, developer of Hellgate: London
, has confirmed that it has handed out the dreaded pink slip to an undisclosed number of employees
from both the development team as well as from Ping0
, an online services subsidiary. While there has been no details discussing the reason for the layoffs, it's likely tied into the issues
surrounding the Hellgate: London
A statement issued by Flagship last month, meant to reassure players, read "All our Directors and Founders are still working at Flagship, and all of them are working on Hellgate: London
The team size for Hellgate
is as big now as when we shipped." That's not necessarily a positive thing -- are these Directors and Founders having to double up on duties previously performed by the now-unemployed? We'll keep an ear to the ground for more specific information as it appears.