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‚ÄėIt‚Äôs All Over Now But the Screaming‚Äô: Inside the Unraveling of LeEco in America

In 2016, rising Chinese tech star LeEco made an aggressive move to conquer the unfamiliar US market with cheap gadgets. But just months after a blingy launch event in October, the company’s American operation is in shambles. From missed payrolls to disappearing employees, former employees of the once-hyped startup…

Turbine, the Boston-based studio behind games like Lord of the Rings Online, laid off a significant number of people today. ‚ÄúTurbine is transitioning into a free-to-play, mobile development studio, and as a result we are eliminating some positions,‚ÄĚ said parent company Warner Bros. in a statement. ‚ÄúThe Lord of the‚Ķ

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Airtight Studios will be working with a few less hands on deck. The Seattle-based development studio behind upcoming ghost mystery game Murdered: Soul Suspect has issued a statement saying they've laid off 14 people, saying "this restructuring is part of the normal ebb and flow of game production." This news comes on…