Matthew Handrahan, Editor-in-Chief

Matthew Handrahan joined GamesIndustry in 2011, bringing long-form feature-writing experience to the team as well as a deep understanding of the video game development business. He previously spent more than five years at award-winning magazine gamesTM.

Recent articles by Matthew Handrahan

Zynga expands its presence in India

New Bengaluru office will facilitate growth in the company's Indian headcount

Gearbox commits to cross-play for Borderlands 3

The feature will not be available immediately, but Randy Pitchford promises support "as soon as practicable after launch"

By Matthew Handrahan

DouYu goes public with $775m Nasdaq IPO

Tencent-backed Chinese streaming platform is valued at more than $3.7 billion

By Matthew Handrahan

GOG reverses decision to reject Heaven's Vault

Inkle's adventure game will be added to the storefront despite GOG's initial refusal

By Matthew Handrahan

Monster Hunter World has shipped 13 million worldwide

Capcom's biggest ever game keeps getting bigger

Ubisoft will host a two day fan event in the UK

The Ubisoft Experience will be part of Insomnia65, with events in Australia and France to follow

MTG has invested $11m in games companies this year

H1 deals include Dorian, Tonk Tonk Games and Sviper

By Matthew Handrahan

Suda 51, Rockfish, Improbable and Playground Games to speak at Devcom 2019

German developer conference takes place before Gamescom in August

By Matthew Handrahan

Pole to Win opens Montreal office

Production services firm now has 16 offices in ten countries

“In the past, YouTubers were very problematic... Suddenly they became our allies"

David Cage and Josef Fares on how streaming can benefit storytellers, and the "serious problem with people not even finishing our games"

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft to close Remix 3D asset sharing platform

Remix 3D's final day will be January 10, 2010

Media Molecule: LittleBigPlanet would have really benefited from Early Access

At Develop:Brighton, the UK studio's co-founders considered the impact open development could have made on its previous games

By Matthew Handrahan

Google Stadia has received 4,000 applications from developers

Google's Develop:Brighton talk showed huge interest from studios in Stadia Partners

By Matthew Handrahan

Jaroslav Beck steps down as CEO of Beat Saber studio

Beck will now focus on the game's music, while Vladimir Hrincar takes over as CEO

By Matthew Handrahan

Zordix launches indie publishing label

Zordix Publishing has signed a deal to release games for Nintendo Switch

Monolith Soft opens new studio as profits boom

New Osaki studio arrives following a fiscal year in which profits doubled

By Matthew Handrahan

Hello Games: Positive No Man's Sky stories "don't do as well -- and that's a problem"

At Develop:Brighton, Sean Murray discussed his decision to stop talking to the press after the launch of No Man's Sky

By Matthew Handrahan

Hi-Rez Studios expands in the UK with Red Beard Games

New Brighton-based studio is first of three the Smite developer is planning to open, says European GM Veronique Lallier

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo moves some Switch production to Vietnam

Japanese publisher confirms the move is to diversify its manufacturing locations, and is unrelated to proposed tariffs

By Matthew Handrahan

Google rolls out school coding initiative

Code with Google aims to improve access to computer science education in the US

"Xbox Game Pass is the first time subscription is fair for developers"

At Gamelab 2019, a panel of developers debated the breakthrough Microsoft has made with its subscription service

By Matthew Handrahan

Five sessions to watch at Develop:Brighton 2019

Hello Games, Media Molecule and Frontier Developments provide the highlights of this year's conference

By Matthew Handrahan

Konami: PES rebrand will help the series in Europe

"Talking about Pro Evolution Soccer -- in Europe, it was always a tricky one"

By Matthew Handrahan

Zachtronics offers free educational licenses for all of its games

SpaceChem and Opus Magnum dev advises educators to "understand" the games before showing them to students

By Matthew Handrahan

Shenmue 3 PC backers will get refunds over Epic exclusivity

Ys Net and Deep Silver will reimburse backers who expected a Steam key for the game

By Matthew Handrahan

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