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Modern times

Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts take on communication in the digital age

Who’s crashing E3’s macho-gamer party? Feminists

The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo is like Valhalla for male video game nerds, and though many gamer blogs are covering the newest thumb-twiddling doodads,...

Super Smash Bros. on the big screen, Sunday 4/13!

The Nintendo game Super Smash Bros. Melee was supposed to be a party game, “fun for the whole family,” as the kids say. Mario sets...

From brushes to bytes

CAREERS + ED ISSUE Artists find their way into video games, despite a boom-and-bust industry

Boss fight

Indie gamers swap ideas at empowering un-conference Lost Levels

Film Listings: March 5 – 11, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: February 26 – March 4, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: February 19 -25, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: February 12 -18, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: February 5 – 11, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: January 29 – February 4, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: January 22 – 28, 2014

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Play on

Gamer singles out the mainstream videogame hits of 2013 — and a few smaller picks, too

Don’t shoot!

Top indies of 2013 make fun without firearms

Pros and cons(oles)

Will Microsoft or Sony win the battle for consumer love? Gamer tests out the new consoles.

The Performant: Games people play

Ask any gamer, or specialist in pedagogy, and they'll say the same thing: games are as important to human development as any the rest...

And joysticks for all

All hail Dominique Pamplemousse! A growing movement -- spurred by gatherings like QGCon and GaymerX -- rallies for diversity in video games.

Console prizes

Gamer reports on E3 — and 2013's best title so far

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Stage listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Stage Listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Threequel blues

GAMER: Impressive graphics can't save the too-familiar 'Crysis 3'

Where to party on New Year’s Eve

Kiss off 2012 at these festive wing dings

Zombies FTW

Gamer looks back at 2012's best experiences behind the controls