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Richard Cobbett


Richard writes words for a living, but you know that already. He loves puns, wants to ban all spiders from games, and isn't quite as cynical as you think. Follow him on Twitter.

Featured articles

Review | Oxenfree review

Talking simulator.

Feature | Star Wars: A new hope for The Old Republic

Do or do not, there is reason to try.

Feature | A brief history of Fallout

War. War changes quite a lot.

Essential | Kerbal Space Program review

Between a rocket and a hard place.

Review | Game Of Thrones: Iron from Ice review

“The North will remember that…”

Feature | The sickening side of the Steam summer sale

Hey, check out that gift horse's mouth...

Feature | Ending the Minecraft fantasy

Notch is right to clamp down on paid Minecraft servers, but at what cost?

Review | Lego The Hobbit review

There, but not yet back again.

Feature | Down the replay rabbit hole

Why Ken Levine's plan for endlessly replayable narrative could be a risk not worth taking.

Review | Rust alpha review

The naked and infamous.

Review | The Walking Dead: All That Remains review

Telltale's acclaimed horror series returns in the first episode of its second season.

Feature | Hearthstone: Blizzard's secret weapon

What's in the cards for Warcraft's new cousin, and the future it predicts?

Feature | Why Heroes of the Storm is the MOBA that you'll love or hate

Blizzard's move for accessibility is a boon for those new to the genre - but how will it go down with existing MOBA diehards?

Feature | Blizzard sets a steady course for WOW with Warlords of Draenor

With a classic Warcraft feel and fan-pleasing features, the MMO is entrenching in its old age.

Feature | Rebuilding Rapture

Behind the scenes on BioShock: Burial At Sea, and the impossible city's improbable return.

Feature | Eve Online: Into the second decade

The future of the future, today.

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