Zoo Tycoon creators hit with massive layoffs

By Andrew Groen
2 July 2011 16:42 GMT

The creators of the Zoo Tycoon franchise have announced today that they’ve been hit with layoffs, and inside sources claim the layoffs are even worse.

The culling continues today. In the wake of layoffs at Red Fly Studios as well as the complete closure of Disney’s Blackrock Studio, we’ve now learned that Blue Fang Games has been hit with layoffs.

The CEO of the company, Hank Howie, said about ten people were let go, comprising about 1/3 of the staff of the company.

However, an inside source spoke to Gamasutra saying the layoffs were closer to 25 people, and comprised the company’s entire development team.

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