Popcap announce layoffsafter studio split


Plants vs Zombies and Peggle developer PopCap suffered layoffs today, EA confirmed. The news follows a reorganization at the studio in late February, which saw the developer split into a two teams, one geared towards mobile games and the other for console releases. PopCap CEO David Roberts also stepped down and was replaced by co-founder John Vechey in January.

“The changes we made today at PopCap were painful and we’re sorry to lose some of our friends and colleagues,” EA wrote in an email to Joystiq. “But it was also necessary in order to stay on course with our future plans for mobile games, live services, and new IP. PopCap is a studio that made its name building great games that the world can fall in love with, and that’s what we’ll continue to do.”


One thought on “Popcap announce layoffsafter studio split

  1. The “corporate job” model has failed and is not going to create anyone significant wealth working for “the man”. The world economy is not the same as it was even a decade ago, its evolved and is evolving and a lot of people are missing the boat on other great opportunities, still stuck in their “job” mentality. You have to think outside the box and make money on the side and create wealth on your own so you can enjoy life and do the things you want to do


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