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Sony has hired management consulting firm Bain & Company to identify $100 million in cuts, Bloomberg reported. The cuts would reportedly include job losses, though how the cuts to the company's costs would divide out among its entertainment divisions is unknown. The report follows a second qua...

November 19th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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A rumor has just broken that Paragon Studios, the team responsible for City of Heroes, has just undergone a round of layoffs. This comes following the launch of Going Rogue, the game's second boxed expansion and center of a major re-arrangement for the game. Among those rumored to be laid off is Ch...

October 7th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In a statement made yesterday, Square Enix revealed plans to restructure Beautiful Game Studios, the team responsible for the Championship Manager franchise -- a plan resulting in "unavoidable job losses." Square Enix's aim is to "re-focus" its vision in order to "build a successful commercial futu...

November 26th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Fudzilla has now backtracked on its original story now claiming cuts could come from agency staff, as in contractors. Microsoft has denied massive layoffs are in its future.Original: These are tough economic times not just for the little guys like us but for major corporations. Corporation...

December 31st 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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News broke yesterday that Sony is looking to decrease their workforce by about 5 percent, or 8000 jobs, over the next year and a half. These jobs are projected to come primarily from manufacturing plants, with specific targets of the downsizing to include Sony's mobile phone and LCD divisions. We ar...

December 10th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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EA's recent curtailing of its work force by six percent has had a dramatic effect on independent developer and collaborator, Arkane Studios. Speaking to GameDaily BIZ, Arkane chief executive Raphael Colantonio confirmed that the cost-cutting maneuver came to the detriment of his studio's engagement...

November 7th 2008 at 12:38pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that EA has their hands in some interesting projects coming down the pipe. Skate It, Rock Band 2, and that horror game we're waiting for are just a few that immediately come to mind. Whether these will be a big success for the company or not, we will have to wait and see (well, you ca...

November 3rd 2008 at 3:28pm 0 Comments