Jobs Roundup: New Roblox trio to push for greater diversity

Meanwhile, Netflix's Witcher show gains a showrunner and Dots loses its CEO

By James Batchelor

Boss Key co-founder Arjan Brussee joins Epic Games

Brussee has parted ways with fellow co-founder Cliff Bleszinski to work on an "exciting secret project"

By James Brightman

Best Places To Work: How to work with graduates and students

The Best Places To Work winners discuss ways to support the future generations of game creators

By Christopher Dring

Blizzard, EA among Glassdoor's best places to work

Employees have given both game companies high marks

By James Brightman

Jobs roundup: Three new executive hires at Jagex

Elsewhere, there's a new games editor at the Guardian, and Unity co-founder joins Lockwood Publishing

By Haydn Taylor

Jagex expands executive team with three new appointments

Executive appointments refocus developer on extending publishing and production operations

By Haydn Taylor

Jobs roundup: Rock, Paper, Shotgun takes on two new editorial staff

Elsewhere, Yahoo's former esports head takes lead on Golden State Warriors esports offering

By Haydn Taylor

Finding your place in the Creative Industries

Unity's Liz Mercuri shares advice offered to aspiring developers and more at the recent BAFTA Creative Careers Showcase

By Liz Mercuri

Playground Games hires GTA V, Metal Gear Solid and Hellblade devs for open-world action RPG

Forza Horizon developer also secures new 200-person studio, which will bring headcount up to 400

By James Batchelor

Jon Shafer leaves Paradox over creative differences

Civilisation V designer moves on after just six months with new employer

By Haydn Taylor

Jobs Roundup: Green Man Gaming hires former EA, Activision marketing boss

Also this week, Keza MacDonald leaves Kotaku, a Mythbuster joins Giant Bomb, and Unity hires Insomniac developers

By James Batchelor

Former Twitch, Machine Zone, and Visceral executives join Outpost Games

Developer expands leadership team to drive growth of audience engagement platform

GameStop CEO steps down for medical reasons

Daniel DeMatteo will take over as interim CEO while J. Paul Raines seeks treatment for his "medical reoccurrence"

By James Brightman

Global Britain needs to be truly global

TIGA CEO Richard Wilson stresses the importance of a less restrictive migration policy to the future of the UK games industry

By Richard Wilson

Best Places To Work Awards: How to keep hold of your staff

The Best Places To Work winners discuss ways to keep your staff progressing and learning

By Christopher Dring

Unity opens Los Angeles office with Insomniac devs

Mike Acton and Andreas Fredriksson head up fresh efforts to advance data-oriented programming

By James Batchelor

Jobs Roundup: Breakthrough Brits BAFTA winner joins Reality Gaming Group

Elsewhere there's a new chief of people at Zynga, and studio director at Flaregames

By Haydn Taylor

Telltale Games restructures, cuts 90 staff

The layoffs represent about 25% of the workforce and won't affect previously announced projects

By James Brightman

Runic Games shut down

Torchlight studio closed as parent company Perfect World focuses on online games-as-a-service

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs Roundup: New management at Vungle after former CEO arrested

Meanwhile Sumo builds up management team and Loots prepares for US expansion

By Haydn Taylor

Brawlhalla dev Blue Mammoth Games opening new Netherlands studio

Amsterdam branch opens in January 2018, aims to hire 25 people

By James Batchelor

Making the industry's voice heard on Brexit

Exiting the EU is one of the biggest challenges the UK games sector has ever faced; the industry desperately needs its access to skilled staff to be protected

By Rob Fahey

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