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Dino Patti leaving Playdead

Co-founder and CEO sells shares to business partner

By Dan Pearson

Layoffs at Kabam San Francisco

"Kabam's business strategy is to focus on fewer, bigger, and bolder AAA mobile games"

By Rachel Weber

Jobs roundup: Dishonored's visual design director joins Darewise

Also, Diablo III's Josh Masqueira leaves Blizzard, and Deep Silver Fishlabs reaches 90 employees with 3 new hires

By Matthew Handrahan

Turbine confirms layoffs

Move to free-to-play mobile development leads to cuts

By Rachel Weber

Adam Boyes leaving Sony role to return to development

Self-publishing head moving back to the front lines

By Dan Pearson

eSports Integrity Coalition launches

Ian Smith appointed as first commissioner

By Dan Pearson

Jobs roundup: Karl Magnus Troedsson leaves EA DICE for Raw Fury

Also, App Annie hired a new CMO, ESL made several exec appointments and Ripstone brings on Mike Rose

By James Brightman

Jobs roundup: Robert Khoo leaves Penny Arcade

Elsewhere, Jason Rubin expands his focus beyond games at Oculus, Facebook makes a big hire in its eSports push, and Nintendo UK has a new boss

By Matthew Handrahan

Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Angry Birds' Mighty Eagle flies the coop to work in education

By Dan Pearson

Zynga appoints EA's Bernard Kim as president of publishing

Kim worked with Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau at EA, where he was SVP of mobile publishing

By Matthew Handrahan

Jobs roundup: Daybreak Austin appoints Cryptic's Jack Emmert as new CEO

Elsewhere, Nintendo UK loses its GM, Gearbox loses a writer, and Supermassive Games bolsters its VR team with three new hires

By Matthew Handrahan

New hire roundup: Google expands its VR team

Elsewhere, former Lionhead art director Kelvin Tuite has joined Sumo Digital, and Zynga has doubled down on social casino

By James Brightman

Women in Games appoints new CEO

Marie-Claire Isaaman wants to double percentage of women working in the UK game industries by 2025

By Rachel Weber

New hire roundup: Creative Assembly names Gareth Edmondson COO

New role for ex-Ubisoft Reflections managing director and Jeffrey Lin leaving Riot Games lead our first movers and shakers round-up

By Matthew Handrahan

KingsIsle Entertainment confirms layoffs

Wizard101 studio cuts "many talented employees"

By Rachel Weber

MZ's RTplatform now has a leader

Salesforce exec Nasi Jazayeri has joined the company formerly known as Machine Zone to lead its cloud tech strategy

By Matthew Handrahan

Disney Infinity is dead as Disney exits game publishing

Avalanche is being shuttered and 300 jobs are now lost as a result

By James Brightman

Gary Welch promoted at Climax to Art Director

Bullfrog and Revolution veteran takes on Portsmouth role

By Dan Pearson

New COO for Oculus as VR firm grabs Hans Hartmann from Fitbit

Outgoing Laird Malamed will take on new executive role, says Iribe

By Dan Pearson

Glu confirms 100 jobs cut in five months following Q1 loss

"We cut nothing that was actually going to deliver in our mind certain revenue later this year"

By Matthew Handrahan

Keywords expanding Montreal studio

Testing and localization firm will add 100 new jobs in Quebec development hub

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop co-founder Fontaine retires

Will depart at end of current term in June 2016

By Rachel Weber

Square Enix Montreal hires Bédard and Dief

Indies join Hitman GO, Hitman: Sniper and Lara Croft GO studio

By Rachel Weber

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