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Oli Welsh

Editor-in-chief

Oli is the editor of Eurogamer.net and likes to take things one word at a time. His friends call him The European, but that's just a coincidence. He's still playing Diablo 3.

Supporters only | Letter from the Editor: Feast and famine

The only thing worse than not enough games is too many of them. Or is it?

Supporters only | Letter from the Editor: What's with all the good reviews?

We're supposedly suffering a game drought, but we've never recommended so many games. What's going on?

Feature | Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda is all about Game Pass

Maybe you'll play The Elder Scrolls on PS5, maybe you won't - but for Xbox, and indeed for Bethesda's studios, that's not really the point.

Feature | Steam's content policy is both arrogant and cowardly

Having appointed itself the god-king of PC gaming, Valve is vacating the throne.

Feature | Life after console generations has one big upside

Why should we welcome PlayStation Neo and Xbox Scorpio? There is a reason.

Feature | NX is different, and different is Nintendo's best option

Perhaps its only option for staying in the hardware game.

Feature | Microsoft's difficult choice at E3 2015

Will Phil Spencer try to save Xbox One, or push for the cross-platform future?

Feature | Who needs games: PlayStation 4's first year

It was the console that could do no wrong - but software was another matter.

Feature | Snake moves with the times, Lara doesn't

The Tomb Raider deal dominated headlines, but Metal Gear's move onto Steam is the true harbinger.

Feature | Directly to you: Nintendo wins E3 on its own terms

New games, fresh thinking and brilliant PR bring the Kyoto giant bang up to date.

Feature | The art of the E3 press conference

A handy guide for puzzled executives turned showbiz frontmen.

Feature | The end of gimmicks?

Kinect's failure suggests a bright future for game hardware served straight - no chaser.

Feature | Iwata isn't Nintendo's problem. It's Miyamoto

A lack of new game ideas is what's holding Nintendo back.

Feature | Stories with dice: the thrill of old-school D&D

When is a role-playing game not a role-playing game? Most of the time, it turns out.

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: The loneliness of the long-distance MMO

WOW finally has real competition, but has it arrived too late to save the genre?

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: Are Games Racist, Sexist - Or Just Bad?

The medium must earn the right not to be regarded with suspicion.

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: Pay Up or Shut Up

Why we should stop moaning and spend more on our games.