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Tom Bramwell


Tom worked at Eurogamer from early 2000 to late 2014, including seven years as Editor-in-Chief.

FeatureEurogamer's Fez Notebooks

The things we scribbled down while deciphering Polytron's XBLA masterpiece.

FeatureNow Mario is an annual series, how long until the Mushroom Pass?

Why Nintendo's conservatism is vital to maintaining its magical hold on players.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast 108: Ridge Racer Unbounded/Smash the Homophobes Special

We dissect the self-inflicted "fun button" saga and talk about EA's stout defence of BioWare's wooden sex scenes.

FeatureGame of the Week: Ridge Racer Unbounded

What a difference a button makes.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #102: Vita Launch Special

Plus: Mass Effect 3 day-one DLC outrage, various bad jokes.

FeatureCan PlayStation Vita Save The High Street?

Sony's handheld offers a glimpse of a hybrid distribution future that retail and publishers both need.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Why Everyone Is Amazing

Devs and gamers are united, and there can be only one winner: everyone!

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #100: Ellie returns! And we filmed it!

Gibson takes a break from motherhood to celebrate the parcast's centenary.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #95: PlayStation Vita Q&A

Hands-on reports on internet tethering, web browser, apps, portability, more.

FeatureActual New Games of 2012

Wonder and joy, please.

FeatureGames of 2011: Skyrim

Wonderful but broken.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #93: Back to Karkand Special

Champ, Brammers and Porkface get stuck into Battlefield 3's DLC.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Bring On The Next Generation

Before the games industry really loses it mojo.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #90: Joe Danger

Sean Murray visits to talk Joe Danger: The Movie and the XBLA Special Edition. Plus: getting arrested.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: The Madness of Release Date Congestion

It's Viva Pinata vs. Gears of War all over again!

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #89

Mass Effect 3! Whale Trail! Blind speculation about new BioWare game!

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #87

Uncharted 3! Apple! Piracy! Tropico 4.

FeatureWhy we missed the Battlefield 3 review embargo

Code delivered late, huge day-one patch.

FeatureWelcome to the new Eurogamer

Check out our quick guide to what's changed.

FeatureEurogamer Expo 2011 Attendees' Top 10

Guild Wars 2 won Editors' GOTS, but what did you choose?

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #84

With Chet Faliszek from Valve.

FeatureEurogamer Readers vs. Battlefield 3

Our guys report from the frontline at DICE in Sweden.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #82

COD Elite! Space Marine! EG Expo!

FeatureModern Warfare 3

Too close to call.

FeatureBattlefield 3

We visit DICE to see a new mission - Operation Guillotine.

FeatureThe Best Deus Ex Augmentations

The ones we use the most and why.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Careful What You Choose

Are choice-and-consequence systems making our games less interactive?

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #80

What it's like playing Deus Ex, GC etc!

FeatureTim Willits: Building Rage And Never Selling Out

"We've followed our heart more than we've followed the dollar."


Betraying convention.

FeaturePES 2012

Form is temporary, class is permanent.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #77

Diablo III special! Plus, 3DS catch-up.


The first two hours.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Nintendo's creative decline

The 3DS' woes are part of a broader problem that remains unaddressed.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #76

The future of gaming! Bomb dogs!

FeatureRobert Bowling talks Modern Warfare 3

Plus COD Elite, Battlefield 3 and Black Ops.

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Loathing the Enemy

Tom's surprised that gaming's henchmen still fall below par.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #74

PC gaming! Konami's Steve Merrett!

FeatureBioShock Infinite

Friends in high places.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #73

Starring the Team Bondi emails and PS4.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #72

Speculation special: Valve, Xbox 720, PS4.

FeatureEurogamer's Best of E3 2011

Game of the Show, Best Tech, Best Publisher and more.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #71

Duke Nukem and E3 aftermaths!

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #66

Wii 2! PlayStation Notwork!


Angry nerds.

FeatureHearts and Minds

Why the games industry could learn something from WWE All Stars.

FeaturePrey 2

Back in the hunt.


Just for wand day.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #60!

Birds! Wings! Lilley! Expo!

Alice: Madness Returns

Screw the looking glass.

Shadows of the Damned

A matter of light and death.

FeatureMotorStorm Apocalypse Live!

Streaming coverage from Thurs.

FeatureDesign a car for MotorStorm Apocalypse

Win the game and get your creation on PSN.


It's a G thing.

FeatureKingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

The lord of the dead ringers.

FeatureEurogamer Readers vs. MotorStorm Apocalypse

Eight men enter. Only four survive.

FeatureDuke Nukem Forever: "This s*** looks gnarlier than Gears of War"

Randy Pitchford on the game we all thought was dead.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #57

Banhammers, Bizarre farewell and Bulletstorm.

FeatureMe and WWE

When Tom met Paul.

FeatureStacking: "Farts and Chopin"

Double Fine's Lee Petty and Tim Schafer.

Duke Nukem Forever

Strip teaser.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #54

PSP2 vs. 3DS special!

FeatureGame of the Week: Dead Space 2

I wanted them to call it "Dead Spaces".


Multiplayer hands-on with Battle Commander.

Red Faction: Armageddon

My sickle friend.


The pile-high club.

FeatureTHQ's Danny Bilson

It's make-or-break time for THQ's outspoken head of core games and he knows it.

FeatureBest of 2011: Readers' Pick

Your top ten most anticipated games revealed.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #50

Christmas quiz special!

Killzone 3

Helghast but not least.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #49

Mass Effect 3! Skyrim! SSX! Horse business.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #47

GT5! Pigsy's Perfect 10! WARFACE.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #46

Splatterhouse! Bizarre! GT5 embargoes!

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #45

SI boss Miles Jacobson joins us to talk Assassin's Creed, 10/10s and FM.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #44

Ellie, Oli and the Toms rake over Kinect, Call of Duty and NFS.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #43

Fable III! BlizzCon! Heightened enthusiasm! P42!

FeatureEurogamer Expo 2010 Top 10

Including your game of the show.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #41

Medal of Honor! Enslaved! Ellie's birthday!

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #40

Expo celeb special with Tim Willits! Ed Stern! Maxx Kaufman!

FeatureEurogamer Expo Sessions: Yuji Naka presents Ivy the Kiwi?

Sonic's dad talks up his other children.

FeatureEurogamer Expo Sessions: Tim Willits presents RAGE

id's creative director talks new IP, ideas in the bath.

FeatureEurogamer Expo Sessions: Maxx Kaufman presents Hunted

inXile's game director on forging all those demons.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #39

Eurogamer Expo special! The highs, the lows, inappropriate comments.

FeatureEurogamer Expo 2010

This just got real.