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Midway cuts a further 180 jobs

By on December 12, 2008

Midway has cut 180 jobs, representing 25% of global headcount. The company will close its Austin development studio and make redundancies in Chicago, San Diego and Austin.

The layoffs follow a headcount reduction of 90 in August 2008 when Midway scaled back its Austin studio.

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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: