The New Zealand Federal Government recently announced the first twelve recipients of its Interactive Development Fund. The twelve titles to receive funding are as follows: Wake (Wrestler) The Green Fairy (Conical Ltd) Guardian (Metia Interactive) NGATI AWA: TE TAHI O TE

A second government committee report has recommended the reinstatement of the Australian Interactive Games Fund. This latest recommendation comes from the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training as part of an Inquiry into Innovation and Creativity: A Workforce for

A potential in-game depiction of illegal drug use may cause Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus to be refused classification within Australia. The end of the game’s reveal trailer shows a soldier ingesting lysergic acid diethylamide-25, or LSD, before “tripping balls” according to

Boomer the dog, arguably Far Cry 5‘s best companion, wasn’t named after the fair dinkum Aussie kangaroo. Instead, he takes his moniker from a “nuts and crazy and fun” real life canine that belongs to a friend of Executive Producer

The StarCraft II WCS ANZ Challenger Season 3 finals are about to take place, and thanks to McDonald’s, we’ve got your only way into the ESL Australia Studios in Sydney to spectate. Kicking off on 24 June, the finals will pit the top 8

Sony and Intel have teamed up to offer a Spider-Man: Homecoming virtual reality experience on PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. You can check out a tease of the experience below: “This collaboration is a first for Intel and Sony Pictures

Assassin’s Creed: Origins will have online features, but they won’t be in the form of multiplayer, Ubisoft recently confirmed. Director Ashraf Ismail made the confirmation as part of YouTube’s E3 Coliseum last week, saying only that the online features would “enhance”

Microsoft is recruiting for a game similar to Horizon: Zero Dawn, a recently discovered job posting reveals. The posting, found by MSPowerUser (via Kotaku) first appeared on LinkedIn. First published two months ago, it is on the hunt for a Lead

Shadow of the Tomb Raider concept art has been leaked by a video game creative agency called TAKEOFF Creative. Lara Croft’s next adventure was first hinted at in November of last year, when a public transport user snapped an image of

Destiny 2 is 30 frames per second on the powerful Xbox One X because it’s been optimised for that, Bungie’s Mark Noseworthy has confirmed. Noseworthy rebuked claims that Destiny 2 will run at 30fps simply because that’s the frame rate on Sony’s competing

Destiny 2 won’t support private PvP matches at launch and will not support Guided Games for Heroic Raids, Bungie’s Luke Smith recently confirmed. Smith dropped the two bombshells with Kotaku on its E3 podcast. First, PvP. Smith confirmed that private

Forza Motorsport 7 will have an approximate download size of 100GB, according to the Windows 10 Store. The 4K-compatible Xbox Play Anywhere title looks to be quite beefy, packing 4K textures and the like alongside all the 1080p stuff for us

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has said that Sony’s stance on Minecraft cross-platform play doesn’t “seem healthy for anyone.” Speaking with Giant Bomb, Spencer questioned Sony’s Jim Ryan and his reasons for blocking cross-platform play for both Minecraft and Rocket League. The two titles will

Developer io Interactive has today confirmed it is the owner of the Hitman IP. The now independent studio made confirmation of its acquisition over on its blog. “I am proud to announce today that IOI is now officially an independent studio,” wrote

Update: Capcom has responded to Stevivor’s enquiry with a rather unhelpful response. “No announcements have been made,” Capcom told Stevivor early this morning. We’ll update this story as more becomes available. Original story: A translated interview on Capcom’s website suggests the publisher

Conan Exiles heads to Xbox One in August, Funcom has recently confirmed. The title, already available on PC, heads to Xbox One’s Game Preview program on 16 August. It will be accompanied by a free expansion update that will also be released