Entries in 'studios' (41)

Sony cuts jobs at Evolution, Guerrilla and London studios

Sony cuts jobs at Evolution, Guerrilla and London studios

Layoffs have this morning affected staff across a number of SCE’s European studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:35AM in News
Jonathan Ross is now an executive producer at Microsoft Studios

Jonathan Ross is now an executive producer at Microsoft Studios

Microsoft has hired TV chat show host Jonathan Ross as an executive producer at its Xbox games division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:37AM in News
Report: EA closes North Carolina studio

Report: EA closes North Carolina studio

EA has reportedly decided to shut down its mobile-focused studio in North Carolina.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2013 at 5:22AM in News
Square Enix announces studio shake-up

Square Enix announces studio shake-up

Square Enix has enacted a major restructuring of its studio leadership teams in Europe and North America.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 21st 2013 at 3:05PM in News

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PS4 "not designed in an ivory tower", is a console "for gamers by gamers"

PS4 "not designed in an ivory tower", is a console "for gamers by gamers"

Sony went to extraordinary efforts to ensure that the PS4 was designed precisely as developers wanted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2013 at 11:10AM in News
Every Sony studio is working on PS4 titles

Every Sony studio is working on PS4 titles

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that every single one of its owned studios is working on PS4 software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
UPDATED: Sony halves its list of European PS4 developers

UPDATED: Sony halves its list of European PS4 developers

Having previously named 53 European studios as confirmed PS4 developers, Sony has now revised the list to just 28 companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 3:36PM in News
Channel 5's Kate Barnes joins Microsoft Studios Soho Productions

Channel 5's Kate Barnes joins Microsoft Studios Soho Productions

Microsoft has announced that former Channel 5 digital boss Kate Barnes has joined Microsoft Studios’ Soho Productions as executive producer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 3:30PM in News

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Epic shuts down Impossible Studios, Infinity Blade: Dungeons delayed

Epic shuts down Impossible Studios, Infinity Blade: Dungeons delayed

Epic Games has closed Infinity Blade: Dungeons developer Impossible Studios, delaying the iOS title indefinitely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2013 at 4:10AM in News
After stock uncertainty and headlines comes the real cost of Zynga's failure

After stock uncertainty and headlines comes the real cost of Zynga's failure

Social games publisher Zynga has closed 13 of its studios resulting in the losss of around 100 jobs.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 24th 2012 at 8:28AM in News
Frank Gibeau's PR quest continues: Today's topic - is EA evil?

Frank Gibeau's PR quest continues: Today's topic - is EA evil?

Summer 2012. Some will remember it for the rain. Others for remarkable sporting calendar. Us? We’ll remember it as The Summer of Frank.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 8:34AM in News
Nicholas Lovell joins Spilt Milk Studios board

Nicholas Lovell joins Spilt Milk Studios board

iOS game developer Spilt Milk Studios has announced that analyst Nicholas Lovell has joined its board.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2012 at 3:12PM in News

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Sony shuts Bigbig; restructures Cambridge studio

Sony shuts Bigbig; restructures Cambridge studio

Sony has proposed the closure of Leamington Spa outfit Bigbig, which recently finished work on Little Deviants for Vita.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Jan 10th 2012 at 5:08PM in News
Sony fully adopts Online Pass system

Sony fully adopts Online Pass system

Publisher Sony has confirmed that all future SCE Worldwide Studios game will require the buyer to use the in-the-box Online Pass code to access online functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2011 at 9:28AM in News
Double Eleven becomes exclusive Sony studio

Double Eleven becomes exclusive Sony studio

Sony has announced that it has signed a new partnership with UK-based studio Double Eleven.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 20th 2011 at 11:37AM in News
Develop 100 arrives – read it online

Develop 100 arrives – read it online

Who makes the best games in the world?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 11:09AM in News

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Cohort to close down

Cohort to close down

Dundee outfit Cohort Studios has ceased operations, the company has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2011 at 3:12PM in News
GamesAid darts night raises £800

GamesAid darts night raises £800

The games industry raised over £800 at this month’s GamesAid darts evening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Jobs in danger at Sony UK studios

Jobs in danger at Sony UK studios

Staff across Sony’s UK studios are anxiously waiting to see if they will be spared from a restructuring process now underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 4:05PM in News
UK devs lead Kinect charge

UK devs lead Kinect charge

Video games trade association UKIE has championed the role of UK developers in the early success of both Microsoft's Kinect and Sony's Move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Krome Studios closes doors

Krome Studios closes doors

Developer Krome Studios has closed its doors resulting in all staff losing their jobs, according to reports on IGN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 9:52AM in News
Developer events targeted by UKIE

Developer events targeted by UKIE

New-look trade body UKIE is to sponsor both the Develop Quiz and Develop Football Challenge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2010 at 10:53AM in News
New SVP hired at Codemasters

New SVP hired at Codemasters

Jamie Macdonald, formerly BAFTA-winning SCEE WWS VP, has been hired as the new Codemasters senior vice president of production following investment in the studio from Reliance Big Entertainment.

by Stuart Richardson
on May 7th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Star Trek Online scraps console plans

Star Trek Online scraps console plans

The chances of recently released MMO Star Trek Online making the expected trip to consoles have been drastically cut following Cryptic Studios’ admission that its console project is currently “on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 11:31AM in News
Sony coy about 3D dev resources

Sony coy about 3D dev resources

We’re still waiting for concrete details concerning Sony’s upcoming 3D push on PS3, but a senior engineer at the platform holder has suggested that “a lot” of time is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2010 at 2:05PM in News