Video games have evolved from a simple pastime into a cultural phenomenon. Join games blogger James Dominguez and the passionate Screen Play community as they discuss this phenomenon: the talented designers, the technology underlying them, and the place of games in our lives.
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Screen Play reader Andrew Yoshimura We're having a double-dose of user-submitted articles today, starting with the latest in Andrew Yoshimura's series profiling the major players in video game history.
James Dominguez After last week's popular Disney Infinity buying guide, this week we're following up with a guide to Skylanders Swap Force.
James Dominguez Bond University has released their latest survey of Australian gamers, and PAX Australia is returning to Melbourne in 2012, with a new date and a new venue.
Jason Hill FIFA has always been one of the most accessible sports games available, but these days it's also surprisingly deep.
James Dominguez Screen Play may be undergoing some changes in the coming months, and we want your feedback.
James Dominguez Microsoft has announced a partnership with Machinima on the Xbox One, promising smart video content for gamers.
An anonymous Screen Play reader We have a very special Your Turn article today, from a Screen Play reader who spent a fortune on the "free to play" game League of Legends.
James Dominguez Did you think you'd heard the last of THQ? Well, they're back, and they're suing EA over the UFC licence. This and more in today's news round-up.
James Dominguez Disney's new toy-and-game combo is sure to be high on many kids' Christmas list, but its pricey components make smart shopping essential.
Jason Hill It's silly and slight, but this free game will keep you giggling.
James Dominguez It's jigsaw time again. Do you recognise the game in the image?
James Dominguez With so many popular games being extremely violent, I wonder why we rarely stop and think about why violence seems so integral to gaming.
James Dominguez Assassin's Creed IV is only weeks away, and DexX had the chance to speak to the game's director, Ashraf Ismail, about how the final touches are coming together.
James Dominguez Stubbornly low sales figures and the impending release of two powerful competitors suggest that Nintendo's Wii U may be in serious trouble.
James Dominguez Part trading card game, part table-top RPG, and part tactical wargame, Card Hunter is an amazing achievement in free-to-play gaming.
James Dominguez Has Valve inadvertently revealed that Half-Life 3 is finally coming soon? For this and other news from the past week, read on.
Jason Hill Set in a magical puppeteer's theatre, Sony's latest quirky platformer Puppeteer is gorgeously presented.
James Dominguez It's Friday again, and once again we have a nifty prize for the first person to identify the game in the jigsaw puzzle.
James Dominguez Some games give us so much to do that completing every task is a huge time-sink. How important is it to you to 100% complete a game?