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More Gifts for Gamers
Three giftable video games for the younger set
"...effect of leaving you with extra Microsoft Points that gamers feel the need to add to just so they..."

Nov. 19, 2009 Screens Post by James Renovitch

FF2012: Gamers Get Down
Fantastic Arcade snaps

Sept. 22, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Whipping Gamers Into a Frenzy
A taste of the Fantastic Arcade

Sept. 7, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

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

The Dungeon Masters
From the filmmaker who make the Roky Erickson doc, You’re Gonna Miss Me, comes this astute and empathetic survey of Dungeons & Dragons gamers.
"...or mocking the players, director McAlester's documentary takes three gamers and shows how tabletop fantasy fits into their lives...."

Oct. 23, 2009 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Documentary GameChangers Will Change How You Look at E-Sports
Producer Peter Billingsley on high-stakes professional videogaming
"...Forget the whole "gamers yelling in headsets in the basements" myth. E-sports –..."

June 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gamer
Gerard Butler stars in this futuristic thriller set in a multiplayer online gaming universe.
"...um, gamespace) isn't new or even all that clever. Video-gamers in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, unimaginatively dubbed..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Grandma's Boy
What's funnier than having to move back in with your parents? Why, moving in with your grandparents, of course.
"...you might anticipate) pokes occasionally smart, knowing fun at gamers, stoners, and the developmentally arrested horndog (and horndogette) in..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Doom
Doom is not so much a film as a marketing tie-in, albeit one with some exceptional production values.
"...and in the end Doom is so niche-marketed to gamers that it might as well not be considered a..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Swindle
"...revolves around the relationship between two modestly successful French con-gamers: an attractive fortyish woman named Betty (Huppert) and partner..."

July 16, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Wing Commander
"...Pacific theatre foe as Roberts updates WWII for forward-thinking gamers everywhere. Ostensibly WWII in space, Roberts' tale of derring-do..."

March 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sniper
"...is sure to appeal to armchair assassins and fantasy war-gamers. Beyond that audience, Peruvian director Llosa's American debut will..."

Feb. 5, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Game On Austin
Local video-game developers show their stuff. And beer!
"...gaming event (Thusday, Oct. 15) to bring developers and gamers together. The two main ingredients are beer (for those..."

Oct. 8, 2009 Screens Post by James Renovitch

No Noobs
Why the Austin Game Developers Conference Isn't for Gamers
"...In fact, don't expect hordes of slaphappy video-gamers plugging and strapping in for next-next-gen-gaming action, either. "There..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Morgan Romine
Shooting her way into the public eye
"...experience with Ubisoft at SXSW on marketing to girl gamers and for girl gaming groups...."

March 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Joey Seiler

Girl, Upgraded
According to the 1999 Interactive Digital Software Report (IDSA), the majority of people playing computer games are older than 18, and 38% percent of the people most frequently playing computer games are women. Boy, have things change
"...Of course, to my mind, gamers weren't girls anyway. Gamers were pimply faced losers with..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Not Just for Geeks
Gaming at Worldcon 97
"...And my own breed, gamers. I almost wrote "gaming geeks," because we players of..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Books Feature by Allen Varney

How Rooster Teeth Became an Online Phenomenon
9.5 million YouTube subscribers can’t be wrong
"...much like pandering." It's the old cliched depiction of gamers as teens on their parents' couch: "It's like if..."

May 11, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ouya: The People's Gaming Console
Could Julie Uhrman's Kickstarted project be the innovation the gaming industry was waiting for?
"...Its low cost and open-source nature have independent developers, gamers, and Android enthusiasts excited to see the journey finally..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Sean Carey

RTX 2012: Enter the Noob
Sole non-gamer in Austin attends RTX 2012, is bemused
"...of camaraderie that spontaneously erupts whenever two or more gamers meet flesh-to-flesh for the first time (as opposed to..."

July 9, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

See Jane Game
Keynote speaker Jane McGonigal wants to change the world
"...wants to change the world – and she wants gamers to join her...."

Feb. 29, 2008 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

(Video) Game Night
Multiplayer video games that bridge the gap between the hardcore and the noobs
"...When did the party die for gamers? When did video games begin to forgo two-player options..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

The Game Is All
We catch up with some major players in Austin's gaming universe
"...is to interact with the American market and American gamers. "And also, we want to do some of the..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Screens Feature by N. Evan Van Zelfden

A Whole New Game
A strange trip through the online world of the most popular role-playing games of last summer : Diablo II, Deus Ex, and Vampire: The Masquerade Redemption
"...celebration of the Internet -- complete and utter anonymity. Gamers love it. Government bodies fear it. But it's the..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

SXSW Gaming: Noclip Says Love Your Developers
Danny O’Dwyer wants you to understand who is making your games
"...Gaming, O’Dwyer explained how this lack of connection between gamers and developers was the impetus behind his decision to..."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Tucker Whatley

Vigilante Gaming Bar Welcomes Both Novices and Experts
New tabletop haven might be your next favorite watering hole
"...providing a home away from home for more seasoned gamers eager to switch up their typical surroundings...."

March 31, 2017 Screens Feature by Robert M. Reyes

Video Game Gift Guide
Downloadable edition
"...Bit.Trip.Runner has a crossover appeal that Fate lacks. Casual gamers will enjoy the peppy musical attributes while hardcore gamers..."

Dec. 2, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Console Wars: The Saga Continues
Sizing up the video-game platforms
"...calories than any sit-and-shoot game. Young kids and casual gamers, who could care less about photorealistic blood spatter and..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

SXSW 08 Film Reviews
"...alternate reality living inside your computer, and to many gamers, it's no different – and oftentimes more agreeable – than..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Darcie Stevens

Players Guide
"...18 to 22, Geffon and his team battled 800 gamers from 70 different countries in Monza, Italy, for $430,000..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Screens Feature by Carson Barker

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