Archive - James Brightman
James Brightman has been covering the games industry since 2003 and has been an avid gamer since the days of Atari and Intellivision. He was previously EIC and co-founder of IndustryGamers and spent several years leading GameDaily Biz prior to that.
A month ago Publisher loses $273 million but games like Plants vs. Zombies 2 and Real Racing 3 continue to bring in huge digital sales
A month ago Los Angeles-based dev Victory Games shuttered along with free-to-play Command & Conquer
A month ago Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe believes that film and other industries will see plenty of disruption in future thanks to VR tech
A month ago The nominations process for the 17th annual DICE Awards has started
A month ago Thanks to the new iPhone 5s, Apple's iPhone sales grew by 26 percent during the fourth quarter
A month ago New studio founders who've ditched the AAA console space talk about their experiences and strategies as they've become indies
A month ago Don Mattrick knows that his company has a lot of work ahead of it, but he's supremely confident in Zynga's potential for 2014
A month ago With support of parent company Penguin Random House, Prima is making a much bigger push into digital with its strategy guides business
A month ago Former EA CEO laments that $60 is a giant FU to a very large number of people"
A month ago Newest iPad gets a new name, ships on November 1 across the world, starting at $499 - iPad mini gets Retina display also for $399
A month ago NPD results reveal a huge September for the retail side of the industry thanks to Rockstar's record-breaking performance
A month ago Ed Fries, Clive Downie and others announced in first round of speakers for next year's show in Las Vegas
A month ago Ubisoft is pushing back all versions of its ambitious hacking adventure into next year; The Crew also delayed while financial outlook changed
A month ago Demiurge Studios CEO Albert Reed is thrilled by the rise of indies, but he also believes publishers will remain an "essential part" of the biz
A month ago Smartphones, tablets have also eclipsed PC/MMO in terms of gaming frequency in China, according to research from Frank N. Magid Associates
2 months ago Riot hopes to pave the way for companies to sponsor eSports just as much as regular sporting events
2 months ago Android-powered M.O.J.O. console is now available for pre-order
2 months ago Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski doesn't see much disruption or innovation coming from consoles and AAA titles
2 months ago Rockstar working to bring patch to Xbox 360 version "as soon as possible"
2 months ago Game designer Whitney Hills shares her insights on gender inequality, fighting against apathy and why the indie space may improve things
2 months ago We speak with several devs about the industry impact of last week's big news around SteamOS, Machines and the new controller
2 months ago King has filed documents for an initial public offering in the US
2 months ago The WSJ says console sales will happen as part of a new free-trade zone in Shanghai
2 months ago Executive vice president Mike Hogan sees the influx of new IP as "a great sign of health"
2 months ago "Right now the game industry is still at a very young phase. There is a lot of space for people to go deeper on emotion," says Jenova Chen