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Matt Martin,

Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.

Recent articles by Matt Martin

Game On: The Winners of 2013

From grassroots to giant robots - who ended the year at the top of their game?

By Matt Martin

Game Over: The Losers of 2013

You charge too little and you charge too much for your games - and you want to own our living rooms? Here are the stumbles of the past 12 months

By Matt Martin

FIFA 14 is UK Xmas number one

Publisher EA claims 14th seasonal No.1 in 28 years

By Matt Martin

Russian MMO publisher to axe 50 jobs

Company to close Hamburg office early next year

By Matt Martin

ARM acquires game lighting specialist Geomerics

Tech behind Need for Speed Rivals, EVE, BF4 snapped up by microprocessor giant

By Matt Martin

GameHorizon 2014: First speakers announced, early bird tickets go on sale

Grab tickets now for 180, plus student and start-up discounts; Remedy Entertainment's Matias Myllyrinne and NaturalMotion's Torsten Reil to speak

By Matt Martin

Telltale confirms Game of Thrones project

Developer creating episodic games in collaboration with HBO

By Matt Martin

From Japan to Finland: Indies flock to Xbox One

Microsoft reveals 32 teams signed up for independent publishing programme on new console

By Matt Martin

Amazon game discounting creeps up year-on-year during Black Friday

Call of Duty: Ghosts discount doubled over two years, top 20 sellers were all current generation

By Matt Martin

Sony: "350 is not considered huge any more"

Tech markets have changed perception of price and adoption, says Gara

By Matt Martin

In Pictures: Sony's PlayStation 4 Launches in London

Watch the UK PS4 launch live from Covent Garden

By Matt Martin

UK Xbox One first week sales double Xbox 360

Day one FIFA 14 bundle powers EA game to top of the charts

By Matt Martin

Sony looks to make $250m entertainment cuts

Hirai makes the case for keeping the business intact; but Lynton adds "no cost is too sacred to cut"

By Matt Martin

Crytek's Ryse: Son of Rome bores reviewers

Critical Consensus: Forza 5, Killer Instinct, Ryse, Crimson Dragon and Dead Rising 3 pulled apart by critics

By Matt Martin

EA claims one in three PS4 launch titles

Consumers buying three games per console according to chief financial officer

By Matt Martin

Exclusive games decide console purchase for UK consumers

Poll of over 2,450 hardcore gamers puts games ahead of price; media functionality the least important factor

By Matt Martin

TinyCo secures $20m funding

ArenaNet co-founder Mike O'Brien joins board of mobile studio

By Matt Martin

Team 17 returns to third-party publishing

Just A Pixel's Light to be first title from company in almost twenty years

By Matt Martin

Xbox One and PS4 "too limited" for Oculus Rift creator

VR headset needs to iterate yearly - consoles specs aren't flexible enough, says Palmer

By Matt Martin

Square Enix: 'Games as a service' doesn't resonate with players

FFXIV has focused the whole company during period of overhaul, says CEO

By Matt Martin

Xbox One won't play games on day one without mandatory update

What can be done with the system out of the box? "Nothing. You need the day one update."

By Matt Martin

London Games Conference: Get your discount code here

Next week's event to feature GAME, Twitter, Facebook, Google, Sony and more

By Matt Martin

SuperAwesome network outpacing online virtual worlds

"This new generation of kids is very different. They are going to disrupt a lot of our landscape"

By Matt Martin

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales pass $1 billion worldwide

Activision expects Ghosts to be most successful next-gen launch "by a wide margin"

By Matt Martin

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