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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

Super Smash Bros Ultimate shoots to the top of EMEAA charts

Nintendo's first-party line-up continues to pay dividends, Just Cause 4 the only other new entry in the top ten

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo: Red Dead 2 not being on Switch was down to timing

Reggie Fils-Aime says Switch emerged too late for Rockstar to consider the platform for its hit game

By Matthew Handrahan

Detroit: Become Human hits two million sales

PS4 exclusive remains Quantic Dream's fastest selling game to date

By Matthew Handrahan

Funomena, Feminist Frequency, Housemarque kick of Ludicious 2019 line-up

Former Naughty Dog lead designer Richard Lemarchand will also speak at the Zurich-based conference

By Matthew Handrahan

Super Smash Bros Ultimate sold 1.24m in three days in Japan

Switch exclusive posts record week one numbers for both the platform and the franchise

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft ends automatic bans for offensive language in Rainbow Six: Siege

New chat filter will send instances of offensive language for reveiew

Mobile startup AppOnboard raises $15m round for instant demos platform

European and Asian expansion now on the cards as lifetime funding hits $35 million

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo: Switch user revenue is at historic levels in the US

Reggie Fils-Aime believes Nintendo is on course for unit sales targets, but importance is offset by strength of digital

By Matthew Handrahan

Epic pulls Infinity Blade series from the App Store

Fans assured that the pioneering mobile franchise will be "popping up in places you wouldn't expect"

By Matthew Handrahan

Sledgehammer co-founder Glen Schofield leaves Activision

Schofield pledges he has "a couple good games in me" as he departs Call of Duty publisher after almost ten years

By Matthew Handrahan

Red Dead Redemption 2 wins Best Game at Fun & Serious Festival Awards

Rockstar's game wins three in all, with SIE Santa Monica's God of War picking up two

By Matthew Handrahan

Jade Raymond: The ecosystem has changed, and games need to catch up

At the Fun & Serious Festival, EA Motive's former head dropped the first hint about the nature of her next project

By Matthew Handrahan

Server company Zeuz raises €3 million in funding

Munich-based b2b firm grew out of the consumer-facing GPortal

By Matthew Handrahan

Devcom conference now under control of German dev association

game promises greater synergy between Devcom and its leading consumer event Gamescom

Steam Link is now in beta for Raspberry Pi

Micro-computer costs less to buy than the now discontinued Steam Link hardware

By Matthew Handrahan

Epic is no longer developing Unreal Tournament

The current version will continue to be available, but no further updates are expected

By Matthew Handrahan

Modern Times Group invests in new VC fund Play Ventures

This is the Swedish company's 11th investment since November 2017

By Matthew Handrahan

CCP halts production of EVE-based FPS Project Nova

Icelandic studio is going "back to the drawing board" more than a year after announcement

By Matthew Handrahan

Activision Blizzard inks major Overwatch League licensing deal

Leading sports merchandising firm Fanatics will significantly expand the range of OWL products

Starbreeze faces insolvency, CEO steps down

Swedish firm has applied for "reconstruction" with Stockholm courts as financial impact of Overkill's The Walking Dead becomes clear

By Matthew Handrahan

Playtika acquires German casual studio Wooga

Deal is worth a reported $100 million, with no layoffs to Wooga's 180-strong team

By Matthew Handrahan

Rovio acquires Finnish mobile studio PlayRaven

Deal covers all shares in PlayRaven and its staff of 25 people

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobvista aims to raise $208 million with Hong Kong Stock Exchange IPO

GameAnalytics' parent company earned $313 million in revenue last year

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