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Ellie Gibson

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Ellie spent nearly a decade working at Eurogamer, specialising in hard-hitting executive interviews and nob jokes. These days she does a comedy show and podcast. She pops back now and again to write the odd article and steal our biscuits.

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FeatureHow I ruined Sega's financial results

Or: What I did on my summer holidays, by Ellie Gibson.

FeatureEllie Gibson on E3

The high and the lows.

FeatureAre we all living in a video game?

Ellie Gibson on space, simulations, and Sweden's Eurovision fortunes.

FeatureMy word game rage shame

Hell hath no fury like Ellie Gibson losing at Scrabble.

FeatureHow Amstrad Action changed my life

Ellie Gibson goes back to her roots.

FeatureShould games and politics ever mix?

Ellie Gibson on Juice Jam and fascism.

FeatureBehind the Scenes on Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit

Ellie Gibson tells all. Well, some.

FeatureSonic boom: Ellie Gibson on nostalgia, novelty, and that 9/10

Look, at least it's not another Pokemon Go article.

FeatureWhy video games are better than Lego

Someone should tell Ben Fogle.

FeatureWhy virtual reality is the future

By Ellie Gibson, lawnmower woman.

FeatureEllie Gibson on: Manual Stimulation

In praise of a dying format.

SingStar Ultimate Party review

The day the music died.

FeatureGamesMaster: The Inside Story

From the archive: Dominik Diamond, Dave Perry and friends reveal what went on behind the scenes of the greatest games show ever made.

FeatureThe worst games I've ever played, by Ellie Gibson

She says goodbye to Eurogamer in the way she knows best.

FeatureA horse named Gizmondo: The inside story of the world's greatest failed console

From the archive: A look at one of gaming's most spectacular failures.

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Maximo

Remember when "pants" was funny?

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Super Mario Kart

"It's like you're Goose and I'm Val Kilmer."

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Morrowind

"Better than the Nazis."

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Spy Hunter

"Spies Like Us has a lot to answer for."

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Street Fighter 2

"There was blood all over the SNES controller."

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Robotron: 2084

Donlan and Gibson go down the arcade.

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Super Mario Sunshine

Ellie and her latest guest look back at a forgotten classic.

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Diablo 2

"Ou est le syndicat d'initiative?"

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Full Throttle

Cara Ellison talks adventuring.

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Crash Team Racing

"You are a failure and an idiot."

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Thief: The Dark Project

Featuring Paul Dean, man of steal.

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Final Fantasy 7

Cloud computing with Simon Parkin.

VideoVideo: Let's Replay Tomb Raider 1

It was acceptable in the 90s.

RecommendedTomb Raider review

Follow the Moskva down to Gorky Park.

Fighter Within review

J**** f***ing wept.

Zoo Tycoon review

Rhino crisis.

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West review

To celebrate the PC release of Ninja Theory's breezy adventure, our original review plus the verdict on its DLC expansion.

VideoTop Five Emotions in Beyond: Two Souls

Ellie Gibson presents a handy video guide.

VideoHow to Play Video Games: A Women's Guide

Ellie Gibson explains what all the buttons do.

FeatureThe Last of Us isn't the solution to sexism in games, but it's a start

Ellie Gibson's take on that New York Times review.

Will Wright's next game to be "built around the player's life"

Sims creator says his heroes are Miyamoto and Molyneux.

FeatureBeyond: Two Souls preview: David Cage on life after the Rain

Plus: PlayStation 4! Bullet time! Americo-centrism!

Heavy Rain dev confirms work on PS4 game has begun

Plus: no Move or 3D for Beyond, says Quantic Dream boss.

FeatureEurogamer meets Jonathan Ross

Ellie chats to the king of, er, chat.

Wordament review

Boggle off.

FeaturePS2: The Insiders' Story

To mark the end of PS2 production, we're re-publishing our insiders' account of the console's success, featuring Chris Deering, Phil Harrison and more.

FeatureThe Eurogamer Christmas Challenge

Can you beat our high scores?

Angry Birds Star Wars HD: an intellectual analysis

Star Wars fan Ellie casts a critical eye over Rovio's latest.

FeatureRewriting Tomb Raider

Rhianna Pratchett on the rape controversy, giving Lara a new voice and why it's time for games to grow up.

EGXBest cosplay video ever! Arguably

The best one filmed at this year's Expo, for sure.

Tokyo Jungle review

Dog eat dog eat monkey eat pig eat crocodile etc.

App of the Day: Tiny Heroes

Perfectly formed.

Behind Behind Closed Doors

Nolan North! Tim Willits! Some indie guys!

FeatureWho Won E3?

This week's hottest topics revealed.

FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 5

Our final pick of the E3 bunch.

New Alan Wake not yet signed?

MS exec Phil Spencer reckons so.

Blacklight dev slags off Call of Duty: Elite

"There's always going to be that jerk."

RAGE release date pushed to October

Few weeks delay for Bethesda shooter.

FeatureWho's Winning E3? Day 4

What you're clicking on most.

FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 4

The best videos of the last 24 hours.

PS Home experiencing record traffic

Sony employees "dancing in the streets".

Frostbite 2-based Mirror's Edge coming?

"You'll see that combination, I'm sure."

FeatureWho's Winning E3? Day 3

It's not the taking part that counts.

FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 3

Our pick of E3's videos, good and bad.

Nintendo shares fall after Wii U reveal

Analysts disappointed by conference.

Wii U price "fantastic value" - Reggie

Set to be "competitive" with PS3 and 360.

Nintendo conference videos were PS3, 360

Wii U games will look as good, says Reggie.

Darksiders II confirmed for Wii U

It's due to arrive next year.

No PS Vita for Europe this year?

Plus: Agent may not be PS3 exclusive.

FeatureWho's Winning E3? Day 2

My press conference is bigger than yours.

FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 2

The best and worst of E3's videos so far.

PixelJunk SideScroller coming to PS3

It's down for a release this summer.

Wireless steering wheel for Xbox 360

Haptic feedback! Rumble! Green bits!

Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 coming

Limited edition bundle unveiled.

Live Sony E3 PlayStation Conference

It's over. Everything within.

Fruit Ninja Kinect coming this summer

Plus: From Dust, new Toy Soldiers and more.

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