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Johnny Minkley


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

Ashes Cricket 2009

Super bowl?

Gearbox clams on Halo 4 chatter

Boss Randy Pitchford fails to deny it.

Pitchford "terrified" to launch Borderlands

Launching original brand is "big risk".


Risky business.

No Halo: Reach reveal this year

Prequel will be "big, epic and fun".

New Bungie IP deal "close"

Mystery game still unsigned.

Beatles: Rock Band wows Abbey Road

Harmonix performs at remasters unveiling.


EA shows the Create-A-Set-Piece system. Freer kick!

Left 4 Dead 2

Axe to grind.

EA Sports Active

Perfect fit?

New "culturally British" test for games

Nothing to do with Nick Griffin.

New ratings logos green-lit for UK

How they'll look on the box.

UK "centre of excellence" proposed

Not a giant amusement arcade, sadly.

Neversoft hints at turntable control for GH

But it won't make this year's version.

FIFA man bigs up 360-degree control

"It totally changes the way you play."

E3: Wolfenstein

Veiled threat.

E3: More Wii Sports Resort shown

Reggie slam-dunks on stage.

E3: Alan Wake confirmed for spring 2010

Remedy lights up Xbox conference.

Colin McRae DiRT 2

Mud sticks.

F1 2009

Qualifying session.

Partial Beatles: RB tracklist for E3

"We're gonna tease it," says Harmonix.

Schafer: Demoing games is like stand-up

Testing gags on gamers is key.

Execs wanted "country music" Brütal Legend

But Guitar Hero kept rock dream alive.

FeatureDouble Fine's Tim Schafer

On fans, funnies and roadie love.

Moore defends Tyson Fight Night cover

"Athletes are human beings."

FeatureEA Sports' Peter Moore

On MotionPlus, E3 and taking the fight to the internet.

Moore: EA is under-performing on Wii

MotionPlus and Active to the rescue!

Moore: PES is in FIFA's "rear view mirror"

But boss demands improvement for FIFA 10.

Riddick team working on Bourne game

Multiplayer confirmed for Starbreeze thriller.

Volition "ruining other games for people"

RFG "5 to 10 years ahead of competition".

Nolan Bushnell rubbishes online gaming

"It's not cool," says Pong man.

Red Faction: Guerrilla

Small town riot.

LittleBigPlanet boss hails BAFTA win

"I can explain it to my mum."

Developer backs up PSP-4000 chatter

Slide screen, no UMD, shoulder-only play.

FeatureThe Art of Dante's Inferno

Wayne Barlowe on raising Hell.

Dante's Inferno

Go to Hell.

"No changes" made after Resi race row

Producer defends Africans depiction.

Resi 5 producer hints at Wii Resi

"Watch this space," says Kawata-san.

Win a spot in a world record attempt!

Get in the Guinness book for real.

No LEGO Potter in '09, says source

But more Indy could be on the way.

True Riddick sequel "couple of years out"

Dark Athena is "episodic expansion".

Fable 2 to get digital download release?

Molyneux too afraid of death to confirm.

PSP still a "vibrant platform" - Harrison

Atari planning downloadable games.

Harrison: Home is "brilliantly realised"

Online world will be "very successful".

LEGO Batman bags kids' BAFTA

New title due next year, says TT.

Rare "may do" new Killer Instinct

Studio boss talks up fighting "revolution".

Relic "definitely looking" at Homeworld 3

DOW2 man spills the beans.

Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

Anything left in the tank?

COD5 is "different game" to COD4

Comparison unfair, says under-fire producer.

Blue Castle making Dead Rising 2

Canadian zombie-source confirms.

LittleBigPlanet expert guides

Watch our videos. Make better stuff.

Healey wants LBP to work with PlayTV

We're so making a Neighbours level.

LittleBigPlanet boss "annoyed" by controls

But "we can work on that".

First-person LittleBigPlanet mooted

Media Molecule boss hints at future.

LittleBigPlanet boss reveals PSP vision

"Companion products" would link with PS3.

Bleszinski: "Internet facilitates dickishness"

But Gears boss won't 'do a Dyack'.

Exclusive BIA: Hell's Highway vids

Apparently not the M25.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Delusions of grandeur?

TT not going to "take the piss" out of LEGO-game fans

One or two "high standard" games a year.

Exclusive Banjo-Kazooie gameplay vids

Doing it for the skids.

COD 'didn't finish telling WWII story'

World At War not simply "going back".

LEGO Batman cartoon in works

Uses TT's game engine.

GH dev mocks Rock Band cymbals

Reveals plans for new drum controls.

Demo and DLC for Heavy Rain

Quantic Dreams outlines plans.

FeatureSilicon Knights' Denis Dyack

Taking on Epic, reviewers and the internet.


Gene cool.

Wright hints at Spore MMO

Sims man's latest will evolve.

FeatureMaxis' Will Wright

Spore, The Sims and what lies ahead.

Wright has new projects "in the wings"

"Very short term" titles mooted.

WWE star wants "more violence" in games

Randy Orton piledrives industry's critics.

Microsoft hints at 'HaloCon' event

Who needs E3 anyway?

FeatureEurogamer TV: The Best of E3

Top vids you might have missed.

"First of its kind" online for Shaun White

Ubi hypes multiplayer antics on the slopes.

Microsoft confirms Lips for 360

Sing over your own music.

"Potential" for POP spin-offs

Princess of Persia, anyone?

FeaturePrince of Persia

Top of the POPs?

POP will miss Xmas "if quality's not there"

But Ubi still banking on '08 release.

POP demo "not planned"

Too many are "awful", says producer.

Far Cry 2

So far, so good.

No Far Cry 2 demo planned

Too complex to "give away".

Island games just "cashing in" on Far Cry

Far Cry 2 dev takes swipe at competition.

FeatureUFC 2009 Undisputed

The Ultimate Fighter?


Changing tactics with Xbox 360 and PS3.


Gesture politics with the Wii version.

FeatureRobert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy: Video Roundup

Exclusive quintet of clips from the declassified finished article.

FeatureGuitar Hero World Tour

Chord progression.