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PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

Jonnie Bryant has moved to Jagex as head of PR. For the past six years Bryant worked at Blizzard as a PR manager. Prior to that he held PR roles at Vivendi and Take-Two. In his new job as Jagex’s head of PR, Bryant will be overseeing the firm’s global …

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Future reveals new management team

Media company Future has announced its new executive management team. Nial Ferguson has been appointed as content and marketing director, having previously served at Future for six years. Prior to this he was managing director of Future UK. Media veteran Jeff Turner has joined the media firm as commercial director …

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Lucy James joins GameSpot

GameSpot has announced that Lucy James has joined the site as a video producer. James has worked in the games media for two and a half years and in that time has worked for Ginx TV – hosting flagship show The Blurb – as well as Sky and The Guardian. …

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Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO. The studio announced the appointment on its site, with Bigpoint CEO Khaled Helioui stating that Scott will work on a new breed of MMO.” Scott’s CCP days saw …

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MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

Major League Gaming has announced the appointment of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to the organization’s board of directors. Morey has worked in the NBA for a decade, with seven years overseeing the Rockets and three years as SVP Operations for the Boston Celtics. On MLG’s board, Morey will …

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EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

Publisher EA has confirmed an an organisational restructure” that is feared to have led to hundreds of job losses. In recent weeks, EA has aligned all elements of its organizational structure behind priorities in new technologies and mobile,” an official statement read. This has led to some difficult decisions to …

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Stackhouse takes charge of Activision UK as Brown heads to US

Activision has named Roy Stackhouse as the new general manager of its UK & Ireland arm. He replaces outgoing boss Andrew Brown, who MCV understands has accepted a role in the US. Stackhouse has been at Activision for over six years, and had most recently been the company’s commercial director …

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David Reeves steps down as Capcom Europe’s COO

Industry stalwart and former PlayStation Europe boss David Reeves is stepping down as Capcom COO in January, MCV can reveal. He will return to the consultancy and advisory role he held before he was appointed COO in March 2010. Over the past three years I have been very fortunate to …

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Focus on gaming increased as Sony reveals turnaround plan

PlayStation has been given the full backing of Sony CEO Kaz Hirai today as the executive outlined a plan to reverse Sony’s sliding fortunes. The company has admitted that it will post a loss of around $6.4bn for the current financial year and shares in the company fell by seven …

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Trion grows European team

MMO publisher Trion Worlds has dramatically expanded its team to cope with its 2012 release slate. The most recent hires include former Ubisoft lead game master Franck Vacher – now French community manager for End of Nations – and two former EA employees: Lee Sritharan joined as business intelligence director, …

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