Entries in 'losses' (171)

Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

An unspecified number of job losses have hit Sega’s London-based European office.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 2:47PM 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
PS3 sales up but Sony reports quarterly losses

PS3 sales up but Sony reports quarterly losses

Sony’s PlayStation division has reported an ¥800m operating loss (£5m) for the quarter ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 2:25PM in News
Gree offers redundancy to 11% of workforce

Gree offers redundancy to 11% of workforce

Social gaming powerhouse Gree has revealed plans to offload 11 per cent of its 1,762-person strong global workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 1:43PM in News

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Blackberry axing 4,500 jobs

Blackberry axing 4,500 jobs

A catastrophic loss of nearly $1bn has forced Blackberry – formerly RIM – to announce the axing of 4,500 jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 9:35AM in News
PS4 will not repeat PS3 losses, Sony vows

PS4 will not repeat PS3 losses, Sony vows

Sony will not suffer financially in an effort to get PS4 out of the door, it has vowed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 1:23PM in News
OMGPOP staff "were ripping up Zynga hoodies and T-shirts" after being sacked

OMGPOP staff "were ripping up Zynga hoodies and T-shirts" after being sacked

The sacked former members of Zynga’s now-defunct New York office have admitted they were not surprised by yesterday’s news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Job losses rock Trion Worlds

Job losses rock Trion Worlds

Defiance developer Trion Worlds has been hit by a "massive" round of layoffs.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2013 at 3:53PM in News

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Take-Two reduces losses; Max Payne ships 4m; BioShock ships 3.7m

Take-Two reduces losses; Max Payne ships 4m; BioShock ships 3.7m

Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two has reported a drop in losses for the year ending March 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Capcom reports reduced profits

Capcom reports reduced profits

Following the profits warning issued last month, today’s financial report from Capcom was never going to be pretty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 3:06PM in News
Disney Interactive was Disney's only loss-making business during last quarter

Disney Interactive was Disney's only loss-making business during last quarter

Perhaps this explains why Disney decided to ditch LucasArts?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 2:43PM in News
EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

Publisher EA has confirmed an “an organisational restructure” that is feared to have led to hundreds of job losses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2013 at 8:44PM in News

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Nintendo misses income target by half, posts second successive annual loss; Wii U sells 3.45m units

Nintendo misses income target by half, posts second successive annual loss; Wii U sells 3.45m units

As predicted by analysts, Nintendo has failed to return to profitability and posted its second successive annual loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 9:03AM in News
Yoichi Wada steps down as Square Enix warns of extraordinary losses

Yoichi Wada steps down as Square Enix warns of extraordinary losses

Square Enix president Yoichi Wada is stepping down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 9:44AM in News
Zynga cuts 30 more jobs, closes its Baltimore studio

Zynga cuts 30 more jobs, closes its Baltimore studio

The Pioneer Trail developer and Baltimore-based studio Zynga East has closed its doors.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 26th 2013 at 2:59PM in News
Newell offers assurances as 25 - including Jason Holtman - leave Valve

Newell offers assurances as 25 - including Jason Holtman - leave Valve

Half-Life developer and Steam owner Valve last night laid off around 25 staff, chief amongst them being director of business development Jason Holtman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 8:43AM in News

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Zynga to close three recently launched titles as it stems losses

Zynga to close three recently launched titles as it stems losses

CityVille 2, The Friend Game and Party Place are to close despite having only launched in the last quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 2:47PM in News
Tough console market sees Square Enix report loss

Tough console market sees Square Enix report loss

Square Enix has reported a net loss for the nine months ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
HMV cuts 190 jobs including Ian Kenyon, Ewan Pinder; Twitter account vents frustration

HMV cuts 190 jobs including Ian Kenyon, Ewan Pinder; Twitter account vents frustration

Around 60 staff at HMV have just been told that they have lost their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 2:15PM in News
200 jobs lost as Gameloft closes Indian studio

200 jobs lost as Gameloft closes Indian studio

In a surprise move, Gameloft has shut down its Hyderabad studio, resulting in a loss of around 200 jobs.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:56AM in News
Major redundancies at Majesco UK - report

Major redundancies at Majesco UK - report

Zumba Fitness publisher Majesco has reportedly laid off a significant number of staff at its European HQ in Brompton.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
$8bn - the total losses made by Xbox 360 and PS3

$8bn - the total losses made by Xbox 360 and PS3

The console sector is at a crossroads, and a look at the numbers behind Xbox 360 and PS3 make for uncomfortable reading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 2:56PM in News
Redundancies hit Frontier Developments

Redundancies hit Frontier Developments

14 staff have lost their jobs at David Braben’s Frontier Developments.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2012 at 12:40PM in News
Job losses at Rift dev Trion Worlds

Job losses at Rift dev Trion Worlds

Around 40 jobs have been lost at Trion Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2012 at 9:35AM in News
UPDATED: Eurocom confirms job losses, blames steep console decline

UPDATED: Eurocom confirms job losses, blames steep console decline

UK developer Eurocom is to announce “wide-ranging redundancies” today, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 11:40AM in News