Alex Calvin,

Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist and writer covering the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he launched PC games b2b site for Steel Media and has written for the likes of, Eurogamer, Kotaku UK, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK. He can be found on Twitter @gamesbizuk.

Recent articles by Alex Calvin

SOC Investment Group: Activision Blizzard execs need to be held accountable for toxic working culture

Research director Rich Clayton tells us what more the firm wants from these games giants

By Alex Calvin

Why CD Projekt used AI to localise Cyberpunk 2077

Canadian facial animation firm Jali Research's Pif Edwards tells us how its tech contributed to the blockbuster RPG

By Alex Calvin

Apple goes on offensive in Epic Games lawsuit

Update: Apple's official login system will work with Fortnite "indefinitely" but users are encouraged to update Epic accounts

By Alex Calvin

US labor agency finds merit in Kickstarter termination complaint

NLRB says union organizer has a case in claiming he was illegally fired by the crowdfunding platform

By Alex Calvin

Black Desert Online has made $1.7bn in revenue to date

Pearl Abyss reports its five-year-old MMO has brought in around $700m in the last 17 months

By Alex Calvin

Roblox wants to teach kids how to spot fake news and be safe online

Firm rolls out free 'digital civility' course with 20 hours worth of educational content

By Alex Calvin

New publisher Tokyo-based publisher Binary Haze launches

The label's first game is Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights, slated for winter 2020 release

By Alex Calvin

Report: Nintendo Switch has sold more than 15m units in Japan

While Animal Crossing: New Horizons has apparently shifted more than 5.6m copies in the region

By Alex Calvin

David Beckham-backed Guild Esports sets sights on London IPO

Esports firm eyes 50m valuation when it floats on the London Stock Exchange later this year

By Alex Calvin

Epic Games commits to live concert series in Fortnite

Company has constructed a state-of-the-art soundstage in Los Angeles to host events

By Alex Calvin

Report: Nintendo increases Switch production targets again

Platform holder wants to make 30m units this year as it asks devs to get games 4K ready

By Alex Calvin

Meet CtW: The investors taking on Activision Blizzard and EA over exec pay

Dieter Waizenegger and Michael Varner on why they want to change how corporations think about compensation

By Alex Calvin

How Sony's PlayStation 2 took the world by storm

On the console's 20th anniversary, the former bosses of Sony Computer Entertainment UK, Europe and US take us behind the scenes of the PS2's launch

By Alex Calvin

Sega's John Clark moves to Tencent Europe

Clark takes on VP of partnerships role at the Chinese tech and entertainment giant

By Alex Calvin

Does French streaming platform Shadow have its head in the clouds?

Co-founder Emmanuel Freund on opening up games to more people, the tech side of things and Google's entry into the space

By Alex Calvin

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