PS4 Smashing Prank Goes Horribly Wrong (In The Best Way Possible)

This is a prank video from Kiwi TV comedians Jono and Ben. Ben is the lucky owner of a new PS4. Jono things he is filming a segment where he smashes Ben's new PS4. » 12/04/13 11:00pm 12/04/13 11:00pm

Here's The First Human To Buy An Xbox One

The first person to buy an Xbox One in line in New York City tonight is not the first person on planet Earth to buy an Xbox One. That honour, thanks to the placement of the international date line, went to New Zealand's Dan Livingstone. » 11/21/13 11:00pm 11/21/13 11:00pm

In New Zealand You Can Play Video Games On Your Pizza Box

I have no idea why, but video games and pizza have always gone together. Have you ever, ever been to a LAN where pizza wasn't ordered? This is why this new app makes so much sense. If you live in New Zealand and you buy from the 'HELL' pizza chain, you can use the box as an augmented reality battlefield using your… » 11/21/13 3:00am 11/21/13 3:00am

Someone Stuck an Xbox One at the Bottom of a Shark Tank in New Zealand

Sorry, New Zealand—you are not the site of the first Xbox One to be sold in the world, despite this promotional stunt involving an Auckland aquarium. About 150 folks already have theirs and didn't have to swim to the bottom of a shark tank for it. » 11/13/13 1:16pm 11/13/13 1:16pm

Man Gets Sick Of Playing Xbox, Asks To Go To Prison

You'd think a 19 year-old convicted criminal would be happy to avoid jail in favour of home detention and the chance to get some gaming done, but nope, not in the case of this unnamed New Zealander. » 6/06/13 7:00am 6/06/13 7:00am

Finally, Someone Made a Dr. Grordbort Game

Dr. Grordbort is a character created by WETA's Greg Broadmore, a champion of Victorian Britain's struggles against the inhabitants of Mars. Beginning life as the avatar for a range of fancy toy guns, he's become something of a cult figure, partly for his awesome toy guns, partly because of his wonderful facial hair. » 5/11/12 2:00am 5/11/12 2:00am

Please, Start Making This Space Combat Game Again

New Zealand developers Sidhe are best known for their local sporting games based on stuff like Rugby League. They generally release one or two games a year. Sadly, one game that's not being released anytime soon is also one that looks damn impressive, especially for anyone who remembers a time when people actually… » 4/06/12 1:00am 4/06/12 1:00am

If You Want to Stay Up Playing Xbox Games, Don't Snort Ritalin

A teenager from The Hutt Valley, New Zealand, was last week trying to stay up late playing his Xbox 360. Instead of doing what normal people do, and drink a ton of coffee, he got smart and tried to snort some Ritalin. » 8/09/11 5:30am 8/09/11 5:30am

Let's Check out a Sports Game That Isn't American (or About Soccer)

The biggest sports game in the world is EA's FIFA series. After that? A whole bunch of American sports. Great for Americans, or the sport's fans, but they're not the only sports in the world. » 7/18/11 1:30am 7/18/11 1:30am

PSN Service Now Being Restored in Europe, Australia, Latin America

Reactivation of PlayStation Network, completed early this morning for all of North America, is now proceeding in Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico and South America, PlayStation Europe said through its official Twitter moments ago. » 5/15/11 3:28pm 5/15/11 3:28pm

Kinect-Rigged Robot Could Help With Future Quake Recovery

An earthquake fixed attention and sympathy this week on New Zealand, where more than 100 died and more than 200 still are missing. Authorities probing the rubble surrounding Christchurch find some buildings too unsafe to enter. A Kinect-enabled robot, developed by British researchers, could help in such situations. » 2/25/11 9:30pm 2/25/11 9:30pm

MotorStorm Game Yanked In New Zealand After Earthquake [Update]

MotorStorm: Apocalypse is an upcoming racing game that features buildings falling down all around you. In the wake of a devastating earthquake in the city of Christchurch, that's apparently resulted in the game no longer being released in New Zealand. » 2/25/11 6:50am 2/25/11 6:50am

Millions Of Music Tracks Now Available On North American PlayStation 3

Music Unlimited, Sony's streaming music service, hits North American PlayStation 3 consoles today, giving users 30 days access to millions of musical tracks before subscription fees kick in. » 2/17/11 1:00pm 2/17/11 1:00pm

See Kinect's Thousands Of Points Of Invisible Light

Kinect works by projecting infared light throughout the room it's situated in. Under normal circumstances, it's invisible, but switch to night vision mode and you can actually see the dots floating around your living room. » 11/04/10 12:40pm 11/04/10 12:40pm

Kevin Butler Gets a Gift Basket of Sorry from New Zealand

The New Zealand TV network that ripped off a PS3 ad and was called on it by fake executive Kevin Butler sent the PlayStation "vice president of everything," a large gift basket as a gesture of goodwill. » 8/02/10 6:30pm 8/02/10 6:30pm