Entries in 'appointments' (121)

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

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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
MCV boosts sales team

MCV boosts sales team

Your favourite industry title has bolstered its sales force.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 12:30PM in News
Tesco video games boss Hayes departs for Activision

Tesco video games boss Hayes departs for Activision

The games buying manager at UK supermarket behemoth Tesco, Jon Hayes, has left the firm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

The scribe behind some of BioWare’s biggest RPG success stories has left the company after nearly two decades.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider director joins Infinity Ward

Rise of the Tomb Raider director joins Infinity Ward

The director of Rise of the Tomb Raider has joined Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 18th 2016 at 9:43AM in News
New community exec for Square Enix

New community exec for Square Enix

Amy-Marie Graves has joined Square Enix Europe as a community executive.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 15th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
New staff writer joins MCV and Develop

New staff writer joins MCV and Develop

Marie Dealessandri has been hired by MCV and Develop as a staff writer.

on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:00AM in News

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Leslie Benzies has officially left Rockstar

Leslie Benzies has officially left Rockstar

One of the key faces behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise and the boss of Rockstar North has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Julien Merceron joins Bandai Namco

Julien Merceron joins Bandai Namco

The former head of the Fox Engine at Konami has joined rival Japanese publisher and developer Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2015 at 11:17AM in News
600 laid off at ZeniMax Galway since 2014

600 laid off at ZeniMax Galway since 2014

A former Bethesda employee, speaking to Develop on condition of anonymity has confirmed the rumoured closure of Zenimax Galway and revealing the full extent of the layoffs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Google's former director of gaming content for YouTube Rodrigo Velloso has joined Twitter in a similar capacity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:15AM in News

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Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Nintendo UK’s head of communications and partnerships Jo Bartlett has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

Roughly 300 employees from the Irish branch of ZeniMax Online Studios have apparently lost their jobs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2015 at 1:57PM in News
Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher quits

Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher quits

The head of Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics is leaving the studio after ten years with the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
New deputy editor and news editor for PCGamesN

New deputy editor and news editor for PCGamesN

PC-focused website PCGamesN has made a number of additions to its editorial team.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 3:07PM in News
Rovio names new CEO as Rantala steps down

Rovio names new CEO as Rantala steps down

Rovio has revealed that its CEO Pekka Rantala will be stepping down from his role.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
Gameforge appoints Tim Campbell to lead new divison

Gameforge appoints Tim Campbell to lead new divison

German studio Gameforge has appointed Tim Campbell to head up a new division meant to increase the company's focus on the North American market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 4:00AM in News
David Zemke joins DeltaDNA

David Zemke joins DeltaDNA

Game analytics and marketing firm DeltaDNA has hired industry veteran David Zemke as its VP of business development in US and Canada.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2015 at 2:45AM in News
PlayStation UK PR boss takes on European comms role

PlayStation UK PR boss takes on European comms role

Long-serving PlayStation veteran David Wilson has been named the new director of communications for Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
PlayStation UK chief Gara joins Amazon

PlayStation UK chief Gara joins Amazon

Fergal Gara has joined Amazon UK as director of PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:20AM in News