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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. Wilson has spent over 15 years at PlayStation, joining in 2000 as head of UK PR. He has managed the launches of PS2, PSP, PS3, PS Vita and PS4. Prior to Sony, he worked as …

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PlayStation UK chief Gara joins Amazon

Fergal Gara has joined Amazon UK as director of PC. He joins the company after four years in charge of PlayStation’s UK and Ireland business. During his tenure, he helped turn around the firm’s fortunes in the UK. PlayStation was ranked No.3 in terms of console market share when he …

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Kinect director Kudo Tsunoda exits Xbox division

The former creative director for Kinect is to take on a role at Microsoft outside of the firm’s Xbox group. Kudo Tsunoda took on the responsibility of heading up a number of Xbox developers earlier this year, including Rare, Lionhead, Twisted Pixel and Lift London, plus the teams behind Scalebound,Quantum …

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Twitch hires VP of game developer success

Streaming giant Twitch has brought industry vet Kathy Astromoff on board as its vice president of game developer success. Astromoff will be responsible for helping developers make games and bring them to market, with a statement from the firm saying the role is ‘part business leader, part educator, part advocate’. …

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Digital Spy editor joins Hello Games

The former gaming editor for online outlet Digital Spy, Matthew Reynolds, has moved to No Man’s Sky studio Hello Games. He has joined the developer as its communications manager, handling press, PR and marketing. Reynolds joined Digital Spy in 2008 as a reporter, before his promotion to gaming editor in …

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Guy Cocker to join Stuff magazine

Former GameSpot editor Guy Cocker is joining Haymarket’s tech publication Stuff. Cocker will be serving as the publication’s global editor-in-chief, replacing Will Findlater who is moving to Bike Radar as its global editor-in-chief. He starts on December 2nd. Cocker has been working in games and tech journalism for nearly ten …

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