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Wesley Yin-Poole

Deputy Editor

Wesley is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He likes news, interviews, and more news. He also likes Street Fighter more than anyone can get him to shut up about it.

Black Ops playable through a browser?

InstantAction wants a deal with Activision.

Westwood Studios co-founder Louis Castle, now CEO of InstantAction, reckons we could be playing blockbuster console titles like Call of Duty through web browsers for free within a year.

Ubi lets Assassin's dev know who's boss

Will there be an Assassin's Creed in 2011?

Ubisoft has poured cold water on calls from its own developer for the Assassin's Creed franchise to take a break following the release of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood this November.

The Beast wins fighting game World Cup

Daigo Umehara takes Street Fighter title.

Daigo "The Beast" Umehara has successfully defended his Street Fighter world championship crown after a 3-1 win over Ricky Ortiz in the final of the Evo 2010 tournament.

Blizzard scraps Real ID for its forums

"We will always appreciate the feedback."

After a week of angry online protests Blizzard Entertainment has scrapped its controversial plan to force gamers to use their real names when posting on its official forums.

DQIX inspired by Oblivion, Diablo

Not part of JRPG genre, insists producer.

Inbound Japanese role-playing game Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies was inspired by some unlikely candidates: Bethesda's Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Blizzard's Diablo.

Dragon Age 2 dated

Story and character details announced.

Dragon Age 2 will be released in March 2011 on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, EA has confirmed.

Red Dead DLC announced

Four packs due over the coming months.

Rockstar has announced plans for a series of downloadable content packs for open world Western Red Dead Redemption.

MS insists you can sit with Kinect

Only in games made "with sitting in mind".

Microsoft has insisted that Xbox 360 motion-sensing add-on Kinect can recognise players who are sitting, despite a recent developer comment to the contrary.

MGS 3DS "just testing the grounds"

Confusion over game's status.

Konami has told Eurogamer that the wonderfully named Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D "The Naked Sample" (3DS) remains "a full product" despite comments from Kojima Productions that suggest otherwise.

"I was born to make DeathSpank!"

Ron Gilbert on 3D, Monkey Island and what's next.

If you love adventure games, you love Ron Gilbert. Some of LucasArts' classic late eighties and early nineties games owe much of their success to Gilbert's writing; Maniac Mansion, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure, The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge were all written by Gilbert's witty hand.