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Jagex appoints Phil Mansell as COO and acting CEO as Cousens departs

Jagex has appointed Phil Mansell as COO and acting CEO, the company has announced today. He replaces outgoing CEO Rod Cousens, who has now left the studio. Having worked at Jagex for over five years, Mansell was previously vice president of the studio and was responsible for its Runescape portfolio. …

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Jagex to sell banned Runescape players’ loot in blind auctions

Banned Runescape players are to have their indignity heightened by watching their in game loot snapped up by other players. Rock Paper Shotgun reports that the game is to auction off the in-game items associated with characters owned by banned players in ‘Storage Wars’ style blind auctions. Called ‘Bank Bidders’ …

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Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex. The deal, first revealed in March, sees a new board of directors put in place and is described as the first move in creating a dedicated, highly focused Chinese-owned games company within a newly created structure of a highly respected …

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Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Online games giant Bigpoint has been acquired by Chinese games specialist Youzu Interactive. The deal will go through in April, subject to Chinese acquisition processes. Bigpoint is a specialist in free-to-play online and mobile games with offices around the world (including its native Hamburg, Lyon, Istanbul, San Francisco, Berlin and …

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