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Nexon closes Vancouver studio with loss of 90 jobs

By on January 28, 2009
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MMO publisher Nexon has shut its Vancouver Studio with immediate effect.

The studio, also known as Humanature and headed by Relic co-founder Alex Garden, employed 90 staff, all of whom have been made redundant.

Korean publisher Nexon has stated that it remains “remains committed to publishing high quality, free-to-play online games for the North American market”.

Nexon Vancouver is added to the GameOverZone.

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: thecurveonline.com