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UPDATE: Layoffs confirmed at Capcom Vancouver, studio still hiring

Capcom Vancouver has confirmed its parted ways with a portion of its staff, adding that the studio is in no danger of shutting down. The Dead Rising 2 developerspoke upon Twitter after reports started swirling around its potential demise. The firm has cut 20 members of staff from its studio. …

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Rockstar Vancouver shut down, Rockstar Toronto absorbing staff

Rockstar Vancouver is closing its doors for good, Take-Two has announced. The 35 employees that make up the studio have been offered jobs with the expanding Rockstar Toronto. Rockstar Toronto’s expansion is backed by Ontario’s government, though it’s unknown to what extent. That said, a custom-built facility in Oakville, Ontario …

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Ubisoft closes Vancouver dev studio

Ubisoft has closed down its Vancouver development studio, the publishing giant has revealed. The French company said it was closing down operations at the Canadian studio as it couldn’t find "the right formula for success". Ubisoft confirms that we have made the difficult decision to close its studio in Vancouver," …

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A visit to EA Vancouver

The sports games market always belonged to EA. In its ‘90s heyday it was renowned for creating the finest licensed sports sims around, launching timeless franchises – from NBA to FIFA. With EA’s marketing muscle and the power of the official licence, EA Sports had become a sales force worldwide. …

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