Archive - Dan Pearson

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Dan Pearson joined Eurogamer in 2006 before moving over to GamesIndustry in 2010. He covers all areas of the business and spends much of the rest of his time Monster Hunting and killing dwarves in poorly constructed fortresses. His dog is brilliant.

Twitter: @danbojones

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Shanda forms Western-focused mobile division Eyedentity Mobile

2 days ago $30 million invested in new portfolio of games

Brand new top four for UK retail chart as Gears Ultimate Edition takes #1

4 days ago Until Dawn, Disney Infinity 3.0 and Madden also refresh Summer charts

25 Americans spending more time than ever on smartphones, but gaming time is falling

9 days ago Shrinking share of screen time attributed to stagnation, eSports and the unwillingness to grind

Gamescom coverage up despite E3 conflict and no Sony presser

11 days ago More press overall for Cologne event as conference exclusivity pays off for MS


John Smedley leaves Daybreak, heads up new firm

12 days ago Executive moves on to mystery enterprise after stepping down as CEO

21 Pair arrested at Pokemon World Championship after death threats

12 days ago Unlicenced firearms discovered in vehicle by Boston Police

Leonie Manshanden, Tim Ponting found IndieDevKit

17 days ago "Online knowledge platform for self-publishing game developers."


"We haven't always made the right decisions...We are all well aware of that."

18 days ago Funcom CEO Rui Casais on why the MMO firm is looking for a buyer

5 Third-party "Amiiqo" tech allows users to spoof Amiibo data

18 days ago Device lets Wii U owners download unauthorised data for Nintendo's NFC figures

Save €600 with a Game Connection Paris Early Bird ticket

18 days ago Buy before September 2nd for saving on 3 day event


1 Keith Anderson is Wargaming's new EU Marketing and Coms director

18 days ago Wizards of the Coast veteran joins Paris office

31 APA study establishes violent games as "risk factor" for violent behaviour

22 days ago Meta-analysis finds definite association with aggression, but no causal relationship

1 JetCat raises €100,000 for Heliborne development

23 days ago Lithuanian dev becomes first to source VC money domestically

Niantic Labs spun off into independent company

23 days ago Ingress developer detaches from Google after reshuffle

Palringo raises $300,000 for world hunger charities

24 days ago Biggest single contributor of $14,000 puts chat app's drive on course

ArchCreatives doubles office space

24 days ago Leamington Spa co-working initiative growing fast

PlayMob calls for participants in UN, Richard Curtis-backed charity campaign

24 days ago Project Everyone needs devs, pubs and platform holders


Tacoma, Gone Home and the future of the 'walking simulator'

25 days ago Fullbright's Steve Gaynor breaks down budgets, exposure and design

Side UK acquired by Pole to Win

25 days ago Undisclosed deal adds script writing, motion & voice capture to services firm


Tuomo Korpinen appointed as new transmedia boss at Rovio

25 days ago Rovio Animation and Blue Bird Distribution get new boss

Rare Replay tops UK chart

26 days ago Nostalgic collection becomes country's first ever Xbox One exclusive #1

3 Super Evil Megacorp raises $26 million, forges new partnerships

26 days ago Vainglory publisher gets serious on eSports whilst expanding into China

3 Angry Birds 2 hits 20 million downloads in week one

A month ago Rovio back on top as full sequel storms the app stores

Games revenues up by 135% at WB

A month ago Batman and Mortal Kombat boost profits at media giant

Nolan North replacing Peter Dinklage as Destiny's Ghost

A month ago Ubiquitous voice actor to re-record all of Dinklage's lines