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Annual study gives all industry members the chance to have their say (anonymously) about pay, working conditions, diversity and more

By James Batchelor

Hearthstone game director leaves Blizzard

Ben Brode spent ten years working on the popular card game

By Matthew Handrahan

Former Tomb Raider boss joins Xbox leadership team

Darrell Gallagher now at Microsoft, teases big things for E3

By James Batchelor

EA changes executive titles

Patrick Söderlund becomes company-wide chief design officer as Laura Miele takes over EA Worldwide Studios and Blake Jorgenson adds COO to CFO title

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio investor relations boss leaves after seven months

Rauno Heinonen only joined in September ahead of IPO, second major exec to depart this year

By James Batchelor

Jobs roundup: Dave Haynes installed as director at Vive X Europe

Elsewhere, veteran journalist Brian Crecente joins Variety and GAME finds interim CFO

By Haydn Taylor

MidBoss names Cade Peterson interim CEO

Veteran of Jump, Sony takes over 2064: Read Only Memories studio as founder Matt Conn leaves amid controversy

By Brendan Sinclair

Brian Crecente joins Variety

Former head of Rolling Stone's Glixel to add gaming coverage to entertainment industry trade site

By Brendan Sinclair

GaymerX cuts all ties to MidBoss

In wake of allegations against co-founder Matt Conn, LGBTQ convention changes leadership, names new executive director

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft opening Winnipeg studio

Far Cry 5 producer Darryl Long named managing director of new co-development studio focused on tools and tech for publisher's AAA open-world brands

By Brendan Sinclair

Robot Entertainment lays off 30 staff

Orcs Must Die! studio is cutting two teams down to one as it prepares to announce its new game

By Matthew Handrahan

Bethesda names Roy Campbell as new UK MD

Former THQ, Virgin boss has been consulting with Wolfenstein publisher over the past year

By James Batchelor

Jobs Roundup: Gameloft names new marketing VP

Elsewhere, King hires BBC's diversity director and IGDA names new board members

By James Batchelor

King hires BBC diversity director

Joyce Adeluwoye-Adams joins Candy Crush firm to continue its work promoting games industry inclusivity

By James Batchelor

Jobs roundup: Harry Potter mobile dev secures Machine Zone talent

Elsewhere, first generation EVE Online designer signs up to work on Dual Universe, while former SVP of Rovio Games moves to Dodreams

By Haydn Taylor

Halfbrick reportedly lays off more than half its staff

Fruit Ninja developer said to have dismissed up to 30 employees, with fewer than 30 remaining at the studio

By James Batchelor

Jobs Roundup: Drew Karpyshyn leaves BioWare (again)

Also, Naughty Dog promotes Neil Druckmann, Randy Pitchford joins Fig board, and key hires at Klang

By James Batchelor

Neil Druckmann named VP of Naughty Dog

Last of Us Part II creative director gets a new title to reflect his role on the studio's management team

By Brendan Sinclair

Randy Pitchford joins Fig advisory board

Gearbox president signs on with game crowdfunding/investment platform

By Brendan Sinclair

PopCap co-founder forms new tabletop firm

Jason Kapalka teams up with Eagle Games founder to create Forbidden Games

By James Batchelor

Jobs roundup: Horizon Zero Dawn producer moves to work on unannounced Ubisoft title

Meanwhile, British Games Institute gets culture director and Treyarch chairman joins GameChanger board

By Haydn Taylor

Rovio's head of Games steps down

"Personal reasons" cited as Wilhelm Taht leaves the Finnish company with immediate effect

By Matthew Handrahan

PlayStation to undergo worldwide organisational reshuffle this April

New CEO John Kodera takes responsibility for Americas, Japan and Asia, while deputy president Jim Ryan handles Europe

By James Batchelor

Crytek's Cevat Yerli steps down

CEO and president abdicates roles to serve as a "strategic shareholder"; Avni and Faruk Yerli appointed as joint CEOs

By Brendan Sinclair

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