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Charlie Brooker to appear in Sniper Elite 3

Want to shoot Charlie Brooker? You’re in luck. The TV comedian’s likeness will be a character in Sniper Elite 3. His appearance in the game is due to being a fan of the shooter series, so Rebellion offered him a chance to be included in the latest entry. While his role is being kept secret […]

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Charlie Brooker headlines

  • Charlie Brooker fails to teach Jon Snow how to play PS4 games

    Charlie Brooker has tried his damn hardest to teach Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow how to play videogames, ahead of his documentary tomorrow night. His attempts to tutor Snow are both funny, sweet and kind of pathetic. Watch here.

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  • Charlie Brooker's 'How Videogames Changed the World' gets new teaser, watch here

    Charlie Brooker’s ‘How Videogames Changed the World’ will air on Channel 4 on Saturday November 30 at 9pm. He’s released a new teaser trailer, this time featuring Minecraft and one Jeff Minter. Watch it here.

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  • Gameswipe format was "weird," says Brooker

    UK journo Charlie Brooker’s told MCV he felt recently aired TV special Gameswipe had a “weird” format, as it was watched by both those that play games and those that don’t. The show outlined gaming genres and generally explained a bit of history and the modern ‘scene’. “It was a weird thing to do, partly […]

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  • Games "unlikely to be a regular feature of BBC Four"

    Despite great responses to recent shows Gameswipe and Electric Dreams, BBC Four said today it won’t be pursuing games-related programming as a regular feature. “We were delighted with the response both to Gameswipe and Electric Dreams,” a spokesperson from the commissioning team told MCV. “In Charlie Brooker you have an original, savagely funny view of […]

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  • Gameswipe pulls in 361,000 viewers

    A Media Guardian report has confirmed that Charlie Brooker’s gaming special Gameswipe pulled in over 361,000 viewers when it was aired on Wednesday on BBC Four. That accounts for 2.2 percent of the UK audience who were watching television at the time the programe went out, which was between 10:00pm and 11:00pm. If you missed […]

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  • Brooker may pull games coverage into Screenwipe

    Following the screening of last night’s Gameswipe in the UK, presenter Charlie Brooker’s said he may now put games coverage in his broader entertainment show, Screenwipe. He said in a Twitter Q&A yesterday: Dunno bout a series, wd maybe another one-off if asked. May now cover games in Screenwipe tho. Here’s the iPlayer link, if […]

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