Steve Bailey

Steve Bailey

Steve Bailey joined the IHS games department in 2008, specializing in the burgeoning online PC gaming market ever since. His work for games encompasses MMOGs, virtual worlds, online console, and casual, browser-based and social gaming, in the context of IHS reports, consultancy for major international clients and general Games Intelligence service work. These have centered largely on subscription and microtransaction markets in the western world, with further ongoing interest in such emerging gaming sectors as lifestyle management, 3D, social media and motion gaming.

Upon joining IHS, Steve left behind an accomplished career in games journalism which took in a variety of magazine roles including editorship of a TV-based games portal. Most notably Steve lent his distinctive voice to influential games periodical Edge as a freelance writer, and over the six years of his writing career outputted several thousand published pages of video game content within the specialist press.

Prior to this, Steve attended Cardiff University, completing a Ph.D. in Mathematics, with an emphasis on numerical analysis and multivariate calculus.


Contributions View All (335)

Games Content & Service Spend by Distribution Type Database

Games content and service spend by major distribution type - physical and digital (split between console/PC digital and mobile). Data and forecasts are by territory.

Read More Subscribers Only
Media & Advertising
Games Market Monitor: Pricing, Q4 2016

Competition for player attention has never been as intense as it is now, so it's no surprise to see significant discounting taking place for some of the key AAA console releases of Q4 16, such as Titanfall 2, Battlefield 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Read More Subscribers Only
Media & Advertising
Games-Related Mergers, Acquisitions & Investment Database

M&A and investment database related to the games sector. Updated quarterly.

Read More Subscribers Only
Media & Advertising
Share facebook Twitter Google Plus Linked In Add This Contact Us