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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

Chinese publishers ramping up global business - Report

App Annie says Chinese mobile game publisher revenues from overseas markets have doubled year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

No more Mass Effect Andromeda single-player updates

EA says there will be no more patches for in-game story content, but multiplayer will see continued content updates

By Brendan Sinclair

Atari sues over KitKat ad campaign

Company cites "plain and blatant" infringement in UK TV spot and social media ads recreating arcade classic Breakout with chocolate bars

By Brendan Sinclair

What happens when you turn a game into a concert?

Jessica Curry discusses the difference of interactivity in Dear Esther Live and assesses how the industry treats women two years after she stepped back

By Brendan Sinclair

505 Games signs Underworld Ascendant

Payday 2 publisher picks up crowdfunded Ultima Underworld successor from Paul Neurath and Warren Spector's Otherside Entertainment

Xbox One X preorder plans to be revealed at Gamescom

Reservations for upcoming console reportedly opening up after this weekend's press conference

By Brendan Sinclair

Hibernum lays off majority of staff

Montreal developer begins selling off assets as it enters a "transitional period"

By Brendan Sinclair

Atari hands off Pridefest

Largely abandoned mobile game given to maker of LGBTQutie dating app alongside cash investment

By Brendan Sinclair

AIAS names 2017 scholarship recipients

Five students selected for Randy Pausch, Mark Beaumont and WomenIn scholarships

Hutch opening Nova Scotia studio

UK motorsports developer opens Canadian office to increase output, tap new talent pool

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard to keep Battle.net name after all

Company reverses previously announced plan to phase out moniker, will use combined Blizzard Battle.net branding going forward

Sonic Mania: Critical Consensus

Sega's 16-bit mascot revisits his glory years with a 2D reboot that's more than just another nostalgia trip

By Brendan Sinclair

Hinterland: "There's something a little bit broken about our internet culture"

Raphael van Lierop talks about a low point in dealing with The Long Dark's Early Access community, and why he won't go to Reddit any more

By Brendan Sinclair

Titanfall 2 didn't sell as well as it should have - Zampella

Despite that, Respawn CEO says studio is heavily invested in the franchise and has more on the way

By Brendan Sinclair

What's behind The Long Dark's long tail?

Creative director Raph van Lierop talks about how Steam is set up for self-perpetuating success, and why survival games and post-apocalyptic stories are so popular

By Brendan Sinclair

Activision Blizzard posts gains for second quarter

Console sales dip despite strong launch for Crash Bandicoot collection; revenue from retail channels recedes [UPDATE: ATVI very encouraged by Destiny 2]

By Brendan Sinclair

Worldwide interactive media market tops $100 billion - Superdata

Research firm says global spend on games, eSports, game-related video content and VR/AR will be $104.6 billion this year, $168.8 billion by 2020

By Brendan Sinclair

Hitman tops 5 million players

Newly independent IO Interactive confirms milestone for last year's franchise reboot

Grand Theft Auto Online continues to drive Take-Two

Online component of GTA V delivers best quarter yet as Zelnick says they never planned on it lasting this long; publisher posts solid results in first quarter of light release year

By Brendan Sinclair

Injustice 2 top grossing console game of Q2

Time Warner touts NetherRealm Studios' DC Comics-based fighter as the best performer from April to June, despite launching in mid-May

By Brendan Sinclair

Rockstar sued by owners of Miss Cleo - Report

Psychic Readers Network claims GTA: Vice City character voiced by Miss Cleo actress infringed on rights to TV psychic persona

By Brendan Sinclair

SNES Classic to get preorders in US

Nintendo of America says reservations will open late this month, promises "significant" supply of systems from launch through year's end

Was PS3 hard to develop for?

10 Years Ago This Month: Sony's sales pitch as the powerful system took a hit when EA had to explain why Madden 08 on PS3 was noticeably worse than the Xbox 360 version

By Brendan Sinclair

Is VR fulfilling its promise this time around?

On the fifth anniversary of the Rift Kickstarter campaign, early backers assess how it's gone and where it's going

By Brendan Sinclair

Pokemon Go Fest attendees sue Niantic

Class-action suit filed by fans seeking reimbursement of travel costs to disappointing Chicago event

By Brendan Sinclair

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