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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

Soft Touch

NCsoft Europe boss Geoff Heath on the Sony deal and more.

By Ellie Gibson

Crytek to produce game for Wii

Crytek, developer of forthcoming PC shooter Crysis, has confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz that it plans to produce games for consoles in future - including the Nintendo Wii.

By Ellie Gibson

Talking 'Tek

Part two of our exclusive interview with Crytek's Cevat Yerli.

By Ellie Gibson

GCDC: Marketing was key to Gears' success, says Epic boss

Epic Games president Michael Capps has said that big budget marketing was

By Ellie Gibson

Crysis Point

Crytek's Cevat Yerli on working with EA, agile development and learning lessons.

By Ellie Gibson

EA offers more support than Ubisoft, says Crytek boss

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has told GamesIndustry.biz that having Electronic Arts as a publisher means the studio has both more support and more freedom than it did when working with Ubisoft.

By Ellie Gibson

Going West

Capcom Europe boss Mark Beaumont on growing globally.

By Ellie Gibson

Trade Secrets

ELSPA's Paul Jackson on manifestos and Manhunt 2.

By Ellie Gibson

Naughty Dog creative director quits to join Ready at Dawn

After nearly a decade at Naughty Dog creative director Dan Arey is leaving the company to join Ready at Dawn, GamesIndustry.biz can reveal.

By Ellie Gibson

A New Dawn

Dan Arey on his decision to leave Naughty Dog and what's next for Ready at Dawn.

By Ellie Gibson

PS3 is good value, says Eidos boss

Eidos CEO Bill Gardner has said he doesn't believe that PS3 is priced too high - but conceded that even a USD 100 price drop may not be enough to sell the machine to the mass market.

By Ellie Gibson

Nintendo hiring for top PR positions

Nintendo of America is to recruit nearly 40 members of staff for its PR department, including a new VP, director and senior director of corporate communications.

By Ellie Gibson

Battle Stations

Part two of our interview with Xbox Europe's Chris Lewis and Richard Teversham.

By Ellie Gibson

Rockstar creating new franchise exclusively for PlayStation 3

Rockstar Games is producing a brand new videogame which "you can truly only do on PlayStation 3", according to SCEA's Michael Shorrock.

By Ellie Gibson

GamesIndustry.biz Summer Party photos

Many thanks to everyone who attended this year's GamesIndustry.biz Summer Party, which was held on Thursday 26 July at Brighton's Ocean Rooms.

By Ellie Gibson

UK isn't attractive enough for investors, warns Electronic Arts

EA recruitment boss Matthew Jeffery has warned that Britain will continue fall behind other countries in the "global development league table" unless more incentives are offered to investors.

By Ellie Gibson

Microsoft is taking new approach to Europe with 360, says Lewis

Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis has said that mistakes were made when Microsoft launched its original console in some European countries - but pledged they won't be repeated with Xbox 360.

By Ellie Gibson

Develop: Sound and Vision

Richard Jacques on how making music for games has changed.

By Ellie Gibson

Harrison pledges more support for Epic

Worldwide Studios Phil Harrison has admitted that Sony didn't initially offer Epic enough support with optimising the Unreal Engine 3 for PS3 - but said the situation has now changed for the better.

By Ellie Gibson

Japanese charts: Wii sales top 3 million

Sales of the Nintendo Wii have now passed the 3 million mark in Japan, according to the latest figures from Media Create.

By Ellie Gibson

50 Cent sues over online game

US rapper 50 Cent has filed a lawsuit against Internet advertising firm Traffix, claiming his image was illegally used in web game Shoot the Rapper.

By Ellie Gibson

Sony refuses to comment on Leipzig rumours

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has refused to confirm or deny rumours concerning announcements the company plans to make at next month's Leipzig Games Convention.

By Ellie Gibson

Bizarre has "spent a fortune" on Project Gotham 4

Bizarre Creations' Brian Woodhouse has admitted the studio has already run up huge costs creating Project Gotham Racing 4 - but said development will continue until the game is ready for release.

By Ellie Gibson

PSP will launch in Europe before Japan, confirms Sony

Sony has confirmed that the new slimline PSP will launch in Europe before it arrives in Japan and will be priced at €169, as announced by David Reeves at E3 last week.

By Ellie Gibson

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