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Turbine suffers a round of layoffs, Warner confirms

Wednesday, 12th February 2014 20:37 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Turbine has suffered a round of layoffs, parent company Warner Bros. has confirmed to CVG.

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The Boston-based developer focuses on online games development, with the latest to the fold, Infinite Crisis, slated for later this year.

According to Warner, the layoffs were part of its “normal business process,” as it routinely looks at “the strategic alignment” of its company.

“Unfortunately, in order for us to invest in growth areas at Turbine, we have to eliminate some positions,” said Remi Sklar, WBIE’s vice president of worldwide public relations. “These are always tough decisions, which we don’t approach lightly, but it’s crucial that Turbine is structured in a way that reflects the current and coming marketplace.”

Turbine employed more than 400 employees before October 2012, when it cut staff due to “fluctuating market conditions.”

Dungeon & Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online are just two of the other titles under the developer’s roof.

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  1. fearmonkey

    I have never got into any of the MMO’s that Turbine has created. They are all just meh to me. I have tried them all, and even bought Asheron’s Call 2 back in the day., and regretted that.
    Whoever thought that having a MMO without real towns was a good idea was deeply mistaken.

    Funcom made better games in comparison.

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