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New undersea cable for Kiwis in last stages of nstruction

New undersea cable for Kiwis in last stages of nstruction An undersea cable that will strengthen ties for New Zealand into Asian markets is now in its final stages of construction.The Tasman Global Access (TGA) undersea cable will also enhance connections with the five main international cable systems serving Australia.

Hands-on review: Xiaomi Mi Band 2 - advanced tech for peanuts

Hands-on review: Xiaomi Mi Band 2 - advanced tech for peanuts As per its name, the Mi Band 2 isn’t the first wearable Xiaomi have delivered to the market, but it’s definitely the first smartwatch.With the Mi Band 2, Xiaomi added in a OLED screen, allowing it to become a smartwatch.

Spark joins fight against digital exclusion in NZ

Spark joins fight against digital exclusion in NZ In a move that InternetNZ says will help increase digital inclusion in New Zealand, Spark has just launched Spark Jump.With the new service, Spark will offer families at risk of digital exclusion entry-level home broadband for only $15 per month, all pre-paid and with no contractual obligations.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement stock hits NZ

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement stock hits NZ This is done by limiting the maximum battery charge in non-replaced Note 7 devices to 60% of capacity.On fixed Note 7s there is a green battery icon.

Review: Forza Horizon 3 is a beautiful game set in Australia

Review: Forza Horizon 3 is a beautiful game set in Australia The latter two continents were represented in the first Forza Horizon games while number 3 goes down under and it's a beauty.There is a lot of talk in the video game industry about 4K, but I played Forza Horizon 3 on my humble 32 inch TV on Xbox One and was blown away by its quality.

ACE Academy review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

ACE Academy review - ChristCenteredGamer.com ACE Academy is the debut title from PixelFade Studio, an independent studio based in Toronto, Ontario.They funded this game through two methods: a Patreon and Steam Early Access (which is how I got a hold of the game).

Nebulous - PS4 Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

Nebulous - PS4 Review | Chalgyr's Game Room All in all Nebulous is a brief but fun puzzle experience that should appeal to casual gamers.It almost feels like a mobile game, reminding me greatly of Cut the Rope.

<b>Dragon Nest</b> – New game publisher for North America server announced

<b>Dragon Nest</b> – New game publisher for North America server announced [Global portal] Announced earlier today, Eyedentity Games has decided to take over the Dragon Nest service from Nexon America due to licensing agreement ending between the two companies.With effect from September 28th, 2016, Dragon Nest will be serviced by Eyedentity Games through its own Global Service Platform.

<b>TERA</b> – The Guilded Age update arrives with more Guild vs Guild action

<b>TERA</b> – The Guilded Age update arrives with more Guild vs Guild action The update focuses on adding new features for guilds, including a progression system complete with guild-wide skills to unlock.Players can put their guild skills to use in a new weekly event that pits guilds against each other for control over the capital city of Velika.

140 Review - The Gamers Lounge

140 Review - The Gamers Lounge How to sum up 140?There isn’t really an exact word that comes to mind.

<b>Battlerite</b> – Early Access phase begins on Steam for new arena brawler

<b>Battlerite</b> – Early Access phase begins on Steam for new arena brawler Touted as the “spiritual successor” of Bloodline Champions, a semi-popular arena PVP game, Bloodrite is developed with a similar gameplay style in mind.There are currently just 2 vs 2 and 3 vs 3 modes available.

<b>Fractured Space</b> – Gorgeous space combat game launches F2P on Steam

<b>Fractured Space</b> – Gorgeous space combat game launches F2P on Steam [Steam page] Edge Case Games, developers of the team-based space combat game, Fractured Space, today announced the game has officially launched as a Free-to-Play game on Steam.With the help of 600,000 players, the game has gradually evolved into a fully-fledged game with over 30 customizable ships, well-tuned battle mechanics, two different game modes, deep team strategy, gorgeously detailed graphics and a balanced free-to-play economy.

Event[0] - PC Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

Event[0] - PC Review | Chalgyr's Game Room Event[0] is a very cool experience.Obviously being an adventure game, the pacing and story-focused approach is not going to be for everyone, but even those with just a mild curiosity in what Event[0] will likely come away impressed.

PES 2017 Review | TheXboxHub

PES 2017 Review | TheXboxHub It must be difficult to produce a gaming title each year, adding new features and conjuring up ideas for possible improvements.Konami, have a tougher job than most as they can’t introduce lots of fresh modes or change anything too drastic, because Pro Evolution Soccer as a series has to keep its character and after all football is football, there’s not much you can do about that.

<b>Taichi Panda</b> – Unleash your inner beast with new Savage Update

<b>Taichi Panda</b> – Unleash your inner beast with new Savage Update Snail Games, developer of popular online games such as Age of Wushu, recently released a massive new update for its action mobile game, Taichi Panda.Known as the “Savage Update”, players can expect a number of new game features as well as bug fixes and optimizations to core game mechanics.

<b>Dual Universe</b> – New sandbox MMO impresses with Voxel Technology

<b>Dual Universe</b> – New sandbox MMO impresses with Voxel Technology The three-minute video gives a look at the revolutionary Voxel Technology featured in the pre-alpha version of the game.Giving an in-depth look at the voxel technology behind Dual Universe, game creative director Jean-Christophe Baillie explains how the construction gameplay has been implemented.

Relive your childhood nightmares as Toy Odyssey brings Metroidvania action to Xbox One

Relive your childhood nightmares as Toy Odyssey brings Metroidvania action to Xbox One Available to download right now, Toy Odyssey can be picked up for £11.99.

Firewatch available now on Xbox One!

Firewatch available now on Xbox One! You see, whilst Firewatch brings some delightful first person exploration to our Xbox One, it is currently locked down to a North American release only.In fact, if you’re sitting here in the UK, then you’ll need to wait until the 30th Sept in order to get involved in the mysterious action.

First gameplay trailer teases TARGET FÜHRER in Sniper Elite 4 -

First gameplay trailer teases TARGET FÜHRER in Sniper Elite 4 - Whilst the full release date for Sniper Elite 4 is some way off, with the game not appearing on Xbox One, PS4 or PC until Feb 2017, the hype machine is starting to kick into gear as the first gameplay trailer releases for it…and you’ll be glad to see a bit of a tease for TARGET FÜHRER, an extra campaign mission which arrives free for anyone who pre-orders the game.

Which of this week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold bargains should you pick up? – 20th September 2016 -

Which of this week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold bargains should you pick up? – 20th September 2016 - As Xbox gamers we’ve had a huge number of discounts thrust our way with the recent Xbox Live Deals With Gold offerings.This week though?