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EB Games now offering a console and controller repair service
Wed, 13th Sep 2017
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If your video game console or controller is broken, you can now take it to your local EB Games store and they can get it fixed for you.
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Hyperkin gaming hardware hits NZ in Play Distribution deal
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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Play Distribution new Hyperkin deal will see offerings including retro-style controllers and attachments to enable Game Boy games on Android, hit NZ.
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EB Games Expo 2017 coming to the Gold Coast with lots of publishers
Wed, 21st Jun 2017
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If you live in Australia, you will be happy to know that the 2017 EB Games Expo is coming to the Gold Coast this year with lots of publishers on board.
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Kiwi gamers head to Sydney for the EB Expo 2016
Wed, 8th Jun 2016
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NZ gamers flock to Sydney's EB Expo for a homegrown taste of gaming's best and latest, with cosplay and e-sports galore.
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Developer interview: Brian Hayes Creative Director for UFC 2
Wed, 16th Mar 2016
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Netguide’s Darren Price caught up with EA Sports’ Creative Director Brian Hayes to talk about the new modes and other improvements in UFC 2.
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EA Sports UFC 2 gets us back in the octagon
Fri, 11th Mar 2016
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EA Sports’ newcomer of a franchise kicks off this year’s barrage of sports sims with its second outing, UFC 2.
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Unravel: a yarn with a difference
Sun, 21st Feb 2016
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Unravel weaves a unique tale as Yarny's charming platform adventure tugs at the heartstrings, offering a fresh spin on the genre.
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Tyson enters the octagon in EA Sports UFC 2
Thu, 21st Jan 2016
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Boxing legend Mike Tyson joins the UFC fray in EA Sports UFC 2, landing knockout potential in gamers' hands from 17 March.
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Rory McIlroy fronts the return of EA Sports PGA Tour
Sun, 16th Aug 2015
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Rory McIlroy reignites EA Sports' PGA Tour with stunning visuals and no loading delays on the next-gen Frostbite engine.
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EA Games at E3 2015
Sat, 20th Jun 2015
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EA dazzles at E3 with Star Wars Battlefront, unfurls Mass Effect: Andromeda and courts diversity with FIFA 16's female teams.
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FIFA 16 to include female players for the first time
Fri, 29th May 2015
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FIFA 16 makes historic move by featuring female players, with 12 women's national teams joining the virtual pitch.
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Battlefield Hardline developer interview
Fri, 20th Mar 2015
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Darren Price catches up with the developers from EA's Visceral Studios to talk about the newly released Battlefield Hardline.
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Why Hardline will revive the Battlefield franchise
Tue, 3rd Feb 2015
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In only a few short hours gamers will get to play the Battlefield Hardline beta for the last time before its release on March 20th.
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The other soccer game: Pro Evolution Soccer 2015
Mon, 5th Jan 2015
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 battles the FIFA giant, offering deeper realism and a refreshing challenge on the pitch despite lacking major licences.
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EA Games' swords and sorcery epic raises the bar!
Wed, 19th Nov 2014
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EA Games swaps sports for spells in Dragon Age: Inquisition, a fantasy RPG where chaos reigns in Thedas, tasking players with restoring order.
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The beautiful game: FIFA 15
Mon, 6th Oct 2014
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Is EA Sports’ top-selling football franchise still on form? Game Console’s Darren Price takes a look at the PlayStation 4 version of the game.
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NHL is back on the ice for 2015…
Thu, 25th Sep 2014
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NHL 15 glides onto new-gen consoles with stunning graphics but faces criticism for missing popular features, despite promising updates.
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Time to get all moody with The Sims 4...
Wed, 10th Sep 2014
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Dive into the moody depths of The Sims 4, where emotions shape destiny in EA's latest life-sim. Same look, revolutionary feel.
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Madden NFL 15 scores a touchdown on PS4...
Thu, 4th Sep 2014
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Madden NFL 15 dazzles on PS4, offering a polished, feature-rich American football experience with stunning graphics.
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FIFA boost as EA and EPL tie the knot until 2019...
Fri, 8th Aug 2014
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EA Sports solidifies its bond with the Premier League until 2019, enhancing FIFA 15's realism with exclusive access and technology.
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NZ’s own Mark Hunt stars in EA Sports UFC
Fri, 20th Jun 2014
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Kiwi legend Mark Hunt shines in EA Sports UFC, a next-gen fighting game with a steep learning curve but rewarding depth.
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EB Games releasing Pokemon X and Y Nintendo 2DS bundles
Thu, 19th Jun 2014
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EB Games to release special Nintendo 2DS bundles with Pokemon X or Y pre-installed for $199.99, available from June 26th. Perfect for school holidays.
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EB Games Watch Dogs Midnight Launch Locations
Mon, 26th May 2014
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EB Games has now listed all of the stores in New Zealand that will be holding midnight launches for Watch Dogs.
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Exclusive: EA Sports’ UFC developer interview
Wed, 21st May 2014
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Game Console's Darren Price sits down with UFC's assistant producer, Jazz Brousseau, for a chat about EA Sports' upcoming mixed martial arts game.