Christopher Dring, Publisher

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 boxed charts: Disappointing debut for Star Wars Battlefront II

EA's blockbuster shooter down 50% compared with Battlefield 1

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo Switch is dominated by physical sales - GAME

Publishers says physical tie-ratio for Switch is almost identical to Wii

By Christopher Dring

The survival of GAME

Why the retailer is feeling defiant in the face of digital dominance

By Christopher Dring

GAME posts full-year loss due to 'volatile' retail market

But things are looking up so far in this financial year

By Christopher Dring

Asda commits to video games despite buying team reduction

The supermarket has reshuffled its team, leaving fewer people dedicated to video games

By Christopher Dring

Indie stores concerned as Nintendo delays shipments in Europe

The firm is closely managing the distribution of its products ahead of Christmas

By Christopher Dring

Xbox One X hits 80,000 UK sales in first week

Console sales match Switch launch and beat PS4 Pro

By Christopher Dring

Tencent still eyes acquisition of PUBG developer Bluehole - report

Tencent working with firm to deliver PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China, says Korean Times

By Christopher Dring

More third-party publishers 'aggressively' ramp up Nintendo Switch support

Square Enix and Ubisoft are the latest to pledge additional products

By Christopher Dring

Best Places To Work Awards: How to keep hold of your staff

The Best Places To Work winners discuss ways to keep your staff progressing and learning

By Christopher Dring

Call of Duty: WWII doubles Infinite Warfare sales worldwide

Over $500m in opening weekend is just shy of Black Ops III's $550m

By Christopher Dring

Curve Digital's Bomber Crew hits $1m in revenue

UK publisher scores major hit on Steam

Odyssey is fastest-selling Super Mario game in US and Europe

Switch sales now at 2.6m in the US, with Odyssey selling 1.1m

By Christopher Dring

UK console game sales now 30 - 45% digital

Confidential data shown to reveals massive shift in UK game sales

By Christopher Dring

Microsoft UK warns of possible Xbox One X launch shortages

Firm teams up with Dixons and GAME as part of new marketing campaign

By Christopher Dring

What's next for Activision Blizzard's $300m merchandise business

Consumer Products CEO on Activision Blizzard's new franchise philosophy

By Christopher Dring

Five reasons why Christmas 2017 might not be a disaster for games retail

It hasn't started well, but there are still reasons to be hopeful

By Christopher Dring

Telltale: “We have yet to tackle a romantic comedy”

The adventure game studio on its role as the HBO of interactive entertainment

By Christopher Dring

Life after Agents of Mayhem: Where now for Volition?

Jim Boone returns amid layoffs at Saints Row creator

By Christopher Dring

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