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

Microsoft buys Double Fine Productions

Xbox paid Starbreeze $13.2 million for publishing rights to Psychonauts 2

By Matthew Handrahan

Starbreeze granted extension to its reconstruction period

Stockholm District Court has allowed the troubled publisher until September 3, 2019

Sony sets December 2020 release date for Uncharted movie

Spider-Man's Tom Holland will play Nathan Drake in the long in development adaptation

By Matthew Handrahan

Dignitas merges with Clutch Gaming

“The return of Dignitas to League of Legends is the best story in esports"

Larian Studios will not "participate in the exclusivity game" with Baldur's Gate III

The long awaited RPG sequel will not be exclusive to Google Stadia or any other platform

By Matthew Handrahan

Naughty Dog taking Uncharted 3, The Last of Us PS3 servers offline

Multiplayer components of the two games will no longer function on September 3, 2019

Sony: There is "no scenario where the PlayStation and Xbox platforms combine"

PlayStation's Jim Ryan insists that Sony's new partnership with Microsoft will only go so far

By Matthew Handrahan

Bungie to launch free-to-play Destiny 2 in September

Destiny 2: New Light will launch on the same day as transition to Steam, the "new home for the Destiny PC community"

By Matthew Handrahan

Konami's PES 2019 mobile game hits 200m downloads

Free-to-play Pro Evolution Soccer mobile title reaches huge milestone

E3 2019: A complete guide to the press conferences

Sony has stepped away from E3 this year -- what will Microsoft and Nintendo do with their larger share of the limelight?

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony: Microsoft cloud partnership was a response to Google Stadia

PlayStation's Jim Ryan says new thinking is required to avoid, "having events around us overtake us"

By Matthew Handrahan

Art of Coding campaign seeks to add Demoscene to UNESCO cultural heritage list

If successful, Demoscene would be featured on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Quantic Dream pushes into third-party publishing with new hire

Microsoft veteran Sebastian Motte will be director of third-party studios at the French company

By Matthew Handrahan

Shenmue 3 delayed for the third time

Ys Net's highly anticipated sequel needs a "little more refinement," release slips from August to November

Google to reveal Stadia pricing information this week

More details on the streaming service's launch and games will arrive on Thursday

By Matthew Handrahan

Coherence: "Lowering the barrier to entry has always proved to be a game changer"

Dino Patti on joining forces with Unity co-founder David Helgason and EA DICE veteran Peter Björklund to democratise online game development

By Matthew Handrahan

Next-gen consoles must not "segregate" Rainbow Six community

Ubisoft's Alexandre Remy wants to maintain one community for Rainbow Six Siege

By Matthew Handrahan

Niantic discontinues Pokémon Go for Apple Watch

Support for the app will end on July 1, Niantic said

Support for Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode will end this month

"As you might have heard, its publisher is no longer in business," Mojang said

By Matthew Handrahan

Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime to receive Gamelab Honor Award

Previous winners of the Spanish conference's award include Todd Howard, Hideo Kojima and Yu Suzuki

By Matthew Handrahan

Square Enix to publish Dying Light 2

Warner Bros. published the first game in Techland's open-world zombie franchise

Raw Fury acquires rights to the Kingdom IP

Kingdom was the Swedish publisher's first game, and the series has now sold over 4m units

By Matthew Handrahan

Gears 5 to launch on Steam as Xbox opens up to other PC stores

Xbox Game Studios titles will now launch on multiple PC stores to provide, "choice in where you buy your PC games"

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft to launch Xbox Game Pass on PC

Custom version of the service will have 100+ games, including day-and-date launches of first-party titles

By Matthew Handrahan

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