Archive - Brendan Sinclair

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Brendan joined GamesIndustry International in 2012. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he was previously a long-time news editor at CBS-owned GameSpot in the US, and joins up with the US editorial team led by James Brightman.

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5 PewDiePie shuts off comments

4 hours ago YouTube personality says primary feedback channel too cluttered by spam, trolling to be useful

EA Access adding 19 new territories

5 hours ago Publisher's Xbox One subscription program rolling out in Brazil, Sweden, South Africa, and more later this month

OnLive expands in Europe

5 days ago Streaming game service to launch in six additional markets by year's end

Jobs

CCP closing San Francisco office

5 days ago EVE Online maker also parting ways with chief marketing officer David Reid and chief financial officer Joe Gallo

1 League of Legends vets form Phoenix Labs

6 days ago Developers open new Vancouver studio to work on AAA multiplayer titles

16 Nintendo backs off pursuit of casual players

6 days ago Shigeru Miyamoto says a passive attitude on players' part is "kind of a pathetic thing"

1 Standalone Kinect arrives Oct. 7

6 days ago Xbox One camera peripheral available unbundled for $150 with code for Dance Central Spotlight

1 GOG moves into movies

6 days ago Online game store adds selection of DRM-free documentaries, looks to expand to classic movies, TV shows

Analysts applaud Twitch acquisition

7 days ago Wedbush, Digi-Capital say union is a good fit; Amazon game exec says service will "remain unchanged for a while"

7 Capcom suing Koei Tecmo

7 days ago Resident Evil publisher accuses Dynasty Warriors firm of multiple patent infringement

4 Google-Twitch deal nixed by antitrust concerns - Report

7 days ago Two companies could not agree on breakup fee if regulators struck down proposed acquisition

4 Amazon acquires Twitch

8 days ago Online retailer buys video streaming service for $970 million in cash

4 GaymerX to return as GX: Everyone Games

8 days ago Rebranded convention Kickstarting 2015 show, aiming for $80,000 in crowdfunding

2 Bomb scare on SOE head's plane tied to DDOS attacks

8 days ago Smedley's flight diverted after group targeting Sony, Blizzard tweets about explosives on board; FBI investigating

EA cracks down on FIFA virtual currency sales

11 days ago Publisher has banned "hundreds of thousands" of accounts this year, promises to step up efforts for FIFA 15

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35 Indie devs facing "mass extinction event" - Prince

11 days ago Puppy Games co-founder says price erosion will catch up to the industry, suggests a path to survival

Jobs

3 Gumi opening four new studios

12 days ago Japanese mobile publisher expands to Austin, Vancouver, Stockholm and Kiev, hires ex-Microsoft GM AJ Redmer

GungHo sells Supercell stake

12 days ago Parent company SoftBank takes over as Puzzle & Dragons outfit focuses on emerging markets

High Moon Studios answers Call of Duty

12 days ago Transformers developer put to work on legacy-generation versions of Advanced Warfare

Jobs

Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board of directors

13 days ago Former CEO takes another step back to focus on teaching, overseeing newly purchased NBA team

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12 The method to Madden's ad madness

13 days ago EA Sports' Anthony Stevenson explains why marketing campaign puts more focus on a violin-playing bear than new game features

Avalanche moves to larger studio

13 days ago Mad Max developer signs five-year lease on new location for Stockholm headquarters

Jobs

10 Devs want to work for Valve more than themselves - Survey

14 days ago IGDA poll finds Steam firm tops list of desirable places to work, beating out "my own company"

13 We don't know why PS4 is selling - Yoshida

14 days ago Sony exec thrilled with system's early success, but nervous because he doesn't fully understand it

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1 "It used to be all we had to do was make a game fun" - Gwertzman

14 days ago PlayFab CEO lands $2.5m in funding to create tools that let devs worry about games more than their backend