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Christopher Dring, Publisher

Christopher Dring has spent a decade in the games industry, initially in development, before joining GamesIndustry in 2016. He led UK games business publication MCV for five years, and has contributed to Develop, eSports Pro, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He also really likes playing Nintendo games, but don't hold that against him.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Ubisoft: "Nobody has dared do anything with a granny before"

EMEA Director Alain Corre on Watch Dogs, Tom Clancy, and the dream of creating a game with one billion players

By Christopher Dring

A record year for GamesIndustry.biz: Letter from the Publisher

New events, new website sections and new initiatives for 2019 and 2020

By Christopher Dring

Five more investors join PAX GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit in Seattle

Fellow Traveller, Kowloon Nights, Snail Games, Jagex and Sold Out join the roster

By Christopher Dring

GameStop: "As new subscription services evolve, we'll evolve along with them"

US retail giant talks about surviving the digital transition by turning stores into experiences

By Christopher Dring

Bethesda: "We are bringing some people to Nintendo Switch"

Pete Hines discusses building new IP, the potential of streaming, and its recent love for Nintendo

By Christopher Dring

GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit returns to EGX on October 17th

London Venture Partners, Jagex, Team17, Xsolla, Frontier and Green Man Gaming already signed up for London event

By Christopher Dring

Valve to speak at US GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit

Meanwhile, Team17, Nicalis and Versus Evil join investor roster

By Christopher Dring

EA: "I struggle with the perception that we're just a bunch of bad guys"

Behind the big blockbusters, EA is offering very friendly deals for indie developers -- EVP Matt Bilbey tells us why

By Christopher Dring

Remedy obtains publishing rights to Alan Wake

Update: Remedy talks up possibility of multiplatform release for the cult Xbox 360 favourite

By Christopher Dring

UK retail charts: Super Mario Maker 2 overtakes Crash Team Racing at No.1

F1 2019 makes No.3, Judgment is No.4, while Bloodstained reaches the Top Ten

By Christopher Dring

European Charts: Crash Team Racing takes pole position

Activision kart racer was the No.1 physical and digital seller

By Christopher Dring

Square Enix: "We always look out for new IP"

President Yosuke Matsuda on Avengers, Final Fantasy VII, game streaming and its commitment to new projects

By Christopher Dring

Just 15% of European gamers are interested in Google Stadia and xCloud

According to the latest survey results from GameTrack for UK, France, Spain and Germany

By Christopher Dring

Saving Fallout 76

Bethesda's Pete Hines on using the lessons from The Elder Scrolls Online to fix a rare misstep for Bethesda Game Studios

By Christopher Dring

GAME asks shareholders to accept Sports Direct buyout

Company says 30 pence per share is a fair value considering industry challenges

By Christopher Dring

Crystal Dynamics: The Avengers is the biggest thing we've ever done

The Square Enix studio on its transformation beyond Tomb Raider

By Christopher Dring

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands 2 dominate UK download charts

PlayStation and Xbox games rise on the back of heavy discounting

By Christopher Dring

CD Projekt Red: "Everyone is feeling the pressure on Cyberpunk 2077"

But the studio's new crunch stance has been a boost to staff morale, says quest director

By Christopher Dring

EA names Sam Ebelthite as UK and Ireland boss

Former head Shaun Campbell takes new unspecified role

By Christopher Dring

Don't let ego kill E3 | Opinion

E3 is a silly, special week in the games industry calendar -- and maybe it doesn't need to change that much to survive

By Christopher Dring

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