Tomb Raider publishers, Eidos, have confirmed the closure of a Manchester team which was involved with mobile gaming, forging fourteen redundancies. The team, previously known as Rockpool Games, was acquired by Eidos in 2007 during their push into the casual and mobile gaming markets.
Discussing the job losses, Eidos explained the neccessity for the cuts:
“As a company we need to focus our efforts on high-quality titles that will deliver long-term franchise value, and in these incredibly challenging and competitive times we need to pro-actively manage our cost base”
This cut, resulting in 14 redundancies, is just the latest in a long list of business reshuffles across the whole of the gaming industry, leaving many workers out of a job.
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