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Real Networks closes game division, makes 85 redundancies

By on June 24, 2010

GamaSutra reports that Real Networks is undergoing the second reorganisation in three months.

The company has shut down its internal development studio as well as reducing a number of management layers.

Real continues to run the games portal GamesHouse, has some in-house Facebook game development expertise and will continue to commission.

In total, 85 people were laid off.

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: