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CastAR reportedly shut down

Just under 70 jobs lost as augmented reality start-up led by former Valve employees closes

By James Batchelor

Conspexit adds Glen Drury to board

Former Blippar and Yahoo exec to help grow start-up formed by games veterans to assist blind and visually impaired

The Void's exec team is full of games industry experience

Innovative location-based VR company rounds out management team with three C-level hires

By Matthew Handrahan

Dave Cowling joins VR startup Within

Infinity Ward's former chief tech officer signs on with outfit behind Mr. Robot, OneRepublic VR experiences

Colombia's Brainz adds ex-Miniclip CTO to its board

Camilo Marrugo, former Chief Technology Officer at Miniclip, joins board as Brainz works on new RTS, World War Doh

Konami accused of blacklisting former employees - report

Publisher instructs other companies not to hire ex-staff, blocked Kojima Productions health insurance application

By Matthew Handrahan

Riot Games opens New Delhi office

India represents "a unique challenge," Riot says - "How do we grow a gaming culture that's just finding its footing?"

How Massive Entertainment tries to retain every employee for at least a decade

Managing director Polfeldt on giving junior staff a voice and protecting your workforce from the pressures of AAA development

By James Batchelor

FoxNext appoints president of licensing and publishing

Rick Phillips takes on a new role following Aftershock acquisition

Twitch veteran to lead publisher relations for Discord

Andy Swanson will look to forge further relationships with publishers and developers for the popular gaming chat app

By James Brightman

eSports investment group aXiomatic appoints Jeff Vinik co-chair

Vinik is owner and chairman of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning and minority owner of Fenway Sports Group

Angry Birds 2 lead programmer launches VR studio

Neuston will draw on Jonas Johansson's experience in mobile and on AAA titles like Crysis 3 and Just Cause 2

By Matthew Handrahan

Valve loses fourth writer in 18 months

Jay Pinkerton joined Valve ten years ago, follows Laidlaw, Wolpaw and Faliszek to the door

By Matthew Handrahan

Gearbox chief creative Mikey Neumann departs due to ill health

An MS-related condition prompts Borderlands writer to leave Gearbox and focus on Patreon-funded YouTube series

By Matthew Handrahan

David Eddings joins Rooster Teeth Games

Former Gearbox executive signs on to be head of game publishing for multimedia content brand

By Brendan Sinclair

Sumo appoints new India studio director

Alexis Madinier joins as the studio prepares to move into new premises

By Christopher Dring

OtherSide Entertainment hires new VP of marketing

Walter Somol joins System Shock 3 developer from Harmonix

Intrepid Studios hires MMO veterans as Kickstarter nears $3m

Ashes of Creation developer recruits more talent from EverQuest and Planetside after smashing its crowdfunding target

By Matthew Handrahan

David Ismailer steps in as new 2K president

Ismailer joined the 2K label as COO when since it first started in 2005

By Matthew Handrahan

Meggan Scavio leaving GDC

Game Developers Conference GM departs next month after 18 years with the event

By Brendan Sinclair

Sega Europe boss Jurgen Post to leave after ten years

John Ward, current Sega Europe CFO, will act as interim COO

By Christopher Dring

Jobs lost at IO Interactive as Square Enix searches for buyer

An unspecified number of the Hitman studio's workforce has left the company in the wake of surprise news from publisher

By James Batchelor

Kerbal Space Program developers hired by Valve

Timeframe for the new hires coincides with departure of eight of Squad's core staff last year

By Matthew Handrahan

Sega Europe names new digital VP

James Schall promoted from director of digital distribution to grow business in PC and console space

By Brendan Sinclair

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