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Richard Leadbetter

Technology Editor, Digital Foundry

Rich has been a games journalist since the days of 16-bit and specialises in technical analysis. He's commonly known around Eurogamer as the Blacksmith of the Future.

Digital FoundryODST: Halo Evolved

Taking the fight to Killzone 2.


Somebody's PSP Go-ing to get fired.

Digital FoundryCrackdown As You've Never Seen It Before

A technical retrospective with HD video.

Digital FoundryDiRT 2 HD Video Analysis

Technical breakdown of first footage.

Digital FoundryUncharted 2: Tech Analysis

Raising the bar on current gen console.

Xbox 360 vs PS3 Face-Off: Round 19

HAWX, Fiddy, Wheelman, Wanted, Red Alert 3, Godfather II, Battle Fantasia.

CryEngine 3 Technical Breakdown

Video analysis of the GDC demonstration.

FeatureGDC: Why OnLive Can't Possibly Work

Cloud computing or cloud cuckoo land?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 5

Not quite black and white.

Tom Clancy's HAWX

Winging it.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 18

Skate 2, Silent Hill, EndWar, NFS, Sonic, Argonauts.

Digital FoundryKillzone 2 Breakdown: Part Two

Also: What is deferred rendering?

Digital FoundryKillzone 2 Breakdown: Part One

Guerilla tech deconstructed.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Street Fighter IV

The PS3 and 360 versions go head to head.

FeatureDeath Tank's Ezra Dreisbach

On Lobotomy, Powerslave and why the Saturn was crap.

Digital FoundryF.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Triple-Format Face-Off

Things that go bump-mapping in the night.

Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box

Where the grass is greener.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 17

LOTR Conquest, Tomb Raider, Prince of Persia, Saints Row 2 and loads more.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 16

Mirror's Edge, Brothers in Arms, Fracture, Guitar Hero, Baja, FIFA, Quantum of Solace.

Digital FoundryCall of Duty 4 Engine Analysis

Putting 60FPS gameplay to the test.

Digital FoundryNew Xbox Experience: DVD vs. Hard Disk Face-Off

Is it worth installing stuff? We investigate.

Digital FoundryFallout 3: Triple Format Face-Off

PS3 vs. 360 vs. PC with video and comparison shots.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 15

BioShock, Dead Space, Pure, Midnight Club, Spidey, Star Wars.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs PS3 Face-Off: Round 14

SoulCalibur IV, Mercs 2, Kung Fu Panda, Beijing, GH Aerosmith, FaceBreaker, Hulk, EA Sports roundup.

SoulCalibur IV

It's out for the lads.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 13

UT3, Bourne Conspiracy, Top Spin 3, Iron Man, Battlefield: BC.

Digital FoundryX360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 12

Quake Wars, GRID, LEGO Indy Jones, Overlord, Euro 2008.

FeatureGrand Theft Auto IV: PS3 vs. Xbox 360 Special

Including high-def video split down the centre.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round Eleven

Dark Sector, Superstars, Turning Point, Viking, Condemned, more.

Digital FoundryX360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round 10

Vegas 2, Army of Two, Lost, Blacksite, Conflict, Lost Planet, DW6.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round Nine

DMC4, The Club, Turok, FIFA Street, PES, Juiced.

Digital FoundryX360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round Seven

One man, 12 games, many arguments.

The Orange Box

We pit EA's port against PC and 360.

Digital FoundryX360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round Six

Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed and many more. Ding!

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off: Round Five

Once more unto the breach, dear friends...

Hardware Test: PSP Slim & Lite

A new dawn, or a better old dawn?

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

We report on the XBL multiplayer beta.


It's a battlefield out there.


Centre of attention.

Hardware Test: Xbox 360 Elite

Has Microsoft done enough revision?

Super Stardust HD

Ziggy plays PS3.

Prince of Persia Classic

Fit for a king.

Calling All Cars!

Trevor. Or maybe Kev.


Rich goes hands-on with the beta - and likes it.

Wii Games Roundup

We take a look at the Kids' games on the system.

VF5 as good on 360

Comparison shots tell all.

Wii Game Roundup

Heatseeker, Godfather, Rampage and then a spot of fishing.

Ninja Gaiden Sigma

We go hands-on with the PS3 demo.


Hop, skip and a jump.

Super Rub'a'Dub

Rub a duck.


Go with it.

Digital FoundryXbox 360 vs. PS3: Multiformat Face-off

We compare and contrast the PS3's 360 ports.


Cheap, but lacking.

Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection

Tekken it home.

FeatureHome Videos

Xbox Live Video Marketplace dissected.

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