Archive - James Brightman
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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 at AOL prior to that.
A month ago Research firm credits increased media exposure, publisher involvement and formation of more leagues
A month ago Avalanche is being shuttered and 300 jobs are now lost as a result
A month ago We grew non-GAAP net revenue, profitability and cash flow to record highs, said CFO Blake Jorgensen
A month ago We talk to Sony and analysts about the trend of AAA titles getting pre-release companion apps
A month ago Activision Publishing boss says Black Ops II went through the same bad reaction at its reveal
A month ago The Strong museum in Rochester, New York has announced its second annual list of games inducted into its Hall of Fame
A month ago System will now show most recent user reviews to reflect how games can change after release
A month ago Titanfall studio making a third-person action adventure, led by former God of War director Stig Asmussen
A month ago Marketing and biz dev specialist offers key advice for indies, thoughts on VR and Nintendo
A month ago Epic CEO also laments how "toxic and destructive" some publishing arrangements can be
A month ago The company denies that it's trying to take over the Assassin's Creed publisher, however
A month ago Total digital game sales reached $6.2bn, driven by digital console revenue, which climbed 23%
A month ago Angry Birds Action! is a new pinball-styled game to serve as the focal point for marketing around The Angry Birds Movie
A month ago The world's first eSports-focused TV channel will go live in Nordic and Baltic countries next month
2 months ago Laura Naviaux Sturr, Daybreak's chief publishing officer, on adapting to new business models and bringing H1Z1 into the world of eSports
2 months ago Xbox Live monthly active user base stands at 46 million
2 months ago As the global games market approaches $100bn this year, Newzoo expects mobile to account for 37% of revenues
2 months ago Tatsuya Minami has been replaced by Kenichi Sato at the Star Fox Zero developer
2 months ago Big year-over-year growth due to core games means China is now second to the US in iOS revenue
2 months ago "The eSports consumer is young, racially diverse, tech-savvy and often female"
2 months ago CEO Paul Raines says "I expect we'll have a lot of demos in stores, unlike the Oculus or HTC"
2 months ago Retailer officially moves into publishing, initially only with smaller indie titles, Mark Stanley tells us
2 months ago Chair Entertainment's Donald Mustard talks Spyjinx, JJ Abrams and how there could be a "bloodbath" in the VR market
2 months ago Representative for the GTA studio speaks out, notes that Benzies exhibited "significant performance and conduct issues"
2 months ago VR company apologizes again for the bigger-than-expected delays that many of its customers have been seeing since launch