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Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros – report

A company-wide wave of layoffs at Warner Bros is scheduled to take place later this week, according to multiple reports. Game Informer points to a staff memo written by CEO Kevin Tsujihara, which mentions imminent restructuring. Variety further reports that as many as 1,000 jobs could be cut globally. These …

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Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine has been hit with a round of layoffs, parent company Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has confirmed. The publisher revealed the layoffs to Joystiq, stating the move was part of the company’s strategic alignment.” "As part of our normal business process, we’re routinely looking …

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LEGO The Hobbit gets release date

Warner Bros has given LEGO The Hobbit an April release date. The publisher told Eurogamer that the title will be coming to UK stores on April 11th. It will cover the events of the first two Hobbit films – no plans have been revealed for adapting the final part of …

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Warner confirms layoffs at Turbine

Boston-based development studio Turbine has been hit with a round of layoffs this week, publisher Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has confirmed. The company told CVG they layoffs were part of its normal business process,” and the result of strategic alignment.” Unfortunately, in order for us to invest in growth areas …

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The LEGO Movie video game hits Xbox One, PS4

A tie-in to the upcoming LEGO Movie is in the works, and marks the franchises debut on next generation consoles. The LEGO Movie Videogame (yep, that’s the title) arrives next year on Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, PC, Vita, 3DS and PS3. It is being created by the …

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Warner reveals pair of free-to-play Hobbit titles

Upcoming Hollywood outing The Hobbit is to get the free-to-play game treatment. Warner has revealed a pair of titles – The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth for mobiles and Hobbit:Armies of the Third Age for web browsers. Both are due for release in autumn of this year, with the film itself …

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Redundancies at Warner Bros’ Seattle studio

An unknown number of employees at Warner Bros. Seattle have been laid off. This is the second time in as many years the studio has seen job cutbacks, and it is rumored that as many as 60 employees have been affected. The office houses multiple studios, including Monolith Productions, Snowblind …

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Warner announcing ‘major release’ at Gamescom

Warner Bros. Interactive has unveiled its plans for Gamescom, revealing the publisher’s line-up as well as teasing new game announcements. Two new titles, including a major new release, are to have their respective curtains peeled back during the event. The revealed line-up thus far includes a handful of upcoming licensed …

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LEGO Lord of the Rings video game confirmed by new toy sets

Warner Bros will release a widely-expected LEGO Lord of the Rings game. Packaging for LEGO’s new line of LOTR toys, inspired by the three Peter Jackson movies based on the books, reveals the title is on the way. Earlier in the year we predicted that the new line of toys …

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Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo go free-to-play

Warner Bros has unveiled a new free-to-play online game that brings the worlds of Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo together. Cartoon Universe is the first game from WB Games Montreal and lets players create and customise their own cartoon character. Once they have their creation established, they can engage in a …

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