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Johnny Minkley

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Johnny Minkley is a veteran games writer and broadcaster, former editor of Eurogamer TV, VP of gaming charity SpecialEffect, and hopeless social media addict.

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FeatureGolden Generation: How FIFA Won the HD Era

From 2/10 to PES-killer, the story behind EA Canada's current-gen success.

Sound Shapes Review

Sound investment?

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Does FIFA copy PES? EA execs respond to Konami accusations

FIFA boss "feels" for Murphy, hopes management "appreciate" him

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FeatureFIFA 13 Preview: "The referee's a w*nker!"

Kinect and Skill Games make up a FIFA that's all about the unpredictable.

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London 2012 Review

A sporting chance?

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Heroes of Ruin Review

Together, better.

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FeatureWould an Apple TV kill the console business?

Rumours of an iDevice for the living room highlight the huge challenges facing next-gen gaming systems.

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Datura Review

Hand of odd.

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Frobisher Says Review

Worth repeating?

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Reality Fighters Review

Oxford Street Fighter.

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FeatureBASIC Instinct: A New Golden Age Of UK Development?

How the gaming greats of the '80s are trying to encourage the legends of tomorrow.

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Naughty Dog: move to next-gen is "terrifying"

Transition from PS2 to PS3 marked studio's "darkest days".

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Naughty Dog wants to "change the f***ing industry" with The Last of Us

"Storytelling is so poor right now," claims creative director.

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The Last Of Us scored by Oscar-winner Gustavo Santaolalla

Naughty Dog: "We're going for emotion not horror."

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FeatureClever Game Pricing, Not Just Games, Is Key to Vita's Success

The last piece to the Vita puzzle is perhaps the most important.

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VideoThe EGTV Show: Why should you buy a PlayStation Vita?

Sony and its studios make their pre-launch pitch.

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Sony: PlayStation Vita will break UK launch record

Euro boss Ryan "pretty certain" of a sell-out.

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Sony planning "more tailored approach" to Vita game pricing

Multiple price-points expected, but publisher confident it can "sustain" premium pricing on triple-A games.

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MotorStorm boss feared Apocalypse failure "might be the end" of Evolution

But Sony "defended and protected us", says Matt Southern.

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Move Fitness Review

Going through the motions.

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Infinity Ward: it's "better for the industry" if MW3 and BF3 succeed

Studio is "friends" with DICE, producer blasts EA "silly talk".

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Gearbox: Duke Nukem Forever wasn't reviewed fairly

Co-founder not sure where "some of the anger came from".

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Naughty Dog: "PS3 still has a lot of mileage"

But will studio's next game be made for it?

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Dance Central 2

Too cool for school?

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Just Dance 3

Four to the floor.

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Sledgehammer boss dismisses BF3 rivalry

Plus, why there's no Modern Warfare 3 beta.

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FeatureSuper Mario 3D Land

Mushroom for improvement?

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Gears of War 3

The sum of all Gears.

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Halo Anniversary gets 3D support

"More than a simple remake."

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SWTOR won't launch unless "it's solid"

"We're trying as fast as we can."

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PES will never be a "rip-off product"

Konami ponders micro-transactions.

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Hogrocket iOS debut set for 1st Sept

Ex-Bizarre team ready for "new chapter".

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FeatureDMC Devil May Cry

Platinum meddle.

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DMC sceptics "secretly want to like it"

"It will feel like a proper Devil May Cry."

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FeatureA Hero's Journey

Jenova Chen's mission to revolutionise multiplayer.

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Batman pre-order skins will release as DLC

Available to all "down the track".

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Zumba Fitness

Dancing rage.

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Rein: PC gaming has "shot by" consoles

Tech "simulating future" of next-gen.

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BAFTA launches kids' games design comp

Plus: top tips from last year's winner.

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Sega: "We made too many Sonic games"

Publisher says future vision is "brilliant".

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FeaturePrototype 2

Love me tendril.

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Sega was hacked after security update

Why did post-PSN measures fail?

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Pitchford: Duke wouldn't hurt a woman

Finds Capture The Babe outrage "offensive".

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FeatureFinishing Duke Nukem Forever

Randy Pitchford on the end of history.

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PSN theft: Sony "may never know" details

Hackers too good at "hiding tracks"

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Feature7 Things You Didn't Know About Wii U

Miyamoto and Iwata share their secrets.

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Miyamoto: Wii created core/casual split

Blames lack of HD, says Wii U can fix it.

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Will Wii U support original Wiimote?

MotionPlus/Remote Plus-only likely

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Wii U to feature facial recognition?

"It's certainly possible," says Iwata.

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OnLive heads to iPad, Android tablets

Dedicated app coming this autumn.

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Exclusive Ninja Gaiden for Wii U

Another third-party jumps on board.

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Michael Jackson heads to 3DS, Vita

Rhythm-action game due this Xmas.

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Tekken 3D confirmed for 3DS

Conference showreel spills beans

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New games to celebrate Zelda's 25th

Miyamoto offers links to past

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Oddworld series heads to PS Vita

Cross-platform play via cloud saves.

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Virtua Tennis 4 for PS Vita launch

Can Sega serve another ace?

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UK retail lists PS Vita at £230

For Wi-Fi only, £280 for 3G + Wi-Fi.

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VideoEGTV: How does Skylanders work?

Is it a toy? Is it a game?

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VideoPlayStation Vita: the announcement

Missed the show? Watch it here.

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LBP Vita to "revolutionise" portable

Sackboy's latest brings "new ways to play".

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PS3 snags exclusive EA content

Battlefield 3, SSX and NFS bonuses

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Move sales top 8.8m

"Catalogue is unmatched," says Sony.

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Sony's Tretton says sorry over PSN

"Elephant in room" tackled head-on

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BG&E2 to miss current generation

Rayman Origins is priority, says Ancel

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Apple taunts E3 rivals in keynote

iOS5, Game Center upgrade revealed

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Halo 4 confirmed by Microsoft

Halo HD remake and more also outed!

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VideoRadical: Why Prototype 2 will be better

Exclusive chat, unseen gameplay footage.

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COD Elite: What you'll get for free

"Even the haters can play for free."

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Operation Flashpoint DLC announced

Valley of Death due later this month.

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Red Cross thanks PlayStation users

£466k raised in earthquake appeal.

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Sony files for PS Vita trademark

More clues ahead of E3 reveal.

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Kinect Star Wars trailer shows gameplay

Rancors! Slave I! X-Wings! Force powers!

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Prototype 2 dev rejects InFamous rivalry

“We offer something completely different”

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