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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.

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

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

EGXEGX 2016 tickets go on sale

Returns to Birmingham's NEC in September.

The Eurogamer Gamescom day two podcast extravaganza

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

Loads more European Heroes of the Storm beta keys

UPDATE: The keys have been sent out.

Heroes of the Storm European beta key giveaway

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

It's the Xbox One Eurogamer Podcast special!

And a video showing perhaps what should have been.

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

Laugh as we tackle the excellent new multiplayer modes.

Eurogamer Android app goes live!

Mech the most of it.

Star Trek live interview update

Apologies for the no-show.

Live Star Trek Online Q&A today!

Chatty Craig Zinkievich answers to you.

Live BioWare interview today!

Bossman Ray Muzyka answers to you.

Live Darksiders interview at 3pm!

Creator Madureira answers you.

Live Army of Two 2 Q&A on Thursday

Producer Reid Schneider answering you.

Trials HD: Tips from the developers

Simple but vital lessons from RedLynx.

EG Expo 2009 London queue heroes

Thousands stampede in. Tickets on sale.

EG Expo 2009: Surprise Splinter Cell demo

Conviction live at Ask Eurogamer session.

Voice of Mario attends EG Expo 2009

Commandeers PA with hilarious results.

EG Expo 2009: 2000 in one hour

Valve comments on Bill cosplayer.

London EG Expo queuer bags PSPgo

Visitors swamp Old Billingsgate building.

EG Expo 2009: Exhibitor vox pops

The faces behind the games.

EG Expo 2009: Same man fronts queue

Huge turnout for Leeds day two.

Wedgwood backs the Eurogamer Expo

Feels UK events can "compete" again.

EG Expo attracts UK soap stars

Emmerdale cast comes to town.

EG Expo 2009: 1000 people in first hour

"Going very well," says boss Rupert Loman.

Eurogamer frolics with NSMB Wii

Tom, Ellie, Matt and Bertie go at it.

Eurogamer Expo 2009 opens its doors!

Leeds spirits not dampened by drizzle.

Sony's best confirmed for EG Expo

MAG! God of War III! Heavy Rain!

Live Champions Online interview!

Bill Roper, today, 5pm BST.

Live DiRT 2 interview today!

Ask your questions from 4pm BST.

Live C&C4 interview today!

See if you Kane catch EA out.

Live Arkham Asylum interview

Rocksteady in the chair today at 3pm.

Live Brutal Legend Q&A today!

Tim Schafer on air from 4pm BST.

Live Battlefield 1943 Q&A on Thursday

DICE to entice to XBLA/PSN shooter.

Live Section 8 interview today

TimeGate to detail ambitious FPS.

Live Championship Manager interview today!

Ask boss Roy Meredith anything you like.

Live Dante's Inferno interview today

Game boss Jonathan Knight in hotseat.

Live Warhammer Online Q&A today

With Paul Barnett from 5.30pm GMT.

Live Age of Conan interview today

Craig Morrison on the year ahead.

Live Killzone 2 interview today

Ask Guerrilla Games about the beta.

Live Left 4 Dead interview at 5pm

Valve's Chet Faliszek talks zombies.

Ask Eurogamer panel at EG Expo

Our real-life comments thread.

Invaluable career advice at EG Expo

Don't just play games all day.

Far Cry 2 tournament at EG Expo!

Win money and loot and friends.

Listen to One Life Left online

Episode 3 surfs the internet radio waves.