Entries in 'appointments' (44)

More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

Rovio will lay off up to 260 staff as it aims to completely restructure the firm and reinvigorate its falling revenues.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 26th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

John Smedley has left the studio formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 11:32AM in News
Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Clint Hocking isn’t the only high-profile member of Amazon Game Studios to leave the developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:12PM in News

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Promotions at Nintendo UK

Promotions at Nintendo UK

Nintendo's UK office has made a number of promotions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 13th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Frank Gibeau, an EA veteran of nearly 25 years, has joined mobile gaming company Zynga.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 7th 2015 at 1:33PM in News
New senior execs for Multiplay

New senior execs for Multiplay

There have been two new additions to event firm Multiplay's senior management team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2015 at 10:11AM in News
More jobs go at Eutechnyx as 22 head to ZeroLight

More jobs go at Eutechnyx as 22 head to ZeroLight

Auto Club Revolution developer Eutechnyx has lost more staff to its sister firm ZeroLight as the studio continues to restructure.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 24th 2015 at 10:57AM in News

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Joel Gregory joins PCGamesN

Joel Gregory joins PCGamesN

GamesMaster editor Joel Gregory has moved to PCGamesN. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 3:45PM in News
Ubisoft bolsters UK team

Ubisoft bolsters UK team

The publisher has made some changes to its UK PR and marketing team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 2:58PM in News
Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Analysts believe that Genyo Takeda is the man most likely to be named as the new president of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 11:02AM in News
GameSpot's VanOrd heads to Trion Worlds

GameSpot's VanOrd heads to Trion Worlds

The senior editor of consumer games giant GameSpot is leaving the site to join MMO developer Trion Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:52AM in News

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Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

The CEO of Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment has left after 15 years with the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News
ITV Studios hires marketing vet David Miller

ITV Studios hires marketing vet David Miller

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed industry veteran David Miller to the newly-created role of vice president of digital games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
22Cans names Simon Phillips as new CEO

22Cans names Simon Phillips as new CEO

Godus developer 22Cans has appointed former FairPlay Media boss Simon Phillips as the company’s new CEO.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 28th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
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

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'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
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
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