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Toys and games help us get back to a simpler way of life

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With politics seemingly crowding out business in Hong Kong these days, Asia's largest toy fair has come to town and is a welcome distraction.

Monday, 6 January, 2014, 8:29am

Video game: Bioshock Infinite

The first Bioshock was an instant classic, breaking free from the first-person shooter mould by focusing as much on its original sci-fi story and imaginative steampunk visuals as its exciting gameplay.

7 Apr 2013 - 4:21pm

Play specialists help young patients deal with fear through games

For young children, a hospital - with its whirring machinery and masked staff - can be a terrifying place. But professionals known as play specialists have been bringing colour and laughter into the white, sterile rooms that confine these little patients.

28 Nov 2012 - 3:34am

Hot spots: Trees and Fishes, Vanuatu

What is it? The tranquil waterfront retreat on Vanuatu's Havannah Harbour is an off-the-beaten-track hideaway. The sheltered bay was used as an American naval base during the second world war but is now becoming a haven for movie stars. Cate Blanchett owns a waterfront property here and Leonardo DiCaprio has been spotted cruising the bay on a private yacht.


17 Nov 2012 - 11:13pm

Game Review: Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 Gearbox Borderlands 2 takes hardcore gaming fans back to the chaotic frontier world of Pandora for a second helping of sci-fi first-person-shooting fun.

30 Sep 2012 - 2:07pm

Launch day packages announced in Hong Kong for long awaited Halo 4 game

This year, the Xbox celebrates its 10th anniversary; and what better way to mark the occasion than with a new Halo game? Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 returns to the battlefield after a five-year absence to kick some more alien butt.

23 Sep 2012 - 10:17am

Tag Tournament 2 takes Tekken series to new heights

Fast, up-close, and personal combat has always been the hallmark of the Tekken series and the brutality has been taken up a notch in the latest instalment, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (TTT2).

24 Sep 2012 - 11:40am

Mark Six

There was no winner of last night's first prize. The numbers drawn were 9, 11, 12, 22, 28 and 49. The extra number was 7. The HK$439,320 second prize was won by 2 tickets. Third prize paid HK$23,190. A jackpot of HK$8 million rolls over to tomorrow's draw.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm

Mark Six

Last night's HK$5,333,330 first prize was won by 1.5 tickets. The numbers drawn were 3, 6, 14, 19, 27 and 36. The extra number was 24. The HK$1,288,840 second prize was won by 0.5 of a ticket. Third prize paid HK$40,910.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Spreading its wings

Tropical Storm Talim has been closing in on the Pearl River Delta for the past 24 hours and it seems to have sucked all the air south and out of the suburbs of Dongguan.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am