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Dan Whitehead

Senior Contributor, Eurogamer.net

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.

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

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.

Adventure Time Puzzle Quest coming this summer

It's a F2P mobile game, of course.

EA Star Wars domain cybersquatted by 4chan users

I've got a bad feeling about this...

It's time for your annual Shenmue 3 rumour!

How about a game of Lucky Hit?

Watch 20 minutes of gameplay from The Behemoth's upcoming title

In which a blueberry farmer kicks a lot of ass.

Will Leeroy Jenkins be in the Warcraft movie?

Screenwriter reveals famous meme was in his original draft.

Heroes of the Storm enters open beta

Blizzard celebrates with a new trailer.

New study suggests link between gaming and neurological disorders

Have you checked your hippocampus lately?

What is Valve's Chaperone?

Trademark filing suggests more VR plans from Gabe's gang.

Tale of Tales' Sunset launches tomorrow

The revolution will be televised.

The Evil Within shuffles forwards again

Shinji Mikami's horror game gets yet another release date.

Watch Dogs: Bad Blood expansion coming this month

Trailer shows T-Bone in action.

Here's a video of Destiny's exclusive PlayStation map

Exodus Blue, pleased to meet you.

Samsung unveils GearVR

Working with Oculus on smartphone display.

Project Cars confirms UK release date

Carburetor believe it.

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate launches this Friday

Koei Tecmo's series makes its next gen debut.

Bayonetta 2 is the focus of the next Nintendo Direct

Fingers crossed for Iwata cosplay.

Is Ouya looking for a buyer?

For the whole company, not just the console.

Saints Row 4 SDK released for PC

Modders can now design and create their own weapons. God help us all.

Dance Central Spotlight out now for Xbox One

Truffle Shuffle still not included.

PewDiePie no longer allows comments on his videos

Say PewDieByeBye to flame wars and spam.

Shin Megami Tensei 4 delayed until October

What's another month between friends?

Transport Tycoon out now on iOS and Android

Original creator Chris Sawyer in the driving seat once again.

Battlefield 3 shipped with "the worst set-ups ever"

"We should be slapped," says DICE.

Ratchet and Clank: Nexus confirmed for November

Insomniac's budget-priced epilogue "ties a bow" on the PS3 era.

CD Projekt RED teases Dark Horse collaboration

The Witcher graphic novel to be revealed at New York Comic Con?

What is Heroes of the Storm?

Blizzard files new trademark. Speculation ensues.

Capcom may shed half its European staff

Continental belts tightened as core titles underperform.

EGXWelsh "psychological horror" Master Reboot coming to Steam this month

EG Expo indie hit also set for PlayStation and Wii U release.

Zelda producer "fired up" by changing the formula

"Why does it have to be traditional?" asks Eiji Aonuma

The Last Guardian "well staffed" and "in development"

But still no word on when, where or how it will be released.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified DLC detailed and dated

Hangar 6 prequel expansion is Xbox exclusive.

Mega Charizard X Pokemon revealed

Trade between games will include Mega Stones, Nintendo confirms.

Gridiron Thunder delayed, goes multiplatform

Controversial Kickstarter title will no longer be exclusive to Ouya.

Bathurst revealed in new Gran Turismo 6 trailer

Famously tough Aussie circuit finally makes its GT debut.

Warhammer Quest expansion released

The Brutal Tribe add-on joined by new heroes and weapons in the store.

Eidos confirms Deus Ex Universe

Next gen title will also spawn smartphone games, books, comics and more.

Author Tom Clancy dies, aged 66

Prolific writer whose work inspired dozens of games, passes away in Baltimore hospital.

DICE releases Battlefield 4 beta bug list

"You may be floating if you jump on the bollards."

Watch the Beyond: Two Souls premiere livestream tonight

David Cage, Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe all in attendance.

Sony's Knack to get free puzzle game app

Yoshida: "We've totally changed our approach to mobile products."

Zynga co-founder "pretty bored with all games"

Wants that Farmville buzz back again.

Warcraft movie gets an official release date

Can you wait until Christmas 2015?

Games should honour the "rules of conflict" says Red Cross

Bohemia Interactive rises to the challenge.

Trailer for Insomniac's Fuse delayed

UPDATE: The video has been released.

NCsoft bringing martial arts MMO to the west

Blade and Soul boasts Crouching Tiger combat and no grinding.

Civilian flight sim absorbs ArmA 2 features

Bohemia's Take On Helicopters gains military muscle in latest update.

Bayonetta 2 confirmed

Nintendo snags Platinum's cult sequel as a Wii U exclusive.

Wii U launches in Europe on November 30th

Mass Effect 3, FIFA 13, ZombiU and New Super Mario Bros U all available on launch day.

New Colonial Marines trailer showcases pre-order bonuses

We know you've Biehn waiting for this.

Counter-Strike: GO misses PlayStation Store for fourth week

Digital releases for Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 aim to scratch your multiplayer itch instead.

Namco Bandai offers free tattoos for Tekken fans

Kuma have a go if you think you're hard enough.

Industry offers mixed response to new Australian R18+ rating

Guidelines say that games may have "greater impact" on minors than film.

Endermen coming to Minecraft XBLA

First screens show abandoned mines and hunger gauge also part of next update.

iPhone 5 revealed, runs "console quality games"

Smaller, thinner, lighter, faster - Apple unveils "the most beautiful product we've ever made".

Zynga's Montopia goes global

Strangely familiar free-to-play monster battler spreads to UK app stores.

Harry Potter for Kinect demo conjured onto Xbox Live

Wand-waggling sampler clocks in at 800Mb.

"Pay what you want" indie game store opening soon

Sign up now and get hand drawn platformer Chester for free.

The Secret World update delayed until tomorrow

New video showcases new missions, rocket launchers and haircuts.

Transformers are bringing the war home

Your home, that is, thanks to Google Streetview.

Randy Pitchford still wants Borderlands 2 on the Vita

"I think Sony should step up and make that happen."

Lego LOTR features openworld Middle-earth

One does not simply double jump into Mordor.

Bohemia "would be stupid" not to bring DayZ to consoles

Producer cites Minecraft's XBLA success, hints at digital release.

Universal Studios Japan transformed into Raccoon City

Photos from Resident Evil theme park makeover look frightfully good.