Entries in 'Recruitment' (92)

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro: New editors, new events, and new sites for Newbay's expanding video games division

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro: New editors, new events, and new sites for Newbay's expanding video games division

Newbay’s video games division has four new senior editorial staff working across the market leading MCV and Develop titles, as the firm expands its presence in the events space and ...

on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:19AM in News
100 jobs lost as Roadhouse Interactive closes

100 jobs lost as Roadhouse Interactive closes

Reports suggest that Roadhouse Interactive has been shut down.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 19th 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Layoffs at Sony San Diego studio

Layoffs at Sony San Diego studio

PlayStation has laid off an unconfirmed number of employees from its San Diego development studios.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Blizzard's Metzen retiring after 22 years

Blizzard's Metzen retiring after 22 years

A Blizzard veteran has decided to lay down his tools and opt for a life away from the games industry.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 14th 2016 at 11:19AM in News

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40 jobs lost in Wooga restructure

40 jobs lost in Wooga restructure

Germany-based games firm Wooga has been struck by a series of layoffs that see 40 staff dismissed from the company.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 5th 2016 at 11:37AM in News
UK studio Relentless is shutting down

UK studio Relentless is shutting down

Brighton-based Buzz developer Relentless is closing after 13 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
Third party dev relations boss Boyes is leaving Sony

Third party dev relations boss Boyes is leaving Sony

The head of Sony’s third party developer relations Adam Boyes has announced his decision to return to development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
Rare picks up ex-Lionhead and FreeStyleGames staff

Rare picks up ex-Lionhead and FreeStyleGames staff

British outlet Rare has furthered strengthened its workforce by picking up devs from studios struck by layoffs and closures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2016 at 2:33PM in News

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Blizzard hunting for new Diablo boss

Blizzard hunting for new Diablo boss

Blizzard is looking for someone to head up its Diablo franchise following the news that game director Josh Mosqueira has left the studio.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
Destructoid disbands UK team

Destructoid disbands UK team

Consumer games site Destructoid has let its three UK writers go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:48PM in News
Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Angry Birds developer Rovio has taken another big hit, as long-time ‘brand ambassador’ and executive Peter Vesterbacka has announced his departure from the company.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:31PM in News
Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:25PM in News

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Sumo Digital snaps up ex-Lionhead art director

Sumo Digital snaps up ex-Lionhead art director

Sumo Digital’s Nottingham offices have picked up the former art director for deceased developer Lionhead.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:04AM in News
The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The UK games industry is lagging behind other creative sectors when it comes to female employment rates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Reports in the Japanese press suggest that Tatsuya Minami, the president of developer Platinum Games, has stepped down from his role and currently left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Long-term Street Fighter designer Hidetoshi ‘Neo G’ Ishizawa has joined rival fighting game developer SNK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:55PM in News

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Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

The creator of MotorStorm and Driveclub has closed its doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

5th Cell, creator of the Scribblenauts series has been forced to cut a number of positions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:08AM in News
The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

Ubisoft is the latest publisher to head to Guildford to offer work to Lionhead staff.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2016 at 1:30PM in News
NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

The developer behind MMO Wildstar is confirmed significant job losses at its studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Oskar Burman has stepped down from his position as GM of Rovio Stockholm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 8th 2016 at 4:17PM in News
BioWare's Harris quits the games industry

BioWare's Harris quits the games industry

The editor for franchises including Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Guild Wars and Gears of War is to leave games development completely.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 8th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Riot's Brighton office is to close

Riot's Brighton office is to close

League of Legends developer Riot Games is closing the Brighton office it opened in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Former EA exec Frank Gibeau is the new Zynga CEO

Former EA exec Frank Gibeau is the new Zynga CEO

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus has been replaced by former EA exec Frank Gibeau.

by Caroline Hicks
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:10AM in News
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