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Silicon Knights confirms layoffs, blames Activision

Posted: 02.11.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Yesterday, it was reported that Silicon Knights had slashed 74% of its 97 employees. The chief financial officer of the developer, Mike Mays, has confirmed that there have been severe layoffs at the company, but the number of firings were less drastic than the initial figures.

Instead of the reported 72 laid off from the developer, the number of employees fired is 45, leaving 40 left employed at the studio.

Report: Silicon Knights lays off 74% of staff

Posted: 31.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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1up.com is reporting that two sources from Too Human developer Silicon Knights has told them that the company have laid off 74% of their personnel, reducing the staff from 97 employees to 25.

FIFA 12 kicks off at UK chart top, earns 3rd biggest launch week

Posted: 03.10.2011 by Technet2k

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EA Sports' FIFA 12 has earned the third biggest all format launch week in the UK, besting Grand Theft Auto IV. This knocked down Gears of War 3 2nd.

Silicon Knights' X-Men: Destiny entered 18th while the ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Collection took 7th. A Game of Thrones - Genesis missed the chart.

X-Men: Destiny released today

Posted: 27.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Activision has announced that X-Men: Destiny, a third person action-adventure from Too Human developer Silicon Knights debuts today, September 27, and has released a launch trailer to celebrate.

Silicon Knights given grant, to become "self-publishing entity"

Posted: 15.07.2011 by Technet2k

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Too Human's Silicon Knights will be taking on new staff, upgrading technology and start up new, unannounced projects. It's all thanks to government grant money.

This investment will have "profound and long-lasting" effects on the studio, says Denis Dyack. Silicon Knights will become a "self-sustainable, self-publishing entity".