Posts Tagged ‘layoffs’


37 Harmonix employees let go as CEO Alex Rigopulos steps down

37 Harmonix employees let go as CEO Alex Rigopulos steps down
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 30, 2014 / 0 comment(s)

37 Harmonix employees have been let go, the Rock Band developer has confirmed, while current CEO and co-founder Alex Rigopulos…


EA shuts down Warhammer Online developer Mythic Entertainment

EA shuts down Warhammer Online developer Mythic Entertainment
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 30, 2014 / 2 comment(s)

After almost twenty years in business, and following the development and release of massively multiplayer online games like Dark Age…


Rare suffers layoffs as Microsoft decides to ‘change development process and methodology’

Rare suffers layoffs as Microsoft decides to ‘change development process and methodology’
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 20, 2014 / 2 comment(s)

Long-standing British game developer Rare has suffered a round of layoffs, Microsoft has announced, as the studio changes “development process”…


Layoffs at Xbox confirmed, necessary to “realign plans and refocus”

Layoffs at Xbox confirmed, necessary to “realign plans and refocus”
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Apr 3, 2014 / 5 comment(s)

Following a quick-fire round of reports and tweets from affected employees layoffs at Xbox have been confirmed by Microsoft as…


Sony confirms layoffs at three British first-party studios

Sony confirms layoffs at three British first-party studios
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Mar 25, 2014 / 3 comment(s)

Just one month after laying off staff at Santa Monica Studio, there have been more confirmed layoffs at Sony and…


Would you play Mafia 3? 2K Czech has been consolidated with project progress unknown

Would you play Mafia 3? 2K Czech has been consolidated with project progress unknown
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Jan 10, 2014 / 2 comment(s)

After a quick-fire round of reports, 2K Games has confirmed that 2K Czech has been consolidated down to a single…


Harmonix lets go “a small number” of employees, multiple projects still in the works

Harmonix lets go “a small number” of employees, multiple projects still in the works
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Dec 10, 2013 / 1 comment(s)

Harmonix has confirmed that the studio has let go “a small number” of employees recently following reports pointing to a…


EA cancels free-to-play Command & Conquer title, Victory Games closed

EA cancels free-to-play Command & Conquer title, Victory Games closed
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Oct 29, 2013 / 5 comment(s)

EA has today made a surprising announcement and cancelled the currently-in-development free-to-play real-time strategy game, Command & Conquer, while choosing…


Bioshock 2, XCOM Declassified developer 2K Marin suffers “staff reductions,” said to be severe

Bioshock 2, XCOM Declassified developer 2K Marin suffers “staff reductions,” said to be severe
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Oct 18, 2013 / 2 comment(s)

It has been confirmed today that 2K Marin (Bioshock 2, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified) has suffered layoffs, the extent of…


After 31 years, LucasArts is shut down by new owner, Disney

News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Apr 4, 2013 / 0 comment(s)

LucasArts was founded in May of 1982 as a division of Star Wars creator Lucasfilm, as a means for the…