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Former Warner Bros. CEO joins Activision Blizzard board

Ex-Warner Bros. CEO and chairman Barry Meyer has accepted a position on Activision Blizzard’s board of directors. Games Industry reports the publisher revealed the new addition to its leadership group yesterday, stating that Meyer has been appointed to the company’s nominating and corporate governance committee as well. Meyer departed from …

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World of Warcraft designer joins League of Legends team

Former World of Warcraft lead systems designer Greg Street has accepted a lead position at League of Legends developer Riot Games. Polygon reports on Street’s updated LinkedIn profile, which lists his current job as lead game designer at Riot. Street’s Facebook page further reveals that he’s been with Riot since …

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Microsoft hires Valve’s former director of business

Valve’s ex-director of business Jason Holtman has joined Microsoft, Holtman himself has confirmed. Speaking with Games Industry, Holtman explained his focus will be on improving the company’s Windows platform. "Yes, I have joined Microsoft where I will be focusing on making Windows a great platform for gaming and interactive entertainment," …

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Assassin’s Creed III design director joins 22 Cans

Former Ubisoft Singapore design director Jamie Stowe has joined 22 Cans. The Assassin’s Creed III level design director will assume the role of technical designer at Peter Molyneux’s indie studio – specifically focusing on the Kickstarter-funded project, Godus. "Jamie joins 22cans at a very exciting time and takes the role …

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Seth Killian joins Sony Santa Monica as lead game designer

Former Capcom strategic marketing director of online and community Seth Killian has been hired on as Sony Santa Monica’s lead game designer. His duties will include working on PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, along with working with outside studios on other various projects. "Fighting games are very close to my heart, …

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