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

GameStop in buyout talks, reports Reuters

UPDATE: Retailer confirms 'exploratory discussions' are underway

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation 4 sale transforms EMEA games charts

Vampyr debuts at No.2 as FIFA 18 holds top spot

By Christopher Dring

Is Nintendo Switch in trouble?

After a slight E3 showcase, investors and analysts are concerned over Switch sales. But are they right?

By Christopher Dring

Retailer Xbite concerned by “adverse effect” of indie closures

Online store issues statement following multiple retail closures

By Christopher Dring

Pokémon's new evolution was inevitable

With two generations of fans, The Pokémon Company has made some big changes

By Christopher Dring

UK indie chain Games Centre enters liquidation

Another games retailer disappears from the High Street

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: God of War scores fifth No.1 as Hyrule Warriors debuts in third

A May promotional campaign sees multiple games jump up the Top 40

By Christopher Dring

Mafia III developer Hangar 13 opens UK studio for AAA console game

New Brighton office is no mere support studio, says 2K-owned company

By Christopher Dring

Eidos Montreal: “We have to try new models for single-player games”

Shadow of the Tomb Raider dev on making $135 million narrative projects work

By Christopher Dring

Maltese studio PlayMagic plots flotation on Swedish Stock Exchange

Work-for-hire outfit wants to create its own story-driven games

By Christopher Dring

Team17 confirms Ł230 million flotation plans

Company seeks funds to acquire new businesses and raise its profile worldwide

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: God of War beats Donkey Kong to No.1

Nintendo Labo slips down the charts in a quiet week for games retail

By Christopher Dring

Life beyond RuneScape: Jagex's bid to build a games portfolio

CEO Phil Mansell on the studio becoming a third-party publisher

By Christopher Dring

12 months that transformed UK games retail

Asda and Sainsbury's merger would establish a video games retail 'big four'

By Christopher Dring

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