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  • EG gives Brutal Legend 8/10

    After the first IGN-exclusive Brutal Legend reviews yesterday, EG’s gone live with an 8/10. Snip: It’s probably Brutal Legend’s characters that win out. Since the days when he provided dialogue options for Guybrush Threepwood, Schafer’s secret skill has been to people his games with lovable oddballs who quickly start to feel like friends, creating bonds […]

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  • Eurogamer to launch Get Games digi download service

    Eurogamer Network’s to launch a Digital Downland service called Get Games. The venture’s a partnership with Mastertronic boss Andy Payne. “At Mastertronic, we have sold 30 million units down the years across our group of PC brands and we feel very optimistic for the PC as a gaming platform,” said Payne. “We have been selling […]

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  • Leadbetter takes EG tech ed role

    Rich Leadbetter’s Eurogamer’s new technology editor, the company’s announced. The Digital Foundry founder is a games editorial veteran, having worked on CVG, Mean Machines and many other UK games brands. “Digital Foundry’s embedded presence on Eurogamer is a brilliant opportunity to exploit everything I’ve learned from 19 years working in the games business,” said Leadbetter. […]

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  • Fable III was biggest EG GamesCom traffic driver

    Fable III drew the most traffic for Eurogamer over GamesCom for a single game, according to this GI piece. Which is all very nice, but the real story here is the graphs. Just look at that shit. Pastel shades, italics, extended radial spokes on the pie; a new level. Hit the link to see for […]

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  • Eurogamer Expo 2009 line-up announced, is bonkers

    Eurogamer Expo 2009 just announced its full publisher line-up, and it’s pretty much “complete,” from the look of it. Sony, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Eidos, Sega, Capcom, Konami, 2K, Bethesda, Namco and Deep Silver will all have playable games on hand. This year’s show is split over two UK locations. The Leeds event is being held […]

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  • Eurogamer re-reviews Grand Slam Tennis at 8/10

    Eurogamer’s posted its re-review of EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, bumping the score from 5/10 to 8/10. The site said last week it was to reassess the game after it found the Wii MotionPlus-enabled sports title to be sluggish on its Wii debug unit. Reviews, eh? Millions of words through the link.

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  • GamesAid announces Eurogamer, Codemasters, Nintendo as company partners

    GamesAid, a UK games industry charity for children and young people, announced its first company partners, including Codemasters, Eurogamer and Nintendo amongst others. “GamesAid is all about inclusiveness and raising awareness, whilst at the same time keeping our running costs as low as possible,” said GamesAid chairman, Andy Payne. “This partnership scheme recognises those companies […]

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  • Eurogamer to re-review Grand Slam Tennis

    EG’s just said it’s to re-review EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, and has pulled its original 5/10 score. The site’s editor, Tom Bramwell, said on his blog today that the game’s retail version is significantly more responsive than the dev kit set-up used for the review. “As a result, I’m immediately withdrawing Eurogamer’s Grand Slam Tennis […]

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  • Digital Foundry blog merges into Eurogamer

    The “new” Digital Foundry blog has just launched on Eurogamer, adding HD video to the UK-based site. The tech site, run by long-standing games industry media chap Richard Leadbetter, focuses on console technology and video-related coverage. “It’s been a long time coming, but finally the Digital Foundry tech blog has been humanely re-homed and is […]

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  • EG giving away 2,000 copies of LotRO for second birthday

    Eurogamer’s giving away 2,000 copies of Lord of the Rings Online as part of a two-year birthday promo for the game. Just hit the link for details. Looks as though it’s going to be a first come, first served thing. The giveaway’s happening on April 24.

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  • Eurogamer Killzone 2 review - it's a 9 [Update]

    Update: IGN’s given it 9.4. Update 2: More scores: Jeuxvideo – 17/20 IGN AU – 9 Gamereactor Denmark – 9 Eurogamer Portugal – 10 Eurogamer Italy – 9 Eurogamer Spain – 10 Eurogamer’s gone live with its Killzone 2 review, giving the game 9/10. Snip: This is a methodical shooter that makes few concessions to […]

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  • Eurogamer visited by over 3.7 million unique users in November 2008

    Eurogamer has announced that the latest ABC Electronic audit confirms that the site had over 3.7 million unique users in November last year. That’s more than double 2007’s figure for the same month. “The results are particularly pleasing as both the UK site increased significantly to 2.3 million unique users during the month, and our […]

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  • Eurogamer responds to Peter Moore's “WTF?”

