Entries in 'layoffs' (35)

ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

Roughly 300 employees from the Irish branch of ZeniMax Online Studios have apparently lost their jobs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2015 at 1:57PM in News
RockYou layoffs confirmed by CEO

RockYou layoffs confirmed by CEO

Social games studio RockYou has reported a round of job cuts to its US workforce.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 3:47AM in News
DeNA Singapore office suffers layoffs

DeNA Singapore office suffers layoffs

Mobile games company DeNA Group has confirmed layoffs at its Singapore office.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2015 at 4:57AM in News
Avalanche Studios suffers layoffs ahead of Just Cause 3 launch

Avalanche Studios suffers layoffs ahead of Just Cause 3 launch

Just Cause and Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios has laid off a number of employees at its New York and Stockholm offices.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 1:44PM in News

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Another Gameloft studio shuts down - report

Another Gameloft studio shuts down - report

Gameloft has reportedly closed another game development studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2015 at 5:36AM in News
Layoffs hit Marvel Heroes studio

Layoffs hit Marvel Heroes studio

Marvel Heroes 2015 developer Gazillion has suffered a round of layoffs, the studio has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 8th 2015 at 8:09PM in News
Gameloft Tokyo hit by layoffs

Gameloft Tokyo hit by layoffs

Scores of developers have reportedly been laid off at Gameloft Tokyo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Kixeye hit with unspecified number of layoffs - report

Kixeye hit with unspecified number of layoffs - report

An unconfirmed number of employees at online game company Kixeye are reportedly out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2015 at 7:59AM in News

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Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Gameloft is apparently readying to shut down its New York office, as the firm has reportedly laid off as many as 100 employees working at the branch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:03AM in News
'Small' number of layoffs hit Hardline's Visceral Games

'Small' number of layoffs hit Hardline's Visceral Games

Visceral Games has suffered a small number of layoffs as the studio’s focus shifts to new projects.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 13th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
NCSoft invests $5m in Canadian mobile game studio

NCSoft invests $5m in Canadian mobile game studio

Following up on its recently announced plans for expansion into new business segments such as mobile and tablet games, NCSoft has invested $5m into Vancouver-based mobile startup This Game Studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:01AM in News
Full Control suffers layoffs, ceases development of new games

Full Control suffers layoffs, ceases development of new games

Space Hulk: Ascension studio Full Control has laid off approximately half of its staff and has ceased work on new projects, the developer has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 5:22AM in News

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Layoffs hit EA Montreal

Layoffs hit EA Montreal

EA Montreal has been hit by a round of layoffs, the publisher has confirmed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Double Fine loses unannounced project, lays off a dozen staff members

Double Fine loses unannounced project, lays off a dozen staff members

Broken Age developer Double Fine has laid off 12 staff in the wake of losing a publishing deal for an announced project.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 6:23AM in News
Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

A company-wide wave of layoffs at Warner Bros is scheduled to take place later this week, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:38PM in News
Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine has been hit with a round of layoffs, parent company Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:27PM in News

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GameSpot hit with round of layoffs

GameSpot hit with round of layoffs

CBS-owned online gaming publication GameSpot has suffered an unspecified number of layoffs, former employees and the company itself have confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:15PM in News
CCP cuts 49 jobs in latest round of layoffs

CCP cuts 49 jobs in latest round of layoffs

Eve Online studio CCP has been hit with another wave of layoffs, cutting 49 members from its publishing team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 10th 2014 at 12:13AM in News
Harmonix lays off 37 staff as studio shuffles executives

Harmonix lays off 37 staff as studio shuffles executives

Music-focused game development studio Harmonix has let go of 37 employees in an organizational restructure.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2014 at 5:34PM in News
Layoffs at Rare following Kinect Sports Rivals sales disappointment

Layoffs at Rare following Kinect Sports Rivals sales disappointment

An unspecified number of jobs have been lost at Microsoft owned developer Rare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 3:27PM in News
UPDATE: Layoffs hit games division at Disney India

UPDATE: Layoffs hit games division at Disney India

Update: Disney India has issued the following statement in response to our report on the layoffs in its games division:

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 7th 2014 at 1:02PM in News
Microsoft Studios hit with layoffs

Microsoft Studios hit with layoffs

Although the numbers remain unspecified, Microsoft has let go some of its Studios developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:16PM in News
Sony cuts jobs at Evolution, Guerrilla and London studios

Sony cuts jobs at Evolution, Guerrilla and London studios

Layoffs have this morning affected staff across a number of SCE’s European studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:35AM in News
PopCap hit with unspecified layoffs, console team unaffected

PopCap hit with unspecified layoffs, console team unaffected

PopCap has suffered an unspecified number of layoffs, publisher EA has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:13PM in News
Disney Interactive lays off one quarter of its workforce

Disney Interactive lays off one quarter of its workforce

Disney Interactive has laid off more than 25 per cent of its workforce as part of major restructuring, the company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2014 at 4:40AM in News