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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

A second chance for Take-Two

10 Years Ago This Month: A shareholder revolt rights the ship for the Grand Theft Auto publisher in the wake of Hot Coffee

By Brendan Sinclair

Quadrilateral Cowboy wins Grand Prize at IGF Awards

Hyper Light Drifter, Ladykiller in a Bind also win categories

Overwatch wins GDC Game of the Year

Blizzard shooter takes top honors; Battlefield 1 takes Audience Award

Coffee Stain invests in Ghost Ship Games

Goat Simulator outfit buys minority stake in Danish studio, will publish Deep Rock Galactic this year

"Fewer, bigger, better" a boon for one mid-sized publisher

Koch Media CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz explains how Koch and Deep Silver are capitalizing as bigger companies have narrowed their release slates

By Brendan Sinclair

Disney's Maker Studios lays off around 80

Former PewDiePie outfit also slashing its YouTube partner program from 60,000 to just 300 large, family friendly creators

By Brendan Sinclair

Virtuos acquires Black Shamrock

Chinese outsourcing firm picks up Dublin-based core game studio to bolster European presence

By Brendan Sinclair

Maintaining Halo

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross shares her approach to owning a franchise that isn't your own

By Brendan Sinclair

Switch launching without Virtual Console

Nintendo gives no window for downloadable retro game service, "will share more information in the future."

By Brendan Sinclair

Worldbuilding on a budget

Developers behind Owlboy, Nuclear Throne, and Firewatch compare notes on how they built their games' back stories and the ways fans filled in the blanks

By Brendan Sinclair

Bob Ross Bullet Hell

How a happy accident inspired Joe Mirabello to make Tower of Guns and its spiritual successor, Mothergunship

By Brendan Sinclair

Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

Writer who worked on Portal series, Half-Life 2 Episodes has confirmed departure from company

By Brendan Sinclair

What developers can learn from PewDiePie

Weekly Recap: YouTube star's explanation for anti-Semitic jokes may be familiar to those who follow the AAA scene

By Brendan Sinclair

Ark: Survival Evolved sells 1 million on PS4

Sony port of Studio Wildcard's debut was best-selling game on PSN for December and January

By Brendan Sinclair

Snowprint picks up Black Anvil team

Wilhelm Ísterberg and devs from shuttered Wooga midcore team form new Berlin studio

By Brendan Sinclair

Microsoft moves E3 media briefing to Sunday

Xbox maker abandons traditional Monday morning time slot to kick off its E3 week on June 11 at 2 p.m.

Sony axes PS Now for PS3, Vita, more

Company drops streaming service for Bravia and Samsung TVs, Blu-ray players, and more, will focus on PS4 and PC support

By Brendan Sinclair

ESA calls Trump's immigration stance "reckless and misinformed"

US industry trade group promises vigilance against "misguided efforts that dim our frontiers"

By Brendan Sinclair

US games industry adds $11.7 billion to GDP - ESA

Trade group's economic impact report says gaming supports more than 220,000 jobs, average compensation tops $97,000 a year

By Brendan Sinclair

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