Entries in 'appointments' (43)

Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:45PM in News
MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

Major League Gaming has announced the appointment of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to the organization’s board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific interviews Xbox Australia Product Manager Adam Pollington about the new hardware this week, and there are new faces at Activision APAC.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 24th 2013 at 8:24AM in News
EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

Publisher EA has confirmed an “an organisational restructure” that is feared to have led to hundreds of job losses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2013 at 8:44PM in News

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Stackhouse takes charge of Activision UK as Brown heads to US

Stackhouse takes charge of Activision UK as Brown heads to US

Activision has named Roy Stackhouse as the new general manager of its UK & Ireland arm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2013 at 9:28AM in News
David Reeves steps down as Capcom Europe's COO

David Reeves steps down as Capcom Europe's COO

Industry stalwart and former PlayStation Europe boss David Reeves is stepping down as Capcom COO in January, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2012 at 4:30PM in News
Focus on gaming increased as Sony reveals turnaround plan

Focus on gaming increased as Sony reveals turnaround plan

PlayStation has been given the full backing of Sony CEO Kaz Hirai today as the executive outlined a plan to reverse Sony’s sliding fortunes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2012 at 8:35AM in News
Trion grows European team

Trion grows European team

MMO publisher Trion Worlds has dramatically expanded its team to cope with its 2012 release slate.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 21st 2012 at 12:21PM in News

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Rumours point to mass layoffs at THQ

Rumours point to mass layoffs at THQ

Online chatter pointing to an impending announcement of significant layoffs at THQ is quickly gathering pace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2012 at 12:44PM in News
Dawn Paine is leaving Nintendo UK

Dawn Paine is leaving Nintendo UK

Popular industry figure and leading marketer Dawn Paine has announced that she is to leave Nintendo UK after ten years to join Universal Pictures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2012 at 10:07AM in News
FEATURE: Games Career Advice

FEATURE: Games Career Advice

The games industry is changing, and with it the jobs market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 18th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Segerstrale steps up at EA

Segerstrale steps up at EA

Kristian Segerstrale, the co-founder of London studio Playfish, has been appointed to a senior role at Electronic Arts, as another key executive quits to join Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 2:54PM in News

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Yahoo poaches PayPal president Scott Thompson

Yahoo poaches PayPal president Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson, the former president of online payment specialist PayPal, has left the company to become the new CEO of Yahoo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 2:40PM in News
Battlefield 3 devs quit for Ngmoco

Battlefield 3 devs quit for Ngmoco

A trio of developers at Stockholm studio EA DICE have quit to join nearby outfit Ngmoco Sweden.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 1:43PM in News
EA's new UK PR team finalised for 2012

EA's new UK PR team finalised for 2012

Electronic Arts has completed the restructure of its UK PR team ahead of the New Year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 16th 2011 at 10:02AM in News
New digital and Nordic chiefs for Warner Interactive

New digital and Nordic chiefs for Warner Interactive

Popular NCsoft Euro boss Véronique Lallier has left the MMO publisher to take up a senior digital position at Warner Bros.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 8th 2011 at 10:50AM in News

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Konami U-turn sees big layoffs at Day 1 Studios

Konami U-turn sees big layoffs at Day 1 Studios

As many as 100 staff at independent studio Day 1 have been made redundant, an alleged source close to the matter has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2011 at 3:38PM in News
Buahin back at Sony

Buahin back at Sony

Popular Rosemary Buahin has returned to Sony Computer Entertainment UK as head of trade marketing. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 5th 2011 at 12:12PM in News
MCVuk.com looking for US writers

MCVuk.com looking for US writers

Interested in joining the team behind the world’s leading video games trade news website?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2011 at 11:23AM in News
Trio join Trion to grow Euro team

Trio join Trion to grow Euro team

Jonathan Goddard, Jeff Pabst and Simon Bull are the latest names to join MMO specialist Trion Worlds.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 21st 2011 at 10:15AM in News
Asda's Locke promoted

Asda's Locke promoted

Games vet Frazer Locke has been named trading director for Asda Direct.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2011 at 2:15PM in News
Apple looking to reinvigorate App Store

Apple looking to reinvigorate App Store

The App Store may have shaken the very foundations of the traditional games industry, but Apple isn’t blind to the growing competition it faces.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 12:29PM in News
Warner sheds 60 development jobs

Warner sheds 60 development jobs

Warner Brothers has reduced its game development workforce across its Washington state studios, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2011 at 3:05PM in News
1,200 jobs face the chop at AMD

1,200 jobs face the chop at AMD

AMD will shed 10 per cent of the firm's global work force as part of a restructuring plan designed to facilitate a "competitive cost structure," the chipmaker announced.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 4th 2011 at 10:42AM in News
Monster firm gobbling up UK games staff

Monster firm gobbling up UK games staff

Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy is poised to become one of the largest games firms in the UK.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 24th 2011 at 11:49AM in News