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Carbine Studios Suffers Massive Layoffs

Carbine Studios Suffers Massive Layoffs

Carbine Studios, the developer behind the MMO Wildstar has unfortunately undergone a number of layoffs.The studio confirmed to Gameinformer it's layoffs in the wake of cancelling the game's launch in China, saying "Unfortunately, as a result...
EA Layoff Continues: 900 Employees Let Go As Part of Restructuring - 2013-05-08 20:59:40

EA Layoff Continues: 900 Employees Let Go As Part of Restructuring

During a conference call in regards to the end of their fiscal year, EA revealed yesterday a layoff of 900 employees as means of organizational restructuring.According to Gamasutra, EA’s Chief Financial...
Square-Enix Layoff Continues: This Time It’s Europe - 2013-04-29 15:59:47

Square-Enix Layoff Continues: This Time It’s Europe

The downsizing of Square-Enix’s employees continues as the company’s Europe location is the latest to suffer a number of staff layoffs.  Square-Enix UK released a statement to MCV and CVG today, acknowledging...
IGN confirms layoffs and 1UP, GameSpy and UGO shutting down - 2013-02-21 20:40:02

IGN confirms layoffs and 1UP, GameSpy and UGO shutting down

IGN has confirmed that they have had some editorial layoffs today (an unknown amount), as well as shuts down at 1UP, Gamespy and UGO.Employees affected by the layoffs and closures have...
Activision layoffs and fewer games for 2013 - 2013-02-20 15:57:10

Activision layoffs and fewer games for 2013

Activision has laid off approximately 30 employees and will release fewer licensed games, as the publisher moves to “realign” company structure.The cuts will affect not only Treyarch, the studio responsible for...
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...
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...
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...
Sony Online Entertainment closes three game studios, fires 205 workers  - 2011-04-01 02:05:17

Sony Online Entertainment closes three game studios, fires 205 workers

The company has also cancelled the long-in-development MMO The Agency.Confirming earlier rumors, Sony Online Entertainment has issued a statement announcing that its Denver, Tucson, and Seattle studios have been shut down,...

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Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous Hitting Retail Stores This Year

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