Features

Features Index


World of Warcraft: Then, Now, Next
World of Warcraft: Then, Now, Next
INTERVIEW A chat with game director Tom Chilton.
PC
15
What to expect from Gamescom
What to expect from Gamescom
FEATURE A look at some of the announcements.
42
The fall of Crytek: How did it come to this?
The fall of Crytek: How did it come to this?
FEATURE In Crysis.
27
Meet Hutama, leader of Polystralia in Civilization: Beyond Earth
Meet Hutama, leader of Polystralia in Civilization: Beyond Earth
INTERVIEW An interview with the lead designers.
PC, Mac
8
Random Access Memories: Renegade
Random Access Memories: Renegade
FEATURE Classic '80s arcade beat-'em-up revisited.
7
Honour Roll: Why a new site is putting a spotlight on game reviewers
Honour Roll: Why a new site is putting a spotlight on game reviewers
FEATURE Judge not, lest ye be judged.
1
Love is a Battlefield: DICE's Karl-Magnus Troedsson
Love is a Battlefield: DICE's Karl-Magnus Troedsson
INTERVIEW We talk Star Wars, Battlefield, Mirror's Edge.
4
Xbox One: one year on
Xbox One: one year on
FEATURE We chat with Microsoft's Mike Nichols.
XO
17
Nintendo makes assured steps
Nintendo makes assured steps
FEATURE What's new to Wii U at this E3.
1
Sony remains ascendant, but Vita is done
Sony remains ascendant, but Vita is done
OPINION Examining the PlayStation press conference.
PS4, Vita
14
Microsoft gains ground with a strong E3 conference
Microsoft gains ground with a strong E3 conference
OPINION Up off its knees.
XO
1
EA's E3 2014 press conference: less dazzle, more razzle
EA's E3 2014 press conference: less dazzle, more razzle
OPINION EA takes the long view.
Join our interactive E3 2014 Live Feed
Join our interactive E3 2014 Live Feed
EVENT Bringing you a Kiwi perspective from LA.
Gigabyte Z97MX-Gaming 5 motherboard review
Gigabyte Z97MX-Gaming 5 motherboard review
FEATURE Inspecting the lower end.
Craglorn: expanding the world of Tamriel
Craglorn: expanding the world of Tamriel
INTERVIEW Elder Scrolls Online creative director speaks.
PC, XO, PS4
RPG: MMO
1
As real as it gets: Girls vs boys and Bruce Lee
As real as it gets: Girls vs boys and Bruce Lee
INTERVIEW A producer talks EA Sports UFC.
XO, PS4
1
Our house, our castle: Firefly on Stronghold Crusader II
Our house, our castle: Firefly on Stronghold Crusader II
INTERVIEW The sequel 12 years in the making.
PC
1
The Elder Scrolls Online: All of the people, all of the time
The Elder Scrolls Online: All of the people, all of the time
OPINION Our first post-release impressions.
PC, XO, PS4
RPG: MMO
29
Hacking for fun and profit
Hacking for fun and profit
INTERVIEW With Watch Dogs lead designer Danny Belanger.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4, WiiU
Action: Third-Person
BioWare raises the stakes in Dragon Age: Inquisition
BioWare raises the stakes in Dragon Age: Inquisition
INTERVIEW We speak with producer Cameron Lee.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
6
Adventure on the cards: Naxxramas falls upon Hearthstone
Adventure on the cards: Naxxramas falls upon Hearthstone
INTERVIEW Blizzard kicks it up to Tier 3.
PC, Mac, iOS, Android
1
A league of its own: behind the scenes on Blizzard's MOBA
A league of its own: behind the scenes on Blizzard's MOBA
INTERVIEW We speak with Heroes of the Storm director Dustin Browder.
PC
31
Xbox TV: Redmond's plan for original programming
Xbox TV: Redmond's plan for original programming
INTERVIEW We chat with Microsoft's Nancy Tellem.
XO
4
Dealing with Death — Diablo III: Reaper of Souls' Paul Warzecha
Dealing with Death — Diablo III: Reaper of Souls' Paul Warzecha
FEATURE We speak with the lead character artist.
PC, PS4
Clearing the decks: Hearthstone's Eric Dodds and Ben Thompson
Clearing the decks: Hearthstone's Eric Dodds and Ben Thompson
FEATURE Nexus Hold 'Em.
PC, Mac, iOS
18
The 4K fallacy: Why ultra-hi-def is pointless for Kiwis
The 4K fallacy: Why ultra-hi-def is pointless for Kiwis
FEATURE Eyeballs, the Internet, and what 4K really means.
105
From Xbox to Xbox One: Microsoft's Alan Bowman
From Xbox to Xbox One: Microsoft's Alan Bowman
INTERVIEW On empire building.
XO
The Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2014
The Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2014
FEATURE Our countdown from 65 concludes.
47
The 65 Most Anticipated Games of 2014 (Part Three)
The 65 Most Anticipated Games of 2014 (Part Three)
FEATURE 25 to 11.
13
The 65 Most Anticipated Games of 2014 (Part Two)
The 65 Most Anticipated Games of 2014 (Part Two)
FEATURE 45 to 26.
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