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30 staff axed at Red 5 Studios - report

MMO developer established by former Blizzard staff suffers lay-offs

Around 30 staff have been laid off at Red 5 Studios, the development team formed in 2005 by former Blizzard staff.

That's according to a report by Gamasutra, although nothing official has been announced by the studio. Red 5 is thought to employ in the region of 100 members of staff.

In late 2006 the company secured $18.5 million in investment from Benchmark Capital, used for the creation of a new massively multiplayer online game, to be published by Korean partner Webzen.

The company has offices in California and Shanghai. GamesIndustry.biz has contacted Red 5 Studios for clarification.

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