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Patrick Bach is leaving DICE after 14 years

The general manager of EA-owned developer DICE, Patrick Bach, is to quit the studio after nearly a decade and a half. PlayStation LifeStyle has confirmed the change, although does not yet know if Bach is heading to another developer. It’s understood that the noises are he’s leaving to spend more …

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SimBin Studios re-forms two years after bankruptcy

Racing game specialist SimBin Studios is back in business just over two years after filing for bankruptcy, and looking to get back on the track. SimBin studios are well known in the racing world, producing franchises like GTR and Race. They’ll now be calling the North West of England home …

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Layoffs at Sony San Diego studio

PlayStation has laid off an unconfirmed number of employees from its San Diego development studios. GamesIndustryconfirmed the layoffs, which closely follow around of job cuts made at the platform holder’s London Studio. The London team was just winding down after its first major VR project. The San Diego studio was …

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Sony London Studio suffers layoffs

An unknown number of jobs have been cut from Sony’s London Studio as work begins to wrap up on the team’s first virtual reality project. Having developed many of the game prototypes for PlayStation VR – or Project Morpheus as it was originally known – the studio has been working …

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EA unifies development under EA Worldwide Studios banner

The collective development resources of EA have been unified under a new banner – EA Worldwide Studios. Essentially the divide between EA’s mobile and console operations is being abolished, while Maxis is also being merged into the whole. The move sees a new boss put in place at BioWare – …

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40 jobs lost in Wooga restructure

Germany-based games firm Wooga has been struck by a series of layoffs that see 40 staff dismissed from the company. The layoffs were part of an internal restructure,GamesIndustryreports, chipping away at the mobile firm’s previous headcount of 300 people. Following these job cuts, Wooga will now be formed from three …

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Mobile publisher BulkyPix enters liquidation

BulkyPix, the mobile publisher behind Pix’n Love Rush, Bardbarian andPenumbear, has begun liquidation. The company, which was founded seven years ago by former Vivendi staffers, declared bankruptcy at the end of March, saying it would seek out a potential buyer to save it – a search that was ultimately fruitless. …

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Allison Road is back in development

Horror title Allison Road has returned following its apparent cancellation in June. IGN reports that the game’s creator Christian Kesler will continue working on the title with his wife, with whom he has founded new label Far From Home. It did take a bit of soul searching to find the …

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