Tag Archives: lay-offs
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 07:47 BST
EA has put the Tiger Woods PGA Tour series on hold as a cost-saving measure, according to anonymous sources.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 09:40 BST
Following rumours of the closure of the entire EA Partners label, EA has made a very vague statement confirming lay-offs and restructuring.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 04:07 BST
Although EA still isn’t keen to comment, it has made layoffs at at least one and probably two studios, with talk of a wider restructuring across its mobile and social divisions.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 20:06 BST
Electronic Arts has laid-off some of its employees at EA Mobile Montreal, and while the firm has commented on the matter, it had refused to provide the specific number of those affected.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 00:25 GMT
Dragon Age: Legends developer BioWare San Francisco has been closed, with all jobs lost, according to reports citing anonymous sources.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 00:24 GMT
Aliens: Colonial Marines co-developer Timegate Studios has laid off an unspecified number of staff.
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 | 01:21 GMT
Game rental service and digital distributor GameFly issued a round of lay-offs earlier today. The company explained the cuts as a result of restructuring, but did not give details. Joystiq cites one anonymous source for word that cuts were around one third of total staff, while another put the figure at 35.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 23:45 GMT
Zynga has closed its Baltimore studio and shuffled staff around in New York and Texas, resulting in “minimal” job cuts.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 20:43 GMT
Activision has confirmed a round of lay-offs, resulting in 30 staffers being made redundant from the firm’s licensed games division.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 04:34 GMT
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 | 06:18 GMT
Square Enix has confirmed it has made lay-offs at its Los Angeles offices.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 23:09 GMT
Tactical social effort Ghost Recon: Commander has been axed, with developer Loot Drop laying off its the entire team as a result.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 14:45 BST
Starhawk developer Lightbox Interactive has confirmed significant lay-offs and an abrupt shift in focus.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 08:00 BST
A former member of SCE America’s PR staff has said the company is dooming its own products, and that the PlayStation brand is being “hamstrung” by other divisions of Sony.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 | 10:29 BST
PopCap’s lay-offs are part of the studio’s integration with EA, according to EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau, and also part of the publisher’s new focus on mobile gaming.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 04:18 BST
Two titles have been shelved, including Microsoft Flight, but Microsoft has not closed its Vancouver studio.
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 | 09:02 BST
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 | 06:36 BST
Slant Six Games has laid off a quarter of its total work force, although the developer hopes to re-hire the affected staffers.
Tue, May 29, 2012 | 00:21 BST
Tue, May 22, 2012 | 04:05 BST
The financially troubled 38 Studios has issued a round of lay-offs, presumably a cost cutting measure in order to meet the developer’s debts to the state of Rhode Island.