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ESL adds high profile COO and VP of production

ESL has brought in two high profile executives to ramp up production” in its ever expanding studios. Yvette Martinez-Rea has been hired as the new Chief Operating Officer of ESL, having previously been Chief Operating Officer of Violet Grey. Prior to that she held multiple senior positions at Yahoo. My …

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Peter Moore on football, FIFA and his ultimate dream

The preamble before any interview tends to last only a few seconds. We normally ask a basic question. Such as: How have you found the show? They give a brief response, and the interview begins. As MCV sat down with EA COO Peter Moore at White Hart Lane – the …

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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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Peter Moore on the gulf between the digital and retail worlds

INTERVIEW: MCV talks to EA COO Peter Moore about a market in transition, the future of discs and his costly Bejeweled habit… Thanks to gruelling media training, most senior games industry execs have been groomed to never say anything off message. Every comment, for most publishers, is on-brand with little …

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Cave scraps Vita titles as COO resigns

Questions are being asked about the future of shmup specialist Cave. Andriasang reports that the studio has cancelled both of its previously announced Vita titles – one a social game and the other an unknown shooter. In addition, the company has also confirmed that VP and COO Miko Watanabe is …

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INTERVIEW: John Schappert, Zynga

Zynga, the defining force in the free and social games boom, says that it is stealing a march on the traditional core and console games market. And its COO, John Schappert, should know – he was once a prominent exec at both Electronic Arts and Xbox Live. MCV quizzed him …

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EA’s Origin draws 5m users

More than five million gamers use EA’s online download platform Origin every day, says the publisher’s COO Peter Moore. The former EA Sports boss told Screen Play about the service after being heckled at the EB Games Expo in Australia last weekend by one member of the audience. We’re only …

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Execs promoted at Jagex

RuneScape development studio and publisher Jagex has appointed two new staff to senior positions. Daniel Clough has now joined the team as chief operating officer, while Wendy Rosenthal has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer. Daniel and Wendy bring a huge weight of experience to Jagex’s leadership team,” …

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