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Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

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FeatureEverything we learned about Overwatch 2 at this year's BlizzCon

Story missions, character talents, Overwatch 1 compatibility, hands-on and more.

FeatureEverything we learned about Diablo 4 at this year's Blizzcon

Always online, open world and grimdark art - hands-on and more.

Blizzard apology does not silence protestors at BlizzCon 2019

"It seems like they've forgotten their values."

FeatureFive of the Best: Mountains

Everest and read this.

I want to play your game but I can't: Overland and its journey with dyslexia

"The way our brains process letters shouldn't be what we are failing at."

FeatureFive of the Best: Hubs

Addicted to base.

FeatureFive of the Best: Maps

Never eat shredded wheat.

FeatureI like bad luck and I cannot lie

Misfortune and glory, kid.

FeatureFive of the Best: Potions

A new series celebrating the little things that make games great.

Discord now lets you stream gameplay to people

So you can share river friend.

FeatureThe big WoW Classic interview

"What if we spawned Ragnaros in Stormwind and Orgrimmar?"

FeatureGoodbye Rutger Hauer, it's such a shame you were only in two games

You could have helped us see things we wouldn't believe.

Tim Willits will leave id Software this month after 24 years there

"After QuakeCon I will announce my future plans..."

It sounds like People Can Fly would love to do Bulletstorm 2

"We want this IP to have its second life."

FeatureFive Polish indie games (and one from the Czech Republic) to keep an eye on

Hungry babies! Counter-terrorism! Competitive book fights! Genetics altering!

It sounds like Tequila Works' new Stadia game Gylt will come to other platforms too

"Rest assured, everyone will be able to play the game."

Ubisoft announces PC game subscription service Uplay+

Includes newest releases, DLC, betas and premium content.

Dishonored studio Arkane Lyon announces new game Deathloop

Time repeats itself for two rival assassins.

There's a brand new, redesigned Xbox Elite Wireless Controller coming this November

Bluetooth! Up to 40 hours of rechargeable battery life!

Finally, the campaign for They Are Billions

UPDATE: It's coming to PS4!

FeatureWhat's next for the Frostpunk studio

"This one is not sad and depressing..."

THQ Nordic acquires... Gothic creator Piranha Bytes

Sounds like Elex 2 is in the works.

Lords of the Fallen 2 ditches developer and hits the ropes again

CI Games and Defiant Studios at loggerheads.

FeatureOddworld: Soulstorm - the quintology is back on

"Today, there are more slaves on planet Earth than there ever were..."

BlizzCon 2019 dates and collectibles announced

Won't be able to get there on footman.

Guild Wars 2 reveals a second flying mount: a dragon, the Skyscale

"The really cool feature that surprised us all was wall jumping."

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