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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

Resident Evil 7 ships 3 million

Survival horror game on its way toward meeting initial sales goal of 4 million by end of March

Activision stumbles offset by booming Blizzard business

Overwatch division's growth leads Activision Blizzard to record year as disappointing Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare prompts return to traditional combat for series; no new Skylanders game in 2017

By Brendan Sinclair

Zynga ends 2016 with little improvement

Bookings are up and social gaming company touts progress in the turnaround, but net losses for the year still top $108 million

Kabam cuts Beijing team

Legacy of Zeus developers let go as company narrows list of key assets left to sell

By Brendan Sinclair

NBA and Take-Two launch NBA 2K eLeague

Pro hoops franchises to run their own eSports teams as licensing partners announce first competitive gaming outfit operated by a US pro sports league

By Brendan Sinclair

Watch Dogs 2 launch "not as dynamic as expected"

Ubisoft says Steep slightly overperformed, downgrades sales outlook as South Park gets delayed out of the fiscal year

By Brendan Sinclair

TT Games acquires Playdemic

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment label picks up Golf Clash studio to work on Lego mobile games

By Brendan Sinclair

Warner Bros. sees full-year game sales dip

Publisher blames decline on tough comparison against 2015 hits Mortal Kombat X and Batman: Arkham Knight

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop, Target deny cancelled Switch reservations

[UPDATE] Both retailers have now dismissed reports of allocation shortages, asking customers with issues to contact them

By Brendan Sinclair

Take-Two pushes sales up, misses bottom line guidance

Mafia III, Civilization VI, NBA 2K17, GTA V continue selling as publisher's first VR efforts justify CEO Zelnick's previous skepticism

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTuber behind FIFA gambling site avoids jail time

Craig "Nepenthez" Douglas and Dylan Rigby plead guilty, are ordered to pay a total of 265,000 in prosecution costs and fines

By Brendan Sinclair

Tech and gaming giants challenge Trump's immigration order

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, among 97 companies filing amicus brief over recent ban, say new rules already hurting US businesses

By Brendan Sinclair

Salvaging Sony

10 Years Ago This Month: The beginning of a long and costly PS3 course correction, and ESA founder Doug Lowenstein singes bridges on his way out the door

By Brendan Sinclair

SNJV takes issue with Steam investigation

French trade group says geo-blocking tactics used in contravention of EU rules are intended to thwart key resellers

By Brendan Sinclair

Rocket League gets its own toy line

Zag Toys making a set of 12 pull-back racers to debut in stores this spring

Netflix renews Skylanders Academy for third season

Animated series based on Activision Blizzard toys-to-life franchise gets picked up

Nintendo addresses "weak" Switch launch lineup

President Tatsumi Kimishima says company wants to avoid long gaps without new games, pledges continued support for 3DS

By Brendan Sinclair

Trump is bad for the US games industry

An isolationist, nationalist administration can't help but harm an increasingly diverse and global industry

By Brendan Sinclair

Battlefield 1 drives EA holiday quarter

EA proclaims FIFA 17 best-selling console game of the year, talks about new Star Wars Battlefront and disruptive BioWare action IP set for next fiscal year

By Brendan Sinclair

Disney shuts down Club Penguin

Original kid-friendly virtual world going dark, to be replaced by mobile-exclusive Club Penguin Island in March

By Brendan Sinclair

The art of the surprise post-Christmas indie launch

Ben Esposito squeals on Tattletail's marketing strategy and why the devs ignored conventional wisdom

By Brendan Sinclair

Jordan Mechner, Mark DeLoura set for Game Developers Choice Awards

Prince of Persia creator and White House advisor to receive Pioneer, Ambassador awards respectively at March 1 ceremony

By Brendan Sinclair

ESA urges caution on US immigration policy

Trade group tells Trump administration that foreign workers are vital to domestic game industry

By Brendan Sinclair

What does a mature market look like in mobile?

App Annie touts explosive mobile growth in 2016, says revenue per user for top games jumped dramatically last year

By Brendan Sinclair

50% of devs think Switch can beat Wii U - Survey

GDC poll finds relative optimism for Nintendo's latest, Vive gaining ground in VR race, ambivalence toward PS4 Pro and Project Scorpio

By Brendan Sinclair

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