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Brendan Sinclair

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Managing Editor

Brendan is managing editor at GamesIndustry.biz and first joined the site in 2012. Prior to that, he was senior news editor at GameSpot, and served as features editor for the short-lived Polygon Magazine. His work has also appeared in USgamer and Kotaku.

Brendan started his career in game journalism with a round-up of the Sega Dreamcast launch in September of 1999 for the student newspaper at the University of Texas at Austin, and has been writing about games at least part-time ever since. He also spent a couple years working a variety of beats at community newspapers in Illinois and Oklahoma.

He is based out of Toronto and can be found on Mastodon and BlueSky.

Photo of the Blizzcon 2023 stage with a BlizzCon logo on the big screen and a packed crowd of attendees
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No Blizzcon in 2024

Fan festival will take a break this year; Blizzard hopes to bring it back in the future
Picture of President Joe Biden at a podium talking about the national security package he signed into law
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Biden signs bill to ban TikTok

National security package includes a requirement for ByteDance to sell the platform in 270 days or have the app banned in the US
FTC bans non-compete clauses
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FTC bans non-compete clauses

Commission votes 3-2 to nullify contractual clauses impacting an estimated 18% of US workers
Take-Two laying off 5% of staff
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Take-Two laying off 5% of staff

In addition to approximately 580 jobs cut, publisher's latest cost reduction program also involves cancelling projects, streamlining organizational structure
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Nintendo skipping Gamescom

Switch maker will not show at this year's event, but promises to hold other events throughout Germany
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