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Matthew Handrahan, Editor-in-Chief

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.

Recent articles by Matthew Handrahan

Ignited Artists: "We're here to win, and to win together"

Scott Foe on the "no dead monkeys" policy that led to its debut, Barbaric, and why every member of staff will receive an equal profit share

By Matthew Handrahan

BAFTA adds Game Beyond Entertainment awards category

British Academy Games Awards 2018 will recognise games that deliver "a transformational experience beyond pure entertainment"

The Evil Within 2: Critical Consensus

Bethesda remains committed to single-player AAA games, and most critics agree that Tango Gameworks' sequel is a big improvement

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobile devs donating Google Play revenue to fight hunger

Apps including Marvel: Contest of Champions and Animation Throwdown will donate revenue for World Food Day until October 21

Keywords buys d3t for 3 million

UK-based outsourcing firm is the latest acquisition in Keywords' growth strategy

Humble Bundle: IGN deal's value will be proved through action, not words

Humble co-founder John Graham and IGN's Mitch Galbraith on balancing editorial integrity and commitment to charity

By Matthew Handrahan

Eastern European developers seek growth through solidarity

At Poland's Games Industry Conference, six European developer associations pledged to work together to achieve their goals

By Matthew Handrahan

Indiegogo launches marketplace

Creators can now sell finished products directly through the crowdfunding platform

Apple asked to remove Philippines drug war games from App Store

Anti-drug organisation ANPUD demands an apology from Apple for handling "insensitive content"

By Matthew Handrahan

Loot box petition will get a response from UK government

Call to adapt laws to include game mechanics that are "essentially gambling" attracts requisite 10,000 signatures

Apple: "Quality" AR headsets aren't possible with current tech

CEO Tim Cook believes "anything you would see on the market any time soon" won't provide a good experience

By Matthew Handrahan

PUBG has doubled total banned players in a month

BattlEye has banned 322,000 players, with as many as 13,000 banned every day

By Matthew Handrahan

Ed Vaizey joins British Esports Association as vice chair

Former culture minister for the UK is also an advisor to the International eGames Committee

Magic Leap lining up another $1 billion in funding

Secretive startup plans to sell 37 million shares at $27 each, taking lifetime funding beyond $2.5 billion

By Matthew Handrahan

Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw leaves Bioware

The world of Dragon Age is "in good hands" as Laidlaw brings 14 years at Bioware to an end

By Matthew Handrahan

Equity crowdfunding's early success asks tough questions of Kickstarter

Kingdoms and Castles' success proves the model, Tim Schafer says, and Fig's Justin Bailey sees a niche future for donation-based crowdfunding

By Matthew Handrahan

3rd Eye Studios raises $1 million

Funding from Colopl, Karl Magnus Troedsson and others will go towards 3rd Eye Core VR tools and Downward Spiral IP

By Matthew Handrahan

Ninja Theory will donate all of today's Hellblade sales to charity

For World Mental Health Day, all proceeds from the game will go to Rethink Mental Illness

Microsoft calls it quits on Windows Phone hardware and features

After years of largely fruitless effort, Joe Belfiore confirms what many had long assumed

By Matthew Handrahan

Activision Blizzard is ready to deliver on Overwatch League hype

Mike Sepso on easing tensions between publishers and players, and the firm's long-term plans for esports

By Matthew Handrahan

Inbetween Games' debut is a tribute to Berlin's diversity

With All Walls Must Fall, a team of ex-Yager devs have captured the energy and inclusivity of the German capital

By Matthew Handrahan

Steam, Samsung and Halo all coming to Windows Mixed Reality

SteamVR preview now available to developers, Samsung Odyssey headset announced, and Halo Recruit VR experience will launch on October 17

By Matthew Handrahan

AltspaceVR is now part of Microsoft

Social VR company saved from going out of business by acquisition deal

By Matthew Handrahan

Daedalic Entertainment: "1,000 releases in six weeks? It's crazy"

CEO Carsten Fichtelmann on his hopes for a higher Steam Direct fee, and the impact the boom in releases could have on PC developers

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft Milan: "I see a really brilliant future in front of us"

After years as a support studio, the Mario + Rabbids team is now feeling "the trust" of Ubisoft and getting 10x more job applications

By Matthew Handrahan

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