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James Dominguez It's mostly good news this week, with a successful crowd-funding campaign, some high-profile sequels, and rumours of the successor to the Xbox 360.
Jason Hill Metal Gear is a series known for stealth, but the bombastic Revengeance is all about charging headlong into fast and furious combat.
James Dominguez The Friday jigsaw turns 30 today, which means it's all grown up. Come and help us celebrate by trying to guess today's game.
Screen Play reader Andrew Masters Today Screen Play reader Andrew Masters talks about his former love of the Legend of Zelda series, and his confusion now that this love seems to have vanished.
James Dominguez Five excellent user-submitted articles were published on Screen Play this month, but only one can be the winner.
James Dominguez At its heart, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is a conventional Japanese RPG, but its beautiful presentation lifts it up to a new level.
James Dominguez Our second interview today is with celebrated Australian video games writer and designer Christy Dena, who is running a crowdfunding campaign to launch a very unusual iPad game.
James Dominguez Today is double interview day, and first up we are speaking to Senior Art Director Brian Horton about how his team worked out the right look for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot.
James Dominguez The unveiling of the PlayStation 4 dominated conversations in the past week, but the world kept on going none the less. Here are some stories you might have missed.
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.
James Dominguez Ready to spend your Friday teasing your brain? Come and play our weekly jigsaw!
James Dominguez The PlayStation 4 has finally received an official unveiling, and today we sort through the facts and the rumours.
Screen Play reader Ben Hayes Have you ever been addicted to a game? Today Screen Play reader Ben Hayes talks about some of the games that have triggered an obsessive reaction in him.
James Dominguez For his first ever game, Melbourne-based programmer Luke Miller decided to make something he had never seen before: an adventure game full of gay characters.
James Dominguez Aliens: Colonial Marines is terrible, but it is only the most recent of a huge number of recent bad games. DexX argues that companies need to stop producing turkeys.
Screen Play reader Andrew Marshall What exactly is a game, anyway? Reader Andrew Marshall tackles the implications of this question in today's piece.
James Dominguez The past week has been a very eventful one in the world of video games, so here is a wrap-up of some of the more noteworthy stories.
Jason Hill Did the brave move of entrusting Devil May Cry to a Western developer pay off for Capcom?
James Dominguez Friday on Screen Play means jigsaw puzzle day, and this week's promises to be quite a challenge.
Screen Play reader Michael W Today, Screen Play reader Michael is talking about licence restrictions on the as yet unannounced new Xbox, and its rumoured banning of second-hand games.