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Brexit fears resurface at Westminster games panel

"We're not getting a response from government that will prevent companies from deploying their contingency plans now"

By James Batchelor

Wargaming opens new Moscow mobile studio

New branch will focus on developing midcore titles, headed up by Andrey Zimenko

By James Batchelor

Jobs Roundup: EA comms boss joins Gfinity

Meanwhile British Esports Association recruits an MP, plus key hires are HitPoint Studios and Big Huge Games

By James Batchelor

Ed Vaizey joins British Esports Association as vice chair

Former culture minister for the UK is also an advisor to the International eGames Committee

Riot co-founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merril to lead development on new title

Senior leadership team to handle company operations while duo work on studio's next project

By James Batchelor

Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw leaves Bioware

The world of Dragon Age is "in good hands" as Laidlaw brings 14 years at Bioware to an end

By Matthew Handrahan

Disruptor Beam lays off staff

Studio says it is "right-sizing" and "pulling back" from projects that don't show growth potential of Star Trek and Walking Dead

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs Roundup: Andrew House leaves PlayStation

Elsewhere, Guardian games editor steps down and long standing Bandai Namco composer moves on

By Haydn Taylor

Andrew House leaving Sony after 27 years

Will remain as chairman until the end of the year, is immediately succeeded by Tsuyoshi ' John' Kodera

By James Batchelor

Zynga hires Tesla veteran Phuong Phillips as Chief Legal Officer

Phillips will oversee all legal affairs and government relations for Zynga

Volition lays off more than 30 - Report

Disappointing sales for Agents of Mayhem leads Deep Silver to make cuts at studio, including GM Dan Cermak

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch appoints Kendra Johnson as GM of Global Content Development

Maker Studios vet will oversee Latin America and Asia Pacific regions and all regional content development

Jobs Roundup: ICO Partners hires former Vice editor Mike Diver

New hires at Bossa Studios, Venatus Media, Sperasoft, IGDA and more

By James Batchelor

Sperasoft hires EA Shanghai studio head

Brad Doan joins St Petersburg-based company as senior director of project management organization

Significant layoffs at The Chinese Room as studio goes dark for new project

"Is this the end? No, I don't think so," Dan Pinchbeck writes as majority of staff are let go

By James Batchelor

Madison Square Gardens hires Twitch VP as head of esports

Nick Allen joins world famous sports firm as it purchases controlling stake in Counter Logic Gaming

By James Batchelor

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson joins Intel's board of directors

Chairman of Intel Andy Bryant praises his "creativity and business acumen"

Phil Spencer joins Microsoft senior leadership team

Xbox head and executive VP of gaming gets nod to join 16-member panel of company's key voices

By Brendan Sinclair

Bossa hires Half-Life, Portal writer Chet Faliszek

Celebrated scribe joins quirky London studio after $10m investment

By James Batchelor

IGDA names Jen MacLean interim executive director

Former 38 Studios CEO and IGDA Foundation managing director takes the helm during organization's leadership search

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs roundup: Twitch switch for Wargaming's Rahim Attaba

Telltale names its new CEO, Naughty Dog loses Bruce Straley, Pokémon promotes Dinsey and more

By James Batchelor

"There's no better environment than AAA to develop your skills"

Playground Games' Nick Duncombe discusses the benefits of working at an established studio rather than forming your own ahead of his UKIE Careers Bar talk

By James Batchelor

Telltale Games appoints Pete Hawley new CEO

Former Zynga exec and Red Robot Labs co-founder taking over as Dan Connors steps down from chief exec role for second time

By Brendan Sinclair

“There will be hate you cannot control. In all honesty, it's defeating”

Square Enix's Amy Graves discusses the pressures community managers face ahead of her UKIE Careers Bar talk next week

By James Batchelor

Naughty Dog's Bruce Straley leaves the studio

Last of Us and Uncharted 4 co-director says today was his last day at Naughty Dog

By James Brightman

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