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Matt Wales is a freelance writer and gambolling summer child who won't even pretend to live a busily impressive life of dynamic go-getting for the purposes of this bio. He is the sole and founding member of the Birdo for President of Everything Society.

EA announces December start date for Anthem's closed alpha

As Dragon Age news teased for "the coming month".

December's PlayStation Plus games include SOMA and Onrush

Plus Iconoclasts, Steredenn, and more.

There're some big names in Nintendo's Black Friday Switch eShop sale

And a decent selection of indie discounts too.

Star Citizen is free to try for eight days starting next week

Every ship available to test-drive too.

Microsoft is reportedly launching a disc-less Xbox One next year

Alongside a revised, cost-focussed Xbox One S.

Sony says it won't be attending E3 in 2019

But is exploring "new and familiar ways" to engage community.

Strategy guide maker Prima Games is shutting down after 28 years

As a result of "challenging market conditions".

Here's Elite Dangerous' sleek new ship, the Mamba

Arriving with the Krait Phantom in next update.

Jurassic World Evolution gets Secrets of Dr. Wu paid DLC later this month

Plus free update adding day/night cycle and more.

The Long Dark's third story episode will no longer release this year

Episode One and Two "Redux" still due in December.

Microsoft details this weekend's two-hour X018 Inside Xbox live stream

Crackdown 3, Sea of Thieves, Forza 4, and more.

Blizzard refutes report it planned Diablo 4 BlizzCon reveal

UPDATE: "We can say that we didn't pull any announcements."

There's a limited-time Tetris Effect demo coming this week on PS4

Featuring a 24-hour "Weekend Ritual" event.

Observer developer unveils its classic-cinema-themed horror Layers of Fear 2

Project Méliès revealed in striking new trailer.

Microsoft says Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC

During latest quarterly earnings call.

Trine 4 is official and it's out next year

Coming to PC, Switch, Xbox One, and PS4.

Jade Raymond leaves EA

After three years with the publisher.

Xbox's spooky new Game Pass offerings include Observer and Outlast

Plus Dead Island: Riptide and Hello Neighbor.