Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down.
Microsoft has announced it plans to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with its Nokia Devices and Services division bearing the brunt of the cuts.
Microsoft Studios appears to have let go of a number of staffers, as confirmed by tweets from some of the affected. It’s unclear why these employees have been let go, or how many people have been made redundant, but something seems to be going on.
Talent burnout, hospitalisation and a culture of fear – is this what you sign up for when you enter games development? VG247’s Dave Cook continues his investigation into crunch.
Is development crunch an evil born from poor management or is it a necessary facet of game production? VG247’s Dave Cook asks over 20 developers for their view, revealing stories of sacrifice, compromise and thoughts of suicide.
Senior producer Tomek (Tomasz) Gop has left CD Projekt RED, and apparently the games industry.