Christopher Dring, Head of Games B2B

Christopher Dring is a games business veteran, beginning in QA in 2007 before joining UK busines publication MCV in 2007. He rose up to editor, a role he held for five years, before joining as publisher in 2016. He has contributed to Develop, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He's also the architect behind events such as the 100, the Marketing Summit and the Best Places To Work Awards. He is currently head of B2B for all of ReedPop, which covers, b2b events at PAX and EGX, plus other special projects. He also frequently writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Mario + Rabbids could be this Christmas' Luigi's Mansion | Opinion

In a slightly quieter year for first-party games, Ubisoft might have the big Switch game of Christmas (after Pokémon)

By Christopher Dring

"We want to be proud of Battlefield 2042"

The new head of EA DICE discusses the studio's transformation into a live service business

By Christopher Dring

What has happened to all the video games?

As the industry braces itself for a quiet 2022, and with more major games getting delayed, we ask developers about the challenges they are facing

By Christopher Dring

Xbox's Riot Games deal was the biggest announcement yesterday | Opinion

Microsoft continues to grow its mobile and PC business through free-to-play

By Christopher Dring

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick agrees with PlayStation's subscription plan

The publishing boss says that subscriptions can make sense for catalogue products

By Christopher Dring

Xbox pre-event briefing shows it building for life beyond the console

Ahead of its upcoming showcase, Xbox focuses on streaming and PC

By Christopher Dring

E3 and the death of shock reveals | Opinion

Publishers will need to go deeper to deliver the surprises

By Christopher Dring

Two Point Studios: "We will stay boutique for as long as we possibly can"

Ahead of Two Point Campus, the developer discusses Sega, delays, winning over five million players, and what comes next

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation 5 sales reach 20 million worldwide

Company says it will significantly ramp-up production this year

By Christopher Dring

Xbox: Independent developers are leading where the industry is going

ID@Xbox boss Chris Charla talks the role of indie devs and the opportunities of cloud gaming

By Christopher Dring

Check out next week's GI Live: Online schedule

Take-Two, Valve, Xbox, Warner Music, Lego and more all due to speak

By Christopher Dring

Focus Entertainment: "We're trying to build a Federation of Studios"

The Paris-based publisher discusses its acquisition strategy, ambitions in movies and how diversity will drive the industry

By Christopher Dring

Lego, Switch and PS5 top April Charts | European Monthly Report

But quiet month means market falls both year-on-year and compared to March

By Christopher Dring

Xbox's Chris Charla joins GI Live: Online line-up

He joins Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick on the bill

By Christopher Dring

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