Entries in 'appointments' (91)

Former Joystiq writer Sliwinski joins Bithell Games

Former Joystiq writer Sliwinski joins Bithell Games

Prominent independent developer Mike Bithell has hired a chief operating officer to help run his company, Bithell Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Sega hires Joseph Kim to lead Western mobile push

Sega hires Joseph Kim to lead Western mobile push

Sega has announced the appointment of Joseph Kim to its mobile division, specifically with a focus on Western markets.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 4th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Zynga CFO departs despite company exceeding financial predictions

Zynga CFO departs despite company exceeding financial predictions

Social games firm Zynga has announced the departure of its chief financial officer in spite of the publisher posting financial results exceeding its expectations.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:47AM in News
Avalanche Studios suffers layoffs ahead of Just Cause 3 launch

Avalanche Studios suffers layoffs ahead of Just Cause 3 launch

Just Cause and Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios has laid off a number of employees at its New York and Stockholm offices.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 1:44PM in News

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MD Mick Morris leaves Audiomotion after 17 years

MD Mick Morris leaves Audiomotion after 17 years

Audiomotion MD Mick Morris has left the company after 17 years to pursue a “new and fresh challenge”.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 12:50PM in News
David Haddad promoted to Warner Bros games boss

David Haddad promoted to Warner Bros games boss

The head of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment David Haddad has risen to become the president of the publisher’s games business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Testronic has a new CEO

Testronic has a new CEO

QA and localisation firm Testronic Laboratories has hired Brett Morris as its new chief exec.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 16th 2015 at 1:35PM in News
NewBay names new European management team

NewBay names new European management team

NewBay Media has named four new senior directors to its reorganised European team.

on Oct 13th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Unity to up its headcount by 500 before the end of the year

Unity to up its headcount by 500 before the end of the year

Unity's business is changing, and to support this the company has embarked on a mass recruitment drive.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 9th 2015 at 10:49AM in News
Four promotions at Premier PR's games team

Four promotions at Premier PR's games team

The agency has promoted four members of its games team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
200 jobs under threat at Sega

200 jobs under threat at Sega

Sega is set to offer 200 employees ‘voluntary retirement’ as it aims to improve profitability.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 30th 2015 at 11:13AM in News
Guild Wars 2 lead designer joins Amazon Game Studios

Guild Wars 2 lead designer joins Amazon Game Studios

The lead designer of Guild Wars 2 is the latest addition to Amazon’s games development arm.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 29th 2015 at 1:40PM in News

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Maxis boss Lucy Bradshaw is leaving EA

Maxis boss Lucy Bradshaw is leaving EA

The boss of whatever is left of Maxis, Lucy Bradshaw, is leaving EA after 23 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 10:05AM in News
George Osborn leaves Pocket Gamer

George Osborn leaves Pocket Gamer

Events editor George Osborn has departed Pocket Gamer. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 11:36AM in News
Kate Gray joins GameSpot UK

Kate Gray joins GameSpot UK

Attention Seeker’s Kate Gray has joined the UK brand of media giant GameSpot

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Konami vet Cox joins new studio Fish in a Bottle

Konami vet Cox joins new studio Fish in a Bottle

Former Konami studio head David Cox has joined digital production company Fish in a Bottle in an effort to grow its core games business. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 10:31AM in News

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ESL UK appoints ex-Warner Bros as Managing Director

ESL UK appoints ex-Warner Bros as Managing Director

The ESL has appointed Spike Laurie as business partner and co-Managing Director of their UK operations.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 21st 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to BioWare

Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to BioWare

Mass Effect series writer Drew Karpyshyn has returned to BioWare three and a half years after leaving the studio.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 21st 2015 at 11:01AM in News
Reports claim Konami's Fox Engine boss has left

Reports claim Konami's Fox Engine boss has left

Konami’s worldwide technology director Julien Merceron has reportedly left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
The Hut Group reorganises games and tech team with new recruits

The Hut Group reorganises games and tech team with new recruits

Zavvi’s parent company The Hut Group has restructured its games and tech team, with key new recruits.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 17th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Creative director Gary Carr has left Lionhead

Creative director Gary Carr has left Lionhead

Long-term employee Gary Carr has departed Microsoft-owned UK studio Lionhead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Gameloft Tokyo hit by layoffs

Gameloft Tokyo hit by layoffs

Scores of developers have reportedly been laid off at Gameloft Tokyo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
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