THE LUNCHBOX – 04/10

The GTS4 will release alongside the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport for PS4 this month!

The limited edition console comes with the Day 1 edition of the game which provides access to $250,000 in-game credits, livery sticker packs, a chrome racing helmet and 60 PS4 avatars, because HELL YEAH.

But let’s pop the Lunchbox and see what else is coming!

SIX60 are teaming up with Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz for The New Waves World Tour – taking the two acts across Europe in October and November, before heading down-under for four massive New Zealand dates in January.

The New Waves World Tour
SIX60 with Nico & Vinz

Supported by Kings

6 January Horncastle Arena, Christchurch
Tickets via Ticketek

8 January TSB Bank Arena, Wellington
Tickets via Ticketmaster

11 January Wharepai Domain, Tauranga
Tickets via Ticketmaster and Tauranga i-site

13 January Villa Maria Winery, Auckland* (with P Money)
Tickets via Ticketmaster

All shows are all ages

Solving mysteries runs in the family!

With Professor Layton’s whereabouts unknown, it’s time for his daughter Katrielle to take centre-stage in LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy, coming to Nintendo 3DS family systems in Australia and New Zealand on 7th October 2017!

KHALID‘s American Teen Tour has been moved to Spark Arena to allow more fans to see the artist of the moment. Overwhelming demand saw Auckland Town Hall sell out in 10 minutes last Wednesday, and all Australian dates on the tour have also sold out!

Remaining tickets are on sale now and for complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.khalidofficial.com & www.livenation.co.nz

The upcoming TOMB RAIDER reboot on the big-screen has it’s first trailer with Alicia Vikander now playing the tomb-raiding heroine Lara Croft.

The fans have asked (repeatedly) for it, and Anika Moa has listened. The beautiful, witty and talented singer/songwriter today announces four concerts for her grown up fans, and South Island dates for her Songs For Bubbas: Chop Chop Hiyaaa! show.

Anika Moa with support by Mulholland
In Swings The Tide 10th Anniversary Tour

Saturday 30 September – The Savoy, Dunedin
Saturday 7 October – Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Friday 20 October – Kings Arms, Auckland
Saturday 28 October – San Fran, Wellington

Songs For Bubbas: Chop Chop Hiyaaa!
Saturday 30 September – The Savoy, Dunedin – 10am Show
Sunday 1 October – Lake Wanaka Centre, Wanaka – 1pm Show*
Wednesday 4 October – The Bay Hall, Timaru – 10am Show
Friday 6  October – New Brighton Club, Christchurch – 10am & 1pm Shows

Tickets for all shows on sale via www.nztix.co.nz

Immortal: Unchainedis a hardcore action RPG set in a dark, sci-fi universe – a unique take on a well-known sub-genre, blending third-person action shooter with a hardcore RPG, coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM in 2018.

From the writers of Battlefield 1 and The Witcher, the game will feature a diverse arsenal of unique weaponry for ranged and melee combat to aid you in exploring the world as you encounter brutal enemies and gigantic boss fights!

Grammy-nominated Ohio natives The National make their highly anticipated return to New Zealand for one night only at Villa Maria Winery on Sunday 25 February 2018.

THE NATIONAL
VILLA MARIA WINERY
SUNDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2017

Tickets available from Ticketmaster

Leonard Cohen helps set the mood in the Gamescom Cinematic Trailer for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Origins.

Think Ophelia as a robot, King Duncan being greeted with a hand grenade, Yorick as a zombie, and you’ve got HAMLET: The Video Game (The Stage Show).

HAMLET: The Video Game (The Stage Show) is part of the Auckland Live Kids Play programme, an ongoing initiative to introduce children to the arts, and nurture their creativity and curiosity.

HAMLET: The Video Game (The Stage Show) plays: 
Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 October, 11am and 7pm
Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
Recommended for ages 10+
Duration: 1 hour 15 mins (no interval)
Tickets: Child $20; Adult $32 (service fees apply)

For more info visit aucklandlive.co.nz/show/hamlet-the-video-game

Spine-chilling stories from New Zealand’s dark past will possess the Herald Theatre this Halloween, with The Dunstan Creek Haunting from 24 – 31 October.

Tales of terror from the Otago gold fields will thrill and genuinely terrify in this show which appeals to the most daring audiences. Afterwards, you will be left wondering why you ever thought sleeping with the lights off was a good idea…

The Dunstan Creek Haunting plays: 
Tuesday 24 – Tuesday 31 October
Tuesday 24 & Wednesday 25, 7pm; Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 October and Tuesday 31 October, 8pm and Sunday 29 October, 6pm
Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
Recommended for ages 13 and over
Duration: 75 minutes (no interval)
Tickets: $20 -$35 (service fees apply)

You can book here at Auckland Live.

The Dark Elves tear into battle in as the Total War: Warhammer II Let’s Play concludes with Malekith the Witch King launching a wicked attack on his most hated enemy, the High Elves.

