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Blind Squirrel Games lays off staff due to financial woes

Blind Squirrel Games lays off staff due to financial woes

May 9, 2018 | By Emma Kidwell

May 9, 2018 | By Emma Kidwell
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Update: Blind Squirrel Games has provided a statement following the layoffs. "Unfortunately, due to the unexpected cancellation of an unannounced project, Blind Squirrel Games laid off 13 staff members today – less than 10% of our workforce," reads the statement.

"The studio continues to work on multiple projects. Our hearts go out to those who were laid off, and while we are working with our partners to find them new homes, we are grateful for any additional help others in the industry may provide."

Original Story: Blind Squirrel Games, known for developing HD remasters of games like Bioshock and Borderlands, has laid off an undisclosed number of its staff today. 

This seems to be confirmed through the studio's former community manager, who wrote on Twitter that the "massive layoffs" were due to lack of funds. 

The hashtag #BlindSquirrelJobs is currently being used for former employees looking for new opportunities, and further updates to the piece will be noted above. 



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