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Will Porter


Will ‘Velvet Owl’ Porter is a roaming freelance writer who most recently worked with The Creative Assembly on Alien: Isolation. You can find out how cold/hungry he is by following @Batsphinx on Twitter.

FeatureSimCity Preview: A Classic Returns

Things'll be great when you're down town…

FeatureFar Cry 3 Preview: Trouble in Paradise

Does Far Cry's multiplayer sink or swim?

FeatureCivilization 5: Gods and Kings Preview: Restoring the Faith

Firaxis' expansion reintroduces some of the series' complexity.

FeatureMass Effect 3 Preview: The Good Shepard?

BioWare sets the galaxy on fire.

FeatureSyndicate Preview: Need a Reboot?

Starbreeze's game concerns and delights in equal measure.

FeatureChampion Jockey

Just let your feet go clippety-clop.


Bird of play.

FeatureDeus Ex: Human Revolution

Ten hours played. Your questions answered.

FeatureDeus Ex: Human Revolution

Gunpowder, reason and plot.

FeatureCrysis 2

Suited and booted.

FeatureWhy I Love… Doom III

Happiness is a warm gun.

Indie at the Expo

Highlights from the Eurogamer Expo's Indie Games Arcade.

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

Multiplayer unmasked.

Sid Meier's Civilization V

Hex and the city state.


A dose of the claps?

FeatureDeus Ex: Human Revolution

The Revolution will not go unscrutinised.

GDC Indie Roundup

Monaco, Closure, Trauma, Shank and Vessel.

Need for Speed World

Warning: following content is NFSW.


Get the lowdown.

Dead to Rights: Retribution

Canine out of ten?

The Saboteur

Resistance is fertile.

Army of Two: The 40th Day

Shanghai fights.


Do the Smarties have the answer?

Darksiders: Wrath of War

Armageddon excited?

Order of War

Probably: "Shoot those men!"


Three become one.