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Turbine Hit with Layoffs

Posted by Suzie Ford on Oct 15, 2014  | Comments

Turbine Hit with Layoffs - MMORPG.com

According to a confirmed report at GamesIndustry.biz, Lord of the Rings Online developer, Turbine, has been hit with a round of layoffs as part of restructuring by Warner Bros. Interactive. The exact number of employees affected remains unknown.

Massachusetts-based Turbine, Inc. is undergoing a round of layoffs, parent company Warner Bros. Interactivement Entertainment has confirmed. The MMO developer known for games like Asheron's Call and The Lord of the Rings Online is currently working on the MOBA Infinite Crisis.

"As part of our normal business process, we're routinely looking at the strategic alignment of our company," a Warner Bros. representative told Joystiq. "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 don't approach lightly, but it's crucial that Turbine is structured in a way that reflects the current and coming marketplace."

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom
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