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Oli Welsh, Editor, Eurogamer.net

Oli is the editor of Eurogamer.net and likes to take things one word at a time. His friends call him The European, but that's just a coincidence.

Recent articles by Oli Welsh

Best of 08: Paul Sams

Blizzard's COO on the Activision merger, success in Asia and developing for consoles

By Oli Welsh

Lord of the Rings Online social networking site begins beta

My LOTRO available for a limited time for North American users

By Oli Welsh

Confusion over Star Wars MMO business model

CEO discuses "micro-transaction" model for title, but corporate insists no decisions have yet been made

By Oli Welsh

Massive to make MMOs for Ubisoft

Guillemot suggests plans to start small in online market

By Oli Welsh

CCP hints at EVE first-person shooter

Petursson admits developer has a "game console strategy"

By Oli Welsh

China to tax virtual goods income

Report suggests 20 per cent tax on assets to help deter virtual money trading

By Oli Welsh

Dutch court convicts teens of virtual theft

The 15 and 14-year old culprits sentenced to 360 hours of community service between them

By Oli Welsh

Lord of the Rings Online to get social networking site

Turbine boss reveals plans to support MMO with community features, to go live this year

By Oli Welsh

All future Sony MMOs console-bound

Monthly-fees may be waived for PlayStation 3 users

By Oli Welsh

Getting to know the Real U

Inside the new Singapore studio that's aiming to break ground in MMOs

By Oli Welsh

New Xbox 360 front end coming in November?

Rock Band 2 ad reveals month of New Xbox Experience

By Oli Welsh

Warhammer Online beta struggles in Europe

Account registration and authentication issues spoil first day of anticipated MMO trial

By Oli Welsh

Steefel: LOTRO is most likely to rival WoW

Turbine executive producer believes Tolkien title can achieve mass-market success

By Oli Welsh

Funcom shares halve following Conan release

Investors concerned how game will retain players in the long-term despite initial sales success

By Oli Welsh

Mythos beta closes down

MMO is currently on "hiatus" following the closure of Flagship studios

By Oli Welsh

Wright: Spore has more species than Earth

100,000 creatures created in 22 hours, one million in first week

By Oli Welsh

Mythic drops EA from its name

Warhammer Online developer will revert back to Mythic Entertainment

By Oli Welsh

Blizzard's Paul Sams

Warcraft developer's COO talks about Activision Blizzard, success in Asia, and whether or not the company will develop for consoles

By Oli Welsh

A billion virtual world users in 10 years

Researchers predict a booming population worth $8 billion by 2018

By Oli Welsh

Valve announces Steam Cloud

New feature allows for remote storage of game data such as save files and screenshots at no charge to players

By Oli Welsh

Digital overtaking retail for Valve

Valve's president says the company will soon be making more money from downloads than from retail sales

By Oli Welsh

Valve not concerned about piracy in PC market

Steam platform and service provided to its customers protects Valve from piracy, says Gabe Newell

By Oli Welsh

Age of Conan nets 400,000 players

Funcom announces large numbers of players taking up its new MMO since launch

By Oli Welsh

MMO Week: Life After Fantasy

Oli Welsh on the importance of diversification

By Oli Welsh

Electronic Arts to close EA-Land

Virtual world previously known as The Sims Online to shut this August

By Oli Welsh

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