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Bertie is a senior staff writer, which doesn't mean he's old, although he is, a bit. He's part of the furniture here and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better. He's a bit odd but then who isn't? @Clert on Twitter.

Recent articles by Robert Purchese

Phantom console was "ahead of its time"

Former Infinium Labs boss Kevin Bachus says release was "tantalisingly close"

By Robert Purchese

Ensemble involved in Halo Wars' future

Microsoft Game Studios "very excited" about series potential

By Robert Purchese

Wii Fit to get Body Check Channel in Japan

Panasonic, Hitachi and NEC all teaming with Nintendo to gather player data

By Robert Purchese

Nintendo responds to GameCube-Wii title pricing

Wii manufacturer estimates likely price point to be 29.99, not 39.99

By Robert Purchese

Hirai: "We continue official leadership in this industry"

Sony boss says sales numbers and installed base isn't relevant as "we operate in our world"

By Robert Purchese

Valve: Pirates are "under-served customers"

Day and date releases across multiple regions is key to fighting piracy, says Holtman

By Robert Purchese

Home is outdated, says Microsoft exec

"It feels like 2005 tech in 2008," comments Aaron Greenberg

By Robert Purchese

EA founder questions PS Home goals

Sony risks losing out on mass market to Nintendo and Microsoft, says Trip Hawkins

By Robert Purchese

Sony quiet on leaked PS3 price cut rumours

Report suggests PS3 price to become "more competitive" in March 2009, LBP for PSP also rumoured again.

By Robert Purchese

Fans rage at anti-MadWorld campaign

Mediawatch-UK receives "hostile emails" after calling for a ban on Sega Wii game

By Robert Purchese

Sierra games cut for not exhibiting "potential to be exploited", says Kotick

Plans to offer Guitar Hero user-generated content on "subscription basis" also hinted at

By Robert Purchese

E for All consumer show scrapped

IDG moves to back the resurgent E3 instead

By Robert Purchese

Primetime will miss New Xbox Experience launch

Early estimates put the feature as a spring 2009 release

By Robert Purchese

Profit not crucial for success, says Key To Play

Upcoming online portal talks of quality as number one priority

By Robert Purchese

Sony casts doubt on UK PSP-3000 bundles

Reeves revelations could be for the rest of Europe only

By Robert Purchese

PSP-3000 gets UK date, price

Brighter screen and in-built microphone for 150

By Robert Purchese

No Microsoft conference at Leipzig

Sony is the only company to put on a stage show at GC for the second year running

By Robert Purchese

MotionPlus tech not exclusive to Nintendo

Maker says there's "more interest out there"

By Robert Purchese

Blue Omega: Games need to adopt a film-style business model

"Tons and tons of money just being thrown away," says lead designer

By Robert Purchese

Nintendo dismisses widescreen DS claims

Hardware revision rumours mount ahead of next week's E3 show

By Robert Purchese

Treyarch apologises for slating Brothers in Arms

The studio distanced itself from comments made by an Activision rep who described the latest title as "a crappy war game"

By Robert Purchese

LucasArts: No new titles at E3

"Too much noise surrounding the show," says company spokesperson - UPDATED

By Robert Purchese

Metal Gear Solid 4 smashes Japanese chart

Sells more than 12-times its closest competitor

By Robert Purchese

FIFA future "couldn't be brighter," says Moore

EA Sports chief buoyant over the performance of NBA, NHL and FIFA franchises

By Robert Purchese

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