Chris Buckley, Sales Manager

Chris Buckley joined GamesIndustry in January 2010, now based in BC Canada, Chris is a veteran of the global games industry. Starting out in coin-operated amusement machine (arcades) trade publishing in 1995, for Centaur Communications ‘AB (Amusement Business) Europe’ magazine, Chris made the leap into consumer games and joined MCV Media in February 2000, where he quickly became head of sales looking after a number of entertainment brands and sales staff, before immigrating to Canada in 2008. Chris now handles all commercial sales activity for, and sponsorships for GamesIndustry’s trade events like the GI Investment Summit.

Recent articles by Chris Buckley

GAME Digital prepares for difficult AGM

Group ready to implement "further operational efficiencies" as UK business struggles

By Chris Buckley

Staff cuts at fantasy esports site Vulcun

"The company is transitioning to a new direction"

By Chris Buckley

Lumos Labs to pay $2m Deceptive Advertising settlement

“Lumosity preyed on consumers' fears about age-related cognitive decline"

By Chris Buckley

Keywords Studios makes two new acquisitions

Focuses on localisation and customer care with new deal

By Chris Buckley

New VP Entertainment and Licensing for Halfbrick US

"We have yet to really tap into the full potential that Halfbrick has in these areas"

By Chris Buckley

OnLive adds new European territories

Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Ireland get access to cloud service

By Chris Buckley

Paypal clarifies crowdfunding terms

"There is a distinction between crowdfunding and preselling"

By Chris Buckley

Machinima raises $18m in Warner Bros funding round

MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures, and Google Capital all took part

By Chris Buckley

Sixense begins and fully-funds STEM Kickstarter campaign

The company's new motion tracking platform needed $250,000 to become a reality.

By Chris Buckley

Ex-Monolith devs form Blackpowder

Key devs behind F.E.A.R., No One Lives Forever re-team with colleagues for PC action adventure Betrayer

By Chris Buckley

DeNA and Spicy Horse team up for mobile Hell Invaders

Spicy Horse's Hell Invaders is coming to DeNA's Mobage platform

By Chris Buckley

Microsoft planning Kinect dashboard ads?

NUAds trademark hints at motion-controlled advertising for Xbox 360

By Chris Buckley

In-game ads pivotal in changing perception of games business

Few people recognise ads convinced global brands that games aren't just for kids, says Bartlett

By Chris Buckley

Microsoft to retire Massive in-game ads brand by year end

Company confirms closure, will integrate tech into first-party ads business

By Chris Buckley

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