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Christopher Castellaw-Writer

Christopher Castellaw


About Christopher Castellaw

Christopher has been playing, working on, and writing about video games for over 20 years, and has a lifelong passion for the gaming industry as a whole.

He spent his childhood playing and reading about games, and in 2004, he began writing for During his time at ActiveXbox, Christopher wrote news stories and game reviews and provided editorial coverage of E3 for three years in a row. After several years spent writing about games, Christopher made the move to Los Angeles where he would spend the next part of his career working on them. Working with developers and publishers such as Activision Blizzard and Saber Interactive, Christopher provided production support and quality assurance assistance on over a dozen titles for PC and consoles.

Following an extended break from the gaming industry, Christopher is excited to be writing about games once again as part of the team at Game Rant. A self-professed XR evangelist, Christopher has spent the last several years exploring new possibilities for gaming and entertainment with VR and AR. When he's not gaming, you can find Christopher exploring his beautiful home state of Colorado, auditioning for voice over work, working on video projects, or planning out his next big adventure.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Roster Adding Reptile and More

A new trailer for Mortal Kombat 1 released at EVO 2023 reveals the return of classic character Reptile alongside other fighters from the series’ past.

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PlayStation 5 Getting Important Mobile-Exclusive Feature Soon

New screenshots show that Sony will be integrating a previously mobile-exclusive feature directly into PlayStation 5 consoles with a new update.

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Cosmetics Should Not Be The Only MW2 Content That Carries Over To Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Letting MW2 players carry over unlockables to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 would be a smart move for the much-anticipated sequel.

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Why Civilization 7 Should Launch with an Accelerated Time Feature

For Firaxis Games to continue evolving its legendary strategy series, Civilization 7 needs to finally let gamers play the game at their own pace.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix Addresses Over 150 Glitches and Other Issues

The first hotfix released for Larian Studios’ Baldur’s Gate 3 addresses issues with everything from the audio to the engine in the sprawling CRPG.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Teases Next Kombat Kast

With just a little over a month to go until Mortal Kombat 1’s release, NetherRealm Studios’ Kombat Kast is set to finally make a return next week.

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Creative Minecraft Player Builds Course to Host Hilarious Sheep Races

One talented Minecraft player shows off their wildly creative custom course for a bizarre sheep race that’s equal parts hilarious and horrifying.

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Minecraft Player Makes Incredible Base on the Side of a Snowy Mountain

One talented Minecraft player decided to head for the hills when it came time to build a new home base, creating a stunning mountaintop hideaway.

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The Sims 5 Needs a Sims 4 Fan-Made Mod if It Plans to Monetize User-Generated Content

If EA plans to monetize players’ creations in The Sims 5, it needs to take a page from the modding community and incorporate one crucial feature.

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Baldur's Gate 3 Not Adding Fan Favorite Homebrew Class

A developer from Larian Studios reveals that one fan-favorite subclass from Dungeons & Dragons failed to make the final cut for Baldur's Gate 3.

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Sega Dev Reveals Why Sonic Mania 2 Didn’t Happen

Former Sonic Mania developers explain why the much-beloved throwback sidescroller never received the sequel so many fans were hoping for.

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How Starfield's Concept Art Compares to The Real Thing

Comparing concept art for Starfield to its in-game graphics reveals how closely Bethesda stuck to its original vision for the ambitious sci-fi game.

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Sea of Thieves Season 10 Hit With Big Delay

Initially planned to be released this month, Rare announces that it has delayed the launch of Season 10 of its popular pirate game Sea of Thieves.

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Pokemon Fan Makes Awesome Painting Featuring Every Gen 2 Pokemon

A talented fan of the popular creature-catching franchise shows off their colorful and creative painting featuring every one of the Gen 2 Pokemon.

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Starfield Fan Spends Almost 200 Hours Putting Together the Game's Full Skill System

After almost 200 hours of work and research, one dedicated Starfield fan reveals what they believe to be the upcoming sci-fi RPG’s skill tree.

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Pokemon GO Players Frustrated With Hatch Day Event

Instead of being met with excitement like Niantic was hoping, the debut of Pokemon GO's Hatch Day event is leaving some players feeling frustrated.

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How Star Wars Outlaws’ Handcrafted Planets Sets It Apart from Starfield

While the scale of Star Wars Outlaws’ galaxy may not match that of Starfield’s, its handcrafted planets should make for more engaging expeditions.

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Overwatch 2 Player Makes Nostalgic Discovery After Deleting the Game

After deleting it from their PlayStation 4, an Overwatch 2 fan recieves a blast from the past the next time they load up Blizzard's popular shooter.

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Ubisoft Can Delete Inactive Accounts, Making Users Lose Access to Their Games [UPDATE]

In a move sure to draw ire from players, Ubisoft reveals that users who don’t sign into their Ubisoft account could lose access to their games.

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A Third-Party Skyrim Feature Should Make the Cut in The Elder Scrolls 6

Bethesda could make The Elder Scrolls 6 a more accessible and approachable game by incorporating one ingenious third-party Skyrim feature.

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