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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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Pokémon Go Community Day: December time and date, all Community Day Pokémon and moves listed

Everything you need to know about the monthly Pokémon Go event.

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 and Zamazenta legendary wolf details we know so far

What we know about the Sword and Shield legendary wolves Zacian and Zamazenta.

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

Our in-progress walkthrough to Pokémon Sword and Shield.

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.

Crusader Kings 3 coming to PC next year

"User friendliness was never our primary goal."

FeatureRiot says ditching loot boxes will help Legends of Runeterra stand out from the CCG crowd

An interview with former Magic the Gathering pro and current Rioter Steve Rubin.

Pokémon Go A Spooky Message quest steps - how to catch Spiritomb and Spiritomb stats

How to unlock Spiritomb in Pokémon Go's A Spooky Message event.

Apex Legends Fight or Fright Halloween event: start date, time, Shadowfall mode and challenge rewards

Everything you need to know about Apex Legends' Halloween event.

PS5 specs, new PS5 controller details, possible PS5 games and all confirmed PlayStation 5 details so far

All PS5 details we know about - from the new controller to hardware specifics.

FIFA 20 Chemistry Styles list: which attributes are affected by every Chem Style

Explaining the all-important FUT 20 Chemistry Style modifiers and the best ways to use them.

FIFA 20 OTW cards - all new Ones to Watch players list and OTW cards explained

FUT 20's hybrid player cards listed and explained.

FIFA 20 Early Access: start time and date plus all our FIFA 20 guides and everything we know

FIFA 20 Early Access release details, and everything we know about FIFA 20.

FIFA 20 5 star skillers: all five star skill move players

A full list of 5 star skillers available in FIFA 20.

FIFA 20 best wingers - the best LW, best RW, and best LM and RMs in FIFA

The top wide players in FIFA 20 and where to find them.

FIFA 20 best midfielders - the best CAM, best CDM, and best CMs in FIFA

The top midfielders in FIFA 20 and where to find them.

FIFA 20 best goalkeepers - the best GKs and keepers in FIFA

The top keepers in FIFA 20 and where to find them.

FIFA 20 best defenders - the best CB, LB, RB and Wing Backs in FIFA

The top defenders in FIFA 20 and where to find them.

FIFA 20 best strikers - the best ST, CF, LF and RFs in FIFA

The top strikers and forwards in FIFA 20 and where to find them.

FIFA 20 potential wonderkids: the best youngsters and hidden gems

The best, highest-potential players under 21 in FIFA 20.

Teamfight Tactics items: cheat sheet, item combos, Neeko's Help and how items work in LoL TFT

All items in Teamfight Tactics and a cheat sheet for how they combine.

Apex Legends Voidwalker event end time, challenges and rewards list

Everything you need to know about Apex Legends' Voidwalker event.

No Man's Sky multiplayer and Nexus lobby explained: how to invite friends and join players

Everything we know about No Man's Sky's intriguing multiplayer systems.

Teamfight Tactics patch notes: what's new in TFT patch 9.16

A full list of the latest Teamfight Tactics patch notes.

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?

FeatureFrom child gambling to women in Ultimate Team, EA Sports refuses to budge

A FIFA 20 press event sees the developer take a grilling.

Teamfight Tactics tier list: Best Champions in Teamfight Tactics ranked, including Twisted Fate

What are the best Champions in Teamfight Tactics? Here are our picks.

Minecraft Earth: beta access, release date expectations and what we know about the new mobile Minecraft game

Everything we know about Minecraft Earth, the new Minecraft mobile game.

Pokémon Go Appraisal and CP meaning explained: How to get the highest IV and CP values and create the most powerful team

We delve into the Appraisal feature, as well as telling you how what CP, HP, IVs are and how they work.

Apex Legends map update and changes - what's new in Kings Canyon

All the key info on Apex Legends' newly changed map.

Apex Legends characters list - every Legend, classes and Legend ability explained

Key info on all of Apex Legends' available characters so far.

Harry Potter Wizards Unite - Professions: Which Profession is best between Auror, Magizoologist and Professor?

An early assessment of Harry Potter Wizards Unite's three classes, known as Professions.

FeatureBleeding Edge is maybe a misnomer, but Ninja Theory is rightfully bullish

Why multiplayer? "Because I'm the creative director and I like it."

Cyberpunk 2077 trailers, release date, gameplay details everything we know

Everything we know about CD Project Red's hotly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077.

FeatureThe big FIFA 20 interview

"We don't think it's gambling, we think it's a fun form of engagement."

Apex Legends Legendary Hunt: challenges, rewards list, end time and end date

Everything you need to know about Apex Legends' Legendary Hunt challenges.

Apex Legends Double XP Weekend start time, end date and details

All the key info about Apex Legends' Double XP Weekend.

GTA Vice City cheat codes: all cheats for PC, PS2, PS3, Xbox and mobile

All Grand Theft Auto: Vice City cheats for every platform.

GTA San Andreas cheat codes: all cheats for Xbox, PS2, PS3 and PC

All GTA San Andreas cheats for every platform.

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