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Brendan Sinclair, Senior Editor

Brendan joined GamesIndustry International in 2012. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he was previously senior news editor at CBS-owned GameSpot in the US.

Recent articles by Brendan Sinclair

Bethesda dates Skyrim, Doom, Fallout VR games

Publisher spaces out holiday releases for PSVR and HTC Vive from mid-November to mid-December

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop creates Senior Vice President of Collectibles position

Former Walmart exec Janet Bareis will oversee specialty retailer's collectibles merchandising strategy

Atari in transition

From Speakerhats and gambling to LGBT dating apps and movies, CEO Fred Chesnais has aspirations for the legacy brand far beyond games and T-shirts

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo adds Paypal support

Gamers can now use digital payment service from the Switch itself, or through Nintendo online storefront for 3DS and Wii U titles

Radiant Worlds layoffs incoming

Unexpected shelving of SkySaga: Infinite Isles leaves developer without income, staff notified of redundancies "potentially affecting everyone"

By Brendan Sinclair

Goodgame Empire tops $800 million lifetime revenues

Goodgame Studios marks free-to-play title's sixth anniversary by declaring it Germany's most successful game of all time

Why I Love

GamesIndustry.biz is readying a series of columns to add much needed positivity to the gaming media landscape, and we could use some help

By Brendan Sinclair

Chinese publishers ramping up global business - Report

App Annie says Chinese mobile game publisher revenues from overseas markets have doubled year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

No more Mass Effect Andromeda single-player updates

EA says there will be no more patches for in-game story content, but multiplayer will see continued content updates

By Brendan Sinclair

Atari sues over KitKat ad campaign

Company cites "plain and blatant" infringement in UK TV spot and social media ads recreating arcade classic Breakout with chocolate bars

By Brendan Sinclair

What happens when you turn a game into a concert?

Jessica Curry discusses the difference of interactivity in Dear Esther Live and assesses how the industry treats women two years after she stepped back

By Brendan Sinclair

505 Games signs Underworld Ascendant

Payday 2 publisher picks up crowdfunded Ultima Underworld successor from Paul Neurath and Warren Spector's Otherside Entertainment

Xbox One X preorder plans to be revealed at Gamescom

Reservations for upcoming console reportedly opening up after this weekend's press conference

By Brendan Sinclair

Hibernum lays off majority of staff

Montreal developer begins selling off assets as it enters a "transitional period"

By Brendan Sinclair

Atari hands off Pridefest

Largely abandoned mobile game given to maker of LGBTQutie dating app alongside cash investment

By Brendan Sinclair

AIAS names 2017 scholarship recipients

Five students selected for Randy Pausch, Mark Beaumont and WomenIn scholarships

Hutch opening Nova Scotia studio

UK motorsports developer opens Canadian office to increase output, tap new talent pool

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard to keep Battle.net name after all

Company reverses previously announced plan to phase out moniker, will use combined Blizzard Battle.net branding going forward

Sonic Mania: Critical Consensus

Sega's 16-bit mascot revisits his glory years with a 2D reboot that's more than just another nostalgia trip

By Brendan Sinclair

Hinterland: "There's something a little bit broken about our internet culture"

Raphael van Lierop talks about a low point in dealing with The Long Dark's Early Access community, and why he won't go to Reddit any more

By Brendan Sinclair

Titanfall 2 didn't sell as well as it should have - Zampella

Despite that, Respawn CEO says studio is heavily invested in the franchise and has more on the way

By Brendan Sinclair

What's behind The Long Dark's long tail?

Creative director Raph van Lierop talks about how Steam is set up for self-perpetuating success, and why survival games and post-apocalyptic stories are so popular

By Brendan Sinclair

Activision Blizzard posts gains for second quarter

Console sales dip despite strong launch for Crash Bandicoot collection; revenue from retail channels recedes [UPDATE: ATVI very encouraged by Destiny 2]

By Brendan Sinclair

Worldwide interactive media market tops $100 billion - Superdata

Research firm says global spend on games, eSports, game-related video content and VR/AR will be $104.6 billion this year, $168.8 billion by 2020

By Brendan Sinclair

Hitman tops 5 million players

Newly independent IO Interactive confirms milestone for last year's franchise reboot

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