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PlayStack’s Rob Crossley tells us ‘what publishers really want’ after listening to 1,620 dev pitches

“I’m constantly amazed that, of the 1,620 game pitches I’ve assessed, more than half can be reduced to ‘recently successful game but with my art assets’. They’re not clones. But they are cover bands.”

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming, Sold Out, PlayStack and more

In this week’s roundup: Green Man Gaming hires new performance marketing EVP, Ukie’s Blackwell becomes theMayor of London’s first chief digital officer, a new marketing director arrives at Sold Out, PlayStack gets new COO and board director,Koch Media’s Scarborough joins Improbable and Ukie welcomes three new members. Green Man Gaming …

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Sony’s Charlie Hasdell joins PlayStack as creative director

UK publisher PlayStack has hired Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe’s Charlie Hasdell as its new creative director. Hasdell brings more than two decades worth of experience to the role, including his time as one of the key creatives on the multimillion-selling SingStar franchise. Harvey Elliott, CEO of PlayStack, said: Charlieis an …

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Playstack appoints new COO and board director

London-based studio PlayStack has appointed Mads Jensen as COO and board director, the company has announced, effective immediately. In his new role, Jensen will work alongside CEO and founder Harvey Elliott to guide the company towards bringing even more creative games to market over the next year, driving the studio’s …

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Crossley leaves Creative England for PlayStack

Publisher PlayStack has announced that Rob Crossley has joined the company in the new role of head of developer partnerships. Crossley’s CV includes stints not only at MCV’s sister magazine Develop, but also GameSpot and the BBC. His most recent role was as head of games at Creative England where, …

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