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Freestyle Games renews partnership with Activision - 2011-05-31 21:01:50

Freestyle Games renews partnership with Activision

The DJ Hero developer is keeping its doors open and starting work on a new project for Activision.   The music genre – and more specifically, the fate of Freestyle Games – has...
Layoffs to strike at Split/Second developer Black Rock Studio - 2011-05-06 03:31:07

Layoffs to strike at Split/Second developer Black Rock Studio

The Disney Interactive subsidiary will soon experience a drastic "reduction of its workforce." Disney has confirmed there will soon be a round of layoffs at Black Rock Studios, the Disney Interactive subsidiary...
Volition founder leaving his own company - 2011-04-29 03:19:35

Volition founder leaving his own company

After 15 years heading Volition, Mike Kulas is saying farewell. Mike Kulas, the founder and president of Volition Inc., will be saying goodbye to the company he established. "Mike Kulas, GM of our...
What were game developers getting paid in 2010? - 2011-04-28 18:09:06

What were game developers getting paid in 2010?

The compensation for lawyers is much better than it is for indie developers.   Game Developer magazine has released its 10th annual Game Developer Salary Survey to show just how much game developers...
EA COO moves to Zynga - 2011-04-28 01:47:33

EA COO moves to Zynga

John Schappert has left Electronic Arts to join the social gaming giant.   Reports state that EA COO John Schappert resigned on Monday after 22 months with the company in order to take...
Report: Layoffs strike at Obsidian Entertainment - 2011-04-26 20:05:49

Report: Layoffs strike at Obsidian Entertainment

The Fallout: New Vegas developer is apparently moving forward with a slightly smaller staff.   Thanks to the power of Twitter, we’re now learning that there’s been a round of layoffs at Obsidian...
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Madden execs depart to join new Florida studio

Philip Holt's new Row Sham Bow studio has added some high-level Madden talent. Madden 12 creative director Ian Cummings recently announced that he would be leaving EA - Friday was his final...
Managing director Ray Maguire leaves SCE UK - 2011-04-06 17:39:14

Managing director Ray Maguire leaves SCE UK

The exec is calling it quits after nearly two decades with the company.   Sony Computer Entertainment UK has confirmed that managing director Ray Maguire has left after seventeen years of service with...
THQ axes 30 employees - 2011-04-01 17:38:21

THQ axes 30 employees

The publisher has reduced the staff at their Kaos and Volition studios. THQ has confirmed that they’ve laid off more than 30 employees at their Kaos and Volition studios as they “adjust...
Ubisoft files injuction to prevent THQ talent poaching

Ubisoft files injuction to prevent THQ talent poaching

The Superior Court of Quebec has become involved in the Montreal dust-up between Ubisoft and THQ. Ubisoft has been granted an injunction to prevent THQ's new Montreal studio from poaching any more...