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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

LawBreakers' rocky launch "very humbling" - Bleszinski

Boss Key co-founder committed to growing PC and PS4 online shooter despite underwhelming initial results

By Brendan Sinclair

Destiny 2 has top console launch week of the year

Activision shares some performance markers from debut of Bungie's sci-fi shooter sequel

By Brendan Sinclair

Telltale Games appoints Pete Hawley new CEO

Former Zynga exec and Red Robot Labs co-founder taking over as Dan Connors steps down from chief exec role for second time

By Brendan Sinclair

Why I deleted my Steam account

Valve's dominance in the PC gaming space is made more harmful by its tolerance for toxic users

By Brendan Sinclair

Google launches Infinite Deviation: Games initiative

Contest to support budding designers working on games that resonate with underrepresented audiences

Microids launches indie publishing label

French adventure game publisher turns to small studios to help it diversify into a multi-genre business

By Brendan Sinclair

Bungie removes hate symbol from Destiny 2

Developer says legendary gauntlets' similarity to "Kekistan" flag was unintentional, doesn't reflect its values

By Brendan Sinclair

Gaming's move away from ownership model is inevitable - EA

Publisher's VP of investor relations says the technology is already in place for a shift to an access model like Spotify or Netflix

By Brendan Sinclair

Don't pay a premium for SNES Classic - Nintendo

UPDATE: Platform holder confirms stock will continue to ship in 2018, NES Classic returning next summer

By Brendan Sinclair

Axing 32-bit apps won't cost Apple much

Mobile intelligence firm Sensor Tower says phasing out support for older apps risks less than 1% of App Store revenue

By Brendan Sinclair

Breaking the outrage cycle

Anger and abuse from fan communities have become a routine part of the games industry, but they don't have to be

By Brendan Sinclair

Religious fighting game gets Steam banned in Malaysia

Valve pulls Fight of Gods after local ISPs ordered by government to block access, UPDATE: Game also banned in Thailand

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds hits 1 million concurrent players

Steam stats page shows Bluehole shooter reaching a milestone only one other game has ever reached

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard opening dedicated esports production facility

Blizzard Arena Los Angeles will include soundstages, practice facilities, merch store, seating for about 450 fans

By Brendan Sinclair

Success comes at a price - Butterscotch Shenanigans

How the PC and premium mobile hit Crashlands kept its creators from actually making games for a year

By Brendan Sinclair

Indies need to be on time, on budget

Ovosonico founder Massimo Guarini says discipline is crucial, striving for perfection "causes a studio to collapse, more often than not"

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds tops 10 million sold

Bluehole hit shooter racks up another milestone after less than six months in Early Access

By Brendan Sinclair

Fast Travel Games raises $2.1 million

Swedish VR studio from Ex-DICE, Rovio developers putting money toward growing the team for its debut action-adventure game

By Brendan Sinclair

It Came From The Cloud

Dave Jones explains why "the power of the cloud" could still change the way we think about games, and how Cloudgine's new title could be the proof

By Brendan Sinclair

Oomba buys GameWorks

Tournament management outfit acquires arcade chain as part of expansion into esports

By Brendan Sinclair

Halo 3 eclipses the industry

10 Years Ago This Month: The hype machine around Bungie's Xbox 360 debut engulfed the industry in a way that doesn't happen much any more

By Brendan Sinclair

Rod Humble takes the reins at TinyCo

Former Sims head calling the shots at Jam City studio behind Avengers Academy and Futurama: World of Tomorrow

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop: Forced bundles are for customer convenience

Retailer defends practice of requiring online purchasers of high-demand items to pay for additional merchandise

By Brendan Sinclair

Street Fighter II for Super Nintendo being reissued

Capcom and iam8bit producing new run of playable cartridges for $100 each, warn that they will be a fire hazard

By Brendan Sinclair

Gamer Sensei draws $4 million in funding

Esports coaching firm adds to bankroll with investment round led by Accomplice and Advancit Capital

By Brendan Sinclair

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