About Us

GamesIndustry.biz is the market leading website and community for news and information about the global video games industry.

The site has a significant and qualified global audience, with over 130,000 registered users spanning every part of the industry, from design, development, publishing, marketing, distribution or retail all the way through to media, freelance and students.

Leading news content, with opinion-forming industry interviews and analysis, are added daily, while the site boasts one of the largest recruitment databases for video games-related roles, and a comprehensive guide to the events that span the games business.

The site also delivers daily newsletters to a massive and growing industry audience, and regularly features key figures offering their opinions on the topics of the day, often feeding back on our stories and features.

In addition, GamesIndustry.biz operates the Best Places To Work Awards, the Career Fair at EGX and EGX Rezzed, four industry parties a year, the UK's biggest investment summit, the GamesIndustry 100 and the GamesIndustry.biz Magazine.

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For international sales queries related to the website, please contact Chris Buckley. For events sponsorship, UK sales enquiries, or Career Fair information, please contact us at contact@gamesindustry.biz.

If you have any editorial queries regarding content on the website, please contact our Editor-in-Chief James Batchelor. For all other enquiries, including events or any other parts of the business, please contact our publisher Christopher Dring.

Who are we?

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James Batchelor

Editor-in-Chief

James Batchelor has been a journalist in the games industry since 2006, joining GamesIndustry in 2016, and also runs Non-Violent Game of the Day (@NVGOTD). He does play violent games, but always on Story/Easy mode.

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Christopher Dring

Head of Games B2B

Chris is a 15-year games business veteran. He spent nine years at UK business weekly MCV, including five years as editor. He joined GI in 2016 and oversees editorial, sales and events worldwide. He is the architect behind Best Places To Work Awards and GI Live. And is a tiny bit obsessed with market data. He also writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

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Brendan Sinclair

Managing Editor

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

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Marie Dealessandri

Features Editor

Marie Dealessandri joined GamesIndustry.biz in 2019 to head its Academy section. A journalist since 2012, she started in games in 2015 at B2B magazine MCV. She can be found (rarely) tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate and the Dead Cells soundtrack.

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Danielle Partis

News Editor

Danielle is a multi award-winning journalist and editor that joined GamesIndustry.biz in 2021. She previously served as editor at PocketGamer.biz, and is also a co-founder of games outlet Overlode.

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Jeffrey Rousseau

Staff Writer

Jeffrey Rousseau joined GamesIndustry.biz in March 2021. Based in Florida, his work focused on the intersectionality of games and media. He enjoys reading, podcasts, staying informed, and learning how people are tackling issues.