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Transformers Universe – Developer Jagex looking at possible layoffs

[Game website] Jagex, developer of browser classic RuneScape, recently acknowledged that layoffs will possibly hit the team behind Transformers Universe. The UK-based studio is currently in the consultation process with affected employees, and some will find new roles within the company.…

Hearthstone – Blizzard wins legal case against copycat game in China

While not many folks in the gaming industry have faith in China’s legal system when it comes to IP rights, they can be heartened to know that Blizzard Entertainment and publisher NetEase won a legal battle against a local developer…

Carbine Studios – Employees slam studio management on Glassdoor

Carbine Studios, a studio under NCsoft which recently fired 60 employees after WildStar’s launch, is back in the headlines. This time, it seems disgruntled employees, both currently working or left, have gone on Glassdoor to slam the management team, as…

Microsoft – Mass global layoffs spread to Xbox development studio in China

After the recent closure of Xbox Entertainment Studios in North America, layoffs continues to hit offices related to the Xbox brand (and Microsoft departments in general). This time, the whole Xbox development studio in Shenzhen, China, was affected, with around…

Puzzle & Dragons – Developer made US$4.5 million revenue per day

Japanese mobile games developer, GungHo, recently announced it latest financial report, which revealed it made roughly US$4.5 million revenue per day during the first nine months of 2014. The main contributor is singled out as its hit mobile game, Puzzle &…

Capcom – Operating income falls by over 40% in latest financial report

Capcom just announced some rather alarming numbers, with both sales and profits falling drastically for the 6 months ending on September 30, 2014. The Japanese developer powerhouse citied a lack of major software launch during this period, with Ultra Street Fighter…

NCsoft – WildStar developer takes major hit with latest round of layoffs

NCsoft just revealed that layoffs have hit the Western offices, including Carbine Studios, developer of WildStar. However, ArenaNet, developer of Guild Wars 2 and subsidiary of NCsoft, remains unaffected by this round of layoffs. Looks like Blade & Soul for…