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Nexon closes Vancouver studio with loss of 90 jobs

By on January 28, 2009

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: