Kim Dotcom will take on 100 people in 100 games of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on Sunday 29th of September at DIGITAL NATIONZ. As well as taking on lucky kiwi gamers, Dotcom, who is the former unbeaten world champion of CoDMW3, will take on NZ celebrities and leading industry speakers.
Speaking sessions and panels discussions featuring overseas speakers from leading international game development labels, Kiwi game development labels and tech/digital industry experts. Read more here.
The PlayStation®4 system is the best place to play with dynamic, connected gaming, powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, plus innovative second-screen features. Combining unparalleled content, immersive gaming experiences, all of your favourite digital entertainment apps and PlayStation exclusives, the PS4 system focuses on the gamer. Read more here.
Welcome to a new generation of games and entertainment. Where games push the boundaries of realism. And television obeys your every command. Where listening to music while playing a game is a snap. And you can jump from TV to movies to music to a game in an instant. Where your experience is custom tailored to you. And the entertainment you love is all in one place. Welcome to the all-in-one, Xbox One. Read more here.
Learn how to make your own wearable technologies using microprocessors, ‘interactivity for wear or play’, or maybe 3D printing is more your thing? Well there’s a hands-on demo for that as well. Run by CoLab, AUT’s hub for Creative Technologies. Workshops will run over 2 days, starting on the Saturday and ending on the Sunday. Participation will be limited so get in quick. More info here.
Every console ever made starting with the Odyssey will be on display in this interactive museum. A great opportunity to let the new generation of gamers get a chance to connect with their older gaming counterparts’ past and get a better insight into where and how it all started. More info here.
An exhibition of Kiwi made game art including; concept art, cinematic footage, game play footage, poster art or box art printed and displayed along with 3D printed models of a select number of creations. More info here.
Grand Theft Auto is universal. A series known by everyone, from nerds to priests to parents, its brand recognition and massive, fervent following makes it the envy of even the mightiest franchises. Now, at the twilight of the seventh console generation and more hyped than ever before, Grand Theft Auto V has fiinally arrived. Read the review here.
To go to our GP DIGITAL NATIONZ forum click here.
DIGITAL NATIONZ - New Zealand's first digital entertainment expo - is an interaction-centric event which gives the public unique first-access opportunities to get hands-on with cutting-edge consumer technologies.
Attendees will literally be able to see and participate in video gaming history as the Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation®4 next gen gaming consoles are publicly revealed for the first time on our shores. Other key event features include: Thought-provoking international speakers, Q&A panels, 3D printing workshops, History Of Video Gaming Museum, DIGITAL ARTZ (a new annual game art competition), an exclusive BOT WARZ championship and more.
DIGITAL NATIONZ is being held on 28th-29th September 2013 (first weekend of school holidays) at Vector Arena, Auckland. Opening hours for general public are 10am-6pm Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday. VIP ticket holders receive one hour early access.
Xbox One is a state-of-the art gaming console, a new generation TV and movie system and a whole lot more. Gone are the days of switching inputs on your TV to play a game or watch a movie. With Xbox One, you can quickly jump from TV to movies to music to a game. Just with the sound of your voice.
To see what Xbox will be showing at DIGITAL NATIONZ click here. There are more announcements to come!
The PlayStation®4 system is the best place to play with dynamic, connected gaming, powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, plus innovative second-screen features. Combining unparalleled content, immersive gaming experiences, all of your favourite digital entertainment apps and PlayStation exclusives, the PS4 system focuses on the gamer.
To see what PlayStation will be showing at DIGITAL NATIONZ click here. There are more announcements to come!