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 The Wedbush analyst sees Nintendo ditching the Wii U and pulling a Sega, but only for a limited time before it launches new hardware
A month ago Nintendo is feeling the pressure of its latest poor fiscal report
A month ago Denis Dyack sees a Renaissance ahead, one where hardware becomes irrelevant; console makers "are all under siege" now he says
Opinion A month ago Nintendo's Wii U has been struggling while the 3DS has performed admirably - how can Nintendo build on its strengths?
A month ago The free-to-play games company is bolstering its team with an EA Maxis veteran and more
A month ago Digi-Capital's Tim Merel says much of this growth will come from Asian markets
A month ago IDC's Lewis Ward says that Valve has a "significant opportunity" in the living room; PC/Mac digital game sales to top $24 billion by 2017
A month ago Jeff Brown initially only thought EA would be a "12-month gig" but he "fell in love with games"
A month ago Nearly a year after a disastrous launch, SimCity will be receiving a free update to install an offline mode as an option
A month ago The man known for voicing the Grunts in Halo has been hired to "help shape franchise strategy for some Microsoft Studios titles"
A month ago IA Labs had sued Nintendo, alleging that Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus violated its patents - now IA has lost its patent portfolio to Nintendo
A month ago John Koller also confirms that playing on a tablet or smartphone will require a DualShock controller
A month ago The retailer's stock is trading down almost 9% today in the wake of Sony's big cloud gaming news
A month ago PS3 games will soon be playable anywhere, and Sony is also preparing a cloud-based TV service
A month ago Analysts weigh in on the recent departures of studio founders at PopCap, Criterion and Chillingo
2 months ago Microsoft has updated its sales total for the end of 2013
2 months ago EA has confirmed the latest set of studio founders to leave the company
2 months ago Here are some of the top features that you may have missed during the holidays
2 months ago The tablet maker is making a detachable mobile game controller called the Gamevice
2 months ago Our panel of analysts revisits their previous set of predictions for 2013 while going out on a limb with new ones for 2014
2 months ago Ryan Payton on developing République, going episodic and why F2P is "manipulative, evil and anti-consumer"
2 months ago NPD report reveals the biggest Nov ever for hardware in US; BF4, Call of Duty not enough to spike game sales
2 months ago Sony confirms that NPD data shows PS4 as the top console [UPDATE: MS counters, saying XB1 is "fastest selling"]
2 months ago Digital game sales grew 25% overall, according to SuperData Research
2 months ago After evaluating the game's design, the online games company decided to eliminate 15 positions