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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

"Accessibility has never and will never be a compromise to my vision"

God of War director Cory Barlog's statement becomes a rallying cry for developers in support of more accessibility options in games

By Matthew Handrahan

Sumo Group raised revenue, narrowed losses in 2018

UK firm now at 650 employees, will make two games for Apple Arcade

By Matthew Handrahan

Daybreak Game Company back in control of H1Z1 battle royale spin-off

NantG Mobile abandons attempt to "revive" Z1 Battle Royale audience

By Matthew Handrahan

"Games that have succeeded in Turkey are all localised -- that's hands down"

Vardiya co-founder Meriç Eryürek on the untapped opportunity in Turkey's population of 30 million gamers

By Matthew Handrahan

Tencent stealth launches international version of WeGame storefront

WeGame X platform is available but still in "testing" phase, the Chinese publisher confirmed

By Matthew Handrahan

Roblox hits 90m monthly active users

French and German localisation leads to another growth spurt for social MMO

European gamers shows progressive streak on diversity

Ipsos MORI survey shows there is growing demand for a wider array of characters in games, although industry still faces apathy

By Matthew Handrahan

Guerrilla Games' Hermen Hulst and Yu Suzuki close out Reboot Develop line-up

Dubrovnik-based conference finalises its 138 speaker line-up ahead of next week's event

By Matthew Handrahan

Sega Mega Drive Mini will launch September 19

Sonic, Ecco and ToeJam & Earl will be among 40 games built into the $80 retro console

By Matthew Handrahan

Deep Silver deactivates stolen Metro Exodus Steam keys

Publisher advises those who purchased a stolen key to "demand a refund" from the seller

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony is shutting down all Driveclub online servers

Evolution Studios' racer will go offline at the end of the month, while StarBlood Arena will close entirely in July

By Matthew Handrahan

Humble Bundle co-founders stepping down after best year ever

New vice president and general manager Alan Patmore pledges to grow company as "a force for good in this industry"

By Matthew Handrahan

Another World designer Eric Chahi returns with new studio Pixel Reef

Montpellier-based studio aims to create "indie games with a poetic touch"

Monolith Soft is staffing for a new Legend of Zelda project

The Xenoblade developer previously contributed to Breath of the Wild

By Matthew Handrahan

Critical Consensus: Tom Clancy's The Division 2

Critics lament the lack of political heft in its story, but The Division 2 gets much right that BioWare's Anthem got wrong

By Matthew Handrahan

God of War wins six G.A.N.G. Awards at GDC 2019

Annual audio awards bestows Best of the Year prize on Sony Santa Monica's blockbuster

Motion Twin's Dead Cells passes 1m units sold

Switch is the game's leading console platform, with PC the biggest platform overall

By Matthew Handrahan

Valve adds soft currency gambling to Dota Plus subscription

Users can now bet on Dota Pro Circuit matches with Shards, the companion app's currency

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo to unveil two Switch models this summer, The Wall Street Journal reports

One version will be the previously reported hardware upgrade, with a cheaper version aimed at a more casual market

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox launches video series focused on ID@Xbox games

ID@Xbox Game Pass swiftly follows Sony's announcement of State of Play

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobile strength pushed Tencent past $19bn games revenue in 2018

Just eight Tencent games have been approved for release in China since the end of the freeze

By Matthew Handrahan

SuperData: Apex Legends' $92m launch month the best ever for a free-to-play game

With Anthem's $100 million digital spending, EA had a very strong February

By Matthew Handrahan

GameStop appoints George Sherman as new CEO

Sherman held executive roles at Best Buy, Target and Home Depot

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo reveals the best-selling indie games on Switch

Overcooked 2, Undertale and Dead Cells are new additions to ten most popular indie titles

By Matthew Handrahan

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