Archive - Matthew Handrahan

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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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Kamcord has opened a Japanese office

Yesterday Mobile video sharing firm also planning offices in China and South Korea

1 Denis Dyack returns with a new entertainment company

Yesterday And Quantum Entanglement Entertainment is developing Shadow of the Eternals

1 Prey 2 is officially cancelled

Yesterday "We never felt that it got to where it needed to be - we never saw a path to success if we finished it"

2 Sega made an $18m loss in the first half of FY2015

Yesterday Digital sales eclipse packaged games once again

4 Sony sold 3.3 million PS4s in Q2

Yesterday Game division revenues up 84 per cent, but portable device sales are in decline

Next Games acquires Helsinki GameWorks

2 days ago Finnish startups join forces, Helsinki GameWorks CEO is now head of licensed games for Next

44 Zoe Quinn calls for big companies to speak out on GamerGate

2 days ago "It's so fundamental, otherwise this is going to keep happening"

6 Nintendo is redefining entertainment with a sleep sensor

2 days ago "Quality of Life" initiative's first step will be a device to monitor and visualise sleeping patterns

Kim Kardashian earned 54 per cent of Glu's revenue in Q3

2 days ago "We expect to generate more revenue in the second half of 2014 than we did for the entire year of 2013"

Cultural centre for games to open in the UK next year

3 days ago Nottingham's National Video Game Arcade will be the first of its kind in the world

HTML5 standard is finally complete

3 days ago After 15 years, W3C publishes final specification for the latest version of the web language

6 Ninja Theory can recoup Hellblade budget with 300,000 sales

3 days ago “Our work on Hellblade is an opportunity to question the way the industry has always done things”

5 Capcom suffers from lack of new releases

3 days ago Revenue and profits tumble in the first-half of the fiscal year

5 Nintendo sold 600,000 Wii Us in Q2

3 days ago Console is "gathering momentum" but Nintendo looks ahead to major software launches

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4 Brazil Game Show: This is one market that Xbox One can win

4 days ago Wild inequality in console prices highlights the difference in Microsoft and Sony's commitment to Brazil

2 Plague Inc. sees 50 per cent download spike due to Ebola fears

4 days ago "This is the first time a real world situation has been the reason why people are getting the game"

Jobs

Shanda Games is looking for a new CEO

4 days ago Xiangdong Zhang steps down after less than two years in the role

9 Xbox One will be cheaper than PS4 this Christmas

5 days ago Major US retailers will be knocking $50 off both the console and its various bundles

1 FIFA 15 holds on to UK number one for a fifth week

5 days ago EA's football franchise has more time at the top than any game this year

Jobs

DreamHack fires CEO ahead of next eSports event

5 days ago Robert OhlÚn's departure confirmed, new CEO will be announced shortly

8 Amazon has $83 million in unsold Fire Phones

8 days ago Retailer takes a $170 million charge on its smartphone in the third quarter

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1 Helgason: Negative view on Riccitiello is "incredibly unfair"

9 days ago Unity's outgoing CEO on a most surprising appointment, and the myriad ways the company stands to benefit

55 Gaming is the least welcoming online venue for women

9 days ago But Pew survey points to social media as the most common venue for online harassment

2 Uber Entertainment cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

11 days ago Dev claims that the campaign is too resource intensive to run with no chance of success

26 Steam pulls game over Gabe Newell death threat

11 days ago UPDATE: Developer responsible leaves Code Avarice