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Clint Hocking reunites with Ubisoft

Following his sudden exit from Amazon, Far Cry 2 creative director Clint Hocking has rejoined Ubisoft. In a post on Ubisoft’s blog, the company confirms Hocking’s rehiring as creative director for Ubisoft Toronto. Hocking had spent nine years at Ubisoft Montreal before leaving in 2010. The move comes in wake …

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Former Nintendo lead Howard Phillips joins casual game studio Gameduell

Industry veteran Howard Phillips has joined casual game company Gameduell as its head of game design and user experience. Phillips is expected to help oversee Gameduell’s social and mobile game development projects. The industry veeteran is best known for his time leading Nintendo’s North American operations during the 1980’s – …

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Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Nintendo has announced the hire of ex-EA exec Doug Bowser, which at least superficially appears to be a match made in heaven. Bowser joins Nintendo of America as the company’s new vice president of sales, and he’ll be reporting to executive vice president of sales and marketing Scott Moffit. "Doug …

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Mass Effect producer Casey Hudson joins Microsoft’s HoloLens team

Ex-BioWare executive producer Casey Hudson has joined Microsoft Studios in the role of creative director. Hudson has begun work at Microsoft’s offices in Redmond, Washington, where he’ll focus on development of games and experience for the firm’s HoloLens headset. The industry vet spent over a decade and half overseeing the …

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Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity has hired former Microsoft executive Elizabeth Brown as its chief people officer. Brown will oversee the full life cycle of Unity Talent,” according to Unity – which includes recruitment, hires, personal development and retention. I’m super excited to be joining Unity at such an exciting time,” Brown said. I …

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