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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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CS:GO pros fight for $100,000 at EGX 2016

Plus: Playable Battlefield 1, Horizon and Dawn of War 3.

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EGXEGX 2016 tickets go on sale

Returns to Birmingham's NEC in September.

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The Eurogamer Gamescom day two podcast extravaganza

What the blue blazes did Chris, Ian and Bertie see now?

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Loads more European Heroes of the Storm beta keys

UPDATE: The keys have been sent out.

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Heroes of the Storm European beta key giveaway

UPDATE: Time's up. We're sending them out any minute now.

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It's the Xbox One Eurogamer Podcast special!

And a video showing perhaps what should have been.

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Watch five of us play Gears of War: Judgment live from 8.30pm GMT

Laugh as we tackle the excellent new multiplayer modes.

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Star Trek live interview update

Apologies for the no-show.

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Live Star Trek Online Q&A today!

Chatty Craig Zinkievich answers to you.

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Live BioWare interview today!

Bossman Ray Muzyka answers to you.

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Live Darksiders interview at 3pm!

Creator Madureira answers you.

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Live Army of Two 2 Q&A on Thursday

Producer Reid Schneider answering you.

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Trials HD: Tips from the developers

Simple but vital lessons from RedLynx.

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EG Expo 2009 London queue heroes

Thousands stampede in. Tickets on sale.

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EG Expo 2009: Surprise Splinter Cell demo

Conviction live at Ask Eurogamer session.

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Voice of Mario attends EG Expo 2009

Commandeers PA with hilarious results.

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EG Expo 2009: 2000 in one hour

Valve comments on Bill cosplayer.

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London EG Expo queuer bags PSPgo

Visitors swamp Old Billingsgate building.

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EG Expo 2009: Exhibitor vox pops

The faces behind the games.

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EG Expo 2009: Same man fronts queue

Huge turnout for Leeds day two.

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Wedgwood backs the Eurogamer Expo

Feels UK events can "compete" again.

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EG Expo attracts UK soap stars

Emmerdale cast comes to town.

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EG Expo 2009: 1000 people in first hour

"Going very well," says boss Rupert Loman.

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Eurogamer frolics with NSMB Wii

Tom, Ellie, Matt and Bertie go at it.

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Eurogamer Expo 2009 opens its doors!

Leeds spirits not dampened by drizzle.

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Sony's best confirmed for EG Expo

MAG! God of War III! Heavy Rain!

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Live Champions Online interview!

Bill Roper, today, 5pm BST.

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Live DiRT 2 interview today!

Ask your questions from 4pm BST.

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Live C&C4 interview today!

See if you Kane catch EA out.

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Live Arkham Asylum interview

Rocksteady in the chair today at 3pm.

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Live Brutal Legend Q&A today!

Tim Schafer on air from 4pm BST.

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Live Battlefield 1943 Q&A on Thursday

DICE to entice to XBLA/PSN shooter.

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Live Section 8 interview today

TimeGate to detail ambitious FPS.

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Live Championship Manager interview today!

Ask boss Roy Meredith anything you like.

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Live Dante's Inferno interview today

Game boss Jonathan Knight in hotseat.

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Live Warhammer Online Q&A today

With Paul Barnett from 5.30pm GMT.

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Live Age of Conan interview today

Craig Morrison on the year ahead.

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Live Killzone 2 interview today

Ask Guerrilla Games about the beta.

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Live Left 4 Dead interview at 5pm

Valve's Chet Faliszek talks zombies.

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Ask Eurogamer panel at EG Expo

Our real-life comments thread.

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Invaluable career advice at EG Expo

Don't just play games all day.

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Far Cry 2 tournament at EG Expo!

Win money and loot and friends.

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Listen to One Life Left online

Episode 3 surfs the internet radio waves.