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Christian Donlan

Features Editor

Christian Donlan is a features editor for Eurogamer. He is the author of The Unmapped Mind, published as The Inward Empire in the US.

FeatureXbox One X promises a strong and stable line-up

But does it have the vision to excite?

FeatureIn praise of early adopters

Let's hear it for friends who splash out on day one.

FeatureYou're in charge!

From vital patches to game cancellations, players are often intimately involved.

FeatureMind the stopgaps?

What can you expect from games that are dictated by scheduling?

FeatureShorting the turnips market

Chris Donlan investigates Animal Crossing's strange spin on Wall Street.

FeatureWhy Grand Theft Auto 5 has to be a comedy

It's the only genre left standing.

FeatureThat difficult second screen

Maps, inventories and air-strikes are fine, but is there more to console gaming's latest preoccupation?

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: F2P FTW?

As free-to-play games land on consoles, Chris Donlan re-examines his own prejudices.

FeatureHow are video games like a French Dip sandwich?

They're both too good to be lost to history.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: The Outsiders

Let's hear it for isolation.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: At What Point Does a Game Become a Toy?

Pure playfulness, from physics simulations to Windowsill.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: A Shoots, B Kerns

Why a game about type-setting might be good news for everybody

FeatureWill GAME's Woes Kill Off AA Titles?

The squeezed middle could soon be squeezed out of existence argues Christian Donlan.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: The Trouble With Tie-ins

Why do licensed games have such a bad reputation?

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Horrible Bosses

Are gaming's greatest villains an endangered species?

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Faster, Pussycat?

In praise of not waiting for things.