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Cyan Worlds lays off 50 staff, reduced to skeleton crew

By on November 12, 2008

Cyan Worlds has made nearly all of its staff redundant, with 50 people laid off.

Cyan World’s primary client, Gamecock, was recently acquired by SouthPeak Interactive. CEO Tony Fryman is quoted as saying that he was uncertain that the company would be able to renew their testing contract with SouthPeak.

50 jobs 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: