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GameDuell pivots, cuts 25 per cent of staff

German developer shifts focus towards cross-platform card and board games

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo UK expands marketing and comms team

Matthias Hempfling and Kalpesh Tailor both take senior roles as they join from Frankfurt office

By Matthew Handrahan

Spicy Horse cuts staff in move away from "brutal" F2P market

American McGee's Shanghai studio will continue with a core team, new projects to be announced soon

By Matthew Handrahan

Layoffs at The Escapist

Defy Media shuts down Durham office; gaming website will now be based out of Seattle

By Brendan Sinclair

Daybreak hires former EA VP Larry LaPierre

14-year EA veteran will serve as the H1Z1 developer's new senior vice president of games

By James Brightman

Relentless opening Wales studio

Welsh government aid to see 70 new jobs created over next three years as developer extends partnership with Hasbro toys

By Brendan Sinclair

Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell lays off 45 people

Drastic measures required following Warner Bros.' cancellation of new Scribblenauts title

By Matthew Handrahan

Valhalla moves HQ to Vancouver

Tomonobu Itagaki believes talented devs more attracted to Western countries than Japan

By Brendan Sinclair

ex-Konami producer Dave Cox teams up with MercurySteam

Cox is working with his old Castlevania colleagues on its, "most ambitious game as an independent developer"

By Matthew Handrahan

Halo vets team with Jeff Hilbert to form First Strike Games

Seattle startup will have a multiplayer focus due to team's experience on Halo, SOCOM and Age of Empires

By Matthew Handrahan

Her Story's Sam Barlow joins Interlude

"Interactive video is poised to be a revolutionary medium"

By Rachel Weber

InnoGames adds Funatics to its Dusseldorf studio

Mass hire follows closure of Funatics, boosts mobile focused Dusseldorf team to 40 people

By Matthew Handrahan

NCsoft confirms layoffs at Carbine

WildStar's performance and cancelled Chinese version cited as reasons for studio reogranization

By Brendan Sinclair

New CTO for Gameforge

Jeffrey Brown joins from humour site Cheezburger

By Rachel Weber

Colopl aims to publish multiple high quality VR titles annually

Japanese mobile publisher appoints new CEO of US subsidiary, hopes to lead VR market

By James Brightman

Stainless Games appoints Jan Lindner as new CEO

Patrick Buckland shifts to Executive Chairman role

By Dan Pearson

Rovio Stockholm GM departs

Oskar Burman will be replaced by Patrick Liu

By Rachel Weber

Karl Hilton appointed head of new Sumo offices

Former Crytek UK MD to lead new studio in Nottingham

By Dan Pearson

Riot closing Brighton offices

Creative Services branch to be relocated to Dublin headquarters

By Dan Pearson

Bioware senior editor departs industry

Cameron Harris says goodbye to Mass Effect: Andromeda and games

By Rachel Weber

Lionhead closing, Fable Legends cancelled

Microsoft focusing "on the games and franchises that fans find most exciting and want to play"; Press Play Studios also shutting down

By Brendan Sinclair

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