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Oct
10

Twitter To Layoff 4000 Staff

Reports have surfaced that Twitter is planning to layoff over 4,000 staff members and cancel a major expansion to their San Fransisco headquarters. The reason behind these cuts – spearheaded by the company’s new CEO – are an effort to […]

Jul
24

Report: Silent Hill Downpour Developer Under Review

Vatra Games, developers behind the mediocre Silent Hill Downpour are in trouble according to reports around the industry. Parent company Kuju Entertainment issued a statement regarding Vatra Games, simply saying that they are reviewing all aspects of their games business […]

Jul
19

20 Staff Laid off From Dead Rising Studio

20 staff members from Capcom Vancouver (formally Blue Castle Games) have been laid off the studio confirmed via their official twitter account. After publishing 4 Dead Rising titles in two years (Dead Rising 2 & Off the Record where standalone […]

Jun
28

[Prototype] Developer No More

Radical Entertainment, the Vancouver-based developers behind [Prototype], [Prototype 2] as well as last generation’s Hulk Ultimate Destruction and The Simpsons: Hit and Run have close their doors Activision confirmed today. News of the closure spread around social media rather quickly […]

May
24

Twitter Becomes #38job Fair For 38 Studios/BHG

In the wake of the announcement of the closing of Kingdoms of Amalur developers 38 Studios and Big Huge Games, a large number of gaming  professionals took to Twitter to post notices of job openings in the industry under the […]

May
24

Kingdoms of Amalur Developer Closes Doors

It looks like the long, twisting saga of problems that have plagued Kingdoms of Amalur developers 38 studios reached a bitter conclusion yesterday. Originally posted as a rumor, according to various sources, 38 Studios last paid their employees on April […]