Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra joins Blizzard as GM & EVP
Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra will join Blizzard Entertainment as Executive Vice President and General Manager next month.
Misfits Gaming hires Matt Bailey for Sponsorship Sales and Services role
North American esports organization Misfits Gaming has hired former InCrowd CCO Matt Bailey as its Senior Director of Sponsorship and Sales.
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment makes hires for esports front office
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment has hired Ryan Garfat and Alex Rubens to lead operations for its esports front office.
Ex-Bungie CEO Harold Ryan launches ProbablyMonsters with $18.8 million in funding
Harold Ryan, former CEO of Bungie, has unveiled studio parent company and incubator ProbablyMonsters, which currently has two independent subsidiaries.
MMO veteran Raph Koster launches new studio with $2.7 million in seed funding
Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies lead designer Raph Koster has founded a new studio, Playable Worlds, with $2.7 million in seed funding.
Mixer co-founder leaves Microsoft
Mixer co-founder James Boehm announced that he is leaving Microsoft to pursue new business ventures and investments.
Shawn Layden departs as head of PlayStation Worldwide Studios
PlayStation Worldwide Studios announced via Twitter that studio head Shawn Layden is departing from the company after 32 years of service.
Dignitas secures $30 million in Series A funding, establishes new parent company
Esports organization Dignitas has secured $30 million in Series A funding and founded a new partent company, New Meta Entertainment.
Team Liquid’s Dota 2 team goes independent
Team Liquid's Dota 2 team is splitting off to form its own organization after numerous tournament successes. Team Liquid is recruiting a replacement ...
Gaming events to watch for in September 2019
Tokyo Game Show, DICE Europe, and Comic Con Africa head up this month's major gaming events, offering new products, panels, and investment opportunities.