Archive - Matthew Handrahan

European Deputy Editor

Matthew Handrahan joined GamesIndustry in 2011, bringing long-form feature-writing experience to the team as well as a deep understanding of the video game development business. He previously spent more than five years at award-winning magazine gamesTM.

Twitter: @MattHandrahan

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1 Niantic facing court in The Hague over Pokémon Go

12 hours ago Fears over damage to a protected beach raise questions over efficacy of Niantic's grievance procedures

SEC clears Fig for unaccredited investments in Psychonauts 2

13 hours ago "This qualification paves the way for Fig to create and register new Fig Game Shares for its other games"

Ubisoft: "We won't relax until they sell their shares"

Yesterday UPDATE: Ubi succeeds in adding two new independent directors to the board, and reelects Yves and Gerard Guillemot

Game Digital sells UK head office and distribution centre

3 days ago £13.5 million deal involves an immediate leaseback, so the retailer will rent the premises from now on


Colabee Studios: Taking on the World

3 days ago With their new studio, Never Alone's creative leads want to turn "world games" into a sustainable business

Real-world teams march further into eSports

4 days ago Philadelphia 76ers become the first North American franchise to buy an eSports team, but it's just the latest deal in an ongoing trend

Ubisoft buys back €122.5 million in stock

5 days ago Publisher regains 3.2% in share capital ahead of Vivendi's request for greater board representation

Riot commits to revenue sharing with LoL eSports players

7 days ago "We recognize that the current ecosystem isn't consistently profitable yet for team owners or for the league"

21 Palmer Luckey is funding a pro-Trump "shitposting" group

8 days ago Nimble America's anti-Clinton campaign is being secretly bankrolled by Oculus VR's founder

7 Iceland rejected EA's $15k offer for FIFA 17 national team rights

8 days ago "They are the ones buying these rights and they almost want it for free"

Watch Arkane Studios and Guerrilla Games at EGX 2016

9 days ago The first day of EGX Developer Sessions starts at 1pm BST

Boss Fight, Fireproof and SWERY to speak at NASSCOM GDC

9 days ago India's biggest developer conference will also host Stoic's John Watson and Pencil Test Studios' Mike Deitz

12 Is AR the future of the VR market?

9 days ago VR's immersive qualities may limit its commercial potential, and AR could be the technology to pick up the slack

Supercell buys majority stake in Frogmind

9 days ago Badland developer is preparing to launch three free-to-play games next year

Valve relents on Steam key reviews - well, almost

10 days ago Individual reviews from non-Steam purchases will be more visible, but they are still excluded from overall score


Superhot: "It was about adventure, not just rational choices"

10 days ago Finding success with limited resources means embracing risk to become "essentially different," says Piotr Iwanicki

12 Steam pulls Digital Homicide games following fan lawsuit

11 days ago Indie studio alleged harassment in $18m lawsuit against Steam users, now considering legal action against Valve for its response

1 YouTubers charged in UK's first video game gambling case

12 days ago UK Gambling Commission prosecuting two FIFA streamers for promoting gambling

1 Raw Data the first VR game to make $1m in a month - report

14 days ago Survios points to AAA quality and AAA price as it lays claim to revenue milestone

2 Battlefield 1's beta is the biggest in EA's history

15 days ago And with 13.2 million players, it may also be the biggest of the generation so far


EA unites Mobile and Maxis with its other development studios

17 days ago New EA Worldwide Studios unit will be overseen by Patrick Söderlund, Samantha Ryan will lead Mobile, Maxis and Bioware

CCP on "path to break even" in VR after $30 million investment

17 days ago CEO Hilmar Petursson says conservative planning brought stability, predicts 2018/19 as the moment when "things really pick up"


Gram Games opens London studio

22 days ago Turkish mobile developer pushes into midcore games with new office

1 Xbox: Scorpio's extra power will be "obvious"

22 days ago Microsoft talks up Xbox Scorpio's technical superiority over PS4 Pro


Activision Blizzard hires Fox Sports exec as MLG CEO

23 days ago Pete Vlastelica was head of Fox Sports Digital, rounds out eSports leadership team