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OnLive VP joins Disney Interactive

One of the leading executives at games streaming service OnLive has quit the firm for a role at Disney Interactive Media. John Spinale, who was until recently OnLive vice president of for games and media, has accepted the role of senior VP of social games at Disney. He’ll have a …

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Disney Appmates merge toys and gaming on iPad

Cars 2 and other Disney properties with bridge the gap between toys and iPad gaming next month thanks to the company’s new Appmates range. The Disney Appmates Mobile Application Toys, to use their full name, are small figurines that interact with the Apple tablet and use it as a play …

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Roy takes retail role at Disney

Long-serving UK games PR Manab Roy has moved to a new role at The Walt Disney Company. Previously UK and Ireland PR manager for video games, he now takes up the role of PR manager for retail. His new responsibilities include working with retail and trade marketing teams to create …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Activison’s new PR team, retail role for Disney’s Roy

In MCV’s latest rundown of the industry’s hottest vacancies and biggest personnel news, Activision reveals its new-look PR team, Disney’s Manab Roy takes on a new role and Iceberg hires a new PR manager. ACTIVISION RESHUFFLES EURO AND UK PR TEAMS Three new hires and a promotion have reshaped the …

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Disney’s Sussman joins Zynga

Zynga is to hire another exec in the shape of Disney publishing chief Adam Sussman, a Disney spokesperson has confirmed. Sussman’s reign at Disney Interactive lasted less than a year, according to a report on AllThingsDigital. He is reported to have joined the company in January, following a spell at …

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Jobs lost at Disney’s Avalanche

As many as twenty developers have been made redundant at Utah-based studio Avalanche, according to reports, as part of a substantial cutback operation underway at Disney. The Mickey Mouse media conglomerate has in the past year cut loose as many as 500 game dev jobs from its once-thriving development fleet. …

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