A group of staff laid off when Zynga shuttered its Boston studio last year have formed a new team, Proletariat (“games for the people”). Polygon reports the team has experience at Insomniac Games, Turbine and Harmonix, and will focus on core experiences for mobile and tablet. Follow its progress and check out its first projects, LetterRush and Hug the Sloth, here.
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