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Brendan Sinclair, Senior Editor

Brendan joined GamesIndustry International in 2012. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he was previously senior news editor at CBS-owned GameSpot in the US.

Recent articles by Brendan Sinclair

Don't ignore the trolls

After another grueling year full of heightened antagonism in the games industry, it's time to take a different approach

By Brendan Sinclair

THQ Nordic acquires three more franchises

Publisher adds Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy, War Leaders: Clash of Nations, and Legends of War to roster, confirms Nintendo Switch support

By Brendan Sinclair

DoomRL creator says ZeniMax threatened legal action

Creator of Doom-inspired rogue-like told to remove trademark-infringing content from site

By Brendan Sinclair

Virtual Reality Check

Weekly Roundup: Now that the VR market is in the "gap of disappointment," how does it climb out again?

By Brendan Sinclair

Annapurna Pictures gets into game publishing

American Hustle studio signs projects from devs behind Katamari Damacy, Unfinished Swan, Monument Valley, more

By Brendan Sinclair

"I cannot now imagine a PlayStation 4"

10 Years Ago This Month: A Sony executive shake-up prompts speculation of a departure from the hardware market while errant Wii Remotes destroy living rooms

By Brendan Sinclair

Smaller company, higher stakes

Adam Boyes explains why he left Sony to be CEO of Iron Galaxy, and what he sees in the future for half-step console upgrades and VR

By Brendan Sinclair

Peter Moore unconcerned about retail disappointments

EA exec predicts rash of underperforming launches for new packaged games will be followed by upbeat news of Black Friday sales

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo coming to US-based Universal theme parks

Orlando and Hollywood parks will join Osaka location in featuring publisher's famous brands

By Brendan Sinclair

AIAS names Mike Fischer president

Former exec with Microsoft, Square Enix, and Epic tapped to lead DICE Summit organizer

By Brendan Sinclair

Games industry should do more for charity - Harris

Democracy 3 developer hoping "to shame some bigger companies" by donating 12 days of sales to War Child

By Brendan Sinclair

Altering open-world narrative for VR

Other Ocean Interactive's Marc McGinley details the sizable hurdles facing Giant Cop: Justice Above All, and how the team is clearing them

By Brendan Sinclair

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9 million in Japan

First-week sales beat 2014's Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, but down slightly from 2013's X and Y

By Brendan Sinclair

Resident Evil director working on Monster Hunter movie

Paul W.S. Anderson shopping a script with hopes to turn another Capcom franchise into a cinematic universe

By Brendan Sinclair

A recipe for "Special Team Magic"

Funomena director of development Lulu LaMer details three keys to keep devs motivated, and three more to keep them working well together

By Brendan Sinclair

FIFA coin hacker convicted of wire fraud

California man found guilty of defrauding EA of $16 million for hack that amassed huge amount of in-game currency

Warner Bros. to acquire Machinima

Longtime investor snaps up remaining portion of gaming and fan-focused video creator network

By Brendan Sinclair

5 things devs should know before trying a narrative exploration game

Firewatch designer Nels Anderson explains why he hates the term "walking simulator," and why they're harder to make than you might think

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft moving away from scripted narrative

Next Assassin's Creed will be first title emblematic of new approach to storytelling

By Brendan Sinclair

How Watch Dogs 2 brought its virtual San Francisco to life

Ubisoft designer Roxanne Blouin-Payer details what makes the game's colorful AI civilians tick

By Brendan Sinclair

Trust Games

Supercell team lead Timur Haussila says Clash Royale company creates hits by leaving control of projects up to the devs

By Brendan Sinclair

None of us really knows what we're doing - Boyes

Iron Galaxy CEO Adam Boyes lays out horrors of a gold rush, encourages game developers to join in

By Brendan Sinclair

CD Projekt wants to safeguard against potential hostile takeover

The Witcher developer squashes rumors, says proposed change to company structure is insurance against hypothetical scenarios

Steve Meretzky joins King

Veteran developer joins Candy Crush maker as VP of Design on unannounced new project

By Brendan Sinclair

Should you go PS4 Pro? It depends

Critical Consensus: Reviewers say Sony's latest needs the right software support and TV screen to justify the expense

By Brendan Sinclair

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