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

Sony's Jim Ryan: “We are going to launch PS5 this holiday and we're going to launch globally"

PlayStation on how COVID-19 has (and hasn't) changed its launch plans for its next console

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation 5 games to be revealed on June 4th

Over an hour of new games to be shown next week

By Christopher Dring

UK boxed games market delivers strongest April in five years

Latest GfK figures show PS4, Xbox One and Switch sales up 48% for the first four months of 2020

By Christopher Dring

Why it took five years to build Lego Super Mario

“The only brief was: do something that only these two companies could do together”

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: Maneater debuts at No.6 as Nintendo dominates

Animal Crossing and Mario Kart claim the top two positions

By Christopher Dring

One week until our free online Investment Summit

A full day of talks, more than 800 attendees, including over 500 developers

By Christopher Dring

Frontier, LEGO, Team17 and Xbox join Investment Summit Online speaker line-up

Plus, Ian Livingstone, TinyBuild, Wings, Humble Bundle and may more

By Christopher Dring

Mojang returns to its indie roots with Minecraft Dungeons

The 25-person team on turning one of the world's biggest games into a dungeon crawler for everyone

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation Studios brand will launch alongside PS5

Check out the video that will open upcoming first-party PlayStation games

By Christopher Dring

Meet the indie publisher that offers Diablo's creator as an executive producer

Skystone Games' David Brevik and Bill Wang discuss their product strategy and reveal their first two games

By Christopher Dring

Respawn leaders launch a AAA studio without an office

Gravity Well's Drew McCoy and Jon Shiring on finding their feet during lockdown, and using next-gen consoles to push AAA forward

By Christopher Dring

New IP dominates first Xbox Series X game reveals

Nine new games will use Xbox's 'Smart Delivery' offering that allows gamers to buy a game once for use across all Xbox consoles

By Christopher Dring

Creative Assembly boss: "This is not how I imagined my first month as studio director"

Gareth Edmondson on how COVID-19 has changed the studio, and what comes next for the Total War developer

By Christopher Dring

Why Gears Tactics is an important release for modern Xbox

If Microsoft wants to truly win back over the PC crowd, it'll need to keep creating games targeted squarely at that audience

By Christopher Dring

Mobile publisher Lab Cave backs Academy

New contributor to offer guides on the main aspects of mobile growth

By Christopher Dring

2K names new WWE games boss ahead of series refresh

WWE 2K Battlegrounds to fill the void as simulation series takes a break

By Christopher Dring Investment Summit Online takes place next month for free

Over 25 publishers and investors signed-up for investment event, featuring meetings, talks and a quiz

By Christopher Dring

Animal Crossing: New Horizons returns to No.1 in the UK

Switch boxed game sales surge as stock arrives on virtual shelves

By Christopher Dring

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