Warner Bros.’ Seattle studio gives the gift of pink slips

The ugly trend of development studios letting staff go continues today with word of Warner Brothers’ Seattle Studio having to cut staff across  a number of development teams. While no specific studios were named, the Seattle branch contains a number of well-known developers including Monolith Productions and Snowblind Studios.

I can only hope that there aren’t very many layoffs, and this doesn’t lead to something worse. Its a shame that this happened at all, but I wish everyone there the best of luck. It should also be noted that part of the reason given for the layoffs was a changing market, so go buy more videogames. If anyone gives you guff, let them know you’re doing it for the hardworking developers. 

Warner Bros. makes cuts across Seattle studios [Joystiq]

Victoria Medina