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Telltale just laid off its last remaining employees

The sudden and unexpected near-shuttering of Telltale Games rocked the video game industry two weeks ago. Telltale laid off approximately 250 employees, which was about 90 percent of its workforce. A skeleton crew of 25-or-so people were ke...

 
 
 
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LawBreakers and Radical Heights studio Boss Key closing down

With the fast-paced multiplayer shooter LawBreakers failing to catch on in any significant way and developer Boss Key Productions quickly shifting gears to the battle royale craze with its fun but very rough Radical Heights, the studio's fu...

 
 
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(Update) Marvel Heroes shuts down with immediate effect

[Update: Articles on Massively Overpowered and Kotaku are reporting that Sony and Microsoft are offering refunds to owners of Marvel Heroes Omega, with some Xbox One players having received recompense automatically.]With glum inevitability,...

 
 
 
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Perfect World has shut down Gigantic developer Motiga

Motiga, the developer behind free-to-play MOBA-like hero shooter Gigantic, will close its doors soon. Employees have confirmed that the entire studio is shuttering and that nearly all of the staff will be left without jobs. It's u...

 
 
 
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EA has shut down Visceral Games

Visceral Games is set to close its doors in the very near future. Electronic Arts has opted to close the studio that's most well-known for the Dead Space series and Battlefield Hardline. For the past few years, Visceral has been workin...

 
 
 
 
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Report: Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games has closed

It seems that United Front Games, the developer behind Sleeping Dogs, Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, Modnation Racers, and LittleBigPlanet Karting, has closed its doors in Vancouver, Canada with reports that all employees were let go some...

 
 
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PlayStation San Diego studio suffers layoffs (Update)

[Update: PlayStation responded to our inquiry. The layoffs were confined to a certain team, and the studio has not closed. Here's PlayStation's response in full: "We can confirm there has been a reduction in headcount at San Diego Stud...

 
 
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Ubisoft shutters Casablanca studio

Of all the video game studios, in all the towns, in all the world, Ubisoft will be shutting down its satellite office in Casablanca, Morocco on June 13, the company announced Thursday. Ubisoft let the studio know of its plans last week, and...

 
 
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Report: Gameloft closing Spanish studio

Gameloft is shuttering its studio in Valencia, Spain, Gamasutra reports. The location closed its doors this week and its 18 employees are now out of work, according to an unnamed source, who suggests this was a skeleton crew left behind aft...

 
 
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Bit.Trip studio lays off employees at San Francisco office

Bit.Trip developer Choice Provisions (née Gaijin Games) has closed its San Francisco office.  "Over the past few years, the game industry has changed so dramatically that a mid-sized studio operating as we have for the past...

 
 
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Geist developer closed down after 21 years

Orlando-based developer N-Space has shut down after 21 years in the business.  Founded in 1994, N-Space spent the majority of its history working on ports for Nintendo platforms and licensed games. However, the studio is perhaps better...

 
 
 
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Cloud none: Square Enix to dissolve Shinra Technologies

In late 2014 Square Enix announced the formation of a new subsidiary company, Shinra Technologies. The Final Fantasy VII-nodding company name works on two levels, as Shinra's focus was cloud gaming, aiming to "break the stranglehold of havi...

 
 
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Code of Princess publisher closes its doors

Code of Princess publisher Agatsuma Entertainment announced its closure this week. Citing financial difficulties, the studio dissolved Friday with plans to fully liquidate by March 31, 2016. Established in Tokyo in 1997, Agatsuma, in additi...

 
 
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Rebellion has bought the 'Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries' IP

A while ago, we reported that developer GRIN was closing down. Unfortunately, this meant all of the physical Kickstarter rewards for its game Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries would not be given to backers, and there would be no more of the Wool...

 
 
 
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Imageepoch has filed for bankruptcy

Keeping track of what’s going on at Japanese developer Imageepoch has been one hell of a ride. Imageepoch was well known for games such as Luminous Arc, 7th Dragon, and Arc Rise Fantasia. Last month the CEO, Ryoei Mikage, just va...

 
 




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