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Activision Blizzard appoints company veterans as new divisional presidents

Gamasutra - January 09, 2019 4524

Activision Blizzard has appointed three company veterans to lead its main operating units, with the U.S. giant having experienced a couple of high-profile departures since the turn of the year. ...


Guest Post: MLA InSight — How to Buy Whisky

The Scholarly Kitchen - January 09, 2019 4510

A report on the 2018 MLA InSight meeting that brought together librarians and publishers: How can our communities work together in collaborative efforts that actually make a difference?


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An Introduction to Branding

The Scholarly Kitchen - December 14, 2018 3080

What do we mean by "branding"? Ten quick tips.


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ZeniMax Media agrees to settle lawsuit against Facebook VR

Gamasutra - December 12, 2018 2982

It marks the end of a legal battle that's been raging for over four years, with ZeniMax initially suing the Oculus all the way back in May 2014.  ...

Elsevier Chairman YS Chi: An Interview

The Scholarly Kitchen - December 10, 2018 2860

Today's post features an interview of Elsevier’s chairman Youngsuk (“YS”) Chi, conducted by ITHAKA president Kevin Guthrie during the opening session of ITHAKA's Next Wave conference. It features discussion and perspective not only about Elsevier itself and its strategic direction, but also about broader changes in scholarly communication and approaches to organizational leadership.


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Plan S: A Mandate for Gold OA with Lots of Strings Attached

The Scholarly Kitchen - December 07, 2018 2695

Plan S, Science Europe’s plan to accelerate open access, includes strict technical requirements that may be too costly or practical for some OA journals, platforms, and repositories. Chef Angela Cochran reviews the challenges of the requirements and posits that the plan is really about Gold OA.


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Plan S: Impact on Society Publishers

The Scholarly Kitchen - December 05, 2018 2585

Plan S implementation guidance has not provided reassurance to anxious society publishers


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Former Activision Blizzard devs launch Mythical Games, secures $16M in funding

Gamasutra - November 16, 2018 1567

Mythical Games has secured $16 million dollars in funding to be used toward supporting the company†™s first-to-market plans ing developing and co-producing games on both mobile and PC consoles.  ...


Former Activision Blizzard devs launch Mythical Games, securing $16M in funding

Gamasutra - November 16, 2018 1567

Mythical Games has secured $16 million dollars in funding to be used toward supporting the company†™s first-to-market plans ing developing and co-producing games on both mobile and PC consoles.  ...