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Ellie Gibson

Contributor

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.

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FeatureEllie Gibson on E3

The high and the lows.

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FeatureAre we all living in a video game?

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

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FeatureMy word game rage shame

Hell hath no fury like Ellie Gibson losing at Scrabble.

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FeatureHow Amstrad Action changed my life

Ellie Gibson goes back to her roots.

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FeatureShould games and politics ever mix?

Ellie Gibson on Juice Jam and fascism.

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

Ellie Gibson tells all. Well, some.

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

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

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FeatureWhy video games are better than Lego

Someone should tell Ben Fogle.

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FeatureWhy virtual reality is the future

By Ellie Gibson, lawnmower woman.

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FeatureEllie Gibson on: Manual Stimulation

In praise of a dying format.

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SingStar Ultimate Party review

The day the music died.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Maximo

Remember when "pants" was funny?

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Super Mario Kart

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

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Morrowind

"Better than the Nazis."

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Spy Hunter

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

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Street Fighter 2

"There was blood all over the SNES controller."

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Robotron: 2084

Donlan and Gibson go down the arcade.

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Super Mario Sunshine

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

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Diablo 2

"Ou est le syndicat d'initiative?"

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Full Throttle

Cara Ellison talks adventuring.

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Crash Team Racing

"You are a failure and an idiot."

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Thief: The Dark Project

Featuring Paul Dean, man of steal.

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Final Fantasy 7

Cloud computing with Simon Parkin.

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VideoVideo: Let's Replay Tomb Raider 1

It was acceptable in the 90s.

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RecommendedTomb Raider review

Follow the Moskva down to Gorky Park.

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Fighter Within review

J**** f***ing wept.

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Zoo Tycoon review

Rhino crisis.

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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.

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VideoTop Five Emotions in Beyond: Two Souls

Ellie Gibson presents a handy video guide.

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VideoHow to Play Video Games: A Women's Guide

Ellie Gibson explains what all the buttons do.

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

Sims creator says his heroes are Miyamoto and Molyneux.

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

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

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Heavy Rain dev confirms work on PS4 game has begun

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

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FeatureEurogamer meets Jonathan Ross

Ellie chats to the king of, er, chat.

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Wordament review

Boggle off.

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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.

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FeatureThe Eurogamer Christmas Challenge

Can you beat our high scores?

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Angry Birds Star Wars HD: an intellectual analysis

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

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FeatureRewriting Tomb Raider

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

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EGXBest cosplay video ever! Arguably

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

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Tokyo Jungle review

Dog eat dog eat monkey eat pig eat crocodile etc.

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Behind Behind Closed Doors

Nolan North! Tim Willits! Some indie guys!

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FeatureWho Won E3?

This week's hottest topics revealed.

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FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 5

Our final pick of the E3 bunch.

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New Alan Wake not yet signed?

MS exec Phil Spencer reckons so.

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Blacklight dev slags off Call of Duty: Elite

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

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RAGE release date pushed to October

Few weeks delay for Bethesda shooter.

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FeatureWho's Winning E3? Day 4

What you're clicking on most.

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FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 4

The best videos of the last 24 hours.

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PS Home experiencing record traffic

Sony employees "dancing in the streets".

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Frostbite 2-based Mirror's Edge coming?

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

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FeatureWho's Winning E3? Day 3

It's not the taking part that counts.

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FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 3

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

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Nintendo shares fall after Wii U reveal

Analysts disappointed by conference.

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Wii U price "fantastic value" - Reggie

Set to be "competitive" with PS3 and 360.

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Nintendo conference videos were PS3, 360

Wii U games will look as good, says Reggie.

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Darksiders II confirmed for Wii U

It's due to arrive next year.

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No PS Vita for Europe this year?

Plus: Agent may not be PS3 exclusive.

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FeatureWho's Winning E3? Day 2

My press conference is bigger than yours.

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FeatureToday's Top Trailers - Day 2

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

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PixelJunk SideScroller coming to PS3

It's down for a release this summer.

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Wireless steering wheel for Xbox 360

Haptic feedback! Rumble! Green bits!

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Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 coming

Limited edition bundle unveiled.

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Live Sony E3 PlayStation Conference

It's over. Everything within.

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Fruit Ninja Kinect coming this summer

Plus: From Dust, new Toy Soldiers and more.

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