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Matt Martin, European Editor

Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.

Recent articles by Matt Martin

Microsoft narrows CEO search to four candidates

Nokia, Skype, Ford bosses in the running for top post

By Matt Martin

Alpha of Prison Architect raises almost $8m in sales

Introversion's most successful title to date downloaded by 250,000 users

By Matt Martin

PlayStation 3 passes 80 million sales

Over 300 games expected for system this holiday season, says Sony

By Matt Martin

Call of Duty franchise is "review-proof"

Low critic scores won't harm sales, but Titanfall and Destiny may pose threat

By Matt Martin

MediaSpike raises $5.2m for in-game product placement

Company continues to develop services for social and mobile games

By Matt Martin

Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to top of UK charts

Sales of both iterations down compared to previous years as some consumers wait for next-gen

By Matt Martin

SpecialEffect extends race places following overwhelming demand

Race 500 cars from Oxford to Le Touquet and back again for charity

By Matt Martin

Ubisoft drops Uplay Passport from future games

Black Flag modified as company changes online DRM policies

By Matt Martin

Losses increase at Glu Mobile to $7.8m

Third quarter sales also down as publisher expects full-year loss of $11m

By Matt Martin

Tom Hall steps up as VP of creative for Playfirst

Doom co-creator also heads up Diner Dash studio

By Matt Martin

Brazil: New Consoles Have It All To Play For

It may have the cheaper console, but Microsoft again fumbled its marketing message at the Brasil Game Show

By Matt Martin

Mobile developer TinyCo lays off 27 staff

Company will announce new strategy in coming weeks

By Matt Martin

Simon Maxwell steps up as COO of Gamer Network

Promotions for Lilley, Benyamine and Menne as company prepares for further growth

By Matt Martin

Will Luton joins mobile developer TinyCo

Designer goes back to games making after consultancy stint

By Matt Martin

Supercell deal helps push games M&A over $5 billion

2013 investment hits record figure driven by Chinese, Japanese and South Korean buyers

By Matt Martin

GTA V stays top in UK, Skylanders: Swap Force stumbles in debut week

Beyond Two Souls falls down chart, Sonic: Lost World misses top ten

By Matt Martin

Nvidia hopes to eliminate screen tear with new G-Sync monitors

Tech endorsed by Epic and DICE, hardware due for sale early next year

By Matt Martin

Video game BAFTAs now open to the public

Consumers invited to awards event at new venue for 2014

By Matt Martin

Xbox One and PS4 chips put AMD back in the black

Tech firm sees positive quarter due to Xbox One and PS4 business

By Matt Martin

Green Man Gaming, Mindy Candy fast-tracked by government for IPO

Future Fifty offers assistance for IPO or sale to high tech digital companies

By Matt Martin

NaturalMotion: Scaling from mobile studio to entertainment business

Acquisitions, new games and starting studios from scratch. CEO Torsten Reil is hungry for it all

By Matt Martin

Music+Sound Awards expand video game coverage

Guerilla, Funcom, Lionhead, Rocksteady and The Chinese Room on board to judge audio categories

By Matt Martin

Scotland gets its own video game trade body

Scottish Games Network officially forms to represent talent in the region

By Matt Martin

GTA V surpasses GTA IV lifetime sales after three weeks in UK

Becomes fifth biggest seller of all time in terms of revenue in UK market

By Matt Martin

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