    EA Sports president Peter Moore’s Christmas could’ve been better. After tearing through five days’ worth of wrapping paper, the one gift he most desired failed to materialize. And sadly, no amount of Hallmark-disguised holiday cash will ever net FIFA 09 a spot on Eurogamer’s prestigious Top 50. “Huh? WTF?? As in WHERE THE HELL IS […]

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  • Far Cry 2 wins on PC, says Eurogamer

    Eurogamer’s claimed the PC version of Far Cry is the best of the three SKUs in another of Richard Leadbetter face-off features. “Far Cry 2 is an excellent release on PC, and the fact that it can run in high definition with all features set to high levels while still providing a reasonably smooth, graphically […]

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  • Chat to Valve's Chet Faliszek on Left 4 Dead at 5.00pm GMT

    Eurogamer’s about to run a live interview with Valve’s Chet Faliszek on the subject of Left 4 Dead. As ever, this means you get to ask the questions, and, if you’re lucky, they may be answered. Get over there and get asking, varmint.

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  • Fallout 3: All formats compared in shots and video

    Eurogamer’s published one of its trademark comparison features, this time focussing solely on the differences between the three versions of Fallout 3. We won’t spoil the outcome for you. Take a look.

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  • EuroClash to publish Currys games mag

    EuroClash, the customer publishing partnership between MediaClash and Eurogamer, has won a contract to publish a quarterly games mag for UK retailer Currys. The venture will have an initial launch run of 300,000 copies. “We are offering a superb, extended range of hardware and games for peak trading. The introduction of a games guide will […]

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  • Banjo goes for 7 on Eurogamer

    Eurogamer’s put a 7/10 on Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Worth noting IGN’s score of 8.3 if you missed it this morning. Snip from the EG review: Whereas a traditional platform game could survive a sequence of poor levels, or even succeed in spite of a majority with a world as lovely as this, with […]

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  • Eurogamer goes with 9 for Resistance 2

    Eurogamer’s just put its Resistance 2 review live, giving the shooter 9/10. Snip: Overall, multiplayer is the satisfying other half to a formidable package, and Resistance 2 is precisely the sort of exclusive game that the PS3 needs. Improving tenfold on its predecessor in almost every area, it not only belongs on the shopping list […]

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  • GMA 2008 - Edge and Eurogamer take top honours for UK

    The 2008 Games Media Awards in London last night saw Edge take the gong for best UK mag and Eurogamer win for best British site last night, with Eurogamer’s Ellie Gibson and PC Gamer’s Tom Francis winning best online and print writers respectively. Full list of winners below. We live-blogged it as well, as you […]

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Eurogamer Latest

  • Eurogamer Killzone 2 review – it’s a 9 [Update]

    Update: IGN’s given it 9.4. Update 2: More scores: Jeuxvideo – 17/20 IGN AU – 9 Gamereactor Denmark – 9 Eurogamer Portugal – 10 Eurogamer Italy – 9 Eurogamer Spain – 10 Eurogamer’s gone live with its Killzone 2 review, giving the game 9/10. Snip: This is a methodical shooter that makes few concessions to […]

  • Eurogamer visited by over 3.7 million unique users in November 2008

    Eurogamer has announced that the latest ABC Electronic audit confirms that the site had over 3.7 million unique users in November last year. That’s more than double 2007’s figure for the same month. “The results are particularly pleasing as both the UK site increased significantly to 2.3 million unique users during the month, and our […]

  • Eurogamer responds to Peter Moore’s “WTF?”

    EA Sports president Peter Moore’s Christmas could’ve been better. After tearing through five days’ worth of wrapping paper, the one gift he most desired failed to materialize. And sadly, no amount of Hallmark-disguised holiday cash will ever net FIFA 09 a spot on Eurogamer’s prestigious Top 50. “Huh? WTF?? As in WHERE THE HELL IS […]

  • Far Cry 2 wins on PC, says Eurogamer

    Eurogamer’s claimed the PC version of Far Cry is the best of the three SKUs in another of Richard Leadbetter face-off features. “Far Cry 2 is an excellent release on PC, and the fact that it can run in high definition with all features set to high levels while still providing a reasonably smooth, graphically […]

  • Chat to Valve’s Chet Faliszek on Left 4 Dead at 5.00pm GMT

    Eurogamer’s about to run a live interview with Valve’s Chet Faliszek on the subject of Left 4 Dead. As ever, this means you get to ask the questions, and, if you’re lucky, they may be answered. Get over there and get asking, varmint.

