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Friday Question: What are the most beautiful games?

James Dominguez Forget frame rates and polygon counts; what are the most artistically beautiful games ever made?

This year's Assassin's Creed revealed in leaked video

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James Dominguez A leaked Ubisoft video has revealed more of Assassin's Creed: Unity, a next-gen exclusive set during the French Revolution.

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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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Infamous Second Son: Powerful


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

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Friday Question: Which recent games should get HD next-gen re-releases?

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James Dominguez So far Tomb Raider is the only game from last generation to get an upgraded re-release on PS4 and XBox One, but more could follow.

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Aussies get Hearthstone iOS before the rest of the world


James Dominguez Blizzard's free-to-play Warcraft-themed card card is available for iPad right now in Australia and New Zealand.

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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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Death and zen: Enjoying frustration and laughing at failure in Dark Souls II.

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James Dominguez Dark Souls II is not a game that reveals itself all at once, but a complex knot that must be teased out patiently.

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Luftrausers: Fly, shoot, die, repeat


James Dominguez Luftrausers, from popular Dutch indie studio Vlambeer, offers intense, bite-sized gaming that keeps you saying "one more game!"

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Caption This! #16

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James Dominguez DexX has been playing, eating, drinking, and sleeping Dark Souls II for a week now, so that's what we're captioning today.

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Your Turn: Region-locking should stay in the past


Screen Play reader Andrew Yoshimura Video game region locking once had practical reasons to exist, but reader Andrew Yoshimura argues that its time is past.

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Your Turn: February winner

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James Dominguez It was a quiet month for reader-submitted articles.

Thief: A reboot that misses its mark


James Dominguez The reboot of the cult favourite Thief series has emerged from the shadows at last, and has proven itself to be disappointingly mediocre.

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Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze: Go bananas again

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Jason Hill Much has been written recently about Nintendo's financial woes and the failure of the Wii U to attract a significant audience. Can DK help?

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Wolfenstein The New Order: A new kind of old-school shooter

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James Dominguez Wolfenstein is the game that kicked off the shooter craze over 20 years ago. Now it's coming back, and it's learned some new tricks.

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Beta code giveaway lets you get into Elder Scrolls Online early

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James Dominguez Screen Play has been provided with some access codes to the Elder Scrolls Online beta, and you can get one for free.

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Titanfall preview: The online shooter gets super-sized


James Dominguez Last week's Titanfall beta attracted two million eager players. Today, we have an interview talking about the design process behind this upcoming blockbuster.

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The Novelist: A haunting family tale

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Jason Hill The Kaplans are a family in crisis. You can try to help, but some failure is inevitable when faced with impossible decisions...

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Caption This! #12

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James Dominguez Even a game as pretty as Titanfall can look a little weird if you get a screenshot at just the right moment.

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Your Turn: A look inside the engine of the hype train


Screen Play reader Leigh Martin For better or worse, marketing defines gaming to a large degree. Today, reader Leigh Martin takes a look at the arcane process of announcing and marketing a major game release.

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