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Christopher Dring, Head of Games B2B

Christopher Dring is a games business veteran, beginning in QA in 2007 before joining UK busines publication MCV in 2007. He rose up to editor, a role he held for five years, before joining GamesIndustry.biz as publisher in 2016. He has contributed to Develop, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He's also the architect behind events such as the GamesIndustry.biz 100, the Marketing Summit and the Best Places To Work Awards. He is currently head of B2B for all of ReedPop, which covers GamesIndustry.biz, b2b events at PAX and EGX, plus other special projects. He also frequently writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Can LEGO shake off its Minecraft regret? | Opinion

The toy giant stages a comeback with new Star Wars game

By Christopher Dring

Elden Ring reclaims download crown | UK Digital Charts

Six of the Top Ten are published by companies owned by Take-Two

By Christopher Dring

Is this the end of E3? | Opinion

E3 faces new competition, an identity crisis and uncertainty around physical events

By Christopher Dring

Why indie developers should consider hiring a COO

PowerWash Simulator studio Futurlab has hired a chief operating officer in Chris Mehers. We find out why

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation's Jim Ryan: Our games could suffer if they went straight into PS Plus

The platform holder's CEO discusses the potential for games subscription services

By Christopher Dring

Sony merges PS Now and PS Plus to create three-tier subscription service

PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, PS4 and PS5 games included, but not brand new releases

By Christopher Dring

"It's welcome and long overdue": Analysts on PlayStation's new subscription service

PS Plus numbers may not grow, but Sony should see a significant improvement in revenue

By Christopher Dring

Here are the biggest video game franchises in UK history

The Top 30 Boxed Games account for nearly 13bn in revenue, according to GfK

By Christopher Dring

Grand Theft Auto 5 ends Elden Ring's reign at No.1 | UK Digital Charts

The new PS5 and Xbox Series S/X version is the second biggest digital launch of the year

By Christopher Dring

Did anything fail during the flood of new releases? | Analysis

It was one of the busiest February and March game release periods in history, and everyone seemed to come out unscathed

By Christopher Dring

Jade Raymond and Hermen Hulst on why Sony is buying Haven Studios

“We've been very impressed with the progress that Haven has made”

By Christopher Dring

Gran Turismo 7 retains first place as classic Switch games surge | UK Boxed Charts

Final Fantasy Origins debuts at No.8 and a new Five Nights at Freddy's reaches No.10

By Christopher Dring

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