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Gamer
Gerard Butler stars in this futuristic thriller set in a multiplayer online gaming universe.
"...cinematographers Neveldine and Taylor, but 24 hours after watching Gamer's nonstop fireballs and fragmented body parts, all that comes..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Obsolete Gamer Bigotry
"...of Saints Row [Screens, Sept. 29], presumably aimed at gamers who were considering buying this THQ video game, Jeremy..."

Oct. 3, 2006 Postmarks

Best Gamer Hangout
TIE: Dragon's Lair; Pinballz Arcade
"...Depends on how you define gamer: Are you flashing-lights-whizzbang? Or vast-internal-realms-of-the-mind? Sometimes the audience can..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Best Stop to Gamer's Paradise
GameStop
"...about every last one of them. It's virtually a gamer's paradise. Even the employees get in on the fun,..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

A Gift for Every Gamer
Put yourself in the shoes of your gaming giftee and answer the following questions on your path to the perfect purchase.

Nov. 30, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

SXSW Announces Gaming Awards Winners
From Nintendo blockbusters to local faves
"...ceremony honored everything from the year's most-talked-about creations to Gamer's Voice Awards winners chosen by expo attendees...."

March 17, 2018 SXSW Post by James Renovitch

Hitman: Agent 47
A great old video game is back for a lackluster film reboot
"...Unless you’re a gamer, you can be forgiven for thinking that Hitman: Agent..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Video Game Gift Guide
Gifts for every kind of gamer
"...Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!: A Gamer's AlphabetPOW!, $15Local author Chris Barton guides your game-obsessed 8-..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Salt
Salt reboots the cinematic cloaks and daggers of the Cold War espionage thriller.
"...Candidate meets The Boys From Brazil, hopped up on video-gamer steroids. Which, frankly, is a downright kickass premise. Jolie..."

July 23, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this nearly bloodless, family-friendly throwback to a cinematic age when Persian palace intrigue, winsome princesses, and ambitious princes ruled the back lots.
"...plotting we've come to expect from films based on gamer favorites, but that doesn't really hinder its ability to..."

May 28, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell
This collegiate coming-of-age comedy is about as exciting as near-beer.
"...bitter performance by Bradford (The West Wing) as Tucker's gamer/geek buddy Drew, fresh out of a hellish breakup and..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Stay Alive
Contrary to the hopes of geeks everywhere, Stay Alive is not an all-zombie musical remake of Sly Stallone's 1983 Saturday Night Fever sequel, but instead a fatuous and dull horror film about gamers.
"...is instead a fatuous and dull horror film about gamers that inspires exactly the same amount of feverish intensity..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Law and Order in the Land of Pixels
Web series 'Bit Parts' finds inspiration in gamer errata
"...for a general audience. You don't have to be gamer to get the series, but it helps. The finale..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Screens Feature by James Michael Walling

Handicapping the Holidays
We narrow the field for the gamer on your gift list
"...easier or harder degree of difficulty according to the gamer's proficiency. Those first few song attempts were brutal, but..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Screens Feature by Mark Fagan

Team Players
Guilds take the lonesome gamer out of seclusion ... kind of
"...Throughout the Eighties and Nineties, gamers would take a game system to their rooms, turn..."

July 28, 2006 Screens Feature by Carson Barker

Max Reload and the Nether Blasters
Gamer comedy isn't for casual players
"...especially Harrison (who never lets Liz become a stereotyped gamer girl cliche), JJ Abrams' regular Grunberg as game-developer-turned-demon-hunter Eugene..."

July 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
Star pitcher falls flat on promises to Rhode Islanders
"...In sports, a "gamer" is someone who's always eager to play. However, in..."

June 29, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

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"...guys go crazy. 13. Bella Bumzy – Top OnlyFans Gamer Girl..."

March 10, 2022 Sponsored Post

Sword Art Online: Progressive - Aria of a Starless Night
New adaptation of the MMORPG anime
"...is that the books and anime centered on hardened gamer Kirito and noob Asuna, while the Progressive storyline shifts..."

Dec. 10, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

How Crank: High Voltage Went Pure Grindhouse
Jason Statham cult classic offers maximum overdrive
"...studio wanted them to handle VR shoot 'em up Gamer, "so we told them, we'll give you this big-budget..."

July 26, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ready Player One
Video gaming and Eighties culture get the Spielberg treatment
"...environment called the Oasis. It's a world, as slum-dwelling gamer Wade Watts (Sheridan) explains, where you can climb Mount..."

March 30, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Gaming Awards Finalists Announced
Mix of blockbusters and indie faves top the list of noms
"...in February. The exception to this process is the Gamer's Voice awards, which are given to independent games voted..."

Jan. 26, 2016 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

Wreck-It Ralph
"...and boy, are there ever a lot of not-so-hot gamer in-jokes here.) Fed up with being the game's villain..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Throwback Throwdown
Can the next-gen and old-school coexist?
"...and their respective systems, knocking on the door of gamer nostalgia. "Statistics say the average player is 30 years..."

June 16, 2006 Screens Feature by Carson Barker

UT Students Break Into E-Sports Through Longhorn Gaming
The university's independent organization gains notoriety in the competitive gaming world
"...David Willis, then playing for Longhorn Gaming under the gamer tag "xRequiem," said he was initially devastated but has..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Derek Udensi

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from Barton Skyway
"...laid. You might even have to quit your WOW gamer group. That sounds like a lot of trouble to..."

July 21, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

In Play
This one's designed by the hardcore gamer for the hardcore gamer
"...Ninja Gaiden II is designed by the hardcore gamer for the hardcore gamer. If you're anything less, it..."

June 13, 2008 Screens Feature by Joey Seiler

Keep It on the Download
Gaming, the agoraphobic way
"...stay small and capture the casual market. The casual gamer isn't wowed by hi-def bells and whistles and would..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Morgan Romine
Shooting her way into the public eye
"...Romine, captain of the Frag Doll video-game team says, "Gamer culture tends to be very cynical and shy about..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Joey Seiler

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Oak HillObsolete Gamer BigotryDear Editor,..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Column

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