The first Laneway Festival line-up for next year has been announced, and includes in alphabetical order:

Aldous Harding – Amy Shark – Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals – BADBADNOTGOOD
BAYNK – Billie Eilish – Bonobo – Connan Mockasin – D.D Dumbo – Die! Die! Die!
Father John Misty – Loyle Carner – Mac DeMarco – Melodownz – Moses Sumney
Polyester – POND – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – (Sandy) Alex G – Slowdive
Sylvan Esso – 
The Internet – The War on Drugs – TOKiMONSTA – Unitone HiFi – Wolf Alice

Tickets on sale to general public via lanewayfestival.co.nz.

Call Of Duty: WWII gets a Story Trailer to explain what players will be up to in the upcoming title.

FOUR YEAR STRONG have announced that they will be taking Rise or Die Trying on the road to celebrate the album’s 10th anniversary, and will include Kentucky natives, KNOCKED LOOSE as special guests!

FOUR YEAR STRONG – The Rise Or Die Trying Tour with KNOCKED LOOSE
KINGS ARMS, AUCKLAND

THURSDAY JANUARY 18

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
For complete tour and ticket information, visit: fouryearstrongmusic.com & www.livenation.co.nz

Four-time Grammy nominee Feist will make her long-awaited New Zealand headlining debut, with one show only at Auckland’s Powerstation on Saturday, November 25.

Touring in support of her fourth full-length album Pleasure which was released in April, the Canadian singer-songwriter returns to New Zealand after five years, last in Auckland as part of the 2012 Laneway Festival.

FEIST Pleasure Tour 2017
THE POWERSTATION, AUCKLAND SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

For complete tour and ticketing information, visit:
www.listentofeist.com or www.livenation.co.nz

Big Ant Studios, Australia’s premier sports video game developer, has announced Ashes Cricket! Developed in close collaboration with Cricket Australia, it is the most realistic and authentic recreation of the sport ever created.

Featuring real cricketers, battling it out on real grounds, players will be able to participate right from the comfort of their lounge room and will be available to play on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in November this year.

American dream-pop sensations CIGARETTES AFTER SEX have confirmed an Auckland headline show at The Powerstation on January 8.

The New York based ambient indie collective, led by songwriter Greg Gonzalez, are on a world tour in support of their self-titled, debut album released in June.

Live Nation, CRS, Coup De Main & 95bFM Present CIGARETTES AFTER SEX
THE POWERSTATION, AUCKLAND

MONDAY JANUARY 8 (all ages)
TICKETS NOW ON SALE

For complete tour and ticketing information, visit:
www.cigarettesaftersex.com or www.livenation.co.nz

Fleet Foxes have announced New Zealand shows at last to accompany the group’s hugely acclaimed third album, Crack-Up.

The indie-folk group with almost mythical status finally get back to our shores for the first time in six years for shows at the Auckland Town Hall on 9 January and Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre on 11 January 2018.

CRS and 95bfm present FLEET FOXES

9th January 2018       Auckland Town Hall
11th January 2018     Michael Fowler Centre

Tickets on sale from www.ticketmaster.co.nz

Disney Pixar’s COCO gets another new trailer, for its release on BOXING DAY this year.

The family favourite event that has been sending kids and adults alike into full blown spooky madness for the last 10 years is back! With its trademark high energy and interactive entertainment, Halloween in the Village possesses Mt. Eden Village on Saturday 28th October 2017.

HALLOWEEN IN THE VILLAGE plays
Saturday 28 October, 12-2pm
The Village Green Essex St Reserve (parallel to Mt. Eden Rd just behind the village shops)
Free Event, all materials and entertainment provided
No booking required

BBE and Fuzen are excited to announce the official New Zealand sideshows for SZAKaytranada and Tourist on the back of their appearances at Australia’s FOMO festival.

KAYTRANADA
with special guest TOURIST
Presented by BBE & Fuzen
Friday, 5 January 2018 – Powerstation, Auckland (18+)
TICKET INFO HERE

SZA
Presented by BBE & Fuzen
Tuesday, 9 January 2018 – Powerstation, Auckland (18+)
TICKET INFO HERE

Tickets on sale 10am Thursday October 5

Bigben and Eko Software are proud to reveal all the official championships and teams featured in RUGBY 18, releasing in New Zealand on October 27th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. 

The most complete rugby video game to date, RUGBY 18 captures the intensity of the biggest games of the 2017-2018 season through its selection of 65 official teams and more than 2,000 professional players from around the world: 

  • National teams : New Zealand (All Blacks), Australia (Wallabies), South Africa (Springboks), England, Fiji, France, Scotland, Wales, Italia
  • Championships and their teams: TOP 14, PRO D2, PRO14, Aviva Premiership Rugby.

Players who preorder RUGBY 18 now at participating retailers will get a very exclusive in-game bonus: the 2017 British & Irish Lions team!

And to close the Lunchbox, Ubisoft has announced “I am the Fart”, a unique contest that will allow the lucky winner to be part of the South Park: The Fractured But Whole in a very special way:

Their fart sound will be integrated in-game as one of the New Kid’s lethal and smelly powerful “weapons”.

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