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Armageddon 2018

One of our favourite events of the year! It’s been interesting to see the evolution of Armageddon, given we’re gamers mostly its a bit of a shame to see a few players gradulaly pulling out of the event like XBOX having zero presence at the event, but there was still …

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Does Social Media Favour Women?

Why did you click on this link? Be honest, was it a thought provoking title? Did you think the guy in the picture was cute? Or did you want to see if there were more images of the girl in the picture on here? Sparked from a status conversation on …

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USAye Burger – Review

Hey team, another limited special from our friends at Burgerfuel This one is actually a welcome revival of a burger that came out ages ago and I for one am glad! We were actually very kindly invited along to the Burgerfuel 4th of July party to try this new old …

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Review – Wipeout Omega Collection + Giveaway!

Giveaway: Thanks to PlayStation NZ for giving us a copy of this game to one of our lucky readers! To be in with a shout, just answer the following: Q: What year was the original WipE’out” game released? Answers: A) 1995 B) 1996 C) 1997 Send your entries to comps@theempire.nz …

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Grinding Gear Games – NZ’s Largest Video Game Studio

Put your hand up if you knew that in the heart of West Auckland, in a building one floor below Family Planning, you would find New Zealand’s largest video game studio, Grinding Gear Games. I would but I’m typing. Founded in 2006, Grinding Gear Games (GGG) are the developers of the …

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Review – Mass Effect Andromeda

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Review – Ghost Recon Wildlands

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Review – HALO Wars 2

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Review – Horizon Zero Dawn

PlayStation have kicked off 2017 in a big way with a slew of exclusives for their consoles. Horizon Zero Dawn is the latest of these, coming from Guerilla games. How does it stack up against recent releases on the PS4? Check out this review for answers! – Dave

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Review – Nioh

Team Ninja have a history of making hard games. Ninja Gaiden were widely regarded as some of the hardest games released on the PS3 and the 360. A few years back though, they decided that they’d lost their way a bit and decided to re-focus and bring out something new. …

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