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Ex-Pandemics in EA jibe

A group of former Pandemic developers have laid into ex-employers EA via the description of their first ever solo title. Downsized Games, which officially opened its doors on March 10th, was founded by Manny Vega, Andrew Mournian, Zach Hefner and Ariel Tal, all of whom lost their jobs when EA …

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Mercenaries Inc is real

The closure of EA’s Pandemic studio and the layoff of its 200 employees was the talk of the industry last week – but the publisher isn’t quite done with the label’s IP yet. This evening the firm has confirmed the production of Mercs Inc, a new game in the early …

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Ex-employee slams Pandemic management

A purported former developer at defunct studio Pandemic has broken his silence on the state of the studio before EA gave it the axe. The alleged developer – writing anonymously on a gaming forum – slammed Pandemic’s management and said that EA probably made the right decision to close the …

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Pandemic closure official

Tweets from inside the company late on Tuesday illustrated the miserable aftermath of the shock decision. Drew Marlowe, a game desiger at Pandemic, tweeted, "It’s official, Pandemic is shut down as of today. Thankfully it looks like we are getting decent severance." He also posted the whiteboard picture accompanying this …

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