  • Fallout 3: All formats compared in shots and video

    Eurogamer’s published one of its trademark comparison features, this time focussing solely on the differences between the three versions of Fallout 3. We won’t spoil the outcome for you. Take a look.

  • EuroClash to publish Currys games mag

    EuroClash, the customer publishing partnership between MediaClash and Eurogamer, has won a contract to publish a quarterly games mag for UK retailer Currys. The venture will have an initial launch run of 300,000 copies. “We are offering a superb, extended range of hardware and games for peak trading. The introduction of a games guide will […]

  • Banjo goes for 7 on Eurogamer

    Eurogamer’s put a 7/10 on Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Worth noting IGN’s score of 8.3 if you missed it this morning. Snip from the EG review: Whereas a traditional platform game could survive a sequence of poor levels, or even succeed in spite of a majority with a world as lovely as this, with […]

  • Eurogamer goes with 9 for Resistance 2

    Eurogamer’s just put its Resistance 2 review live, giving the shooter 9/10. Snip: Overall, multiplayer is the satisfying other half to a formidable package, and Resistance 2 is precisely the sort of exclusive game that the PS3 needs. Improving tenfold on its predecessor in almost every area, it not only belongs on the shopping list […]

  • GMA 2008 – Edge and Eurogamer take top honours for UK

    The 2008 Games Media Awards in London last night saw Edge take the gong for best UK mag and Eurogamer win for best British site last night, with Eurogamer’s Ellie Gibson and PC Gamer’s Tom Francis winning best online and print writers respectively. Full list of winners below. We live-blogged it as well, as you […]

  • LBP Euro beta starts tomorrow, EG giving away keys right now (update)

    Hit this quick. Eurogamer’s giving away 5,800 LittleBigPlanet beta keys right now. The European beta starts tomorrow and runs until October 12. Go! Update: The file’s 906Mb and you can play as soon as you download it, apparently. Update 2: Eurogamer’s getting absolutely twatted. Good luck with that. Update 3: Keep trying. It’s 8.27pm now […]

  • EG and Gamespot launch UK LBP competitions

    Both Eurogamer and Gamespot have launched UK-only competitions for LittleBigPlanet. It’s a design-a-level affair, with the winners getting their work in the game and a free PS3, among other stuff. Bargain. There’s a level creation kit for you to download, so don’t panic about being the computer illiterate monkey you clearly are. Follow the links […]

  • IGN and EG give Crysis: Warhead a big thumbs up

    IGN and Eurogamer have reviewed Crysis: Warhead, giving the first online scores of 9.4/10 and 9/10 respectively. From IGN: For $30, Crysis Warhead is an incredible value, and you’d be hard pressed to find a better shooter on the PC this year. The single-player campaign is tight and superb, and the multiplayer portion delivers something […]

  • EG gives S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky a 7, pattern emerges

    Eurogamer’s given S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky 7/10, which added to IGN’s 70 percent and PC Zone’s cover score of 88 percent should give you a good idea that this probably isn’t quite what it was supposed to be. Snip: There’s been a lot of negativity, hasn’t there? There’s still a lot of what made Stalker so […]

  • Tiger Woods 09 gets 9/10 from EG

    Eurogamer’s reviewed Tiger Woods 09, giving it 9/10. The latest edition of EA’s evergreen golfer’s getting high scores so far, with 1UP giving it a full 10. See the rest on Metacritic.

  • Bionic Commando: Rearmed shows media-related challenge rooms

    IGN, GamesRadar and Eurogamer got to make their own level for Bionic Commando: Rearmed, as you can see both on the Capcom blog and here, on EG. The levels are challenge rooms, which are kind of like the VR missions from Metal Gear, but with bigger arms. Take a look.

  • Lucy Bradshaw interviewed live on EG today

    Lucy Bradshaw’s opening herself up to live questions on Eurogamer today from 5.30pm BST. The Spore executive producer should be in buoyant mood now the game’s gone gold, so ask her questions about that. And other stuff. More through the link.

