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Endemol's Good Catch hires Mark Oxenham as head of development

Former virtual reality developer will be leading team in creating both branded games and new IP

By James Batchelor

Indiegogo appoints new head of gaming

Tabletop veteran Nate Murray will oversee crowdfunding for both board and video games

By James Batchelor

Portal designer Kim Swift hired as design director at EA's Motive Studios

"I could not be more excited to welcome an all-star like Kim," says GM Jade Raymond

By James Brightman

What Theresa May's Brexit speech means for the UK games industry

Dr Jo Twist discusses what comes next for games as UKIE embarks on data gathering mission

By Jo Twist

PlayStation VR Worlds creative director joins Conspexit

Russell Harding will now help the London startup empower people with visual impairments

By James Brightman

Ex-Techland COO founds Strange New Things in Wroclaw, Poland

Pawel Zawodny joined by team from CD Projekt Red, Techland, IO Interactive

By Dan Pearson

Unity hires Bungie veteran as new graphics director

Natalya Tatarchuk worked on Destiny, Halo: ODST and Halo: Reach

Twitch hires 343's Matt McCloskey

Former Xbox exec joins streaming platform as VP of Commerce

Guerrila Cambridge to close

UK developer to close after 19 years as Sony “makes changes to European studios structure”

By James Batchelor

Team17 targets US developers with major hires

“I really want to go for it,” says CEO Debbie Bestwick

By Christopher Dring

Glu restructure will close two studios, cut 100+ jobs

Up to 140 employees face dismissal as mobile publisher attempts to streamline US operations, but firm plans to hire again by end of 2017

By James Batchelor

Coconut Lizard hires six Epic developers

Programmers, artists, QA and director join as studio teases more recruitment news to follow

Certain Affinity's narrative director leaves for 2K Games

Corey May previously worked on Assassin's Creed and Prince of Persia at Ubisoft

PlayStation reorganises European senior management team

Simon Rutter becomes COO and Tim Stokes named senior VP as president Jim Ryan stresses the importance of regional strength

By Christopher Dring

Gamevil Europe moves into new Berlin office, hires Chinh Vu

New marketing head joins as headcount doubles after successful year

Rhianna Pratchett parts ways with Tomb Raider

Crystal Dynamics' resurgent franchise needs a new writer after Pratchett's award-winning five year run

By Matthew Handrahan

Kojima Productions brings in former Konami exec as its president

Shinji Hirano was president of Konamis' North American and European offices in 11 years at the company

By Matthew Handrahan

Magic Leap PR chief follows CMO to the exit door

Mixed reality startup suffers two exec departures in quick succession, the latest following an exposé on the firm's progress

By Matthew Handrahan

Oculus restructures into PC and mobile divisions as Iribe steps down

Former CEO Brendan Iribe remaining with the company to lead the PC division

By James Brightman

Gina Jackson joins The Imaginarium as Head of Games

UK veteran's appointment shows Serkis' studio committed to games

By Dan Pearson

Jobs roundup: Daybreak turns to Ham, Shanks out as president

Paradox taps Nordström for mobile initiatives, InnoGames entrusts TV strategy to Yakin, Razer and Perfect World add pieces

By Brendan Sinclair

Unity hires Uber's machine learning expert for new role

Danny Lange joins as VP of AI and machine learning following senior positions at Amazon and Uber

Games for Change appoints former White House advisor to its board

Mark DeLoura is joined by Take-Two comms VP Alan Lewis and IDEO partner Duane Bray

InnoGames hires Funda Yakin as director of media and market development

Microsoft Germany veteran Yakin will report directly to CMO Christian Pern

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