Michael Plant

Michael Plant is chief editor and writer of gaming ezine and blog GamesCatalyst.com, as well as editor of 'The Independent'’s games review printed in the Saturday supplement 'Information'. Established in February 2011, Games Catalyst endeavours to bring its unique brand of fact and satire to the videogaming community and, in tandem with 'The Independent', hopefully turn a few non-believers on to gaming while we’re at it.

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Review

An excellent racer draped in the fineries of over 25 years of gaming royalty.

Sega Vintage Collection: ToeJam and Earl – Review

The bass-slapping funk soundtrack returns, but how well have the 80s gaming icons aged?

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 becomes biggest games launch of 2012

Activision's shooter enjoys fourth biggest games launch of all time.

When Vikings Attack! – Review

Protect Britain's green and pleasant lands from Scandinavian invasion.
A shot from Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty effect still holds as Black Ops 2 takes over $500m on day one

Life-to-date sales for the Call of Duty franchise exceed worldwide theatrical box office receipts for 'Harry Potter' and 'Star Wars'.

Bethesda release Skyrim Dragonborn DLC screenshots

Prepare to journey off the coast of Morrowind.

Rockstar release GTA V second trailer

Parachuting, dogfighting and pets all seemingly confirmed.

Halo 4 takes all formats top spot but doesn’t beat previous series entries

It's good news for the Master Chief as his latest game successfully assaults the all formats games chart

Are single-player first-person shooter campaigns a lost cause?

Half-Life 3, if you’re out there, you’ve got a lot of hopes resting on your shoulders.

Elder Scrolls Online: "The Basics" developer diary

"We want the player to explore," says creative director, Paul Sage.

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