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Chris Tapsell

Staff Writer

Chris Tapsell is Eurogamer's Staff Writer, its newest Chris, and a keen explorer of the dark arts of gaming, from League of Legends to the murky world of competitive Pokémon.

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FeatureSucker Punch talks Ghost of Tsushima's inspirations, cultural authenticity, and the studio's growing identity

"It would have been immensely harder if we had not had the Japanese localisation team."

Ghost Of Tsushima length: How long is Ghost of Tsushima, and how many acts are there?

How long it takes to see Sucker Punch's latest to its conclusion.

Pokémon Isle of Armor: Max Mushroom locations - how to find Max Mushrooms for the second Dojo challenge

A quick explainer for finding Max Mushrooms in the Isle of Armor DLC.

Pokémon Isle of Armor: how to get and evolve Kubfu, including how to become best friends

A quick explainer for how to get Kubfu and how to evolve it.

Pokémon Sword and Shield Isle of Armor walkthrough - how to finish the first DLC's story

A walkthrough for each step of the Isle of Armor expansion's quests.

FeatureHumankind might solve the historical 4X's biggest problem: culture

Hands on with a genuine challenger to Civilization's crown.

Sea of Thieves Skeleton Forts: Skull Clouds, Stronghold Keys and how to defeat the raids

How to take down one of Sea of Thieves' toughest challenges.

Civilization 6 Gran Colombia: Simón Bolívar leader bonuses, unique units and buildings detailed

All the info you need on the Gran Colombia leader Simón Bolívar in Civ 6.

Civilization 6 Maya: Lady Six Sky leader bonuses, unique units and buildings detailed

All the info you need on the Mayan leader Lady Six Sky in Civ 6.

The 20 best Game Pass games you can play right now

A mix of top games and hidden gems.

FeatureAs Riot bids to take on Blizzard and Valve, the studio faces challenges of its own making

"There are no limits" co-founder Marc Merrill tells us, as a new world order emerges.

Call of Duty: Warzone perks list - the best Warzone perks and what they all do

All Call of Duty: Warzone perks and what they do.

19 Call of Duty: Warzone tips for learning to reliably Get Some

A collection of tips and tricks for beginners and advanced players.

FeatureRiot Games' Project A is called Valorant, and it plays like a Counter-Strike killer

Hands on with the technically brilliant - if a little safe - new tactical shooter.

FeatureRiot Games on Valorant's competition, toxicity, and why 2020 isn't too late for a team-based shooter

"We don't have a wall up that says 'Must be better than Counter Strike'".

Feature"I don't think current-gen consoles would be able to run Baldur's Gate 3"

Larian Studios talks Stadia, triple-A development and the "darker" side of D&D lore.

Pokémon Go best Pokémon: the best attackers, best defenders and best Pokémon by type

Which are the best Pokémon for Gyms, raiding and PvP in Pokémon Go?

Pokémon Sword and Shield walkthrough and guide to your journey through Galar

Our complete walkthrough for Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Pokémon Sword and Shield TMs: locations list for where to find every TM in Galar

A list of all the TMs and their locations we've confirmed so far.

Pokémon Sword and Shield Wild Area explained - what we know about how the open world Wild Area works

An in-progress explainer on what we know so far about Sword and Shields big new Wild Area.

Pokémon Sword and Shield Pokédex: every Pokémon in the Galar Pokédex confirmed so far

All Pokémon confirmed as available in Sword and Shield's Galar Pokédex.

Pokémon Sword and Shield legendaries Zacian, Zamazenta and Eternatus explained

What we know about the Sword and Shield legendaries Zacian, Zamazenta and Eternatus.

Google Stadia games list, launch games, price, minimum connection speed requirements and everything we know

All our information on Google Stadia gathered together in one place.

Death Stranding preorder and special edition bonuses explained: When do gold items unlock?

When you can get your hands on the optional cosmetic items.

FeatureVideo games in China: beyond the great firewall

On the ground in the vast world of Chinese gaming.

FeatureCrusader Kings 3 is trying to get better at bringing you on board

And make it a more pleasant experience once you're there.

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