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Ellie spent nearly a decade working at Eurogamer, specialising in hard-hitting executive interviews and nob jokes. These days she does a comedy show and podcast. She pops back now and again to write the odd article and steal our biscuits.

Recent articles by Ellie Gibson

Next Wiimotes may integrate MotionPlus

Nintendo is yet to make a decision on whether MotionPlus tech should become standard, says Katsuya Eguchi

By Ellie Gibson

Dyack calls on Too Human critics to "stand up and be counted"

Silicon Knights boss wants to take on critics when game is released in August

By Ellie Gibson

1m Japanese PS3 owners sign up to PSN

Sony to give away 1000 PSN vouchers for use in the Store, each worth JPY 1000, in celebration

By Ellie Gibson

Verbinski to direct BioShock movie

Take-Two spills details of deal with Universal to bring Rapture to the big screen

By Ellie Gibson

Consoles to become "virtualised"

Former head of Xbox Europe predicts the death of physical hardware in "five to ten years"

By Ellie Gibson

GDC: Levine admits BioShock faults

Ken Levine, creative director on BioShock, has said he believes the gameplay in the third act is some of the strongest in the entire game - but that the storyline peaked too soon.

By Ellie Gibson

Epic to focus on console gaming

Epic's Cliff Bleszinski has said that the studio is focusing on producing console titles for the time being, claiming PC gaming is currently in "disarray".

By Ellie Gibson

Plextek confirms Gizmondo set to return to market

Failed handheld the Gizmondo is set to make a comeback this year, according to GamesIndustry.biz's sister site Eurogamer.net.

By Ellie Gibson

Counter-Strike, EverQuest banned in Brazil

Counter-Strike and EverQuest have been banned in Brazil after a judge ruled them "harmful to consumers' health".

By Ellie Gibson

Stringer: PS3 "infinitely more fun" than the Wii

Sony Corporation CEO Howard Stringer has said in an interview that he believes PlayStation 3 games are "infinitely more fun" than those on Nintendo's Wii.

By Ellie Gibson

No evidence connecting games and violence, says BBFC

The BBFC has accepted there is no proven link between anti-social behaviour and violent videogames - but said more research is required to conclusively rule any connection out

By Ellie Gibson

Tiga boss, psychologist defend Rockstar's position

Tiga president Fred Hasson and psychologist Guy Cumberbatch were today called to speak in defence of Rockstar at the appeal against the BBFC's decision to refuse certification for Manhunt 2.

By Ellie Gibson

Rockstar fights back against BBFC

Rockstar today launched its appeal against the BBFC's decision to refuse Manhunt 2 certification, accusing the board of putting its reputation above the interests of gamers.

By Ellie Gibson

Sony denies report of 40 per cent PS3 failure rate

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has moved quickly to dismiss a report claiming that the 40GB PlayStation 3 suffers from a 40 per cent failure rate as "totally inaccurate".

By Ellie Gibson

On Form

Peter Molyneux joins the 'Are games art?' debate and reveals more of Fable 2.

By Ellie Gibson

Roaring Trade

Peter Molyneux on revolutionising combat in games and what he thinks of Little Big Planet.

By Ellie Gibson

Pillar Talk

Sierra's Martin Tremblay and Al Simone on how they plan to take the company forward.

By Ellie Gibson

BBC in talks to provide Xbox 360 content

Microsoft is in talks with the BBC to bring the broadcaster's library of content, including high definition TV programmes, to Xbox Live.

By Ellie Gibson

Sony denies issuing release date for Home

Sony has dismissed claims that it issued a release schedule showing launch dates for key PSP, PS2 and PlayStation 3 titles, including online community service Home.

By Ellie Gibson

Govt. to consult industry over issue of violence in games

Gordon Brown has pledged to work with the TV, advertising and games industries to reach a consensus on the issue of violence in the media and potentially introduce voluntary controls.

By Ellie Gibson

Sony releases new firmware update for PS3

Sony Computer Entertainment has released a new update for PlayStation 3 which is said to fix "compatibility and playability" issues.

By Ellie Gibson

Three Wii units sold for every PlayStation 3 in Japan

The latest Enterbrain figures have revealed that the Wii continues to outsell the PS3 in Japan by a healthy margin - but it seems the gap between the two consoles is beginning to narrow.

By Ellie Gibson

Wii sales top 1 million in UK

The Nintendo Wii has become the UK's fastest-selling home console in history, with 1 million units sold in 38 weeks.

By Ellie Gibson

No Japanese launch for Virtua Fighter 360?

GamesIndustry.biz has learned that the Xbox 360 version of Virtua Fighter 5 may not be released in Japan due to the console's low installed base.

By Ellie Gibson

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