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  • Rehires at RealTime Worlds mark good news for a change

    I may have been hasty in adding the entire staff of RealTime Worlds to the Job Loss Tracker. GamaSutra and GamesIndustry.biz report three bits of good news: RealTime Worlds has recruited back 23 of the 60 staff...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Has Cohort Studios slimmed down from 50 to 12?

    Another week, another Dundee studio in trouble? I’m hearing rumours that Cohort Studios made 38 people redundant in Dundee last week. The company is working on a PlayStation Move title called The Shoot but doesn’t have projects...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Developer n-Space lays off 100 staff

    n-Space has had to make 25% of its workforce redundant, with the layoffs affecting 100 developers, according to Kotaku. The company cited “momentary reduced demand” as a result of several projects finishing simultaneously and others being delayed....

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • RealTime Worlds closes MyWorld team, puts APB staff on notice

    Rumours are swirling that APB-developer RealTime Worlds is making swingeing cuts. The team behind ambitious virtual world project MyWorld (only publicly announced last month) have been made redundant, with as many as 60 layoffs. Additionally, VG247 says...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • How $4.25 m was not enough to save Eternal Earth developer Sparkplay

    In an emotional company blog post yesterday, CEO Matt Mihaly announced that Sparkplay has laid off all but two staff and looks likely to go bust.I’ve added it to the Job Loss Tracker. Sparkplay operates Eternal Earth,...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • 20-30 jobs lost at High Voltage

    Joystiq reports that High Voltage has laid off 20-30 staff. High Voltage was behind The Conduit and it’s most recent title, Tournament of Legends, was not well received. Joystiq suggests more layoffs may follow. Added to the...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • The CHIPS are down: UK independent games retailer Chipsworld enters liquidation

    MCV today reports that CHIPS has gone bust, with the loss of 29 jobs at head office and at its wholly owned stores. The company is at pains to point out that its franchise stores are not...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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