Christopher Dring, Publisher

Christopher Dring has spent a decade in the games industry, initially in development, before joining GamesIndustry in 2016. He led UK games business publication MCV for five years, and has contributed to Develop, eSports Pro, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He also really likes playing Nintendo games, but don't hold that against him.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Nintendo dominated UK games market over Christmas

Although most games were still bought on PlayStation 4

By Christopher Dring

New awards event Develop:Star set for Develop:Brighton

The event will be streamlined and focus on 'the best games and talent'

By Christopher Dring

Ten things to consider when choosing a video game release date

With five AAA games going head-to-head this February/March, it's worth considering the important factors in deciding when to release a game

By Christopher Dring

Stand Up For GamesAid comes to Brighton

Imran Yusuf's popular comedy night, featuring an array of comics, is coming south next month

Old School Runescape mobile downloads hit 5m

Long-standing MMO makes strong start on iOS and Android

By Christopher Dring

Last chance to join the Games London Pitch Bootcamp

Deadline is today to apply for a 2-day training event about investment and presenting to investors

HMV faces administration in the UK

UPDATE: Troubled retailer still accepting gift cards, stores remain open for now

By Christopher Dring

Rebellion's Chris Kingsley receives OBE

Developer CTO joins brother Jason on the Honours List

By Christopher Dring

Red Dead Redemption 2 claims UK Christmas No.1

FIFA 19 will hold on as this year's best-selling game

By Christopher Dring

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate US sales reach 3 million

Switch is the fastest-selling US console this generation, and Smash Bros. is the fastest-selling Nintendo home console game ever in Europe

By Christopher Dring

People of the Year 2018: Phil Spencer

PlayStation may have dominated the charts, but it was Xbox that got the games industry talking

By Christopher Dring

Future sells MCV to B2B media specialist

Along with several other newly acquired brands

By Christopher Dring

The Investment Summit heads to the US

Indie developers can meet publishers and investors at a new conference to take place during PAX East

By Christopher Dring

Supermassive Games: "We used to think awards didn't matter"

On its tenth birthday, we ask the UK studio about its history and what its Dark Pictures Anthology says about the future

By Christopher Dring

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