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Sat, Jul 19, 2008 | 09:53 BST
Rebellion’s bought UK developer Razorworks, the firm’s announced.
The 30-strong studio’s best know for its work on Empire’s Ford Racing series.
“We’ve been keeping our eye on Razorworks since we bought Strangelight from Empire Interactive in 2006,” said Rebellion boss Jason Kingsley. “We heard some very good things about the set-up, the team and their approach, which is very similar to our own. So, when we had the opportunity to buy the studio, we seized it with both hands.”
Financial terms weren’t disclosed. Full thing through the link.
Thu, Jul 03, 2008 | 15:30 BST
According to this GI report, Silverstar Holdings is to drop 30 percent of Empire’s in order to improve efficiencies and save around $3 million per year.
The majority of jobs will go along with the sale of internal studio Razorworks, which Empire purchased in 2000.
The company also plans to relocate the Empire headquarters and shuffle a number of senior management.
“The changes at Empire mark an important new direction for the company as we head into fiscal 2009,” said Silverstar boss Clive Kabatznik.
“These significant cost savings and managerial changes, along with our planned fiscal 2009 game line-up, position the company for a strong fiscal 2009.”
More through the link.