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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

Twitch hires Rahim Attaba as director of commerce EMEA

Attaba was previously Wargaming Alliance's global marketing director

Flaregames hires new head of brand management

Marja Konttinen brings experience as marketing director at Rovio to the German mobile company

TIGA accredits 17 university games courses in the UK

Staffordshire University had the highest employment rate, with 67% of graduates finding work in the industry

SpiritAI names new business development manager

Peter Alau joins as artificial intelligence specialist's first San Francisco hire

App Annie hires a CFO, promotes a new president

Sujan Jain joins the company from Couchbase, App Annie's former CRO Ted Krantz now second-in-command as new president

Devcom's head of content leaves for Ludicious

Tobias Kopka was also director of Aruba Events' Quo Vadis and Respawn conferences

Oculus names new head of marketing

Rebecca Van Dyck returns to Facebook after six months away, previously handled consumer and brand marketing

Rod Humble takes the reins at TinyCo

Former Sims head calling the shots at Jam City studio behind Avengers Academy and Futurama: World of Tomorrow

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs roundup: Mayor of London hires former UKIE exec

Nomadic hires EA veteran, Reto-Moto names new CEO, Monumental Sports recruits esports director and more

By James Batchelor

EA veteran Jim Preston joins VR firm Nomadic

Preston is one of three strategic hires, brings experience from eye-tracking firm FOVE

Green Man Gaming hires EVP of performance marketing

Paul Turner brings marketing experience from the online retail and online gambling sectors

Glu Mobile lays off dozens

Restructuring cited for termination of 46 developers, departure of CTO Tim Wilson, closure of Long Beach studio, cancellation of Car Town Racing

By Brendan Sinclair

London gets first ever chief digital officer

Mayor Sadiq Khan's appointment of Theo Blackwell will help to further the city as a "global tech hub"

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