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Fred Dutton


Fred Dutton was Eurogamer's US news editor, based in Washington DC.

Feature | Error 37: The future of always-online

Eurogamer asks the games industry whether it plans to follow Diablo 3's lead.

Feature | Tribes: Ascend gets Steam release

Plus, new maps and modes for acclaimed F2P shooter.

Feature | ZombiU Preview: Wii U's Surprise Package?

Ubisoft channels Dark Souls for its ambitious Wii U survival horror.

Feature | Watch Dogs Preview: Placing Power in Your Palm

Ubisoft's open world game delivered the best action of E3 - and it promises to offer much, much more.

Feature | Activision vs. Vince Zampella and Jason West: Inside the game industry trial of the decade

Why the sacked Infinity Ward founders want $1 billion, and how they intend to win it.

Feature | What is Indie?

DIY developers discuss what it means to go solo, and whether the label really matters.

Feature | Has the Art World Finally Fallen for Video Games?

A new Smithsonian exhibit puts games in a major gallery for the first time. Eurogamer finds out whether they fit.

Feature | The Cult of Psychonauts

Schafer and Notch on the appeal of the eccentric platforming classic, and the possibility of a sequel.

Feature | Is the PlayStation Vita worth 230?

Sony's handheld ripped to pieces and costed up.

Feature | The truth behind retailer-exclusive pre-order extras

Why stores do it and what it means for gamers.

Feature | Pixel Art: The End of an Era?

Top developers take the pulse of the art form that defined gaming.

Feature | Double Fine explains Iron Brigade delay

"Xbox Live is a very complex machine."

Feature | Suda51 and the rise of Grasshopper Manufacture

No More Heroes' maniac creator lays out his masterplan.

Feature | The life and times of Dylan Cuthbert

The Q-Games boss on infiltrating Nintendo EAD, jumping ship to Sony and going solo with PixelJunk.

Feature | The 3DS games of TGS

Hands-on with Rhythm Thief, Bravely Default, Kingdom Hearts, Rocket Slime 3 and more.

Feature | 3DS Circle Pad Extension

Up close and personal with Nintendo's portable Frankenstein.

Feature | Steam vs. Origin: Is Competition Good for Gamers?

EA, GOG, Gamersgate, Gabe Newell weigh in.

Feature | Building Bastion

Supergiant's Greg Kasavin on crafting this year's Summer of Arcade standout.

Feature | Bungie bids Halo farewell

Eric Osborne looks back at 10 years of Master Chief.

Feature | Sony announces huge PSN DLC sale

Savings on GTA, COD, Killzone 2, more.

Feature | Reinventing Dungeon Siege

Obsidian on pulling a neglected RPG into the present.

Feature | Why the Nintendo 3DS costs 230

Nintendo's new handheld ripped open and costed up.

Feature | The Conduit 2: The long road back

High Voltage on finding an audience for a Wii FPS.

Feature | Can Rock Band Save Music Games?

Harmonix on making keyboards sexy and crafting its defining statement.