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.
4 months ago Mark Rubin gets excited seeing what EA DICE is doing; he also explains how Infinity Ward's tumultuous past has future proofed the studio
4 months ago "I think we'll excite audiences in ways that they haven't seen before"
4 months ago Developer says it's been assessing the "new direction" to take the game, "unlikely" to be subscription MMORPG
4 months ago In his first interview after leaving EA, JR candidly talks about next-gen, mobile, Activision, and hails BioShock Infinite and Ken Levine
4 months ago Owen Mahoney, chief financial officer at Nexon, will join Rumble's board
4 months ago Developer tells us Morning Star has a budget "bigger than some console games" and talks about a unique transmedia approach
4 months ago CD Projekt Red has partnered with WBIE for the distribution and promotion of the game
4 months ago The new mobile GPU, Project Logan, is powerful enough to run Epic's Unreal Engine 4
4 months ago Mobile titles like The Simpsons: Tapped Out and Real Racing 3 boost digital, as Origin accounts hit 50m, 22m of which are mobile
4 months ago Ru Weerasuriya on fighting back against used games, and why he's launching The Order 1886 exclusively on PS4
4 months ago Nintendo 3DS sold another 225,000 units while Animal Crossing finished second only to Sony's The Last of Us
4 months ago Microsoft shipped fewer Xbox 360s but Xbox Live transactional revenues grew by 20%
4 months ago New IHS data shows that global smartphone shipments should come close to 900 million this year
4 months ago Square Enix's Julien Merceron sees the new consoles allowing for better AI, more believable characters in games
4 months ago Senior vp Christian Svensson said he's been "ready to go for quite some time" [UPDATE: Capcom blames console transition]
4 months ago Trion Worlds, the publisher behind Defiance and Rift, has added Kaminsky to its board
4 months ago Jack Tretton sees a very bright future for the industry thanks to the growing indie scene
4 months ago IDC analyst Lewis Ward tells us that demand for new consoles "isn't shaping up to be particularly strong" in the US
5 months ago The co-founder of games website Giant Bomb was only 34 years old
5 months ago Wedbush analyst says Don Mattrick had been a "front-runner" for the EA job, but now EA will have to start over
5 months ago Nine publishers are on board so far, and the goal is to launch a global digital sales tracking service "quickly due to the pending console launches"
5 months ago Analysts weigh in on the strange timing of Don Mattrick's departure and how the move to a "troubled" company like Zynga is "unfathomable"
5 months ago Microsoft's Xbox head leaving to replace Mark Pincus as Zynga's CEO; Pincus to stay with company in other roles
5 months ago The creator of Resident Evil talks to us about his new game The Evil Within, violent games, and the state of Japanese development
5 months ago Eric Hirshberg talks next-gen, how consoles will continue to be a stable market, and why ATVI is very careful with investments in mobile