Entries in 'losses' (169)
Activision revealed the brutality of its latest redundancy operation over the weekend by confirming that Red Octane’s offices had closed down with substantial jobs cut.
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.
Japanese publisher Namco Bandai has reported a loss of £81.3m for the nine months ending December 31st 2009 – a sharp drop from the £62.3m profit it saw in the ...
Namco Bandai will cut around ten per cent of its workforce in a bid to save the company $38m.
Sources at Sony's Liverpool, UK studio say that its head-count will ultimately be reduced by about half.
The entire editorial staff of fledgling video games website Crispy Gamer have been laid off, it has been confirmed.
The global game industry has been hit by as many as 11,500 job losses since late 2008, a new study suggests.
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 ...
North American publisher Take Two has reported losses of $137.9m for its fiscal year ending October 31st. This compares to a net income of $97.1m last year.
Amsterdam-based publisher Playlogic suffered a net loss of $6.7m for the nine months ending September 30th – a significant increase on the $2m loss suffered in the same period a ...
A total of seven EA-owned studios are alleged to be hit by the publisher’s mass-layoff operations.
Electronic Arts has revealed that the vast majority of its global staff cuts will be made in its own development studios.
Publisher EA has suffered another disappointing financial period with news that it suffered a $391m loss in its second quarter – a 26 per cent increase compared to the £310m ...
Reports suggest that Sony has made numerous staff cuts at the dev studio behind popular PSN title Pain – a game which saw more downloads than any other on the ...
In what is fast appearing as the game industry’s largest ever mass-migration from East to West, mega-publisher Square Enix is rumoured to be reducing as many as 300 staff from ...
EA's Maxis studio - originally responsible for The Sims franchise and most recently Spore - has seen layoffs amongst its staff, the publisher has confirmed.
Layoffs have been administered to some of the development force responsible for Activision’s new Wolfenstein game.
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.
Japanese developer and publisher Sega has announced mixed results for the quarter ending June 30th 2009, with the period bringing a decrease in the firm’s operating losses – but also ...
Californian developer Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has axed 41 of its employees, representing a workforce cut of 5 per cent.
Over sixty employees at Midway’s Chicago-based HQ have been handed their notices and will leave the company by early September.
Nokia has shut down its Vancouver-based game studio, affecting some 100 jobs in the process, Develop understands.