Entries in 'redundancies' (20)

EA Salt Lake suffers unspecified number of layoffs

EA Salt Lake suffers unspecified number of layoffs

EA has confirmed an unspecified number of layoffs at its Salt Lake branch, adding that multiple development teams have been affected by the move.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 31st 2014 at 8:14AM in News
Zynga acquires NaturalMotion for $527m, cuts staff by more than 300

Zynga acquires NaturalMotion for $527m, cuts staff by more than 300

Zynga has announced the $527m purchase of UK/US-based studio, NaturalMotion.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 31st 2014 at 7:44AM in News
Microsoft confirms redundancies at Lionhead

Microsoft confirms redundancies at Lionhead

A number of staff at UK studio Lionhead have his afternoon been told that their jobs are in danger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2012 at 3:00PM in News
UPDATED: PopCap redundancies confirmed at Seattle and Dublin studios

UPDATED: PopCap redundancies confirmed at Seattle and Dublin studios

PopCap has confirmed recent rumours, reporting over 50 employees at its HQ in Seattle and an unspecified number of staff in the company’s Dublin studio have been laid off.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 9:40AM in News

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SEGA Studios Australia downsizes, forges new digital strategy

SEGA Studios Australia downsizes, forges new digital strategy

News has come down that SEGA Studios Australia, the team behind London 2012, is undergoing staff redundancies.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 7th 2012 at 4:34AM in News
THQ rumoured to be making redundancies in Oz/Japan

THQ rumoured to be making redundancies in Oz/Japan

A source has told MCV that THQ are making redundancies to their Australian team, while Kotaku is reporting similar in Japan.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 30th 2012 at 4:06AM in News
Disney closes Black Rock

Disney closes Black Rock

Disney is closing its UK games development studio the publisher has confirmed to Develop this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2011 at 10:58AM in News
Disney confirms Black Rock job losses

Disney confirms Black Rock job losses

Redundancies have been issued to a number of developers at Brighton studio Black Rock, Disney has told Develop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2011 at 1:14PM in News

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THQ downsizes Kaos, Volition

THQ downsizes Kaos, Volition

Over thirty employees working for THQ have been made redundant, the publisher has confirmed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 1st 2011 at 11:11AM in News
Relentless confirms redundancies

Relentless confirms redundancies

Brighton-based studio Relentless has issued redundancies to a number of staff, the outfit has told to Develop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2011 at 3:17PM in News
Cuts at Ubisoft’s Red Storm

Cuts at Ubisoft’s Red Storm

Ubisoft has axed nearly forty staff at its Red Storm studio, the publisher has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2010 at 11:01AM in News
More redundancies at Realtime Worlds?

More redundancies at Realtime Worlds?

Sister site Develop has heard that Realtime Worlds is beginning a process of staff redundancies, with many of its workforce set for consultation talks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2010 at 1:16PM in News

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Rockstar axes Red Dead employees

Rockstar axes Red Dead employees

A significant number of Rockstar employees who worked on Red Dead Redemption have been made redundant.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 15th 2010 at 10:54AM in News
AUS: Redundancies at GAME

AUS: Redundancies at GAME

Following a troubled few months at its UK operations, a number of redundancies have been made at the Australian arm of video games retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2010 at 5:26PM in News
D3P closes Cambridge office

D3P closes Cambridge office

Namco Bandai has closed the D3P office in Cambridge. The news comes after Namco Bandai acquired D3P last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2010 at 11:37AM 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

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Kuju announces job losses

Kuju announces job losses

British developer Kuju has confirmed to MCV's sister magazine Develop that it has made redundancies across a number of of its offices - but says that it remains optimistic about ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2009 at 12:06PM in News
Redundancies at EA's Black Box

Redundancies at EA's Black Box

The unfortunate job-cutting spree in the games industry seems to be continuing today with news that EA studio Black Box has, after weeks of speculation, lost 200 members of ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2009 at 11:38AM in News
Mass Microsoft layoffs unlikely

Mass Microsoft layoffs unlikely

A new report has dispelled rumours that Microsoft will be laying off a significant portion of its workforce, claiming the company has other cost cutting measures in mind.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 6th 2009 at 4:31PM in News
Microsoft to see 'thousands of redundancies'

Microsoft to see 'thousands of redundancies'

Microsoft could be considering a plan for 'substantial redundancies', reports The Independent.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 5th 2009 at 10:53AM in News