DOTDOT is an Auckland-based game studio that specialises in behaviour change and educational games. Their work can be found online, in the app store, through a virtual reality headset and in public spaces as interactive installations. Find out more here; www.dotdot.wtfContinue reading "DOTDOT"
Welcome to the world of BRUTES.IO The online realtime multiplayer game of chaotic physics-based combat, brute evolution, crazy powerups and unlockable costumes – all within cartoon-themed levels of danger with daily global and regional leaderboards!Continue reading "Brutes.io"
Created and Developed by indie company Focus Studios, AfterShock is an Open World/MMO/FPS game set in a zombie-fuelled, world in New Zealand. Loot, Build, fight and confront your enemies whether it be zombies or survivors. This is YOUR story! “Someone once asked me if I remembered how it all went down, as if it happened …Continue reading "AfterShock"
Protonwar is a multiplayer focused, Fast paced AFPS with an emphasis on quick and flowing movement. . It features strafe jumping, advanced strafe jumping, wall running, wall jumping, step up double jumps and sliding movement mechanics! Play as a normal FPS, or play in SteamVR for a new VR FPS experience! . Includes game modes: Deathmatch, Team …Continue reading "Protonwar"
Element is a realtime strategy space game for people who don’t have time to play realtime strategy space games. Element is a visually stunning realtime strategy space game with a focus on sharp, accessible gameplay. Element is for lovers of beautifully crafted, original looking games. It is for people who are into space and strategy …Continue reading "Element"
“a well designed game is a motivational leap in the right direction” Driedfrog delivers the design know-how to realise your technology project, whether in computer game and simulation, or education and training design. Our specialist knowledge provides end-users with smooth, engaging, playful interactions that meet your outcomes. We provide as much or as little project management …Continue reading "Driedfrog Design Studio"
Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat is a vehicle combat game where you can build your vehicle from the chassis up from functional parts, with design as your ally and physics as your accomplice. Compete against human or AI opponents in a combat arena, and scavenge from their wreckage to repair and upgrade your own creation. Scraps lets you …Continue reading "Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat"
Moment Studio is a small NZ indie studio, currently just one person. Moment Studio’s only major release at the time of writing is a modular vehicle combat game called Scraps.Continue reading "Moment Studio"
Morepork Games is a small, Carterton based studio focused on creating fun, quality games that “fill the gaps”. Cory Spooner is the founder and current sole developer. He has shipped commercial titles such as Bioshock Infinite (Technical Artist), Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (Senior Technical Artist), The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (Level Artist), Jackass: The Game (Designer), Speed …Continue reading "Morepork Games"
Stickmen Media develop for platforms including Nintendo WiiWare, Sony PSN, augmented reality and Oculus Rift VR to efficiently access and target global audiences in excess of 750 million people. Stickmen Media and our business partners work hand in hand to produce top tier interactive media products which leverage the power of social networking to generate …Continue reading "Stickmen Media"
Depth is a PvP multiplayer game which blends heart pounding tension and visceral action in a dark aquatic world. Playing as either a diver, or a shark, eliminate your enemies using a combination of stealth, cunning, and teamwork.Continue reading "Depth"
Digital Confectioners is an independent developer which prides itself on high quality PC and Console game development. Founded in 2007, Digital Confectioners works exclusively in Unreal Engine and has worked on a number of successful titles.Continue reading "Digital Confectioners"
Do you enjoy hack-n-slash but longed for a bit more? Maybe you like tower defense games but find them a bit boring? Heldric is a unique mix of the same old styles of game with a few new twists. A hack-n-slash without endless level grinding. A tower defense game with more action. A game where …Continue reading "Heldric – The legend of the shoemaker"
Astral Byte was founded in New Zealand by a dedicated gamer who was tired of the current trend in new games. Companies are increasingly using things like restrictive DRM, exclusive release day DLC, unfair regional pricing and missing features that were promised but never delivered. Instead, Astral Byte aspires to create games that are fun …Continue reading "Astral Byte"
Five New Zealand video game makers have been lauded in major international Best of 2013 lists. Path of Exile by Grinding Gear Games has won GameSpot’s PC Game of the Year Award, Turbo Racing League by PikPok was the runner-up for Apple’s Best of 2013 Game of the Year, and indie developer Michael Brough was …Continue reading "NZ Video Games Win in Best of 2013 Lists"
Scarlet City Studios is about telling redemptive stories through digitally driven media. We want to engage this generation in the environments they inhabit with narratives and experiences that bring them to encounter hope and truth. We craft excellent media containing life-affirming messages, like a scarlet thread in a tapestry that draws people’s attention and so …Continue reading "Scarlet City Studios"
We’re not the good guys but we are the heroes. Desolate Spectre Studios is a video game development studio developing dark fantasy and horror titles and content for PC and consoles. The studio was established in August 2012 in Christchurch New Zealand. While the studio is primarily developing its own titles (Grymmstone: Death and …Continue reading "Desolate Spectre Studios"
Stickmen Studios is dedicated to producing original and compelling, family friendly games for Console, PC and handheld platforms. The company’s goal is ‘Breakthrough Gaming’. Established in August 2006, the company directors performed several years of research within the games industry prior to opening the studio in New Zealand’s beautiful ‘Garden City’ Christchurch in June …Continue reading "Stickmen Studios"
BulletProof – established in 2009 – is an independent game dev studio located in Auckland, New Zealand – with a passion for highly-polished cross-platform games. We have successfully released more than 15 self published and work for hire games, garnering more than 50 million plays worldwide, and are now developing for Mobile, PC and Console …Continue reading "BulletProof"
