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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.

Spore and Sims creator Will Wright unveils Proxi

Build a world and AI out of your memories.

Will Wright led creation of SimCity and later The Sims, then he made the very ambitious evolution-themed simulation Spore. He's someone who thinks rather big. And he's unveiled a new game called Proxi, the mobile version of which is due late 2018 (no other platforms are named).

Sea of Thieves tips and tricks

Plenty of useful tips for newcomers and those already familiar with Sea of Thieves.

Plenty of useful tips for newcomers and those already familiar with Sea of Thieves.

Hellblade leads BAFTA game nominations with nine nods

Horizon and Edith Finch not far behind.

Ninja Theory's self-published gamble, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, leads the nominations for the BAFTA video game awards 2018, with nine nods including Best Game. It's been a tremendous success for the British studio, with Hellblade winning both critical acclaim and bringing in more than half-a-million sales.

Writer Drew Karpyshyn leaves BioWare for a second time

Joins 21st Century Fox's new games studio.

Influential BioWare writer Drew Karpyshyn has left BioWare for a second time. He's leaving to pursue personal projects and to work with 21st Century Fox's expanding gaming division FoxNext, and new studio Fogbank Entertainment.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance tips - a guide to surviving Medieval Bohemia

A collection of guides and our various Kingdom Come: Deliverance tips.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a bit of an oddity, in a lot of ways. Its systems are unusual and sometimes unclear, and its gameplay is built around them in a way that lends itself to the idea of realism and replicating the sensation of doing things for yourself.