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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

Meet the brewery making its own video game

Tiny Rebel Games teams up with its sister company to create Beer Money

By Christopher Dring

GamesIndustry.biz 100: Future Talent event set for EGX Rezzed

This time we're looking for the next generation of video game superstars, sponsored by Amiqus

By Christopher Dring

De Blob publisher THQ Nordic buys Koch Media for €121m

Deep Silver, Saints Row, Dead Island and more acquired by European publisher

By Christopher Dring

Network N acquires Slitherine's media websites

WarGamer.com, StrategyGamer.com, and PocketTactics.com join the family

By Christopher Dring

Sports Direct buys 50% of GAME's esports arenas in 3.2m deal

Belong arenas to appear in Sports Direct stores, with additional 55m in loans

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo plots longer lifecycle for Switch

Firm wants to extend beyond the standard 'five or six years'

By Christopher Dring

Milton Jones leads all-star line-up for 2018 StandUp For GamesAid

Abandoman, Geoff Norcott, Scummy Mummies and more join Imran Yusuf at The Comedy Store

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo inspires improved January sales for UK retail

Monster Hunter is January's No.3 best-selling game after just a week on sale

By Christopher Dring

Why isn't Nintendo Switch breaking records in the UK?

It's the fastest-selling games console in almost every market it's been released in, but not Britain

By Christopher Dring

Call of Duty Endowment awards $30,000 each to two UK charities

RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity and Walking With The Wounded are awarded the 'Seal of Distinction'

By Christopher Dring

Games Finance Market deadline is Friday

Last year's event brought in a potential 19m in investment.

Two Point Studios: “People seemed disappointed it wasn't Dreamcast 2”

The team behind Two Point Hospital on Sega, life after Lionhead and returning to "little people games"

By Christopher Dring

Image & Form and Zoink merge to form new games label

Thunderful will act as the parent company for the SteamWorld and Fe creators

By Christopher Dring

Breath of the Wild is Japan's best-selling Zelda title since Ocarina of Time

Media Create report doesn't even include digital sales or Wii U sales

By Christopher Dring

Xbox is preparing for a post-console future

The latest Game Pass subscription offering is the next step in Microsoft's hardwareless future

By Christopher Dring

Xbox Game Pass subscription service to include all first party games

Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 2 and State of Decay 2 will launch day and date on the service

By Christopher Dring

Former PlayStation and Xbox chief Phil Harrison joins Google

He will work on a new business unit for the internet giant

By Christopher Dring

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