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

Persona series clears 10m lifetime sales

Sega annual report also shows Megami Tensei series reaching 17m lifetime sales

FIFA 20 tops EMEAA chart for a third consecutive week

Codemasters Grid charts at No.5, new Yooka-Laylee scrapes the top 50

By Matthew Handrahan

Deadtoast's My Friend Pedro nears 500k sales

Devolver Digital published game nears milestone on Switch and PC

"All I understood was the company wanted me to work, so I worked, worked, worked"

At Game Connect Asia Pacific, Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae described the shifting attitudes towards crunch in Japan

By Matthew Handrahan

Chris Remo, Denis Dyack and Austin Wintory added to Reboot Develop Red

Raw Fury, Flavorworks and Amanita Design are also headed to Banff, Canada for the conference this month

By Matthew Handrahan

Untitled Goose Game honoured at Australian Game Dev Awards

House House won two trophies, while Mighty Kingdom named Studio of the Year

By Matthew Handrahan

Video sharing platform acquires

The deal adds's mobile sharing to's PC-focused platform

Summerfall Studios breaks new ground with Chorus: An Adventure Musical

Australian startup has assembled David Gaider, Austin Wintory, Troy Baker and Laura Bailey for its "interactive musical"

By Matthew Handrahan

SAG-AFTRA dismisses Gearbox's stance in Borderlands 3 union row

Actors union says Gearbox was unwilling to apply SAG-AFTRA standards to all Borderlands 3 actors

By Matthew Handrahan

Rocket League swaps loot boxes for transparent Blueprints system

Psyonix will implement a new system that shows users exactly what they receive for a set price

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony indicates PlayStation cross-play has now left beta

Interview with SIE's Jim Ryan reports that the in-demand feature is now widely available

By Matthew Handrahan

Mario Kart Tour racks up 90m downloads in its first week

New mobile title downloaded six times more than any other Nintendo mobile game

By Matthew Handrahan

PlayStation Now cuts price in half, adds time limited "marquee games"

Titles like GTA V and God of War will be available for limited periods at new $9.99 a month price

By Matthew Handrahan

Free-to-play PUBG arrives in Europe next week

PUBG Lite is designed for low-spec PCs, open beta launches in Europe and Russia on October 10

By Matthew Handrahan

Outfit7 hits 10bn mobile game downloads

Talking Tom creator was founded in Slovenia ten years ago

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia to start preserving video games

Initial eight additions include Shadow Run, LA Noire, Hollow Knight and Florence

By Matthew Handrahan

DualShock 4 controllers are now compatible with Apple devices

iOS update officially introduces support for PlayStation 4 controllers

Nintendo is bringing Brain Training to the Switch

Almost 15 years after its debut, the 33m-selling series will appear on Nintendo's latest console

By Matthew Handrahan

Entries open for BAFTA Young Game Designers

Tenth annual competition for young designers up to the age of 18 is now open

Cuphead hits 5m sales in two years

Studio MDHR is celebrating the game's second birthday with discounts and giveaways on all platforms

By Matthew Handrahan

Super League Gaming launches subscription service

Super League Prime is an extension of the esports firm's partnership with ggCircuit

Oculus to be "more Microsoft than Apple" on VR software preservation

Oculus CTO John Carmack lamented that "every program I ever wrote for iOS is lost to the ages now"

By Matthew Handrahan

FIFA 20: Critical Consensus

A largely beautiful game is dominated by Ultimate Team, which still relies on monetisation that seems uglier by the day

By Matthew Handrahan

Oculus' John Carmack calls Gear VR "a missed opportunity"

CTO offered a "eulogy" for the mobile VR headset, saying its "days are numbered"

By Matthew Handrahan

NBA 2K League gets its first Chinese team

Gen.G will operate a team from Shanghai, NBA 2K League's first outside of North America

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