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World of Warcraft login locates missing teen in house of Florida ‘creep’

31-year-old Florida man Thomas Ebersole, who allegedly traveled from Florida to Ohio to bring back a 16-year-old girl with the intention of marrying her...

US teen becomes first human to ‘beat’ Tetris

Only AI computers had previously been capable of defeating the iconic 34-year-old video game. 13-year-old Willis Gibson from Oklahoma is believed to have become the...

New details of latest game in GTA series released

The previous version of Grand Theft Auto series is the biggest-selling entertainment product in history, generating nearly $8 billion in revenue. Rockstar will release a...

Game Development rebate ‘to strengthen emerging industry’

The Government has finalised the design of the Game Development Sector Rebate scheme, following a constructive period of consultation with the sector, Minister for...

First-ever political rally in Minecraft draws 12,000

The event, held by Russian political party LDPR, ultimately crashed the game’s server. The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) has held a political rally...

Gamers leak US fighter jet secrets

War Thunder fans have exposed potentially sensitive information about the F-16 and F-15E. Online gaming perfectionists debating the precise modeling of their preferred weaponry have...

Explore Night City – Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a...

Fortnite game maker fined half a billion dollars

Epic Games was found to have violated kids’ privacy and duped players into spending money. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has fined Epic Games...

You look silly but the experience is immersive

Mark Zuckerberg wants us all to join his Metaverse experience. Serious gamers are looking at the Oculus Quest 2, the all-in-one 128GB VR gaming headset. Reviews...

Pentagon ran Call of Duty recruitment drive – media

Internal documents reportedly show the US Army used the gaming brand to attract women and ethnic minorities. Struggling to entice new recruits, the US Army...

Funding boost to support NZ’s game development industry

New Zealand’s game developers will receive an immediate funding boost to help support the growth of local studios beyond the current Dunedin centre. “New Zealand’s...

Footage of GTA 6 released by hacker

More footage of Rockstar Games’ upcoming epic might be released “soon,” the hacker claimed. A user on the gaming website GTAForums has posted nearly 100...

How game companies twist Pride Month values for profit

Video game companies roll out the mandatory rainbow flags, but only as far as it doesn’t hurt their bottom line. Every year when the month...

GTA fans notice Confederate flag removed in remastered version

A depiction of a Confederate flag has been apparently scrubbed from a remastered version of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. The omission is a...

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