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Game review: Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection (PS5)
Uncharted 4:  A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy were released several years ago exclusively for the PS4 console. Well, now PC and PS5 owners can play both games in the form of Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection out this year. 
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Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Lines
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you would know I am a big fan of Nanoleaf and its products. I have their panels and strips all over my house.
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Hands-on review: EPOS H3 Pro Hybrid gaming headset
EPOS goes from strength to strength, unleashing with its top-of-the-range EPOS H3 Pro Hybrid what could just be the ultimate gaming headset.
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Game review: God of War (PC)
Whereas the previous games across the PlayStation 3 and 4 have followed the Spartan, Kratos, on his tragic journey through Greek mythology, God of War switches proceedings to an interesting deep-dive into Norse mythology.
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Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in landmark deal
The merger is set to create further opportunities for Microsoft’s gaming business across mobile, PC, console and cloud while also providing a solid foundation for entry into the metaverse.
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Hands-on review: Intel 12th-Gen Core i9-12900K and Core i5-12600K CPU
After what seems like only a few short months since the last iteration, Intel has launched the 12th generation of its desktop CPUs.
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App and mobile usage continues to soar according to new App Annie report
App and mobile usage has significantly increased around the world, according to the new App Annie State of Mobile 2022 report.
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Virtual reality investment explodes in 2021 - report
"The unprecedented level of private capital investment in the virtual reality sector indicates how much investors are really starting to see how this market is set to explode."
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Game review: Gear.Club Unlimited 2
Developer Eden Games has been in the video game industry for decades, working on famous games such as the V-Rally and Test Drive Unlimited series. Well, more recently, the developer has made Gear.Club Unlimited 2 in 2018 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.
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Hands-on review: PNY XLR8 Gaming NVMe Gen4x4 SSD and PS5 SSD Cover with integrated heatsink
PNY has released its XLR8 Gaming CS3140 M.2 2280 NVMe PCIe Gen4x4 solid-state drive and PS5 SSD cover with an integrated heatsink.
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ASUS showcases latest lineup at the Incredible Unfolds virtual launch event
ASUS has announced its latest lineup at the Incredible Unfolds virtual launch event, including the foldable Zenbook 17 Fold OLED and the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition.
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CES 2022: ASUS ROG announces an impressive line up of gaming laptops and tablets
ASUS Republic of Gamers has announced a host of new gaming products at the CES 2022 ROG: The Rise of Gamers launch event. 
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Board games go digital for the festive season
More than a million people are using the Bubble system, which allows gamers to add friends and family to group video chats.
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Is the Metaverse really the next big digital thing?
"Understanding the metaverse is complicated, especially because it doesn’t exist yet."
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University of Waikato says it's 'game on' for esports
In what might just be a New Zealand first, budding esports stars can now study this booming industry as part of their university degrees.
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Game review: The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf (Xbox One/Xbox Series X)
Microids and OSome Studio invite players to do some Smurfing and Smurf-up the evil Gargamel’s latest fiendish plan in The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf.
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Kiwi mobile users see nearly five times faster speeds on 5G than on Wifi
The arrival of 5G means that Wifi is no longer always superior to cellular.
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Game review: Halo Infinite Campaign (Xbox Series X)

It has been exactly 20 years since the first Halo game made the original Xbox console famous in 2001. While the original developer Bungie left the franchise to make Destiny a few years ago, the last few games have now been made by 343 Industries. 


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Hands-on review: ASUS TUF Gaming Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 motherboard
Asus aims to make upgrading to an Intel 12th generation Alder Lake CPU a little easier on your pocket with the TUF Gaming Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 motherboard.
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Hands-on Review: Thronmax Mdrill Zero Microphone & Zoom Boom Arm
A short while ago, I was given the opportunity to review the Thronmax Mdrill Zero Microphone, originally planning to use it to run online D&D games. 
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Real-life NZ tractor converted into Farming Simulator 22 game controller
In a world-first, NZ game streamer Dylan “Rudeism” Beck has created the “Tractroller”, turning Kiwi ingenuity up to eleven.
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Fortnite goes down under with new Aussie and NZ update
Get ready to say G’day with Fortnite, as the game has announced a brand new Australia and New Zealand in-game experience.
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Game review: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (PC)
This is a game with a lot of heart that fans are going to enjoy.
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New Norton study reveals severity of cyber attacks on gamers
A new special report by security software company Norton has found that two out of five gamers in New Zealand have experienced a cyber attack.