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Crytek announces further redundancies at Frankfurt HQ

UPDATED: After confirming a number of studio closures at the end of last year, Crytek has now confirmed that it will also be scaling down its Frankfurt office, resulting in a further 15 employees being let go. In a pre-prepared statement, Crytek said the changes will also affect the publishing …

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Nintendo UK boosts PR and marketing teams following senior departures

Nintendo has made two major hires to its UK team, following the departures of senior marketing and PR executives last year. Matthias Hempfling has joined as marketing and PR director, and Kalpesh Tailorhas come on-board as head of communications. Both join from Nintendo’s European head office in Frankfurt. In 2015, …

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Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Staff at UK retailer Phones 4u have been told that their wages are likely to be curtailed as hope for the troubled company begins to fade. The Independent reports that an internal document sent to the chain’s 5,596 staff says that while they will still be paid as administrators PwC …

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Newman on Mojang sale: ‘I’d have done the same thing’

Garry’s Mod and Rust developer Garry Newman has defended Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from the criticism he has faced following his sale of Mojang to Microsoft. Specifically, Newman thinks that an employer’s obligations to staff outrank any other concern and would much rather see a studio’s workers receive a bumper pay …

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