The east coast presence of Zynga, that once
The company behind FarmVille just got a little smaller. Zynga, the troubled developer responsible for a number of social games, laid off 520 staff today—18% of the company's employees. The goal: refocus on mobile gaming. »
In the name of "sharpening its focus to provide games for new platforms and mobile," EA instituted another round of layoffs today, with sources reporting that nearly the entire staff of EA Mobile Montreal have lost their jobs. »
The YouTube network Machinima seems to have laid off at least some of their staff. Details are still pouring in, and we'll update this post as we hear more, but we've seen reports on Twitter about layoffs at the large video network. »
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Zynga has shut down their Boston office entirely and performed significant layoffs in their Austin office this afternoon, reports say.
Boston-area game developers are reporting on Twitter that Zynga Boston has been completely shuttered today. The Boston studio, known as Conduit Labs before being acquired by Zynga in… »