AIAS names Mike Fischer president

Former exec with Microsoft, Square Enix, and Epic tapped to lead DICE Summit organizer

By Brendan Sinclair

Sproing Interactive is restructuring

UPDATE: Austria's largest games developer says it is not entirely insolvent or closed, laying off two teams after project cancellation

By James Batchelor

Will Luton joins Rovio Stockholm

Mobile veteran becomes Senior Product Manager of Angry Birds 2

Chris Taylor goes indie

Total Annihilation, Dungeon Siege creator leaves Wargaming to pursue new studio

By James Brightman

Josh Holmes moves on from 343i to pursue indie dream

Studio head for Halo 5: Guardians "drawn to new horizons"

By Dan Pearson

Blizzard co-founder Allen Adham returns after 12 year absence

Adham was the original lead designer on WoW, but left the company before it launched

By Matthew Handrahan

Jobs roundup: Glu names Nick Earl CEO

Also, Rovio Stockholm's boss leaves, Cubic Motion expands, DDM adds to its team and App Annie has a new chief product officer

By James Brightman

CastAR hires entire Eat Sleep Play dev team

AR startup gathers momentum with more key hires for its Utah studio ahead of launch next year

By Matthew Handrahan

Layoffs strike Gameforge as publisher abandons mobile

German firm will focus entirely on PC games, loses an estimated 90 people

By James Batchelor

CastAR hires PlayStation veteran Peter Dille as CMO

Jobs roundup: AR startup bolsters leadership team, David Brevik advising on Path of Exile, Team Dignitas gets a CEO, and Disrupter Beam hires a chief data officer

By Matthew Handrahan

Brynley Gibson joins Curve Digital to lead VR push

Former Sony London Studio producer will also head up Ze Mode and Headstrong Games

By James Batchelor

United Front Games reportedly shut down

Departing staff and pulled games suggest trouble for Canada-based Sleeping Dogs developer

By James Batchelor

Jobs roundup: World of Warcraft swaps game directors

Rod Humble joins Jam City, Facebook grabs another Sims veteran for social VR, Hutch hires two, and Pocket Gamer gets a new editor

By Matthew Handrahan

MaxPlay cuts most of its team in move towards licensing

Engine startup forced to axe majority of its 70 staff after funding deal fell through

By Matthew Handrahan

NGD Studios eyes AAA development with Red Katana acquisition

Argentinian studios merge to tackle global market from base in Latin America

By Matthew Handrahan

Kerbal Space Program team suffers eight departures

Fans surprised at mass team change, Squad insists that more content is planned

By Matthew Handrahan

Zynga names Gerard Griffin new CFO

Social publisher rounds out new-look leadership team with EA's senior VP of finance

By Brendan Sinclair

Choose Your Own Adventure

Liz Mercuri is your guide on the path from student to industry professional

By Liz Mercuri

Roadhouse Interactive confirms closure

Update: CEO confirms 125 jobs lost, performance of Iron Maiden mobile game one of several factors that led to closure

By Rachel Weber

Zynga names Doug Scott new CMO

Former DeNA and EA marketer adds to ongoing executive overhaul at social game publisher

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs roundup: Microsoft taps USC VR researcher

Mark Bolas joins the private sector, Gazillion and Team17 add board members, and Creative England appoints a new head of games

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs roundup: Blizzard's Chris Metzen retires after 22 years

A new general counsel for Unity, a guest writer for Bioware and more in this week's employment explosion

By Rachel Weber

Disney Infinity devs to lead new studio for castAR

The new castAR Salt Lake City will more than double the mixed reality company's development team

By James Brightman

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