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  • Redundancy round-up

    I’ve been very slow at reporting on job losses in the games industry for a while. That’s what happens when you get crazy busy working for clients, while also working on a very exciting secret project for...

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  • Five rounds of redundancies that slipped under the radar

    I’m catching up on a number of layoffs or redundancies that I missed or failed to post earlier in the year. Eidos closes Eidos Hungary (formerly Mithis Studios) August 2009 – The developer of BattleStations Midway was...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Streamline Studios streamlined

    Streamline Studios has shut its Amsterdam office with the loss of 10 jobs, according to GamesIndustry.biz. Reading the interview in more depth (and confirming that the website is down) makes it look as if Streamline has, in...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • More devs full victim to Activision’s pruning

    After halving the work force of 7 Studios yesterday, Activision has now shut Shaba Games, according to Kotaku. Shaba, which employed 30 staff, worked most recently on Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. Kotaku’s sources suggest that the closure...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Bottlerocket goes bust

    Developer Bottlerocket has gone bust, according to GamesIndustry.biz. The company part-developed Splatterhouse for Namco Bandai before an acrimonious split, and was also working on project for defunct publisher Brash. Added to the Job Loss Tracker.

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Grin closes its doors

    Swedish developer Grin has gone bust. On its website, the company ascribed its woes to “too many publishers have been delaying their payments, causing an unbearable cashflow situation.” Grin is best known for Ghost Recon Advanced...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Midway closes Newcastle Studio with 80 layoffs

    Warner Bros bid for Midway has gone through, but the global media conglomerate didn’t want Midway Newcastle, the studio formerly known as Pitbull and responsible for the The Wheelman franchise. GamaSutra estimates that 80 developers were affected...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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