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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

Sega Europe names new digital VP

James Schall promoted from director of digital distribution to grow business in PC and console space

By Brendan Sinclair

Razer launching Destiny 2 peripheral line

Partnership with Bungie will see new branded versions of mouse, keyboard, headset, and mouse mat

Splatoon 2 gets Switch hardware bundle

Nintendo UK and Japan confirm first pack-in title, intro full line of accessories for upcoming shooter

By Brendan Sinclair

UKIE lays out new policy manifesto

With an election on the way, UK trade group tells government what the industry needs to succeed in a post-Brexit world

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop Expo 2017 set for August 27

Retailer's fan-focused event returns to Vegas, will be held on a weekend for first time

Switch best-selling console in US for second month

Nintendo says it sold more than 280,000 systems last month and 550,000 copies of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

By Brendan Sinclair

Devolver Digital planning an E3 press conference

Indie publisher says it will host a media briefing to go with its E3-adjacent Indie Picnic event in the LACC parking lot

Resident Evil 7 gets 10 million sales target

Survival horror game missed launch window expectations, but Capcom believes lifetime cumulative sales can measure up to those of Resident Evils 4, 5, and 6

By Brendan Sinclair

"There's a change in the way games are exploited in the market"

Ubisoft execs explain why they cut unit sales projections by 30% while total revenues are virtually unscathed

By Brendan Sinclair

itch.io: "Open marketplaces can work"

Founder of itch.io Leaf Corcoran discusses the past, present and future of the indie-friendly storefront and why Steam doesn't have any real competition

By Brendan Sinclair

E3 public tickets sell out

Traditionally trade-only show should have 15,000 public attendees as ESA confirms it has sold through its fan passes

By Brendan Sinclair

Sega strategy calls for revival of dormant franchises

Sonic publisher looking to boost game sales 50% in next three years partly by bringing back "major IPs"

By Brendan Sinclair

Chris Lee replaces Dan Ayoub at 343 Industries

Studio head of external development departs Halo outfit to work on educational mixed reality offerings at Microsoft

By Brendan Sinclair

Microsoft intros AR/VR motion controllers

Windows 10 inputs will launch this holiday bundled with an Acer headset for $399

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo lays out E3 plans

3DS could be relegated to Treehouse segments as Spotlight video and show floor booth will focus on 2017 Switch games

By Brendan Sinclair

Diego Maradona settles with Konami over likeness dispute

Update: As part of the settlement, the legendary player will sign a deal this month to promote Pro Evolution Soccer

By Brendan Sinclair

eSports investments need a 10-year view - Hi-Rez

Smite and Paladins studio co-founder says competitive gaming is more about community than revenue, takes stock of console platforms' changing attitudes on free-to-play

By Brendan Sinclair

What's wrong with the PS3?

10 Years Ago This Month: Industry watchers debate whether Sony's latest console is too expensive, too cheap, too big, too tricky to develop for, or too designed by Ken Kutaragi

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 2 million on Steam

Hunger Games-style Early Access shooter hits milestone after just over a month on sale

By Brendan Sinclair

Unity forums hacked

Engine maker blames poorly implemented password routines, says it will roll out two-factor authentication in coming weeks

By Brendan Sinclair

Switch shipments selling out same day - GameStop

Specialty retailer can't keep console stocked nearly two months after launch

By Brendan Sinclair

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite gets 2 million sales target

Publisher sets same initial goal for next installment in crossover fighter as it set for 2011's Marvel vs. Capcom 3

New school marketing for old school games

Flinthook developer Tribute Games knows marketing is at least half the battle for success, and even retro games need to keep up with the latest promotional trends

By Brendan Sinclair

Switch boasts 2:1 software tie ratio

Sales not limited to Zelda, as Nintendo touts figures for 1-2 Switch, Super Bomberman R, and Snipperclips

By Brendan Sinclair

Sarkeesian finishes Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

Feminist Frequency founder reflects on five years of harassment and progress as she brings video series to a "bittersweet" close

By Brendan Sinclair

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