Entries in 'closure' (44)

Closure beckons for Codemasters Guilford

Closure beckons for Codemasters Guilford

Codemasters has announced that it is “proposing to retire” its Guildford based development studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2011 at 11:42AM in News
Team Bondi IP and assets "up for sale"

Team Bondi IP and assets "up for sale"

Game IP and other remaining assets owned by Sydney studio Team Bondi has been sold off, a source close to the matter has told Develop.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Aug 9th 2011 at 3:58PM in News
Goodbye Bizarre Creations

Goodbye Bizarre Creations

On Friday, February 18th, Bizarre Creations’ Liverpool studio will turn off the lights, lock the windows and close its doors for the final time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2011 at 8:15AM in News
Hudson shuts down US offices

Hudson shuts down US offices

Hudson Entertainment is shutting its doors this month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 9th 2011 at 10:25AM in News

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HMV to close 60 stores by 2012

HMV to close 60 stores by 2012

Entertainment giant HMV is facing troubling times as the chain revealed that it is to close 60 stores (including some Waterstones bookshops) over the next 12 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2011 at 8:56AM in News
Halo Wars community to be closed

Halo Wars community to be closed

Less than two years after it was released on Xbox 360, Microsoft has announced that it is to close many of its dedicated support features for strategy title Halo Wars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2010 at 9:34AM in News
Business as usual at Blockbuster

Business as usual at Blockbuster

Blockbuster UK is not closing any stores and is a profitable business, insists MD Martin Higgins.
The firm broke its silence after news emerged that its US parent could face ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 4:30PM in News
Rebellion confirms studio closure

Rebellion confirms studio closure

UK studio Rebellion has confirmed job cuts at its Oxford base, adding that its Derby studio has now closed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 10:11AM in News

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Blockbuster UK up for sale?

Blockbuster UK up for sale?

The European arm of rental specialist Blockbuster is up for sale, according to newspaper reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2010 at 2:18PM in News
GAME to close 43 outlets

GAME to close 43 outlets

The GAME Group has announced that it is to close 43 of its outlets owing to the “the tougher market conditions that it faces in 2010”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 8:25PM in News
Codemasters denies US closure talk

Codemasters denies US closure talk

Codemasters has this morning told MCV that talk of an impending closure of its US office is incorrect, though it has confirmed six job losses at its Californian operation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 9:43AM in News
Future closes PSW magazine

Future closes PSW magazine

Following the surprise news that Future is to refrain from ABCing its games magazines today, the publisher has now confirmed that it has closed independent PlayStation title PSW.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2009 at 1:02PM in News

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GRIN uncertainties intensify

GRIN uncertainties intensify

The European independent developer GRIN, once tipped for greatness after securing major contracts with Japanese publishers and Hollywood studios, could be on the verge of closure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 11:33AM in News
‘Exciting’ Zavvi news on the way

‘Exciting’ Zavvi news on the way

A new teaser page on the Zavvi website claims that ‘exciting’ news about the now-passed retailer will be announced tomorrow – Monday 2nd March, and more specifically, at 10am.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2009 at 9:27PM in News
Woolworths closure delayed

Woolworths closure delayed

Woolworths administrator Deloitte has announced that the final closure of the retailer’s remaining outlets will be delayed by one working day.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 2nd 2009 at 10:26AM in News
Need for Speed facing the chop?

Need for Speed facing the chop?

Various sources across the industry are speculating that EA’s Black Box studio in Canada may soon be closed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2008 at 5:02PM in News

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Ensemble speaks out on studio closure

Ensemble speaks out on studio closure

The director of technology at the soon to be closed Microsoft developer Ensemble Studios has admitted his surprise at the decision to shut the studio down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2008 at 11:06AM in News
Brash to close doors for good?

Brash to close doors for good?

Variety is reporting that troubled US publisher Brash will close its doors for good today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2008 at 3:49PM in News
Ensemble Studio closure confirmed

Ensemble Studio closure confirmed

The closure of Microsoft Game Studios' Ensemble team has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2008 at 11:35AM in News