Entries in 'appointments' (122)

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

Rice replaces Jenny Brammall, PocketGamer.biz hires new editor and account exec Regan leaves Indigo Pearl.

on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
UK studio Relentless is shutting down

UK studio Relentless is shutting down

Brighton-based Buzz developer Relentless is closing after 13 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: GameSpot promotes UK editor

MCV Jobs Weekly: GameSpot promotes UK editor

Tamoor Hussain is GameSpot's new UK editor, The Hut Group hires a new social media exec and Substance Global strengthens its teams.


Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Stripe Communications is Ubisoft's new UK PR agency

Stripe Communications is Ubisoft's new UK PR agency

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has picked Stripe Communications as its retained consumer and corporate PR agency in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 11:50AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Ripstone hires Rose to help it 'explode'

MCV Jobs Weekly: Ripstone hires Rose to help it 'explode'

Tinybuild PR manager joins the UK firm, new product manager for We Sing and Crossley leaves GameSpot.

on Jul 21st 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Playdead co-founder Dino Patti leaves the Inside and Limbo developer

Playdead co-founder Dino Patti leaves the Inside and Limbo developer

The co-founder of indie studio Playdead Dino Patti has announced his departure from the company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 19th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Third party dev relations boss Boyes is leaving Sony

Third party dev relations boss Boyes is leaving Sony

The head of Sony’s third party developer relations Adam Boyes has announced his decision to return to development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
Rare picks up ex-Lionhead and FreeStyleGames staff

Rare picks up ex-Lionhead and FreeStyleGames staff

British outlet Rare has furthered strengthened its workforce by picking up devs from studios struck by layoffs and closures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2016 at 2:33PM in News

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Blizzard hunting for new Diablo boss

Blizzard hunting for new Diablo boss

Blizzard is looking for someone to head up its Diablo franchise following the news that game director Josh Mosqueira has left the studio.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
Destructoid disbands UK team

Destructoid disbands UK team

Consumer games site Destructoid has let its three UK writers go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:48PM in News
Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Angry Birds developer Rovio has taken another big hit, as long-time ‘brand ambassador’ and executive Peter Vesterbacka has announced his departure from the company.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:31PM in News
Chris Smith and Paul Andrews step down from Retro Computers

Chris Smith and Paul Andrews step down from Retro Computers

Two of the directors of Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus firm Retro Computers have resigned.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 10:19AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Premier appoints new senior publicist

MCV Jobs Weekly: Premier appoints new senior publicist

Bradley makes the leap to PR, Supermassive Games strengthens its VR team and Wargaming hires a new head of marketing.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:52AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Women in Games appoints new CEO

Women in Games appoints new CEO

The not-for-profit organisation Women in Games has hired Marie-Claire Isaaman as its new CEO.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 31st 2016 at 3:20PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

Christou arrives from Premier, Green Man Gaming welcomes new comms boss and Judge joins IGN.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 26th 2016 at 10:32AM in News

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Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:25PM in News
Ubisoft UK promotes key PR and marketing staff

Ubisoft UK promotes key PR and marketing staff

The Division publisher has announced four promotions within its UK marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 23rd 2016 at 3:30PM in News
Sumo Digital snaps up ex-Lionhead art director

Sumo Digital snaps up ex-Lionhead art director

Sumo Digital’s Nottingham offices have picked up the former art director for deceased developer Lionhead.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:04AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New biz dev manager for Curve

MCV Jobs Weekly: New biz dev manager for Curve

Vega joins from PlayJam, Innogames hires head of PR and Climax scores new art director.

on May 13th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Oculus has a new chief operating officer in the form of former Fitbit COO Hans Hartmann.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2016 at 4:14PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New marketing exec for Koei Tecmo

MCV Jobs Weekly: New marketing exec for Koei Tecmo

Nathan Mills joins from Stature PR, IGN's Daniel Krupa is promoted to UK managing editor and GameSpot appoints a new video producer.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The UK games industry is lagging behind other creative sectors when it comes to female employment rates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
Industry vet Adam Roberts returns at Pole To Win

Industry vet Adam Roberts returns at Pole To Win

Former Vivendi, D3P and THQ exec Adam Roberts is back in the games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Reports in the Japanese press suggest that Tatsuya Minami, the president of developer Platinum Games, has stepped down from his role and currently left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:02AM in News