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Christopher Dring, Senior Editor

Christopher Dring has spent a decade in the games industry, initially in development, before joining GamesIndustry in 2016. He led UK games business publication MCV for five years, and has contributed to Develop, eSports Pro, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He also really likes playing Nintendo games, but don't hold that against him.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Christmas will be the true test for Nintendo Switch

Next week's launch is surprisingly understated for a new Nintendo console

By Christopher Dring

IGN launches in China

Website available in Mandarin and the Simplified Chinese writing system

By Christopher Dring

Square Enix opens Tokyo studio for new RPG

Former Tales of creator Hideo Baba to lead new operation

By Christopher Dring

“The one field in games that hasn't really been innovated upon is publishing”

Raw Fury discusses the importance of happiness and the ever changing role of the indie games publisher

By Christopher Dring

Hearts of Iron IV sells 500,000 copies - Paradox

“As a result of this success we are able to take advantage of extra time to add tweaks and polish to the game"

For Honor and Sniper Elite 4 top UK charts

Ubisoft secures first No.1 since The Division

By Christopher Dring

Whatever happened to GameStop.co.uk?

Website disappears, so now is the time to speak to them

By Christopher Dring

London Games Festival unveils events line-up

eSports tournament, parade and the return of Dear Esther Live

By Christopher Dring

New York High Court to hear Lindsay Lohan appeal against GTA V ruling

Actress accuses Rockstar of using her likeness in the game, but the lawsuit was dismissed last year

Mobile games firm Storm8 lays off 130

More than half the studio's team has gone

By Christopher Dring

Smilegate opens European office to push Crossfire

eSports to be the main focus for the new division

By Christopher Dring

Why won't the games industry share its digital data?

NPD, SuperData and Steam Spy offer up their thoughts

By Christopher Dring

Konami's profits up 70% in nine-month financials

Publisher reports strong sales of smartphone and 3DS titles

Magic Leap sued for sexual discrimination by former employee

Tannen Campbell had been hired to help the company appeal to women

By Christopher Dring

Is it time to overhaul how consumers pre-order games?

Retailers want to sell discs early, but can it work?

By Christopher Dring

Leslie Benzies opens Budapest studio and recruits former Crytek Hungary boss

Third development house brought in to work on ex-Rockstar exec's mysterious Everywhere project

By Christopher Dring

Sony VR leader unveils Dream Reality Interactive

David Ranyard creates new team with former London Studios talent, and warns that 2017 will be a "re-balancing year" for the new medium

By Christopher Dring

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