James Batchelor

James Batchelor


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James Batchelor is Editor-in-Chief at GamesIndustry.biz, and originally joined the team in 2016.

A journalist since 2006, he has also written for Eurogamer, Time Extension, NintendoLife, and was previously editor of Develop and deputy editor of MCV. He is the author of The Best Non-Violent Video Games, as well as urban fantasy thrillers Wandless and Blow The House Down, and creator of Non-Violent Game of the Day (@NVGOTD) - an account that explores the full breadth of video games.

James Batchelor is speaking at the following session/s

The Games Industry 2024 Survival Guide

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Room 1

'Survive 2024' is a phrase that's been discussed a lot in the early months of this year, but now we've reached the halfway point (or at least we will have by the time we're in Brighton), it's worth sharing what we have learned in order ensure more businesses make it safely and comfortably to 2025.

GamesIndustry.biz editor-in-chief James Batchelor invites an array of industry veterans and up-and-coming entrepreneurs - both in the room, and via video - to share their best advice for games businesses looking to weather this tumultuous time in the industry - from how to make your teams more efficient, to how to future-proof your talent base and your product pipeline, and more.

Session Takeaway

  • Hear advice from the best in the business on how to fortify your business in tough times
  • Learn more about how successful games studios have dealt with the many difficulties presented by 2024 so far
  • Leave with an optimistic outlook on how the industry and your business can thrive in 2025 and beyond

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