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Krome Studios to lay-off staff as part of restructuring process

Wednesday, 18th November 2009 16:56 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Krome Studios has revealed that its to lay-off “an undisclosed number of employees” across three studios as part of a restructuring process.

“With declining game sales the industry is really feeling the effects of the struggling economy,” said Krome CEO Robert Walsh> “In spite of industry wide cutbacks and Krome’s need to reduce costs, we’ve worked really hard to minimize the impact on our staff.

“These cuts, while incredibly difficult as they affect the co-workers we consider friends, are necessary as we position Krome for the future. We’re also actively pursuing several business opportunities which, if secured, will enable Krome to reemploy some of the staff given notice.”

Tiles developed by the Australian studio include Viva Pinata: Party Animals, The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning and Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes.

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