Action

Games

Titanfall: Brilliant action, but lacks longevity

James Dominguez Titanfall has taken the bold step of completely removing single-player from this online-only shooter, and it almost pulls it off.

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Laser-guided homage to '80s action films

A screenshot from Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.

Calum Wilson Austin Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon can be clunky - sometimes deliberately - but it offers plenty of action and, most of all, fun.

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Vote: Best action-adventure game of 2012

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James Dominguez Many games took us on action-packed journeys this year. Which were your favourites?

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Devil May Cry: Heavenly combat action

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Jason Hill Did the brave move of entrusting Devil May Cry to a Western developer pay off for Capcom?

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Dead Space 3: More action, less frights

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Jason Hill The fear of the unknown is horror's greatest weapon, so Dead Space 3 was always going to have a tough time scaring us as much as its predecessors.

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Bringing Halo's action to live-action

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James Dominguez Live action Halo is finally becoming a reality, with the upcoming web series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. Screen Play talked to its young Aussie star, Tom Green.

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Games

Review: Diablo III Reaper of Souls - Diablo as it should have always been

Diablo III feels like a brand new game.

James "DexX" Dominguez Diablo III had a troubled launch 12 months ago. Now, expansion pack Reaper of Souls has fixed everything.

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Games

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z - Dead on arrival

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James Dominguez An over-the-top comedy action game poking fun at the dour Ninja Gaiden series is an idea with potential, but Yaiba has made a shocking mess of it.

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Review

Infamous Second Son: Powerful

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Jason Hill The lively Second Son clearly has ambitions to be more serious than the PlayStation 3 Infamous games.

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Games

Infamous: Second Son game review

Jason Hill The lively Second Son clearly has ambitions to be more serious than the PlayStation 3 Infamous games.

The necessity of failure: Gaming as a metaphor for learning and living

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James Dominguez Failure is not just inevitable, but essential. Today, DexX notes a parallel between how we play games and how we live.

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Caption This! #17

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James Dominguez Infamous Second Son is out, this year's first big exclusive for the PlayStation 4. Let's make jokes about it.

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Friday Question: What are your most impressive failures?

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James Dominguez Share your stories of your most hilarious and embarrassing failures in video gaming, and win a prize!

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Games

The top 10 games of 2014

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Calum Wilson Austin Here are 10 of the most hotly anticipated games we can look forward to in 2014.

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How did South Park: The Stick of Truth end up a great game?

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James Dominguez South Park: The Stick of Truth is a game based on a TV show, made by a notoriously patchy company, and lost its original publisher to bankruptcy. How on earth did it manage to be so good?

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Dark Souls II is a harsh mistress

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James Dominguez DexX is not ready to write a review of Dark Souls II just yet, because he has barely managed to make any progress in it.

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Games

Flappy Bird creator may ressurect his game

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The creator of Flappy Bird says he's thinking of resurrecting the smash-hit free game that he abruptly took offline a month ago.

South Park The Stick of Truth: Oh my God!

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Jason Hill The Stick of Truth is an incredibly faithful adaptation of the long-running animated series.

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Drawbacks of online-only gaming shown by Titanfall failure

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James Dominguez Online gaming is big business, but as the ongoing issues Optus customers are having with Titanfall proves, online-only has some serious drawbacks.

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Former THQ executive reveals fate of lost games

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James Dominguez While games like South Park and Saint's Row found new homes after THQ's closure, some weren't so lucky. Now an ex-THQ executive has spilled the beans.

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