Entries in 'layoffs' (45)
Beleaguered publisher THQ has cut some 120 employees from its game development network, as the company looks to streamline the business to ease costs.
THQ’s EVP of kids, family and casual games Martin Good has left the publisher along with 30 developers due to weak sales of uDraw.
IGN Entertainment’s US-based editorial team has been downsized, with at least four members laid off.
A number of staff have lost their jobs at Sony Computer Entertainment studio Zipper Interactive.
Staff at French studio Eden Games have today gone on strike, in a protest against company layoffs, according to reports.
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 ...
Namco Bandai’s US arm is planning to lay off up to 90 of its staff.
Star Wars developer LucasArts has issued redundancy notices to an unspecified number of staff at its San Francisco studio, the company has confirmed.
Publishing brand 2K has axed some 20 staff from Civilisation studio Firaxis, citing the need to cut costs.
More staff redundancies have taken place at Australian outfit Krome, reports suggest.
Activision Blizzard has responded to widespread speculation suggesting that three of the publisher’s studios have been hit by heavy layoffs, and possible closures.
Expansive casual games provider Oberon Media has been hit with what is speculated to be a large number of layoffs, with former COO Don Ryan having confirmed his departure and ...
EA's Maxis studio - originally responsible for The Sims franchise and most recently Spore - has seen layoffs amongst its staff, the publisher has confirmed.
After twelve years in the game development business, Swedish outfit GRIN has finally buckled under sustained financial pressure and has closed its doors completely.
Reports of job cuts taking place at Microsoft’s in-game ad firm Massive Inc are “wildly inaccurate”, according to a company spokesperson.
The fate of 3D Realms is in serious doubt as the independent developer – best known for its work on the Duke Nukem series – is reportedly closing its doors ...