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Heroes and Zeroes–were my 2011 predictions right?
At the London Games Conference 2011, I was asked to predict 4 heroes and four zeroes in an era of digital transition. With LGC 2012 just round the corner, where I am going to come up with...
- Posted 202 days ago
The digital transition–Who is a hero and who is a Zero
If you’re reading this as it is posted, I should be taking the stage at the London Games Conference to convince 200 gaming industry bigwigs of the companies that I think are going to be winners or...
- Posted 562 days ago
Spring redundancy roundup – games industry job losses in 2010
I’ve been flat out all year on consultancy projects (which is great – do contact me via nicholas at gamesbrief.com if you want to discuss how I can help you with self-publishing or building a long term...
- Posted 1117 days ago
I’ve been very slow at reporting on job losses in the games industry for a while. That’s what happens when you get crazy busy working for clients, while also working on a very exciting secret project for...
- Posted 1206 days ago
Volition loses 86 QA staff as part of THQ’s wider cuts
Red Faction and Saints Row developer Volition has made 86 QA staff redundant as part of THQ’s wider cutbacks, according to GamesIndustry.biz. 86 of the 102 people in the QA department will be let go, and QA...
- Posted 1543 days ago
THQ slashes staff numbers by a quarter
THQ announced dismal third quarter results today and announced plans to reduce headcount by 24%, representing approximately 600 jobs. The additional savings planned: $70 million in development through headcount reductions and “studio dispositions” $30 million in sales,...
- Posted 1570 days ago
THQ Wireless restructures with 100 job losses
Mobile Entertainment reports that THQ is restructuring its mobile division to focus on high-end games for iPhone, N-Gage, PSP and DS. 75% of jobs are affected, equating to approximately 100 people. Added to the Job Loss Tracker.
- Posted 1576 days ago