2 was refused…
03.24 / 02:31
ausgamers.com
 Few games have enjoyed both the meteoric rise - and subsequent fall - in popularity as Pokemon Go.But the game remains profitable, and people are still playing even if they aren't the same masses that roamed parks last summer with eyes glued to smartphones, looking for elusive virtual monsters from their childhood to appear right in front of them. "It kind of brings people together to have a co…
03.24 / 00:13
www.stuff.co.nz