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Hubertz quits as Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs

Heiko Hubertz has left his role as CEO as German online gaming giant Bigpoint cuts over 120 jobs. However, intense competition and the expense of paying employees in San Francisco – the second most expensive city in the US – has led Bigpoint to conclude that developing games in the …

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Bigpoint sending trio of titles to retail

Online games specialist Bigpoint is to bring three of its titles to retail. That’s thanks to an agreement with Contact Sales and its publishing arm Excalibur Publishing. The deal covers three titles – Battlestar Galactica Online, Drakensang Online and Pirate Storm. Each will be sold in the UK and Ireland …

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PayPal veteran joins Bigpoint

Online games giant Bigpoint has hired PayPal veteran Jochen Siegert as head of payment. Siegert is the former director of EMEA strategy and business development at PayPal Europe. He has over 12 years of experience in the payment industry. He built up PayPal’s European financial products department and lead the …

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