Archive - Brendan Sinclair

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Brendan joined GamesIndustry International in 2012. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he was previously a long-time news editor at CBS-owned GameSpot in the US, and joins up with the US editorial team led by James Brightman.

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1 GaymerX founder says NIS America backed out of sponsorship

5 hours ago [UPDATE] NIS will pay for conference sponsorship, CEO Matt Conn claims misunderstanding

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2 Layoffs at GameSpot

17 hours ago CBS Interactive gaming site makes staff cuts, says "a few positions were impacted"

Xbox One hits China September 23

22 hours ago Basic console to cost about $600, Kinect bundle with extra games to sell for nearly $700

Destiny beta boasts 4.6 million players

23 hours ago Activision claims sampling of Bungie's new shooter most popular console beta ever for a new IP

21 EA launching Xbox One subscription service

2 days ago [UPDATE] Sony opted out of $5 a month service, claiming it doesn't represent "good value" for the gamer

China Telecom signs on for Xbox One launch

3 days ago Console gets state-controlled carrier partner for Chinese debut, will be used to push broadband subscriptions

1 Bravely Default tops 1 million sold

3 days ago Majority of Square Enix 3DS RPG's sales came from outside Japan

1 ESPN to expand eSports coverage - Report

3 days ago [UPDATE] Cable sports network says it hasn't committed to any additional eSports programming at the moment

12 Payola more common for traditional press than YouTube - Survey

3 days ago 4.7% of devs say they've paid for written coverage, while 1.5% have given flat fee for video content

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4 The price of premium

3 days ago Get Set Games' latest switched gears from casual free-to-play to core premium. So how did it go?

5 Crytek addresses financial situation

6 days ago CryEngine creator says it has been enduring "transitional phase," but has secured additional capital for the long term

Trials Fusion sells 1 million

7 days ago Ubisoft motorcycle stunt game marks occasion with free update, new features for track editor

1 GOG adds first Linux games

7 days ago DRM-free storefront launches open-source OS support earlier than expected with a slate of 50 titles

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Boss Key reveals senior hires

8 days ago Bleszinski studio's core team leans on Gears of War developers with help from Far Cry 4 and Call of Duty veterans

1 Lionsgate invests in Next Games

8 days ago Film company's expansion into gaming includes Series A financing for ex-Rovio exec's new studio

2 Apple sales up 6%

9 days ago Chinese market, iPhones and Macs show biggest growth during third quarter

3 1.1 million Xbox consoles shipped last quarter

9 days ago Microsoft full-year revenues up more than 11% to $86.8 billion, net income up slightly for eventful fiscal year

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2 Game dev salaries drop

9 days ago Survey finds average US developer pay slipped slightly in 2013; 14% of respondents had been laid off that year

9 PC and console market will decline - Report

9 days ago Juniper Research finds segment will shrink 12% to $41 billion by 2019; streaming games to top $1 billion

14 Warner Bros. nabs Space Invaders film rights

10 days ago Oscar-winning writer one of three producers on adaptation of original Taito classic

Tango sets up $25 million game dev fund

10 days ago Messaging app will consider acquisitions, hires ex-Gree exec Jim Ying as VP of games publishing

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6 That which does not kill you...

10 days ago Introversion and Choice Provisions co-founders share how tough times set them up for greater success

9 Atari prepping LGBT-themed Pridefest

14 days ago Company reveals first effort in push for diverse audiences, a parade-organizing sim for mobile devices

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4 PS3 hacker GeoHot joins Google

14 days ago First person to crack the iPhone now interning on web giant's Project Zero, hunting vulnerabilities in popular software

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9 Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs

14 days ago Layoff plan includes 12,500 cuts from Nokia, fewer layers of management; "limited" impact on Xbox hardware