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Former Kabam COO Kent Wakeford joins Skillz board

Wakeford focused on eSports after Netmarble's acquisition of Kabam, also co-owner of Kevin Chou's Overwatch League team

Kate Edwards joins the board at Take This

Former IGDA executive director will help non-profit address the games industry's mental health issues

By Matthew Handrahan

N3twork buys Agamemnon mobile UA platform

Ex-Rovio VP Eric Seufert joins the company as part of the acquisition

By Matthew Handrahan

Supermassive hires industry veteran Jim Woods

Woods brings experience from DMA Design, Codemasters and Sega to new executive producer role

Apple appoints first managing director for China

Isabel Ge Mahe's appointment demonstrates strong commitment to "invest and grow in China"

By Matthew Handrahan

Snowfall's Natasha Trygg promoted to CEO

Former COO steps up as former CEO and founder Petri Elovaara steps aside

BioWare once again to be led by Casey Hudson

Three years after leaving, Hudson is back to serve as GM as Aaryn Flynn departs the studio

By James Brightman

Subway Surfers developer hires PopCap's Amy Kalson

Former creative director takes up new senior game designer role at Sybo Games

Gameloft appoints new UK and Ireland country manager

Former Bin Weevils sales boss John-Paul Burke joins major mobile publisher

Ex-343, Insomniac design director founds consultancy firm

Psychopomp is the next step in Mike Ellis' 25-year career in the games industry

Twitch hires social media vet as new SVP of Marketing

Kate Jhaveri, who led global consumer marketing at Twitter, will now lead global marketing and communications for Twitch

By James Brightman

Brian Crecente leaving Polygon

Executive editor with Vox Media's game site leaving after five years to become editorial director for Glixel

By Brendan Sinclair

Gfinity hires new chief commercial officer

Former global head of commercial at Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment joins growing esports events firm

SpiritAI hires Unity's Andy Brammall

Engine firm's former technical sales director to lead sales division at renowned start-up

Oculus' Callum Underwood joins Raw Fury

Indie publisher adds another experienced name

By Christopher Dring

Ubisoft's Jason VandenBerghe joins ArenaNet

VandenBerghe steps up from creative director roles to become director of design at the Guild Wars studio

By Matthew Handrahan

Guerrilla Games loses long-serving game director

Steven ter Heide brings 12 years at the company to an end, looks ahead to "starting something new"

Microsoft laying off thousands - Report

Cuts said to be coming mostly from sales force and hitting employees outside the US

By Brendan Sinclair

GREE shuts down all Western operations

San Francisco, Melbourne and Berlin offices closed as mobile first adopts Japan-first strategy

By James Batchelor

Around 50 layoffs as GREE Melbourne reportedly closed down

Further cuts rumoured from mobile firm's Berlin and San Francisco offices

By James Batchelor

Madcatz vet Jon Middleton to push Madefire towards gaming audience

Middleton hired as CRO as Motion Books publisher looks to add game-based properties to its platform

George Takei joins Fifth Journey as creative director

Star Trek actor responsibilities include marketing, social media, and developing character and storylines for Kubo and the Two Strings game

Sony's David Perry departs for Instagram influencer marketing firm

Ex-Gaikai boss co-founds new start-up GoVyrl, takes on CEO role

By James Batchelor

PlayStack hires new head of developer partnerships

UK publisher adds former Creative England head of games Rob Crossley to newly-created role

Glixel's San Francisco office closed, team laid off

At least seven jobs lost as site control passed to Rolling Stone's New York office

By James Batchelor

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