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Dan Whitehead


Dan has been writing for Eurogamer since 2006 and specialises in RPGs, shooters and games for children. His bestest game ever is Julian Gollop's Chaos.

Featured articles

FeatureDreamcast: A Forensic Retrospective

Twenty years on, it still rocks.

FeatureGeorge Romero and the politics of panic

How the master of zombie cinema helped to change gaming forever.

FeaturePreserving the past: why emulation matters

The option to play games released 15 years ago shouldn't be a novelty.

ReviewThe Park review

Tragic kingdom.

RecommendedBroforce review

Fist bump and grind.

ReviewSublevel Zero review

We all float down here.

RecommendedSOMA review

Between the devil and the deep blue sea.

FeatureHorizon's look at violence in gaming was a balanced take on a stale debate

After Tuesday's hollow GTA drama, the BBC's science show fares better.

ReviewThe BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama was weird and meaningless

Poorly written and intellectually hollow, Daniel Radcliffe's take on Sam Houser was a missed opportunity.

Catch a teasing glimpse of SOMA's monsters

New trailer for aquatic horror from the creators of Amnesia.

Freemode Events coming to GTA Online next week

UPDATE: Rockstar says no more updates for 360 and PS3 versions

Hardware: Rivals announced for PS4

It's a sequel to one of the very first online PlayStation games ever.

Shovel Knight's Plague of Shadows expansion dated

Out next week on 17 September.

Ubisoft reveals Art of Siege

Earn beta access via "online training platform" for Rainbox Six.

Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka to tour UK

He'll be performing live in five cities for Halloween

FeatureGarry's Mod sequel is sort of confirmed

Will have a VR focus, apparently.

GPS enabled Pokémon GO app announced

Catch 'em all in the real world.

Xbox Live Indie Games is no more

Microsoft begins "sunsetting process" for Xbox 360 self-publishing program.

ReviewSinclair ZX Spectrum Vega review

The verdict on the first of this year's Sinclair tribute acts.

RecommendedVolume review

Loud quiet loud.

FeatureHow the Commodore Amiga changed gaming - and my life

30 years old this week, Dan Whitehead looks back at the computer that landed him his first job as a games reviewer.

AvoidGodzilla review

Monsters sink.

ReviewRonin review

Slice of life.

RecommendedPlanetSide 2 review

The few. The proud.

FeatureThe Elder Scrolls Online still feels limited in its opening hours

First impressions from Tamriel Unlimited, the console version of Bethesda's MMO.

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