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  • Jagex fleshes out senior management team

    British success story Jagex continues to expand its senior management team with the promotion of Rob Smith to COO. In recent months, the company has recruited veteran game designer Jon Hare and promoted CTO Mark Gerhard to...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Louis Castle leaves EA to join a web-portal business

    I missed this while I was at the Develop Conference: Louis Castle, co-founder of EA’s Westwood Studios and a games developer since 1985, has left to join InstantAction as CEO. Instant Action is owned by Barry Diller’s...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Dave Perry showcases Gaikai, his competitor to Onlive

    The battle to be the provider of core games via a web browser is heating up. Dave Perry has just released a 10 minute video that claims to show Gaikai working in a browser using standard home...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Social Games get proper games designers – Eric Lindstrom of Tomb Raider fame joins SGN

    In a sign that social games companies are taking gameplay design ever more seriously, SGN has hired Eric Lindstrom as Chief Creative Officer. Lindstrom was creative director and principal designer of Tomb Raider Underworld and story designer, screenplay...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Guitar Hero goes all Web 2.0 with new CEO

    Well, that may be a slight exaggeration, but Activision has appointed the former COO of Yahoo to head up the Guitar Hero division. Dan Rosensweig is a heavyweight new media guy, with a key role in creating...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Endemol appoints new CEO – is Codemasters a target?

    Ynon Kreisz has just been appointed Chief Executive of Endemol, the TV production company that makes Big Brother and Deal or No Deal. The production company was acquired for €3.1 billion last year by Goldman Sachs Capital...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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