140 jobs lost in ProSieben’s Aeria Games Europe takeover

Seems like not even 20 people from ProSiebenSat.1 Games made the transition from Munich to the new “SevenGames” headquarter in Berlin……

The company now claims being the third largest publisher in Europe with a total community of 77 million people.

Full story: 140 jobs lost in ProSieben’s Aeria Games Europe takeover | GamesIndustry International.

Japan’s NTT Docomo Buys Fine Trade, An Austrian E-Commerce Solution Provider

Austrian hidden champion Fine Trade, based in Götzis / Vorarlberg, has been acquired by Japanese carrier NTT Docomo for “several tens of millions of Euros”. Fine Trade is an e-commerce and payment soloution provider and may very well fit into Docomo´s e- and m-commerce market platform.

Full story: Japan’s NTT Docomo Buys Fine Trade, An Austrian E-Commerce Solution Provider, For ‘Several Tens Of Millions Of Euros’ | TechCrunch.

Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs, CEO leaves role

Big news: Heiko Hubertz will move to the position of executive chairman of the supervisory board and plans to relax, travel and start a family (maybe in that order). Meanwhile, 80 employees in Hamburg and 40 in San Francisco will be losing their jobs.

Full story: Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs, CEO leaves role | GamesIndustry International.