  • Eurogamer Expo 2008 revealed, announcement soon

    Eurogamer’s made first mention of Eurogamer Expo 2008, a “gaming event” to take place later this year. The show’s going to be announced soon. Facebook and Eurogamers groups have been set up, so sign up for information over the coming weeks.

  • LittleBigPlanet live interview on Wednesday

    Eurogamer sends word that you’ll be able to ask live questions to David Smith, co-founder and technical director of LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule, this Wednesday, July 2. Head over there at 4pm BST to get involved. More details here.

  • Price admits Resistance 1 won’t support Trophies and Home

    Despite saying the original Resistance: Fall of Man would feature Home and Trophy support in a Eurogamer interview last week, Insomniac boss Ted Price has now clarified the statement: basically, it won’t. Resistance 2, however, will. More detail here.

  • Price: Resistance 2 to run at 720p and 30fps

    Speaking in a live interview on Eurogamer, Insomniac President Ted Price said that Resistance 2 will run at 720p and 30 frames per second. Just to confirm we’re not lying, here’s the full question and answer: ps3owner asks What is the resolution and the framerate of the game? Ted Price: 720p, 30fps. We take that […]

  • Price: Resistance 2 campaign “huge”

    Speaking in a live interview on Eurogamer, Insomniac president Ted Price has said that the length of the campaign for Resistance 2 is “huge”. “R2′s campaign should be as long or longer than R1. We haven’t timed it out yet but it’s shaping up to be huge,” said Ted. “By the way, I thought COD4 […]

  • Both Resistance 1 and 2 will feature Trophy and Home support, says Price

    Speaking in a live interview on Eurogamer, Insomniac president Ted Price has revealed that both Resistance and its upcoming sequel will feature both Home and Trophy support. “That’s the plan,” he said when asked if both games will support the PS3 features. Ted’s still answering questions, so go beat him up. Ask him when Resistance […]

  • Killzone 2 delay is good for gamers, says Insomniac president

    Speaking in a live interview on Eurogamer, Insomniac president Ted Price has said that Killzone 2′s delay into 2009 is good for game fans and the developers involved alike. “What do I think? Well Killzone 2 is a huge, great-looking and great-playing title,” he said. “Having space between two big FPS games like Resistance 2 […]

  • No loading screens at all in Resistance 2, says Price

    Speaking in a live interview on Eurogamer, Insomniac boss Ted Price has revealed that you’re not going to see a single loading screen in upcoming shooter Resistance 2, all thanks to tech improvements made since the release of the first game. “We do have streaming of textures and other assets now,” said Price. “Not only […]

  • Eight-way co-op is a “big differentiating factor between” Resistance 2 and Gears of War 2, says Price

    Speaking in an ongoing live interview on Eurogamer, Insomniac president Ted Price has picked Resistance 2′s eight-way co-op compared to Gears of War 2′s as-yet-unannounced-player aspect as major differentiators between the games. “I think both will have extremely strong gameplay, engaging stories and lots of different modes to try out,” he said. “Yet one big […]

  • Talk to Insomniac boss Ted Price live at 5pm BST

    Just a reminder that Insomniac president Ted Price is going to be doing a live interview on Eurogamer at 5pm. Get over there and ask him some questions.

  • Ted Price interviewed live on EG this Wednesday

    Eurogamer just sent word that Insomniac boss Ted Price is going to be interviewed live on the site this Wednesday, 4th June from 5pm BST/6pm CET. “At Insomniac, we’re big fans of our fans,” said Ted Price, President and CEO, Insomniac Games. “So getting a chance to talk to Resistance players and answer whatever I […]

  • UK MGS4 reviews were written from code supplied at two-day Paris event

    Following speculation this morning that Britain’s Metal Gear Solid 4 reviews were written from incomplete code, videogaming247 has learnt that UK press reviewed the game at a two-day event in Paris at the end of April. “Eurogamer reviewed from the same code as IGN UK and the official PS3 magazines,” Eurogamer editor Tom Bramwell told […]

  • Leadbetter GTA IV comparison feature goes live

    This has been in the works for a while now, and for good reason. Rich Leadbetter’s GTA IV PS3-360 comparison feature‘s gone live on Eurogamer, featuring pixel-to-pixel video comparisons of the two versions and more stats and figures than you could ever need. Check out average frame-rate counts between the two SKUs: it’s fanboy bait […]