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Paradox hires Hearts of Iron, Cities: Skylines composer as head of music

Tobias Gustavsson will develop "new ways to integrate music and game experiences" as part of his role

Blizzard to launch "global diversity and inclusion initiative"

Mike Morhaime wants to raise number of women and "under-represented minority groups" working at the company

By Matthew Handrahan

Unity adds first independent board members

Workday CFO Robynne Sisco and Affirm CEO Max Levchin join Unity's board of directors

Come and speak at the Ukie Careers Bar

Four days of talks set for the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair at EGX 2017

By Christopher Dring

Ubisoft taps Patrick Bach to lead new Stockholm studio

French publisher expands in Nordic region and looks to former EA DICE head Patrick Bach to lead the way

By James Brightman

Sega's Jurgen Post joins Tencent

Former Sega Europe boss to lead European partnerships

By Christopher Dring

Sega Europe unveils new president and COO

Industry veteran Chris Bergstresser to lead studios and publishing office

By Christopher Dring

The Verge's Chris Plante to take executive editor role at Polygon

Plante to take Brian Crecente's vacant role, while Verge's Ross Miller also will become Polygon's first director of programming

Danny Bilson to run USC film school's games division

Tracy Fullerton moves out of leadership role while the former THQ exec runs the games department

By James Brightman

Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler to step down this year

"Today I'm announcing that we are beginning the search for Kickstarter's next CEO"

By Matthew Handrahan

Daniel Kaplan leaves Mojang for Coffee Stain

Mojang's first employee on his "emotional" decision to leave, and leading Coffee Stain's charge into the world of indie publishing

By Matthew Handrahan

Meggan Scavio named president of the AIAS

Former GDC boss Scavio will oversee the D.I.C.E. Summit, D.I.C.E. Europe and the AIAS Foundation

By Matthew Handrahan

Introducing the GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work awards

New awards concept begins in the UK this September. Here's how to take part

By GamesIndustry Staff

GDC names Katie Stern GM

Co-Founder of Designers of Things Conference replaces Meggan Scavio; Victoria Petersen also named Lead Conference Manager

By James Brightman

Sega Europe promotes John Clark, Tim Heaton

Executive vice president roles see Clark take greater role in publishing as Creative Assembly studio director Heaton gains wider influence

By Brendan Sinclair

Starbreeze appoints new head of corporate comms

Ann Charlotte Svensson will also lead investor relations, brings 20 years of experience to the role

WoW composer Russell Brower made redundant

Position of 12 years eliminated but "there is an excellent chance I will continue to contribute to Blizzard's projects as a freelance composer"

Walking Dead game designer joins Blizzard

Harrison G. Pink takes up the role of senior designer on the Diablo team

By James Batchelor

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

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