Picture of Johnny Minkley

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.

Does FIFA copy PES? EA execs respond to Konami accusations

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

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

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

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

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

The Last Of Us scored by Oscar-winner Gustavo Santaolalla

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

Sony: PlayStation Vita will break UK launch record

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

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.

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

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

Sony: it would be "undesirable" for PS4 to launch significantly later than the competition

But, "there's still a lot of unfinished business on PS3."

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

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

Gearbox: Duke Nukem Forever wasn't reviewed fairly

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

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

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

Sledgehammer boss dismisses BF3 rivalry

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

Halo Anniversary gets 3D support

"More than a simple remake."

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

"We're trying as fast as we can."

PES will never be a "rip-off product"

Konami ponders micro-transactions.

Hogrocket iOS debut set for 1st Sept

Ex-Bizarre team ready for "new chapter".

DMC sceptics "secretly want to like it"

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

Batman pre-order skins will release as DLC

Available to all "down the track".

Rein: PC gaming has "shot by" consoles

Tech "simulating future" of next-gen.

BAFTA launches kids' games design comp

Plus: top tips from last year's winner.

Sega: "We made too many Sonic games"

Publisher says future vision is "brilliant".

Sega was hacked after security update

Why did post-PSN measures fail?

Pitchford: Duke wouldn't hurt a woman

Finds Capture The Babe outrage "offensive".

PSN theft: Sony "may never know" details

Hackers too good at "hiding tracks"

Miyamoto: Wii created core/casual split

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

Will Wii U support original Wiimote?

MotionPlus/Remote Plus-only likely

Wii U to feature facial recognition?

"It's certainly possible," says Iwata.

OnLive heads to iPad, Android tablets

Dedicated app coming this autumn.

Exclusive Ninja Gaiden for Wii U

Another third-party jumps on board.

Michael Jackson heads to 3DS, Vita

Rhythm-action game due this Xmas.

Tekken 3D confirmed for 3DS

Conference showreel spills beans

New games to celebrate Zelda's 25th

Miyamoto offers links to past

Oddworld series heads to PS Vita

Cross-platform play via cloud saves.

Virtua Tennis 4 for PS Vita launch

Can Sega serve another ace?

UK retail lists PS Vita at £230

For Wi-Fi only, £280 for 3G + Wi-Fi.

LBP Vita to "revolutionise" portable

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

PS3 snags exclusive EA content

Battlefield 3, SSX and NFS bonuses

Move sales top 8.8m

"Catalogue is unmatched," says Sony.

Sony's Tretton says sorry over PSN

"Elephant in room" tackled head-on

BG&E2 to miss current generation

Rayman Origins is priority, says Ancel

Apple taunts E3 rivals in keynote

iOS5, Game Center upgrade revealed

Halo 4 confirmed by Microsoft

Halo HD remake and more also outed!

COD Elite: What you'll get for free

"Even the haters can play for free."

Operation Flashpoint DLC announced

Valley of Death due later this month.

Red Cross thanks PlayStation users

£466k raised in earthquake appeal.

Sony files for PS Vita trademark

More clues ahead of E3 reveal.

Kinect Star Wars trailer shows gameplay

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

Prototype 2 dev rejects InFamous rivalry

“We offer something completely different”

Duke Nukem Forever scores "don't matter"

"We know the game's great," says Pitchford.

Pitchford hits out at "evil" PSN hackers

"We're all victims of cyber-terrorism."

Duke Nukem had "gay robot" sidekick

Plus: Randy Pitchford talks Borderlands 2.

Naughty Dog: Uncharted 2 was a one-off

"A once in a lifetime experience."

Jaffe calls "bullsh*t" on Iwata App fears

"You can’t put a price on fun."

Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta dated

First dibs with PSN Plus and InFamous 2.

BAFTA explains Red Dead snub

"We don't have the right" to enter it.

Molyneux: I need to prove I deserve BAFTA

Joining ranks of movie greats "just insane".

Cameron opens accessible gaming centre

Hails "inventive and creative" game industry.

Chancellor backs games - Livingstone

"Osborne wants to work with us."

O'Briain: Games don't need mainstream

"Nerds will hang around," insists BAFTA host.

Will there be a Killzone 4?

Guerrilla has "a lot of room to expand".

BAFTA GAME Award shortlist revealed

Vote for your top title of 2010.

Why ND isn't making Uncharted NGP

"We're a one game studio."

New NGP details emerge at private event

"It’s a developer's dream" says source.

Is PSP2 as powerful as PS3?

Codemasters’ CEO says it is.

MPs show support for gaming

Gamers' Voice event "terrific", says Govt.

Vaz: "I’ve never been against games"

Controversial MP speaks to Eurogamer.

Edgar Wright "too scared" to own console

Scott Pilgrim maker on PSX obsession.

First accessible games suite opened

UK hospice receives tech to help disabled kids.

Panorama criticised by friend of "addict"

Games documentary's claims "exaggerated".

Ubisoft scores kids' BAFTAs double

Plus: Young Game Designers crowned.

Kaz not sure if GT6 will be on PS3

Plus: online matchmaking update confirmed.

Kinect doubles UK Xbox sales

360 outselling Wii and PS3.

New Kinect features on the way

MS only "scratching the surface" - Kudo.

Kinect stock coming in "every week"

Shortages? What shortages?

Halo: Reach doubles UK 360 sales

Chart-Track sees 99% jump.

APB "plug to be pulled" within 24 hours

Administrator could not find a buyer.

Tiesto becomes DJ Hero ambassador

Dutch star joins devs on stage in Ibiza.

iPhone Game Center due next week

Jobs throws down the gauntlet.

DCMS backs ratings system in MOH row

Liam Fox was "expressing personal view".

APB and Crackdown dev collapses

Realtime Worlds' games to be sold on.

Vaizey: Games must make tax case again

Watch Tory MP's address to Develop inside.

Treyarch: Black Ops will be "best COD"

Separate teams working on "core pillars".

FIFA chief unconvinced by motion control

Experiments yet to satisfy, says Rutter.

Halo: Reach is a "sad goodbye" - Bungie

Studio bids farewell with "labour of love".

Rare: Kinect lag "not an issue"

Past problems overcome, insists studio.

Cliffy: Gears hype "backfired in my face"

Measured sequel is "love letter" to fans.

Microsoft dismisses 3D as "future" tech

UK boss: Too pricey to be mass-market.

European 3DS launch "by early next year"

But pre-Xmas possible, claims source.

Désilets made "right decision" to quit Ubi

Assassin's creator "needed a break".

Dance Central DLC "won't be weekly"

Harmonix title stars at hands-on event.

PES team wasn't "prepared" for this gen

Seabass promises "change" for 2011.

Violent games: "buck stops with parents"

Reason prevails in BBC radio debate.

Molyneux: Natal upgrades "countless"

Recent demos out-of-date, insists designer.

Blur on track for 28th May launch

"Single-player never ends," claims Bizarre.

EA unveils FIFA Online

Free-to-play footy due this June.

Games BAFTAs to be broadcast live

March ceremony to be streamed.

Media Molecule hails BAFTA success

"More versatility" coming to LittleBigPlanet.

Microsoft dismisses Natal rumours

Launch details "weren't accurate".

First Previous