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Is NZ missing out on a digital gold rush?

The $200b global industry is a "literally unlimited economic opportunity", says Green MP Gareth Hughes.

She's been left "traumatised and violated on so many levels" by the sexual assault.

US mother outraged after 7yo daughter 'violently gang-raped' online

She's been left "traumatised and violated on so many levels" by the sexual assault.

"For a lot of young people their brain's reward pathways are just hijacked."

Children addicted to Fortnite can't cope with withdrawal - expert

"For a lot of young people their brain's reward pathways are just hijacked."

Some video games trigger the same psychological reaction as gambling.

Addiction and gambling: the dark side of video games

Gaming addiction has been recognised as a mental health disorder by WHO.

The organisation hopes the recognition will help "prevent suffering and save lives."

Gaming addiction a mental disorder - WHO

The organisation hopes the recognition will help "prevent suffering and save lives."

E3 in 2018 was one of the best yet.

E3 2018 thrills gamers around the world

The biggest annual event in gaming has come to an end for another year.

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Last of Us II writer talks extreme violence and Ellie's soul

In this game, they don't want the violence to be fun - it's supposed to be repulsive.

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Why Forza Horizon 4 may be the most authentic car game ever

The dynamic seasons and British setting help give it an edge, say developers.

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PlayStation throws out the rulebook at E3 2018

One of the weirdest E3 events ever was also one of the most fun.

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Xbox E3 2018: The seven most exciting games

From a new samurai game to the return of Master Chief, here's the best of Xbox's announcements.

Warning: Video contains images of videogame violence that may disturb

Maligned school shooting game pulled ahead of release

Active Shooter has been dumped following an outcry and petition.

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'Disgusting' game puts players in role of school shooter

Grieving parents say Active Shooter will "profit from the glamorisation of tragedies".

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Why State of Decay 2 may be the most hardcore zombie game ever

If you want an easy game where they all live happily ever after, this ain't it.

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Female characters in WWII video game infuriate men

Battlefield V's inclusion of women has some people spitting tacks.

Auckland: a bad place to be in the event of a zombie outbreak

Revealed: The NZ city most at risk in a zombie apocalypse

Research has rated New Zealand's chances of survival against the undead, and they're not good.

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New Call of Duty has battle royale mode

Black Ops 4 is taking on Fortnite and PUBG.

Albert Einstein.

Experiment proves Einstein was wrong

It's not often scientists get to say that.

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Thousands of eSports fans find rapture at IEM Sydney 2018

It's a billion dollar industry and a stadium sport in Australia. Now it has NZ in its sights.

Its popularity has prompted a warning about the dangers of addiction.

Fortnite video game taking over world

But its popularity has prompted a warning about the dangers of addiction.

A Steam gaming machine.

Game distributor Valve fined over refunds policy

It has to pay a $3.2 million penalty now.