Entries in 'staff' (34)

GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

17,000 additional workers will be hired by GameStop in the US for work over the Christmas period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons has created 3,000 temporary jobs for the lead up to Christmas in various roles across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:12PM in News
Koch hires THQ staff

Koch hires THQ staff

Former members of the UK THQ team have found a new home amongst the ranks of Koch Media.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 20th 2013 at 12:55PM in News
Amazon recruiting 10,000 extra Christmas staff

Amazon recruiting 10,000 extra Christmas staff

Despite the struggles of the High Street, online retailer Amazon is expecting record business this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 10:16AM in News

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Nintendo cuts staff bonuses by 20%, report claims

Nintendo cuts staff bonuses by 20%, report claims

Nintendo is to cut its employees' summer bonuses by 20 per cent after poor performance this year, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 12th 2012 at 10:23AM in News
BioWare sheds staff from The Old Republic

BioWare sheds staff from The Old Republic

EA-owned developer BioWare has confirmed an unspecified number of job losses from its Star Wars: The Old Republic team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2012 at 9:41AM in News
Former GAME workers furious at late wage admission

Former GAME workers furious at late wage admission

Nearly two thousand former GAME and Gamestation staff in the UK have only discovered today that they will not receive either payment for their notice periods or redundancy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2012 at 7:04PM in News
OPINION: Applause for GAME and Gamestation store staff

OPINION: Applause for GAME and Gamestation store staff

It might surprise you that the one point I was called out for most last week wasn’t our contentious cover – but my implication that GAME had given up fighting.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:39AM in News

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IN PICTURES: GAME staff show store pride

IN PICTURES: GAME staff show store pride

Whatever happens to GAME, you can’t say its 6,000 UK employees didn’t put up a fight.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 9:18AM in News
GAME: Staff will be paid

GAME: Staff will be paid

GAME has told its staff they will be 'paid what they've earned,' the retailer tells MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2012 at 3:04PM in News
EA "not weakened" by Zynga staff poaching

EA "not weakened" by Zynga staff poaching

Electronic Arts has not been weakened by the departures of key personnel to rivals such as social gaming outfit Zynga, CEO John Riccitiello has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2012 at 11:57AM in News
Capcom: Resident Evil 6 is our biggest production

Capcom: Resident Evil 6 is our biggest production

Resident Evil 6 is Capcom’s largest-scale production the publisher’s ever worked on, with 600 staff working on the title.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 26th 2012 at 10:47AM in News

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Best Games of 2011 - Staff Picks

Best Games of 2011 - Staff Picks

We all know which games you liked the most this year – we only have to look at the charts to figure that out. But what about us hard working ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 26th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Silicon Knights axes 75% of workforce

Silicon Knights axes 75% of workforce

Canadian games studio Silicon Knights has laid off three quarters of its staff, according to sources close to the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 1st 2011 at 10:05AM in News
Apple staff told to cancel October holidays

Apple staff told to cancel October holidays

Claims have emerged that staff members of UK Apple stores have been told to cancel any holiday booked for the first two weeks of October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 11:12AM in News
Disney treated Black Rock 'badly'

Disney treated Black Rock 'badly'

Two soon-to-be-unemployed staff at recently closed developer Black Rock have candidly told Develop that they believe the publisher had made the decision to close the outfit at the start of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2011 at 12:59PM in News

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Sony 'laid off security staff' prior to PSN hack

Sony 'laid off security staff' prior to PSN hack

An American lawsuit filed this week alleges that Sony laid off a number of staff in charge of maintaining the security of its online networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 11:10AM in News
Best Buy introducing specialist games staff

Best Buy introducing specialist games staff

Mammoth US retailer Best Buy is to introduce dedicated teams and sales desks to its video game departments in store, according to a leaked presentation document.

Gamasutra
reports that senior ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2011 at 12:25PM in News
Ubisoft granted THQ injunction

Ubisoft granted THQ injunction

THQ has been issued an injunction preventing it from illicitly pulling talent away from a Ubisoft studio in Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2011 at 11:36AM in News
Games of 2010 - Staff Picks

Games of 2010 - Staff Picks

No matter what type of games you like, 2010 was a corker with a host of quality titles that maintained the games industry’s strength in the face of challenging economic ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 28th 2010 at 9:00AM in News
Studios flock to capture RTW staff

Studios flock to capture RTW staff

SCEE has sent a team of nine artists, programmers, designers and recruiters to the Apex hotel in Dundee to conduct interviews with affected staff at Realtime Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2010 at 3:44PM in News
GAME responds to staff concerns

GAME responds to staff concerns

High Street games retailer GAME has responded to claims made by an employee who established a Facebook group for all staff affected by the recent reduction in working hours for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 3:44PM in News
More devs quit Infinity Ward

More devs quit Infinity Ward

Infinity Ward has for the fourth time in a month been the subject of news items regarding staff departures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 6:56PM in News
GAME cuts some staff hours

GAME cuts some staff hours

Retailer GAME has made its first moves following the staff consultation period it entered into last month, with some employees seeing their contracted hours reduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 6:36PM in News
Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Good news for Total PC Gaming’s staff – the magazine may have closed but ex-team members have kept their jobs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:31PM in News