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Rich Stanton


Rich Stanton has been writing for Eurogamer since 2011, and also contributes to places like Edge, Nintendo Gamer, and PC Gamer. He lives in Bath, and is Terran for life.

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Feature | Becoming the Dark Soul

From the archive: Rich Stanton goes in pursuit of the game's crowning achievement.

Feature | Things fall apart: Looking back at Resident Evil 5

Capcom's co-op emphasis deserves more respect argues Rich Stanton.

Essential | Dark Souls 3 review

Third time's the charm.

Feature | Resident Evil - 20 years on

“Victims... were apparently eaten.”

Feature | A brief history of one of gaming's greatest studios

Infinite climax action: Rich Stanton celebrates Platinum Games on its 10th anniversary.

Feature | Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - Portable perfection

“Peace won't just come to us. We are going to have to meet it halfway.”

Review | The Westport Independent review

It's about ethics in real journalism.

Recommended | Yakuza 5 review

Shenmue's true heir.

Feature | What's going on in Bloodborne: The Old Hunters?

Man's inhumanity to man. The new lore explored and explained.

Feature | All about that base: Metal Gear Solid 5's FOBs are glorious

And the microtransactions aren't an issue, yet.

Review | Devil's Third review

Don't settle for bronze.

Feature | Metal Gear Solid: The first modern video game

"You're very frank for a trained killer."

Feature | Rich Stanton on: The Koj delusion

Is Metal Gear Solid provocative or just perverse?

Feature | Is Bloodborne the best game ever, or just the second best?

Early impressions of the PS4 exclusive ahead of our review.

Feature | Rich Stanton on: Other worlds and the inner eye

Why what we see is always what we think we see.

Recommended | Resident Evil Revelations 2 review

'You were almost a genre sandwich!'

Feature | Two years on, DmC takes its rightful place in the series

How and why Capcom and Ninja Theory rebooted a classic.

Feature | Have GTA's Heists been worth the wait?

First impressions of Grand Theft Auto Online's biggest scores.

Feature | Rich Stanton on: Requiem for a dreamer

The god-damned tragedy of Peter Molyneux.

Feature | Rich Stanton on: Cheesing Destiny

"It feels like Destiny has driven certain of its players mad."

Feature | Rich Stanton on: GTA's growing pains

The tone problem in Rockstar's classic series.

Feature | Half-Life 2: 10 years on

You remember, don't you, Mr Freeman?

Feature | Who framed Roger Ebert?

From the archive: Press A to Art.

Feature | Telling Tales: Skyrim and Dark Souls

From the archive: When the mountain won't come to Muhammad.

Feature | Would the real Ken Levine kindly stand up?

From the archive: BioShock Infinite's creative director talks about games, politics and throwing himself on the fire.

Feature | My life as a Pokémon trafficker

I love you Ditto - the story of one game's strange effect on a player.

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