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Brendan Sinclair, North American Editor

Brendan joined GamesIndustry International in 2012. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he was previously senior news editor at CBS-owned GameSpot in the US.

Recent articles by Brendan Sinclair

Capcom Pro Tour cancels three events over outbreak

Brussels Challenge, Norcal Regionals, and April Annihilation won't happen; "additional schedule modifications" possible

Microsoft and Epic pull out of GDC

UPDATE: GDC organisers are "closely monitoring" the COVID-19 situation, but conference still appears to be going ahead

By Brendan Sinclair

IEM Katowice will go on without an audience

Esports tournament sees permission to hold a mass event revoked due to COVID-19 coronavirus concerns

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic questions SuperData on Fortnite figures

Developer says market intelligence firm "has repeatedly published wildly inaccurate" numbers for its battle royale game

By Brendan Sinclair

Plague Inc. pulled from Chinese App Store

Developer Ndemic Creations says outbreak simulation game removed because it "includes content that is illegal in China"

By Brendan Sinclair

Roberta Williams to receive GDCA Pioneer Award

King's Quest designer will be recognized for her work in graphic adventures and for co-founding Sierra On-Line

By Brendan Sinclair

Platinum Games opening new Tokyo studio

Bayonetta developer plans to build new team to 100 people to work on Viewtiful Joe and Wonderful 101 follow-up

By Brendan Sinclair

Herman Miller, Logitech G collaborating on a chair

Companies plan to release "the world's most advanced gaming chair" this spring

GOG expands refund policy to 30 days

New policy allows for customers to get their money back even if the game was played

By Brendan Sinclair

TIGA principles for protecting players are quietly radical | Opinion

UK trade group's endorsement of common sense best practices shows good faith effort, puts peers to shame

By Brendan Sinclair

Microsoft confirms more Xbox Series X details

Console will feature quick resume for multiple games, 12 teraflops GPU, first-party games can be bought once and played on Xbox One or Series X

By Brendan Sinclair

Activision goes after Reddit to expose Call of Duty leaker

DMCA subpoena issued to identify user who posted new screenshot

By Brendan Sinclair

Adapting to the evolution of esports

Major League Gaming co-founder Mike Sepso explains why the original MLG wouldn't work today, and how his new start-up Vindex is positioned for the future

By Brendan Sinclair

Eli Roth to direct Borderlands movie

Long-in-the-works adaptation will be helmed by filmmaker behind Hostel, Cabin Fever, and Death Wish remake

By Brendan Sinclair

Tempo Storm raises $3.3 million

Esports team will use latest funding to expand into blockchain game development and livestreamed entertainment

By Brendan Sinclair

Kixeye lays off around 20

Parent company Stillfront says cuts were "a natural step" after acquisition, won't affect portfolio or business in general

By Brendan Sinclair

Giants opening Chicago office

Farming Simulator developer's first outpost outside of Europe to focus on support for North and South American players

By Brendan Sinclair

Ultimatum Games shuts down

Four years after founding studio, Shahid Ahmad confirms closure of Virtue Reality idle clicker game developer

By Brendan Sinclair

ESL, DreamHack sign revenue-sharing deal with 13 esports teams

Agreement will ensure Team Liquid, Evil Geniuses, Fnatic, and more continue to compete in MTG-owned circuits, grants partner teams a portion of ESL Pro Tour proceeds

By Brendan Sinclair

Stadia expands to support some non-Google mobile devices

Subscribers will soon be able to stream games on some models from Samsung, Razer, and ASUS

"It'd be quite nice to make something that wasn't quite so whimsical"

DLC: What unites LittleBigPlanet and Knights and Bikes, how Masi Oka made the Outer Wilds studio work, and Zynga's belief in a cross-platform future

By Brendan Sinclair

NPD: January sales down 26% year-over-year

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot tops charts as hardware spending declines 35% year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

GDC gives COVID19 update

Organizers say US travel restrictions on China impact about 2% of exhibitors and attendees

By Brendan Sinclair

ESA names 10 companies still attending E3

Xbox, Nintendo, Ubisoft, and Take-Two among the bigger outfits participating in 2020 show, which will have an industry-only day

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile World Congress Barcelona show cancelled over virus fears

Organizing body GSMA says travel concerns and other factors "made it impossible" to hold 2020 edition of annual conference

By Brendan Sinclair

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