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.
3 months ago System will now show most recent user reviews to reflect how games can change after release
3 months ago Titanfall studio making a third-person action adventure, led by former God of War director Stig Asmussen
3 months ago Marketing and biz dev specialist offers key advice for indies, thoughts on VR and Nintendo
3 months ago Epic CEO also laments how "toxic and destructive" some publishing arrangements can be
3 months ago The company denies that it's trying to take over the Assassin's Creed publisher, however
3 months ago Total digital game sales reached $6.2bn, driven by digital console revenue, which climbed 23%
3 months ago Angry Birds Action! is a new pinball-styled game to serve as the focal point for marketing around The Angry Birds Movie
3 months ago The world's first eSports-focused TV channel will go live in Nordic and Baltic countries next month
4 months ago Laura Naviaux Sturr, Daybreak's chief publishing officer, on adapting to new business models and bringing H1Z1 into the world of eSports
4 months ago Xbox Live monthly active user base stands at 46 million
4 months ago As the global games market approaches $100bn this year, Newzoo expects mobile to account for 37% of revenues
4 months ago Tatsuya Minami has been replaced by Kenichi Sato at the Star Fox Zero developer
4 months ago Big year-over-year growth due to core games means China is now second to the US in iOS revenue
4 months ago "The eSports consumer is young, racially diverse, tech-savvy and often female"
4 months ago CEO Paul Raines says "I expect we'll have a lot of demos in stores, unlike the Oculus or HTC"
4 months ago Retailer officially moves into publishing, initially only with smaller indie titles, Mark Stanley tells us
4 months ago Chair Entertainment's Donald Mustard talks Spyjinx, JJ Abrams and how there could be a "bloodbath" in the VR market
4 months ago Representative for the GTA studio speaks out, notes that Benzies exhibited "significant performance and conduct issues"
4 months ago VR company apologizes again for the bigger-than-expected delays that many of its customers have been seeing since launch
4 months ago A record-breaking 45 million hours of live broadcast were watched
4 months ago Yet another mainstream media company is getting into the world of eSports coverage
4 months ago Ubisoft Red Storm Creative Director David Votypka on the psychology and potential of VR
4 months ago Still, only 22% of gamers have heard of the Rift, with awareness for the Vive and PSVR even lower
4 months ago "It is sometimes overlooked how eSports has helped Twitch grow to the massive live video platform it is today," says research firm
4 months ago Nearly 70 percent of people watching a game online have purchased that game or DLC for it, study finds