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

Very limited tickets available for the UK Marketing Summit

Speakers include 20th Century Fox, BBC, McLaren and more set to appear

By Christopher Dring

"We must self-regulate loot boxes before it's too late"

Industry veterans call on their peers to help prevent games being aligned with the gambling business

By Christopher Dring

Brian Fargo: “I spent 50% of my time raising money”

InXile on Game Pass and why becoming a part of Microsoft is the 'holy grail' for ambitious games developers

By Christopher Dring

Steam is under attack from all sides

Valve changes its revenue share as its world becomes increasingly hostile

By Christopher Dring

The year games retail (didn't) die

2018 In Review: As store closures mount up, is there hope left for physical games outlets?

By Christopher Dring

Keywords Studios: “We are going to keep acquiring new companies”

The video games outsourcing giant on expanding its services, fixing crunch and how it will avoid competing with its clients

By Christopher Dring

“I'd rather have bad reviews than no reviews”

The creator of Conker's Bad Fur Day on the unforgiving task of promoting his latest indie game

By Christopher Dring

EA, Take-Two and Ubisoft shrug off China games crisis

Analysts expect China's big games companies to invest further in Western firms

By Christopher Dring

Publishers say early access is boosting sales of special edition games

And we can expect dual release dates to continue, say publishers

By Christopher Dring

Microsoft to acquire RPG specialists Obsidian Entertainment and InXile

Pillars of Eternity, Fallout New Vegas and Wasteland 3 creators join to boost Game Pass

By Christopher Dring

Microsoft slashes $100 off Xbox One X for Black Friday

And players can now get Game Pass for Ł1/$1 for the first month

By Christopher Dring

Microsoft launches $1m #givewithXbox charity campaign

Initiative will support Child's Play, Gamers Outreach, SpecialEffect and Operation Supply Drop

By Christopher Dring

GAME: “With so many games clustered together, there was going to be winners and losers"

The retail giant discusses one of the most competitive and challenging Q4 periods in years

By Christopher Dring

Meet the best places to work in Canada's games industry

Interviews with Beenox, Behaviour, Ludia and Ubisoft

By Christopher Dring

Red Dead Redemption 2 shipments reach 17 million

Rockstar's hit game has shipped more in eight days than the original did in eight years

By Christopher Dring

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