Entries in 'appointments' (115)

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

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MCV Jobs Weekly: New editor for eSports Pro

MCV Jobs Weekly: New editor for eSports Pro

Mike Stubbs replaces Chris Higgins as editor of eSports Pro, Alex Verrey launches Big Boy PR and ERA appoints a new director of marketing and communications. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 14th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

Luke Hebblethwaite replaces Renevey, GMG hires new EVP of marketing and Nintendo boosts PR and marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Long-term Street Fighter designer Hidetoshi ‘Neo G’ Ishizawa has joined rival fighting game developer SNK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+'s reviews editor is now self-employed, EA names Laura Miele as EVP of global publishing and IO poaches Ubisoft director Ryan Barnard.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:14AM in News

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EA promotes Laura Miele to EVP of global publishing

EA promotes Laura Miele to EVP of global publishing

FIFA publisher EA has announced that Laura Miele is joining its executive leadership team next month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 24th 2016 at 5:12PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

The Pokémon Company strengthens its PR team, Sumo hires Karl Hilton to run its new studio and Future announces two appointments to its commercial and sales team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

The creator of MotorStorm and Driveclub has closed its doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

5th Cell, creator of the Scribblenauts series has been forced to cut a number of positions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:08AM in News

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Division director Barnard joins Hitman dev IO

Division director Barnard joins Hitman dev IO

Ryan Barnard, the game director of Ubisoft’s most recent smash hit The Division, has departed the company and moved to the makers of Hitman, IO Interactive.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 18th 2016 at 2:32PM in News
NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

The developer behind MMO Wildstar is confirmed significant job losses at its studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Oskar Burman has stepped down from his position as GM of Rovio Stockholm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 8th 2016 at 4:17PM in News
BioWare's Harris quits the games industry

BioWare's Harris quits the games industry

The editor for franchises including Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Guild Wars and Gears of War is to leave games development completely.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 8th 2016 at 12:05PM in News

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Riot's Brighton office is to close

Riot's Brighton office is to close

League of Legends developer Riot Games is closing the Brighton office it opened in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Former EA exec Frank Gibeau is the new Zynga CEO

Former EA exec Frank Gibeau is the new Zynga CEO

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus has been replaced by former EA exec Frank Gibeau.

by Caroline Hicks
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Ramsdale joins Testronic as COO

Ramsdale joins Testronic as COO

Former EA Europe VP Keith Ramsdale has been unveiled as the new chief operating officer of QA and localisation firm Testronic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Mass Effect: Andromeda writer Schlerf joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda writer Schlerf joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf has announced that he has joined Destiny developer Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

The head of Sony’s virtual reality development is leaving the platform holder’s London studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Gigantic could be in trouble as dev lays off a 'significant' number of staff

Gigantic could be in trouble as dev lays off a 'significant' number of staff

Motiga, the creator of MOBA Gigantic, has suffered yet another round of layoffs.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 10th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Fears about the situation at Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz have been confirmed with news that over a third of the company’s workforce are losing their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Mad Catz CEO, chairman and senior VP step down ahead of earnings report

Mad Catz CEO, chairman and senior VP step down ahead of earnings report

Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz has experienced a day of significant upheaval ahead of the publication of its latest financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Electronic Arts UK appoints new head of media

Electronic Arts UK appoints new head of media

The EA UK team has welcomed two new members to its fold.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 1:45PM in News