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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

Obsidian laying off staff

Unspecified number of Armored Warfare developers will be let go as My.com moves some development to Moscow

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs roundup: Daybreak turns to Ham, Shanks out as president

Paradox taps Nordström for mobile initiatives, InnoGames entrusts TV strategy to Yakin, Razer and Perfect World add pieces

By Brendan Sinclair

HTC launches Vive Studios

First game from publishing subsidiary, Arcade Saga, launches this week

By Brendan Sinclair

Are console-quality graphics the key to mobile user acquisition?

NaturalMotion's Torsten Reil says Dawn of Titans' visual sheen will be key to efficiently adding new customers

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony mobile push begins with Hot Shots Golf, PaRappa

ForwardWorks lines up Square Enix partnership as Project Field brings toys-to-life tech to trading card games with Yo-Kai Watch

By Brendan Sinclair

Anti-tobacco group takes games to task

Truth Initiative calls for tobacco use to trigger an automatic M rating from ESRB and for devs to stop featuring it in games kids play

By Brendan Sinclair

League of Legends World Championship draws 43 million viewers

15-day event saw 370 million hours of action viewed as participating teams split prize pool of $6.7 million

Cryptic vets form Cold Iron

New San Jose-based studio focusing on AAA online action games for consoles and PC

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

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