Entries in 'appointments' (29)

Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Japanese gaming firm Gree International has shut down its studio in Vancouver, Canada, laying off all staff and discontinuing development on all of the team’s projects.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 13th 2015 at 3:21PM in News
'Small' number of layoffs hit Hardline's Visceral Games

'Small' number of layoffs hit Hardline's Visceral Games

Visceral Games has suffered a small number of layoffs as the studio’s focus shifts to new projects.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 13th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Team 17 hires Sam Forrest as PR director

Team 17 hires Sam Forrest as PR director

Industry veteran Sam Forrest has joined indie publisher Team 17 as its PR director.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 11th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Mike Capps, the former president of Unreal Engine creator Epic Games, has joined Unity Technologies.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 8th 2015 at 12:39PM in News

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GAME Digital appoints Mark Gifford as CFO

GAME Digital appoints Mark Gifford as CFO

The former chief financial officer of department chain Fraser is to take on the role of CFO at GAME Digital.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2015 at 8:57AM in News
GameSpot UK names Rob Crossley as editor

GameSpot UK names Rob Crossley as editor

Games media giant GameSpot has promoted Rob Crossley to UK editor. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 30th 2015 at 10:58AM in News
Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

A series of job cuts has been made throughout Disney Interactive, specifically the team behind kids games platform Club Penguin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Ubisoft reshuffles UK PR team - Petrullo leaves, McGarry joins

Ubisoft reshuffles UK PR team - Petrullo leaves, McGarry joins

There have been some major changes at Ubisoft’s UK PR team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:56AM in News

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Rod Cousens leaves Codemasters, becomes new Jagex CEO

Rod Cousens leaves Codemasters, becomes new Jagex CEO

UK games industry stalwart Rod Cousens has left Codemasters and taken the job of CEO at Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Newcastle is the host of a new Ubisoft office, which opens today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
New recruits at GamesRadar+

New recruits at GamesRadar+

Future has bolstered the GamesRadar+ editorial team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2015 at 3:10PM in News
Jon Murphy joins Football Manager Online team

Jon Murphy joins Football Manager Online team

The former boss of Konami’s PES franchise in the UK has joined Football Manager developer Sports Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 11:10AM in News

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Sega Europe names Jon Rooke as new marketing boss

Sega Europe names Jon Rooke as new marketing boss

Former THQ exec Jon Rooke is moving to Sega's European HQ as its European marketing director.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Sega Europe's Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega Europe's Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega's European marketing director Amanda Farr is moving to Xbox UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
CVG vet Andy Robinson joins Bandai Namco

CVG vet Andy Robinson joins Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco has recruited CVG editor Andy Robinson as its new PR executive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:19PM in News
Hiroshi Tobisawa is the new Capcom Europe CEO

Hiroshi Tobisawa is the new Capcom Europe CEO

Capcom Europe has a new CEO and he starts today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:14AM in News

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Nate Wells joins Crystal Dynamics

Nate Wells joins Crystal Dynamics

Bioshock Infinite and The Last of Us art director Nate Wells has revealed his new appointment with Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:37AM in News
Green Man Gaming marketing boss departs

Green Man Gaming marketing boss departs

EVP of marketing Darren Cairns is leaving online retailer Green Man Gaming. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 28th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Green Man Gaming opens publishing arm

Green Man Gaming opens publishing arm

Online retail giant Green Man Gaming has opened a digital publishing arm called Green Man Loaded.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 30th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
GameSpot signs CVG vet

GameSpot signs CVG vet

CVG associate editor Rob Crossley has left the gaming website.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
Simon MIller returns to PR

Simon MIller returns to PR

Videogamer editor-in-chief Simon Miller has joined 2K Games as its new UK PR and social manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Gerhard to leave Jagex

Gerhard to leave Jagex

Jagex CEO and CTO Mark Gerhard will depart the online publisher at the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 11th 2014 at 4:42PM in News
Darren Houghton departs Exertis Gem

Darren Houghton departs Exertis Gem

Darren Houghton has stepped down as UK general manager of Exertis Gem after spending 13 years at the distributor.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:25PM in News
EA hires former Starbucks digital boss Chris Bruzzo

EA hires former Starbucks digital boss Chris Bruzzo

Chris Bruzzo has been named as EA’s new chief marketing officer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:31PM in News
PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

Jonnie Bryant has moved to Jagex as head of PR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2014 at 4:31PM in News