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Ascaron files for bankruptcy protection

By on April 21, 2009

Developer of Sacred Ascaron has filed for bankruptcy protection in the German courts.

The company said that 94 staff worked on Sacred 2, so I’m estimating the staff size at 100 for now. Pessimistically, I am not sure that the company is strong enough to emerge from bankruptcy protection, so I am adding all 100 employees 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: