Tag: Layoffs

Bloodlines 2 Developers Lay Off Narrative And Creative Leads In Sudden Change 2

Bloodlines 2 Developers Lay Off Narrative and Creative Leads in Sudden Change

 |  Clement Goh
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 has lost its narrative lead Brian Mitsoda after he was “suddenly terminated” by Paradox Interactive and Hardsuit Labs. According to Paradox in a release, the studio and Hardsuit stated “organizational changes” led to Mitsoda and creative director Ka’ai Cluney not being a part of the team anymore while the […]
Activision-Blizzard Lays Off An Astonishing 800 Employees 1

Activision-Blizzard Lays Off an Astonishing 800 Employees

 |  Harrison Dressler
Over the past week, rumours have circulated that publisher Activision-Blizzard was planning to lay off a large chunk of their workforce. Today, the company held a conference where they confirmed that they would be terminating a hefty 8% of their employees. That 8% translates to about 800 staff members.
Carbine Studios Suffers Massive Layoffs

Carbine Studios Suffers Massive Layoffs

 |  Jordan Biordi
Carbine Studios, the developer behind the MMO Wildstar has unfortunately undergone a number of layoffs.
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

 |  Raynika Awotwi
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.
Square-Enix Layoff Continues: This Time It’s Europe - 2013-04-29 15:59:47

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

 |  Raynika Awotwi
The downsizing of Square-Enix’s employees continues as the company’s Europe location is the latest to suffer a number of staff layoffs.
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

 |  Victoria Brown
IGN has confirmed that they have had some editorial layoffs today (an unknown amount), as well as shuts down at 1UP, Gamespy and UGO.
Activision Layoffs And Fewer Games For 2013 - 2013-02-20 15:57:10

Activision layoffs and fewer games for 2013

 |  Victoria Brown
Activision has laid off approximately 30 employees and will release fewer licensed games, as the publisher moves to “realign” company structure.

Layoffs to strike at Split/Second developer Black Rock Studio

 |  Steven Loung
The Disney Interactive subsidiary will soon experience a drastic “reduction of its workforce.”

Report: Layoffs strike at Obsidian Entertainment

 |  Eric Weiss
The Fallout: New Vegas developer is apparently moving forward with a slightly smaller staff.

THQ axes 30 employees

 |  Eric Weiss
The publisher has reduced the staff at their Kaos and Volition studios.

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