Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

5th Cell, creator of the Scribblenauts series has been forced to cut a number of positions.

According to tweets from former lead animator Tim Borrelli, artists, programmers, designers, QA and IT workers are among the 45 staff laid off.

Borrelli stated that the first round of losses took place last week during GDC, and added that on Monday March 21st they shut the studio down”. However, 5th Cell has since issued a statement denying that the entire developer has been closed.

"Unfortunately, due to a project cancellation, we have had to let go of 45 of our very talented staff members today,” the company said.

The full story can be found over at Develop.

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