Former Game Informer EIC Andrew Reiner joins Gearbox as global executive officer

Before being hired at Gearbox, Reiner worked at Game Informer for nearly 30 years, and became its editor-in-chief in 2020.

Longtime Game Informer employee Andrew Reiner shared on Twitter earlier today that he's joined Borderlands developer Gearbox Software. As global creative executive officer, Reiner will help oversee games in development at the studio, such as October's New Tales from the Borderlands

"I’m looking forward to working with Gearbox’s amazing development teams to find new ways to entertain the world," tweeted Reiner. Last week, he announced that he was leaving the magazine outlet.

Gearbox's structure has noticeably changed since it was acquired by Embracer Group in 2021. Last year saw former chief technical officer Steve Jones replace Randy Pitchford as company president.

At Game Informer, Reiner was a writer for the outlet for nearly 30 years. After then-EIC Andy McNamara departed game journalism in 2020 to work at Electronic Arts, he took over as the magazine's new editor-in-chief. Now, longtime writer Matt Miller will serve as the magazine's EIC. 

"I’ll transition from writing game news to creating it," wrote Reiner in his blog post last week. "I always wanted to make a game, and I now get the chance to see what development is all about and will hopefully contribute to the process in meaningful ways."

Latest Jobs

Manticore Games

San Mateo, California
Senior Software Engineer - Mobile

Sony PlayStation

San Diego, California
Sr. Online Programmer

The Walt Disney Company

Glendale, California
Associate Marketing Manager - Walt Disney Games

Insomniac Games

Burbank, California
Accessibility Design Researcher
More Jobs   


Explore the
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Job Board

Game Developer Newsletter


Explore the

Game Developer Job Board

Browse open positions across the game industry or recruit new talent for your studio

Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Follow us


Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more