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Report: Lay-offs at End Of Nations studio Petroglyph

Report: Lay-offs at End Of Nations studio Petroglyph

Wed 05 Dec 2012 11:28am GMT / 6:28am EST / 3:28am PST
Development

Game designer tweets the news, reports of 30 jobs cut at Las Vegas developer

Tweets from a developer at End Of Nations studio Petroglyph suggest the company is currently facing a round of lay-offs.

"Well, it appears this Winter break will be extended indefinitely," tweeted game designer Adam Stevens.

"Layoffs at Petroglyph. Looking like I'll be Leaving Las Vegas."

Meanwhile Eurogamer reported it had it on "good authority" that around 30 jobs had been cut at the development studio, which recently the open beta for its latest title, End Of Nations, indefinitely. It is currently offering refunds to those who purchased special editions of the game, while reassuring the community that the title has not been cancelled.

GamesIndustry International has contacted Petroglyph for confirmation.

5 Comments

Zidaya Zenovka
Blogger, Writer

41 8 0.2
LAyoffs before the holidays? ......that's real classy, Petroglyph. You couldn't wait a month?

Posted:A year ago

#1

Andrew
Animator

148 158 1.1
LAyoffs before the holidays?
It's not as unusual as you might think.

Posted:A year ago

#2

Alex Barnfield
Engineer

12 4 0.3
Obviously it puts a real dampner on the holidays but its also going to make things difficult for the employees on a practical level - much harder to interview for jobs, a two week period is pretty much a write off.

Edited 1 times. Last edit by Alex Barnfield on 6th December 2012 1:56am

Posted:A year ago

#3
I was waiting for this game for a long time, really sad news. I hope those people can find new jobs fast.

Posted:A year ago

#4

Edward Buffery
Pre-production Manager

149 96 0.6
They recently...

the open beta?

Posted:A year ago

#5

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