Entries in 'losses' (171)

735 fresh job losses confirmed at Comet

735 fresh job losses confirmed at Comet

In the latest chapter of the on-going Comet administration process, the firm has confirmed that 735 additional employees have been made redundant.

on Nov 19th 2012 at 3:34PM in News
Zynga posts third quarter of losses

Zynga posts third quarter of losses

A loss of nearly $53m for the last quarter means that Zynga has now posted total losses of nearly $161m over the last nine months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 9:29AM in News
Hubertz quits as Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs

Hubertz quits as Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs

Heiko Hubertz has left his role as CEO as German online gaming giant Bigpoint cuts over 120 jobs.

by Seth Tipps
on Oct 24th 2012 at 9:21AM in News
Microsoft confirms redundancies at Lionhead

Microsoft confirms redundancies at Lionhead

A number of staff at UK studio Lionhead have his afternoon been told that their jobs are in danger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2012 at 3:00PM in News

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PopCap co-founder deflects job loss vitriol from EA

PopCap co-founder deflects job loss vitriol from EA

The co-founder of PopCap has insisted that the job losses at his studio would have been considerably worse if it did not have the backing of EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 1:30PM in News
UPDATED: Judgement day nears for OnLive, though it denies closure

UPDATED: Judgement day nears for OnLive, though it denies closure

Streaming games company OnLive has been forced to publicly deny reports that it is on the brink of closure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2012 at 8:49PM in News
Losses narrow as 3DS fights on for Nintendo

Losses narrow as 3DS fights on for Nintendo

Nintendo has reported a ¥10,331 million operating loss for the quarter ending June 30th 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2012 at 9:36AM in News
GAME Australia enters liquidation

GAME Australia enters liquidation

After a long period of uncertainty, GAME is entering liquidation, and its administrator PriceWaterhouseCoopers has issued a final statement.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 25th 2012 at 8:22AM in News

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Nokia slashes a further 10,000 jobs

Nokia slashes a further 10,000 jobs

Finnish mobile phone company Nokia has announced a fresh round of redundancies with some 10,000 workers facing the sack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 3:13PM in News
26 jobs lost at Operation Raccoon City dev

26 jobs lost at Operation Raccoon City dev

Slant Six has announced that 26 employees at the studio have been given a choice between a temporary layoff and a severance package, as the developer seeks to cut costs ...

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 12th 2012 at 10:15AM in News
UFC licence switch leads to San Diego studio job losses

UFC licence switch leads to San Diego studio job losses

THQ laid off the entire staff of its San Diego office today.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 5th 2012 at 12:49PM in News
Trip Hawkins quits Digital Chocolate

Trip Hawkins quits Digital Chocolate

EA founder Trip Hawkins has resigned from his role of CEO at digital games developer Digital Chocolate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2012 at 8:42AM in News

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BioWare sheds staff from The Old Republic

BioWare sheds staff from The Old Republic

EA-owned developer BioWare has confirmed an unspecified number of job losses from its Star Wars: The Old Republic team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2012 at 9:41AM in News
'Small number' of layoffs confirmed at EA Montreal

'Small number' of layoffs confirmed at EA Montreal

EA’s Montreal studio is to layoff a “very small number” of employees this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2012 at 9:51AM in News
EA denies lay-off reports

EA denies lay-off reports

Publisher EA has denied an unsubstantiated report claiming that it is on the verge of announcing between 500-1,000 job losses after the story spread like the wildfire across the internet ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
Sony forecasts $6.4 billion loss

Sony forecasts $6.4 billion loss

Sony has announced it anticipates a $6.4b loss for the past year (ending in March 31st), upped from a previously announced forecast of $2.7b.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 11th 2012 at 6:16AM in News

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Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide

Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide

Around 10,000 jobs will be axed across Sony’s worldwide operations over the next 12 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2012 at 8:16AM in News
PwC: GAME job losses are "regrettable"

PwC: GAME job losses are "regrettable"

Administrators PwC have said that today's loss of over 2,000 jobs at GAME and Gamestation is “regrettable” but that the move “will place the company in a stronger position”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2012 at 5:57PM in News
Future in doubt for Zipper Interactive

Future in doubt for Zipper Interactive

Sony is in the process of closing down Washington studio Zipper Interactive, a new report suggests, in a move that potentially affects scores of jobs in the region.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 26th 2012 at 10:14AM in News
OpCapita's Comet to cut 1,000 jobs

OpCapita's Comet to cut 1,000 jobs

OpCapita, the company that has tabled an offer to pay off GAME’s lenders, has put 1,000 Comet staff on notice of losing their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2012 at 12:12PM in News
600 jobs lost at Blizzard

600 jobs lost at Blizzard

World of Warcraft house Blizzard Entertainment is to begin a global downsizing operation that will result in 600 job losses.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Feb 29th 2012 at 6:18PM in News
GAME confirms 46 job losses from Basingstoke HQ

GAME confirms 46 job losses from Basingstoke HQ

Retail chain GAME has confirmed that it is to cut 46 jobs from its Basingstoke HQ, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 11:30AM in News
Sony Consumer Products report $1.099bn Q3 loss

Sony Consumer Products report $1.099bn Q3 loss

The Consumer Products & Services division of Sony, which houses amongst other things its PlayStation business, has reported a loss of $1.009bn for the quarter ending December 31st 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 9:06AM in News
EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

You could almost smell the desperation in some quarters of the game press for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic to fail. Well guess what? It’s been a huge hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 8:44AM in News