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James Dominguez On sale tomorrow, the PlayStation 4 is a smooth, polished piece of hardware, but some missing features and a lacklustre game library hold it back from perfection.
Screen Play reader Andrew Masters Reader Andrew Masters has submitted this very entertaining account of how he found himself in Skyrim for real while on holiday recently.
James Dominguez When the PlayStation 4 launches in Australia on Friday, it will have only two disc-based exclusives, Knack and Killzone: Shadow Fall. Read on for DexX's impressions.
Your Turn reader Sam Spackman Today reader Sam Spackman presents an entertaining exploration - literally - of the vast range of war games.
James Dominguez On launch day, the PlayStation 4 will have two high profile exclusive download-only games: Resogun and Contrast. How do they compare?
James Dominguez The Xbox One has cracked a million day one sales too, John Carmack quits Id Software, and TrackMania turns ten, plus even more news.
Jason Hill Although there’s no compelling reason to rush to upgrade just yet, Xbox One is a quality machine.
James Dominguez Take a break from your new Xbox One, or from steadfastly refusing to buy an Xbox One, and make with the funny.
James Dominguez Every new console has a dodgy selection of games at launch, but the Xbox One has some pleasant surprises mixed in with the let-downs.
James Dominguez The Xbox One has a lot of features that make it feel very different from previous consoles.
A Screen Play reader A Screen Play reader who has chosen to remain anonymous has submitted today's Your Turn, asking whether gay characters are needed in the Kickstarter funded game Star Citizen.
James Dominguez Arriving on shelves this Friday, the Xbox One will have a decent-sized library of games on day one. Here are some of the download-only options.
James Dominguez Yet another licensed Lego game has arrived on our consoles, this time based on Marvel superhero comics.
James Dominguez The PlayStation 4 launched in North America last Friday, and sold a million units in a single day. Other news pales in comparison.
Jason Hill Call of Duty: Ghosts accompanies the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console launches, but is not a next-gen game.
James Dominguez We have a weird one for you this week, a picture from Call of Duty: Ghosts that makes no sense on its own. Come and write a caption that explains it.
James Dominguez Every now and then a character in a video game makes it clear that they know that their world is just someone else's entertainment. What are your favourite moments?
James Dominguez Ron Curry is CEO of IGEA, the Australian peak body for video game publishers. Today we present the first of two parts of a lengthy interview, in which we discuss game classification and how things...
James Dominguez When a creative medium matures, it begins to examine itself, and video gaming has begun to produce some fascinating examples of metacommentary.
Screen Play reader Andrew Yoshimura In the final part of his fascinating series of retrospectives looking at the major players in video gaming history, today Andrew Yoshimura looks at Microsoft and the Xbox.