Gaming

Microsoft Acquire Zenimax (inc Bethesda)

Iconic games portfolio, publishing expertise, and world-class talent accelerates growth in Microsoft’s Gaming business REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — More than three billion people on the planet play games for fun, escape, and human connection. Unlike any other medium, games empower people to engage in creativity, strategic thinking and teamwork, immersing them into interactive stories…

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Cyberpunk 2077 : Night City Wire Episode 3

During the third episode of Night City Wire, CD PROJEKT RED premiered new video featurettes discussing select aspects of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077, including the game’s world and gangs. Postcards from Night City is all about presenting never-before-seen locations and new personalities from the world of Cyberpunk 2077, along with extra slices of lore behind the most vivid and…

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Lost and Found : Sim Refinery

If you’re over the age of 40, and a gamer, you will know the name “Maxis” and the “Sim” series of games…. Recently someone uploaded a prototype copy of a “lost/forgotten” Sim game, Sim Refinery to Archive.org – as the name suggests, its an oil refinery simulator. After a short time, it was removed by…

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Valorant – Is is any good?

Valorant is a new games just released by Riot Games, who are best known for League of Legends. I installed this game the other day out of interest, it was free and is only about 4GB in size. So what is it like you may ask? Well imagine Counter Strike crossed with a little bit…

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The Perfect Act

Over the years, games have reached (and in some cases surpassed) the quality of stories and characters in modern movies, leaving some players wanting more interaction with a certain character, and for those into it, cosplaying as that character. I am NOT the latter – sorry. 🙂 Take for example the three primary characters in…

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Game Over for Gameplanet

A long time New Zealand based gaming site, Gameplanet has fallen victim to the hard times for media during COVID-19. Gameplanet has been on life-support for a while now, as some readers may have observed. We’ve held out and sustained the financial losses for as long as we could, but there is, sadly, no realistic…

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My Amiga Favs

Gaming started for me around the mid 80’s, when friends had Atari 2600’s, Commodore 64’s and so on. But I did not obtain my Amiga until late 1991 (and was one of the first Amiga 500+ units) but this was a great time, as the Amiga’s were extremely popular and the number of titles being…

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Lockdown geeking

Earlier this year I sold my gaming PC. I was not expecting to be in lockdown for a month or else I would have held onto the PC. I purchased an Arrma Granite RC truck to keep me entertained after I sold the PC, however right before lockdown, a part on it failed – so…