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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.

Patrice Desilets shows pre-alpha Ancestors: A Humankind Odyssey footage

It's a snake eats big cat eats croc eats ape world.

Patrice Desilets showed in-game footage of his new human evolution game Ancestors: A Humankind Odyssey on stage at Reboot Develop 2018 today. The presentation was shown off-stream and wasn't to be videoed or captured. It was a pilot for experiences in the game, and was a pre-alpha build.

Croteam announces Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass

Motorbikes! Sunshine! Enemies galore!

Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass has been announced. Croatian developer Croteam revealed the new game on home soil this morning during the opening Reboot Develop 2018 keynote, where Eurogamer was in attendance.

Not Tonight starts at the end, with the London Eye snapped and bobbing in the Thames, and political party Albion First in control. You are a bouncer taking tickets at the British Museum of History celebration party until - suddenly - it blows up. This is dystopian Britain; this is Brexit.

Easter can be an expensive time so thank goodness for the new Vive Pro Starter Kit - to go on sale 5th April for Vive's second birthday - which is a steal at only £1048/$1100. And people thought PlayStation 3 was expensive...

Sounds like Cyberpunk 2077 decided against multiplayer

Witcher encouraging words to hear.

There's been the suggestion of multiplayer in CD Projekt Red's new game Cyberpunk 2077 for a while. In 2013, studio head Adam Badowski even told me "we're going to add multiplayer features", although he also said "it will be a story-based RPG experience with amazing single-player playthroughs". Regardless, that was five years ago, and a lot has happened since then.