Entries in 'cuts' (97)

Rumours of more job cuts at Disney

Rumours of more job cuts at Disney

As many as 80 workers at Disney Interactive have been made redundant, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Jobs in danger at Sony UK studios

Jobs in danger at Sony UK studios

Staff across Sony’s UK studios are anxiously waiting to see if they will be spared from a restructuring process now underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 4:05PM in News
14 jobs lost at THQ Australia

14 jobs lost at THQ Australia

THQ Studio Australia has cut 14 jobs from its internal art department, without options to apply for further roles within the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2011 at 3:38PM in News
Reports signal job losses at Rare

Reports signal job losses at Rare

UK studio Rare is at the centre of conflicting accounts of layoffs across its art department.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2011 at 3:19PM in News

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Up to 35 jobs lost at Harmonix

Up to 35 jobs lost at Harmonix

As many as 35 staff at newly independent developer Harmonix have been made redundant, reports have claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2011 at 11:50AM in News
GAME breaks store closure news to staff

GAME breaks store closure news to staff

Retailer GAME has this week informed staff members of 19 stores that it intends to close in the coming weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2011 at 9:55AM in News
Axe swings at Disney Interactive

Axe swings at Disney Interactive

Disney Interactive has confirmed that it has axed a number of positions at its Disney Interactive Studios division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2011 at 8:37AM in News

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Jobs lost at Ubisoft Reflections

Jobs lost at Ubisoft Reflections

As many as 19 staff at Newcastle-based Ubisoft Reflections could be leaving the firm as part of a wider restructuring, Ubisoft has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2010 at 3:42PM in News
Layoffs at LucasArts and Budcat

Layoffs at LucasArts and Budcat

It was by all accounts a Black Tuesday for games development yesterday as job cuts were confirmed at two studios and one of the industry’s most respected developers faced up ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 9:27AM in News
IO Interactive confirms layoffs

IO Interactive confirms layoffs

Some thirty staff have been made redundant at Danish game studio IO Interactive, it is believed, with rumours that the action was triggered by the cancellation of a game deal ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 10:14AM in News
EA confirms new job losses

EA confirms new job losses

Publisher EA has confirmed to MCV that rumours of job losses across the organisation are correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 9:10AM in News

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Microsoft confirms Massive closure

Microsoft confirms Massive closure

Microsoft’s once-prosperous in-game advertising outfit Massive Inc has, as had been rumoured, closed down, the publisher has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2010 at 4:28PM in News
Krome Studios closes doors

Krome Studios closes doors

Developer Krome Studios has closed its doors resulting in all staff losing their jobs, according to reports on IGN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 9:52AM in News
Job losses at Singularity dev

Job losses at Singularity dev

Developer Raven Software, the studio behind recent first person shooter release Singularity, has been hit with mass layoffs, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 10:14AM in News
LucasArts confirms new layoffs

LucasArts confirms new layoffs

Star Wars developer LucasArts has issued redundancy notices to an unspecified number of staff at its San Francisco studio, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2010 at 11:46AM in News

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Job cuts for Second Life team

Job cuts for Second Life team

Second Life developer Linden Lab will reduce its workforce by thirty per cent, the company has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2010 at 2:34PM in News
Xbox 360 and PS3 price cuts this year

Xbox 360 and PS3 price cuts this year

MCV has been told by a senior global publishing source that price cuts for the Xbox 360 and PS3 will be announced by the end of the year, and possibly ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2010 at 12:44PM in News
Square Enix comes clean on cuts

Square Enix comes clean on cuts

The CEO of Square Enix Europe has braved a number of questions surrounding the publisher’s decision to cut staff at Io Interactive, virtually close a programming department at Beautiful Game ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 5:33PM in News
Activision UK to restructure

Activision UK to restructure

Activision has confirmed that the reshuffle at its US office will result in alterations to the structure of its UK operations, though the exact details remain unclear for now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 1:13PM 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
BBC cuts 'won’t hurt game push’

BBC cuts 'won’t hurt game push’

The recent ‘Putting Quality First’ report, which urged the BBC to cut spending and focus on less content, won’t stop the plans its Worldwide division has to licence out new ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2010 at 3:09PM in News
Job losses at Rebellion's Oxford HQ?

Job losses at Rebellion's Oxford HQ?

Longstanding UK developer Rebellion has made a small number of staff at its Oxford HQ redundant, a source close to the matter has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2010 at 5:48PM in News
Lost Planet 2 cut on Xbox 360

Lost Planet 2 cut on Xbox 360

Publisher Capcom has confirmed that it was forced to cut a “significant” amount of content from the Xbox 360 version of upcoming shooter Lost Planet 2 thanks to the lack ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2010 at 1:54PM in News
Riccitiello: Price cuts were too late

Riccitiello: Price cuts were too late

John Riccitiello has accused the major console platform holders of taking too long to cut the pieces of their consoles last year as the industry fought to cope worldwide economic ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2010 at 12:27PM in News