Gameplanet are pleased to announce we have launched a New Zealand IRC chat server as part of EnterTheGame, the largest gaming IRC network outside Europe.

Users new to IRC can get started by going to the new Gameplanet Chat page, which includes a simple Java IRC client. For more advanced usage we recommend downloading the Bersirc (made in New Zealand!) or mIRC client programs. The Gameplanet NZ ETG server address is

We have created a number of channels, or chat rooms, for general gaming (#gameplanet), Counter-Strike (#csnz), Team Fortress (#nzfortress) and PlayStation 2 (#ps2nz) discussion.

Click here to start chatting!