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.
2 months ago A provision allowing refund requests after a release date is missed by 18 months has been removed from its terms of service
Opinion 2 months ago Valve wants the VR market to be entirely open, but the belief that Oculus is trying to lock it down is built on a series of misunderstandings
2 months ago First lawsuit filed against sellers of bots that artificially inflate viewers, followers and chat activity
2 months ago Telecomms company's problem with the title of No Man's Sky took three years to resolve
2 months ago "There are lots of organisations that among the interests they have is supporting creators, but no organisation with that sole interest"
2 months ago A new balance has been struck following a backlash against new mid-point between Personal and Pro licenses
2 months ago Diablo designer David Brevik on his choice to end two decades as the boss, leave Gazillion, and go it alone
2 months ago New consoles will not split the market, Sony says, but in its Project Scorpio VR push can Microsoft also keep that promise?
2 months ago "The anonymity of the internet doesn't always lead to the best behaviour"
2 months ago Kim worked with Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau at EA, where he was SVP of mobile publishing
2 months ago Ukie CEO, Team17 MD and Raspberry Pi founder have all been recognised for their achievements
2 months ago Elsewhere, Nintendo UK loses its GM, Gearbox loses a writer, and Supermassive Games bolsters its VR team with three new hires
2 months ago Soren Johnson's Offworld Trading Company postmortem highlights the tension between developer and consumer interests on Steam
2 months ago Update: Guillemot family to sell majority of its 21% stake, "against the best interest of Gameloft"
2 months ago Game devs are now as numerous as struggling actors in L.A., says Cliff Harris, so prosperity is a matter of finding your niche and investing in marketing
2 months ago Month-long process will root out undesirable content, adding yet more complexity to doing business in the world's most populous country
2 months ago Brazilian event balancing big companies and platform holders with indie influencers like 11 bit Studios and Superhot Team
2 months ago Puzzle & Dragons dev will capitalise on Softbank's need to reduce debt, Supercell sale could also be imminent
2 months ago Weekly recap: Hello Games receives death threats, The Sims 4 gets smart about gender, and Gameloft's Michel Guillemot makes way for Vivendi
2 months ago After a year in development, a free update will place The Sims 4 among the most gender positive games in the industry's history
2 months ago The resurgence of the music genre did not go according to plan
2 months ago Overwatch ships two days ahead of midnight launch, attracts over 7 million players in less than 10 days
2 months ago PlayStation Plus giveaway and free major DLC updates are behind rapid growth, says Psyonix
2 months ago New EC Code of Conduct demands action against reported violations within 24 hours
2 months ago New rules prevent third-party entities from using Minecraft and its gameplay for promotional purposes