Rush Digital Interactive (RDi) has a highly skilled team that has delivered solid products for customers of all sizes, including some of the worlds biggest and well known brands and media conglomerates. Apps that RDi has helped create have reached millions of customers world wide. RDi has in-house production capability with world class engineering resource. …Continue reading "Rush Digital Interactive"
British and Irish Lions roar in rugby union videogame sequel SYDNEY, Australia – March 20, 2013 – Home Entertainment Suppliers Pty Ltd (HES) announced today the development of Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition for PlayStation®3, Microsoft Xbox 360® and PC, by New Zealand based games developer Sidhe. The sequel product includes myriad new …Continue reading "RUGBY CHALLENGE 2: THE LIONS TOUR EDITION ANNOUNCED FOR PS3, 360 AND PC"
Flightless is a design and development studio. We specialise in projects for public, private and commercial clients, producing digital content, interactive software and immersive installations. We work on commissions large and small, across museum and visitor experiences, games and film, online and the visual arts. When not working on commissions we are an independent games …Continue reading "Flightless"
Cerebralfix is a one of a kind game development studio based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Setting our roots in the mobile and casual gaming markets, we have rapidly become noted for our exceptional dedication to producing world-class results. Our teams strive to push the limits of their respective disciplines in the pursuit of excellence. We …Continue reading "CerebralFix"
Path of Exile is a free online-only action role-playing game set in the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast. Game Features: Completely free to download and play A persistent online world capable of supporting hundreds of thousands of players A dark and gritty game world rendered from a fixed 3D perspective Battle dozens of foes across a …Continue reading "Path of Exile"
We founded Grinding Gear Games in 2006 to develop the online action RPG Path of Exile (www.pathofexile.com). Our studio is based in Titirangi, West Auckland.Continue reading "Grinding Gear Games"
Ricky the Raptor lived a good life surrounded by lush forests and green open spaces. Then the farm animals came! With the roar of chainsaws they felled his forest and shattered his peaceful existence. Help Ricky fight back and overthrow the animals. It won’t be easy. Nothing worth fighting for ever is. You must …Continue reading "Raptor Rage"
Custard Square is the name of a creamy, mouth-wateringly smooth desert pastry. Biting into one of these morsels of yummyness is a treat and guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Just like our games. Custard Square games are created by a dedicated team of game lovers with a passion for totally addictive, awesomely …Continue reading "Custard Square"
SPARX is a self-help computer game for young people with symptoms of depression. The game has been developed by a team of specialists from The University of Auckland, Metia Interactive and funding was provided by the Ministry of Health. In order to actively engage young people, SPARX uses a 3D fantasy game environment and a …Continue reading "Sparx"
PikPok is a leading publisher of fun and addictive games across smartphone, tablet, and desktop. We deliver you great games, where ever and whenever you want to play them, from the bus stop to the living room. With a portfolio of original, licensed, and third party developed properties, PikPok delivers games that appeal to all …Continue reading "PikPok"
Another addictive addition to the Flick Kick by Pikpok series! *As featured in the new Apple iPod Touch TV ad!* Will you score the game winning kick? Flick Kick™ Rugby brings intuitive, quick to play, on the go fun. Play for a few minutes or several hours! Challenge yourself to see if you have what it takes …Continue reading "Flick Kick Rugby"
SPARX an e-therapy game developed to help young people combat depression has won a World Summit Award winning in its category e-Health and Environment. SPARX was developed by a team headed by Assoc Prof Sally Merry from The University of Auckland, funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Health and developed by Metia Interactive Ltd …Continue reading "SPARX wins at the Worlds Summit Awards 2011"
Lead Programmer: Campbell Dixon Lead Artist: Tom Campbell Lead Designer/Programmer: Matt Dalzell Lead Designer/Artist: Phillip Plant Artist: Caleb Holland Programmer: Zac Adams, Paul Jensen, Michael Childs Project Lead: Chay Trillo Tokyo has been overrun by hacked robots. Discord is a futuristic real-time squad-based strategy game set in robot-run Tokyo. The player must take control of …Continue reading "Discord by Team Origin"
A group of students from New Zealand’s Media Design School have taken out the Excellent Student Winner prize at the 2nd Independent Games Festival Awards (IGF) China, known as the Sundance of the indie games industry. Dead Steel – a futuristic alien shooter made for PC, was the final-year project of a team of students …Continue reading "Kiwi game wins ‘excellent’ award at IGF China"
WELLINGTON, New Zealand – March 17, 2010 – Sidhe, New Zealand’s largest game production studio, today announced that its popular original title, Shatter™ is now available for PC download via Steam. The PC version of the game features new PC-exclusive game modes, Steam Achievements and leaderboards, and brings the excitement of the award-winning original title …Continue reading "Shatter for PC now available on Steam"
Project Manager: Paul Svendsen Lead Designer: Eugene Bridger Lead Artist: Allen Shaw Lead Programmer: Andrew Young Programmers: Kyle Boucher & Logan de Heer Artists: James Gilliland, Colin Pyle & Benjamin Dawson Skug is an alien king. He must defend his natural homeland against the invading industrial Lerg. Sklum Lord is a 3rd person, single player, …Continue reading "Sklum Lord by Team Protato"
Shatter is a retro-inspired brick-breaking game that merges familiar action with a modern-crafted production approach. Shatter will remind players of classic brick-breaking games, but with twists that make it modern and unique including: Innovative controls, physics effects, power-ups, special attacks, and boss battles which combine to provide an experience that is always interactive Standard, Boss …Continue reading "Shatter"
Old MacDonalds sheep station is suffering from a nasty drought. The sheep are quickly running out of grass, and all grassy paddocks look more like prickly hay bales! The neighbouring station has plenty of grass but is very far away. Cross more than 100 levels of barren deserts, haunted graveyards and snow-covered wastelands over four …Continue reading "Sheepish"