Tag Archive: disney layoffs

Disney Interactive lays off 700

Disney’s oft-troubled video game and internet division is laying off approximately 25% of its workforce. Disney Interactive announced plans to cut 700 jobs on Thursday. The move comes as part of yet another restructuring, which… Continue reading

The Money Making Game #5: The Disney Situation

We certainly have no problem getting caught up in the fun of playing games, but the people who create them have their pocketbooks to worry about, too. In this column, finance expert and… Continue reading

Disney nabs EA Mobile chief

As Disney was busy laying off a substantial portion of its games division this week, it was also doing some hiring. The Mouse House has lured away Adam Sussman, vice president of Electronic… Continue reading

Disney cuts jobs in video game reboot

Disney is swinging the axe at its gaming arm, cutting a substantial number of positions as it transitions from being a packaged goods company to a player in the growing digital videogame space.… Continue reading

Massive layoffs at Disney’s gaming arm

Disney is swinging the ax at Disney Interactive Studios, cutting hundreds of positions, sources have told Variety. Disney declined to give a number of people affected, but speaking off the record, people who… Continue reading

Disney Lays Off as Much as Half of Video Game Staff

Walt Disney on Monday laid off a significant portion of its gaming studio employees, sources familiar with the situation have told CNBC. The company declined to comment on the layoffs or disclose how… Continue reading