Tag Archives: lay-offs
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 | 00:21 GMT
Rock Band, Dance Central and Fantasia: Music Evolved developer Harmonix has issues an unannounced but small number of lay-offs.
Tue, Oct 01, 2013 | 23:10 BST
Following on from announcements last year, Sega of America has reduced its workforce with an unspecified number of lay-offs.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 | 16:20 BST
EverQuest, Planetside 2 and DC Universe Online publisher Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed a round of lay-offs, although the number of affected employees has been kept under wraps.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 22:37 BST
International mobile and social publisher Gree has closed its UK development and business teams, issuing a statement casting serious doubt on the Amsterdam office’s future.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 20:44 BST
A source close to Game Informer, and a number of various tweets, have confirmed another round of lay-offs at EA. Those cut worked at the company’s internal analysis and reviews team. The team was responsible for studying Metacritic trends and providing “critical response before titles get in the hands of journalists,” according to GI. It’s unknown how many people were let go but according to Polygon the number was less than 20 employees.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 21:52 BST
IO Interactive has announced today that it has laid off nearly half of its current workforce as part of a refocus on the Hitman series.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 09:41 BST
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.