Entries in 'quit' (43)

Igarashi blames Konami departure on hardcore demise

Igarashi blames Konami departure on hardcore demise

The push away from traditional core gaming to more social-focused titles was the reason for Koji Igarashi’s decision to quit Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Mizuguchi leaves Q Entertainment - report

Mizuguchi leaves Q Entertainment - report

The acclaimed creator of Rez, Sega Rally and Space Channel 5 has “walked out” of Q Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 12:19PM in News
Marc Whitten leaves Xbox

Marc Whitten leaves Xbox

Xbox’s chief product officer Marc Whitten has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Jack Tretton leaving Sony at the end of the month

Jack Tretton leaving Sony at the end of the month

Sony has announced that SCEA president and CEO Jack Tretton will leave the company at the end of March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 8:31PM in News

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Co-founder Ghadiali leaves Ouya

Co-founder Ghadiali leaves Ouya

Muffi Ghadiali, one of the founding members of Ouya, has left the company behind the crowd-funded microconsole.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:07PM in News
Co-founder Justin Waldron quits Zynga

Co-founder Justin Waldron quits Zynga

Zynga's Justin Waldron is leaving the company he co-founded over six years ago.

by Seth Tipps
on Oct 18th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
President Todd Hollenshead leaves id Software after 17 years

President Todd Hollenshead leaves id Software after 17 years

Todd Hollenshead has left id Software after 17 years with the company.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 27th 2013 at 8:43AM in News
Rob Dyer leaves Zynga

Rob Dyer leaves Zynga

Zynga’s vice president of partner publishing Rob Dyer has left the troubled casual gaming firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 12:25PM in News

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Former OMGPOP boss walks from Zynga

Former OMGPOP boss walks from Zynga

Dan Porter, the general manager of Zynga’s New York studio, has quit the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 11:42AM in News
UPDATED: Edge editor Wiltshire is leaving Future

UPDATED: Edge editor Wiltshire is leaving Future

Alex Wiltshire, the current editor of Future's Edge magazine, is to leave the publication at the end of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 2:36PM in News
Zampella confirms that West has left Respawn

Zampella confirms that West has left Respawn

Jason West has indeed left Respawn Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
Playfish founder and EA digital EVP Kristian Segerstrale leaves publisher

Playfish founder and EA digital EVP Kristian Segerstrale leaves publisher

EA’s digital executive vice president Kristian Segerstrale has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2013 at 9:54AM in News

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Logitech to exit console peripherals market

Logitech to exit console peripherals market

Established peripherals firm Logitech has announced its intended departure from the console sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2013 at 12:16PM in News
Epic design director Cliff Bleszinski quits Gears of War dev

Epic design director Cliff Bleszinski quits Gears of War dev

Cliff Bleszinski, the familiar face and design director of Epic Games, is to leave the studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 10:34PM in News
Cave CEO and president steps down as outlook darkens for shmup studio

Cave CEO and president steps down as outlook darkens for shmup studio

The president and CEO of Japanese developer Cave has resigned his position.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
Harada would quit before OK'ing character DLC for Tekken

Harada would quit before OK'ing character DLC for Tekken

Katsuhiro Harada. Loved by gamers. And quite possibly hated by publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2012 at 10:07AM in News

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Kaz Hirai resigns as Sony Computer Entertainment chairman

Kaz Hirai resigns as Sony Computer Entertainment chairman

One of the key figures in the recent history of PlayStation has distanced himself from the business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 10:38AM in News
Tesco abandons Japanese dream

Tesco abandons Japanese dream

The significant Japanese aspirations of retail giant Tesco appear to be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2012 at 9:35AM in News
Trip Hawkins quits Digital Chocolate

Trip Hawkins quits Digital Chocolate

EA founder Trip Hawkins has resigned from his role of CEO at digital games developer Digital Chocolate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2012 at 8:42AM in News
Peter Molyneux quits Lionhead and Microsoft

Peter Molyneux quits Lionhead and Microsoft

One of the most celebrated creative minds in the world of gaming, Peter Molyneux, has announced that he is to quit both developer Lionhead and its owner Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2012 at 12:18PM in News
Bungie co-founder Seropian leaves Disney as Interactive losses grow

Bungie co-founder Seropian leaves Disney as Interactive losses grow

Disney’s senior vice president and general manager of core games Alex Seropian has left the company after a year in charge of its Interactive division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2012 at 9:25AM in News
David Jaffe "quits" Twisted Metal dev

David Jaffe "quits" Twisted Metal dev

God of War co-creator David Jaffe is expected to quit the studio he co-founded in 2007, reports claim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 1:40PM in News
Stephen Toulouse quits Microsoft

Stephen Toulouse quits Microsoft

Microsoft’s Xbox Live policy and enforcement director Stephen Toulouse is to quit the firm after 18 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
Playfish GM Earner quits

Playfish GM Earner quits

John Earner, the Playfish executive who spearheaded breakthrough games Pet Society and Restaurant City, is believed to have left parent company EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2012 at 8:50AM in News
Sony's US PSN boss quits company

Sony's US PSN boss quits company

The boss of PlayStation Network at Sony America has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2012 at 10:03AM in News