Category Archives: Jobs
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 05:21 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 20:44 BST
A source close to Game Informer, and a number of various tweets, have confirmed another round of lay-offs at EA. Those cut worked at the company’s internal analysis and reviews team. The team was responsible for studying Metacritic trends and providing “critical response before titles get in the hands of journalists,” according to GI. It’s unknown how many people were let go but according to Polygon the number was less than 20 employees.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 21:52 BST
IO Interactive has announced today that it has laid off nearly half of its current workforce as part of a refocus on the Hitman series.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 07:40 BST
CD Projekt, the creator of The Witcher and Good Old Games, has launched a new studio in Kraków, Poland.
Sat, Jun 08, 2013 | 13:56 BST
Dungeon Defenders developer, Trendy Entertainment, is apparently not a very fun or nice place to work, according to an expose on Kotaku.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 17:32 BST
Donkey Kong Country Returns designer Tom Ivey has joined Armature, a company founded by former Retro Studios staff members. According to Ivey’s LinkedIn page, he left Retro Studios after 9 years in March 2013. The studio is working on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate at the moment, and is slated for release on 3DS later this year alongside the console version. Thanks, Nintendo Life.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 20:42 BST
Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced the formation of Cryptic North, a new division of Cryptic Studios led by director Russell Williams.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 05:57 BST
François Pelland has been named Ubisoft Quebec’s new executive director of development.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 09:41 BST
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 21:02 BST
Square Enix’s US president and CEO Mike Fischer has left the company, according to a report on Polygon. Fischer joined the company in 2010, and according to the report, he is now vice president of digital video and music at Amazon Japan. Prior to his stint at Square, Fischer worked for Microsoft, SEGA and Namco Bandai. He told Polygon he left Square on good terms. “We can confirm that Mike Fischer is no longer with Square Enix,” said the company in a statement. “We’d like to thank Mike for all of his efforts and contributions to the company and to its employees.” The firm’s president Yoichi Wada left earlier this year.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 21:24 BST
Denise F. Warren, executive vice president of the Digital Products and Services Group at The New York Times Company, is the first woman to br appointed to EA’s board of directors and audit board, the firm has announced.
Sun, May 12, 2013 | 23:54 BST
Social and mobile publisher Gree has confirmed a series of lay-offs, with reports suggesting as many as 30 staff were made redundant.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 19:15 BST
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 06:20 BST
Patrice Désilets has said over Twitter that he wasn’t the only developer fired by Ubisoft yesterday.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 18:23 BST
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 15:17 BST
Mobile publisher Glu Mobile has laid-off around 68 staff members as it moves to a games-as-a-service business model. Those affected include Griptonite Games in Kirkland, San Francisco and Beijing. Glu closed its Brazil office last year. “We believe concentrating resources on fewer titles, with a greater centralized support infrastructure will accelerate revenue growth in Q4 2013 and beyond,” CEO Niccolo de Masi told IGN. “A reduction in force was commenced today to promote talent density throughout the studio, as well as fund over 80 new [games as a service] colleagues.” Thanks GI International.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 02:37 BST
Two little bits of gossip regarding RTS developer Petroglyph suggesting job cuts and a new game in the works.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 07:47 BST
EA has put the Tiger Woods PGA Tour series on hold as a cost-saving measure, according to anonymous sources.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 09:40 BST
Following rumours of the closure of the entire EA Partners label, EA has made a very vague statement confirming lay-offs and restructuring.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 10:22 BST
Multiple reports suggests the development group formerly known as Team Bondi has been let go after the LA Noire studio was unable to find a publisher for new project Whore of the Orient.