Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
April 22, 2019
arrowPress Releases








If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 Lord of the Rings Online  dev Turbine hit with layoffs

Lord of the Rings Online dev Turbine hit with layoffs

February 12, 2014 | By Alex Wawro




A number of employees at The Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine lost their jobs today, though it's not clear how many people were affected or how this affects the studio's future operations.

A representative of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Turbine's parent company, confirmed the news to Gamasutra and issued the following statement:

"As part of our normal business process, were routinely looking at the strategic alignment of our company. Unfortunately, in order for us to invest in growth areas at Turbine, we have to eliminate some positions."

"These are always tough decisions, which we dont approach lightly, but its crucial that Turbine is structured in a way that reflects the current and coming marketplace."

Gamasutra is reaching out to find out how many people were affected and how this affects Turbine's current operations, including work on the studio's upcoming MOBA Infinite Crisis.

If you have any further information about this news or were affected and want to share your story, please contact us via [email protected].


Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[04.19.19]

Narrative Writer
Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games — Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
[04.19.19]

Facial Animator
Storm8
Storm8 — Redwood City, California, United States
[04.19.19]

Art Outsourcing Producer
DigiPen Institute of Technology
DigiPen Institute of Technology — Redmond, Washington, United States
[04.19.19]

Assistant Profesor









Loading Comments

loader image