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Avalanche Studios to halve workforce, lay off 77 staff

By on October 28, 2008

According to Develop, Swedish developer Avalanche has just laid off 77 staff following the cancellation of 2 major projects worth $34 million.

The company continues to work on Just Cause 2 for Eidos and co-production with Emote called The Hunter.

Added to the Job Loss Tracker.

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: