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Oli Welsh

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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.

FeatureSteam's content policy is both arrogant and cowardly

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

FeatureLife after console generations has one big upside

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

FeatureNX is different, and different is Nintendo's best option

Perhaps its only option for staying in the hardware game.

FeatureActually, Pokémon Go isn't really a Nintendo game

But it's still great news for Nintendo.

FeatureMicrosoft's difficult choice at E3 2015

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

FeatureWho needs games: PlayStation 4's first year

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

FeatureSnake moves with the times, Lara doesn't

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

FeatureDirectly to you: Nintendo wins E3 on its own terms

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

FeatureThe art of the E3 press conference

A handy guide for puzzled executives turned showbiz frontmen.

FeatureThe end of gimmicks?

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

FeatureIwata isn't Nintendo's problem. It's Miyamoto

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

FeatureStories 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.

FeatureI've decided which console I'm buying this year...

And it's another PS3, writes Oli Welsh.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: The loneliness of the long-distance MMO

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

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Are Games Racist, Sexist - Or Just Bad?

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

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Pay Up or Shut Up

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