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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

The Worst E3 Ever?

10 Years Ago This Month: ESA nukes its annual showcase just as the industry reaches its peak, and the Red Ring of Death ushers in the Mattrick era at Xbox

By Brendan Sinclair

When to listen to players, and when not to

Studio Wildcard's Cedric Burkes and Doug Kennedy discuss the Ark: Survival Evolved approach to shaping player behavior and dealing with player complaints

By Brendan Sinclair

Rust has almost $4.4 million in Steam refunds

Garry Newman says about 330,000 users have changed their minds after purchasing survival game through Valve's store

By Brendan Sinclair

Wonder raises $14 million for smartphone-console hybrid

Former Zynga GM, Scopely exec's community-focused start-up draws investment from Nolan Bushnell, Shakira, Neymar Jr, and more

By Brendan Sinclair

Raphael Colantonio leaving Arkane

Founder of Dishonored studio departing "to spend some time with my son and reflect on what is important to me and my future"

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft's Guillemot family acquires larger stake in company

Attempts to thwart Vivendi takeover ongoing as founders now own 13.6% of shares, 20% of voting rights

By Brendan Sinclair

Ninja Theory livestreams Q&A with Hellblade protagonist

Developer promotes action game about battle with mental illness by having actress answer questions in character over Facebook Live

Moss: Using VR to build a better mouse

Polyarc's Danny Bulla explains how the ex-Destiny developers settled on a concept for their PSVR debut about an adorable sword-wielding mouse

By Brendan Sinclair

Digital games up 9% in May to $7.8 billion - Superdata

Research firm finds steep drops in premium PC and console spaces offset by mobile, free-to-play growth

By Brendan Sinclair

Superhero games: Why they don't make 'em like they used to

Marvel Games' Jay Ong details a changing approach, from exclusivity to long-term contracts to games-as-a-service

By Brendan Sinclair

WBIE opens WB Games New York

Warner subsidiary establishes cloud-based backend tech team to support its other studios' projects

By Brendan Sinclair

Yunoia lands $1 million in funding

Czech and US investors provide initial backing for B2B-focused game discoverability platform

Mobile gaming is a black ocean - GungHo CEO

Kazuki Morishita explains why the Puzzle & Dragons publisher didn't double-down on mobile, and how Let it Die embodies its new global-centric approach

By Brendan Sinclair

One Special Day set for September 29

SpecialEffect charity sets £100,000 goal as companies donate the day's revenue to further accessibility in games

By Brendan Sinclair

NBC Sports launches Rocket League tourney

Sports network teams with Psyonix and FACEIT for $100,000 competition, will televise finals in some territories

By Brendan Sinclair

Tencent invests in Ourpalm - Report

Tech giant acquires 2% of mobile developer for nearly $72 million

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch snags rights for Blizzard tournaments

Streaming site is exclusive third-party platform for more than 20 events through 2018; Twitch Prime members to get Overwatch loot

By Brendan Sinclair

Samsung acquires VR studio VRB

Gear VR maker reportedly paid $5.5 million for developer of The Launch, VRB Home

By Brendan Sinclair

EA's Evolution: Free DLC, neural networks and (maybe) VR

Electronic Arts' Laura Miele explains the publisher's changing approach to live operations as well as lukewarm support for VR and Switch

By Brendan Sinclair

Microsoft "wins" E3 coverage race

ICO Partners finds Xbox One X helped platform holder garner most ink, with Nintendo and Ubisoft posting strong showings as well

By Brendan Sinclair

EA Tiburon's Jon Sullivan killed

26-year-old Madden developer shot to death in parking lot dispute

By Brendan Sinclair

Dave Cowling joins VR startup Within

Infinity Ward's former chief tech officer signs on with outfit behind Mr. Robot, OneRepublic VR experiences

Fan reaction to E3 mixed

Big games, long lines and $250 tickets: What did attendees of the first open-to-the-public E3 think?

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo surprises with Metroid, Kirby, Yoshi

E3 showcase reveals Super Mario Odyssey release date, a proper Pokemon game is in development for Switch, Zelda DLC details

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox doesn't need to rely on Gears and Halo - Phil Spencer

E3 2017 was about speaking to diverse audiences, says the Xbox chief, but VR is "years away" from being ready for mainstream gamers

By Brendan Sinclair

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