Category: News

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – September 28, 2011 – Leading Smartphone games label, PikPok®, today announced Slam Dunk King™, a new free-to-play arcade basketball title for iOS releasing on 29 September on the App Store. The title enables gamers to show their skills with trick dunks and smooth moves, harness unique mascot powerups, and earn coins […]

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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today that it will publish and distribute Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge throughout North America for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, currently anticipated to begin shipping in September 2011. “We are very excited to bring this popular rugby franchise […]

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Available At Retail from 2 September 2011 SYDNEY, Australia – August 24, 2011 – Tru Blu Entertainment announced today Rugby Challenge for PlayStation®3 and Microsoft Xbox 360® would release in New Zealand on 2 September, and Australia and South Africa on 8 September. The game will be marketed in New Zealand as All Blacks Rugby […]

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LONDON, England and WELLINGTON, New Zealand – August 01, 2011 – PikPok™ and Chelsea Football Club today announced the launch of Flick Kick™ Chelsea for Android, bringing the popular branded version of Flick Kick™ Football to the growing Android audience. Flick Kick™ Chelsea for Android features multiple gameplay modes, the ability to challenge other players, […]

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SYDNEY, Australia – July 18, 2011 – Home Entertainment Suppliers Pty Ltd (HES) revealed today that major European rugby union leagues Aviva Premiership Rugby, TOP 14 Orange, and RaboDirect PRO12 have been licensed for upcoming video game Rugby Challenge coming to PlayStation®3, PS Vita, Microsoft Xbox 360® and PC. The game will be released in […]

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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 […]

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Fast-growing Auckland-based social game SmallWorlds has received $2.5m in an investment round led by TradeMe founder Sam Morgan to capitalise on the booming market for games played via social networks. Gaming is the fastest growing entertainment sector globally, and has already overtaken both the music and film industry in revenues. Launched in 2008 by entrepreneurs […]

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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 […]

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WASHINGTON – April 6, 2011 – National Geographic Channel in partnership with Runaway are proud to announce the release of Puzzle Planets for iPhone and iPad, a new game that puts the powerful forces of nature at your fingertips. With a core concept inspired by the popular National Geographic Channel (NGC) series Clash of the […]

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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 […]

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US, October 9, 2009 – SANTA MONICA, CA – Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) Madagascar Kartz video game will be released on October 27 for Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. The video game […]

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