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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

UK games industry survives Brexit threat - but for how long?

Weekly Roundup: Investment in the country continues at a rapid pace, but concerns over creative talent is rising

By Christopher Dring

A whole new battlefield: Why Creative Assembly wanted to make Halo Wars 2

UK studio targeted console development to win over a new generation of RTS players

By Christopher Dring

Fox creates new video games division: FoxNext

New division will also handle location-based entertainment, VR and AR

By Christopher Dring

Russian publishing giant Mail.ru acquires Warface from Crytek

Crytek will remain on development duties, while My.com (owned by Mail.ru) will handle European and US publishing duties

Ubisoft: “We're confident Nintendo can create a bridge between mobile and TV”

The publisher on the Switch price, the launch line-up, development challenges and why it doesn't have a new IP at launch

By Christopher Dring

GAME Christmas sales dip due to 'lower than expected' demand for Q4 game launches

20 more Belong stores announced, while Nintendo Switch pre-orders are 'strong'

By Christopher Dring

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch

We attend Nintendo's London Premiere to play Splatoon, Zelda, Arms, 1-2-Switch and Mario Kart

By Christopher Dring

Team17 targets US developers with major hires

“I really want to go for it,” says CEO Debbie Bestwick

By Christopher Dring

How well did UK games retail perform in 2016?

Consoles, accessories and boxed games drop 15.8% to £1.78bn

By Christopher Dring

“The world we thought we were building this game for is not the world we are currently in”

Strike GameLabs' Ella Romanos and Martin Darby on their unique roguelike Underzone, and why they probably need a games publisher

By Christopher Dring

Here is your chance to Meet the Indies at EGX Rezzed

Sign up now to meet some of the UK's top development talent

By Christopher Dring

Lionsgate invests in eSports team Immortals

Hunger Games movie firm makes another move in professional gaming

By Christopher Dring

Yogscast raises $2.5m in festive charity drive

Six charities will receive a share of Humble Bundle revenue

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation reorganises European senior management team

Simon Rutter becomes COO and Tim Stokes named senior VP as president Jim Ryan stresses the importance of regional strength

By Christopher Dring

Games London launches Pitch Bootcamp training event for developers

Mayor of London says city is a 'real melting pot of cutting edge talent'

By Christopher Dring

ERA: Digital games generated £2.2bn in the UK last year and offset physical decline

Overall game sales across digital and physical grew 2.9%, according to GfK and IHS figures

By Christopher Dring

Super Mario Run generates $30m in two weeks - Newzoo

Game boasts a 3% conversion rate from free to paying customers

By Christopher Dring

UK physical games sales dropped 13.4% in 2016

PS4 and 3DS game sales rise, every other platform falls

By Christopher Dring

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