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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

Gfinity: "We're getting ready for when the esports revenue finally takes off"

Esports firm discusses its Elite series, why it's partnering with EA and getting ready for the inevitable esports revenue

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo's share price jumps on Labo reveal

Games giant returning to ten year-high after major project showcase

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo Labo: the next Wonderbook?

The Switch's latest bold attempt to win over kids can't work, can it?

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: GTA V is back at No.1 226 weeks after it first came out

Price activity sends the 2013 title to the top for a 14th time

By Christopher Dring

Revealed: The 100 best-selling UK boxed games of 2017

As always, Call of Duty and FIFA dominate. But there are a few surprises, too

By Christopher Dring

PlayStack launches new marketing and user acquisition fund

The games publisher and investor sets out its vision to 'fix' the games industry

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling games console in France

French MD reveals Amiibo and software sales figures in new interview

By Christopher Dring

GAME sales up over 5% during Christmas

Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One X the key sales drivers

By Christopher Dring

Call of Duty halts UK games retail's Christmas decline

But November is taking a larger and larger share of Q4 revenues

By Christopher Dring

Rebellion buys Radiant Worlds

Sniper Elite developer picks up UK studio for undisclosed sum

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: FIFA ends Call of Duty's nine-week stay at No.1

It means WWII equals but does not beat Modern Warfare 2's consecutive No.1 record

By Christopher Dring

Sony expects 130 PlayStation VR games this year

80% increase driven by 2 million install base, company says

By Christopher Dring

App Store generates almost $900 million in seven days

Pokémon GO amongst the big Christmas success stories

By Christopher Dring

Mad Catz returns under new management

Defunct peripherals brand rescued by Chinese holding company

By Christopher Dring

Wands VR developer raises $2.48m

Cortopia receives significant cash injection

By Christopher Dring

49% of European gamers like to revisit classic games

However, almost 40% say retro games are never as good as they remember

By Christopher Dring

ERA: UK games sales hit Ł3.35 billion in 2017

GfK and IHS data show significant growth of almost 10% in digital and physical sales

By Christopher Dring

Can games retail survive 2018?

Nintendo Switch and Red Dead Redemption 2 will prove crucial in what may be a tough year for shops

By Christopher Dring

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