Pokemon Go Dev Cancels Marvel Game, Lays Off 230 People

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has become the latest major game studio to announce serious layoffs and other significant changes. The company’s boss, John Hanke, notified staffers of a drastic change to the company’s organization and outlook that includes layoffs, a studio closure, and game cancellations.

Niantic is closing its Los Angeles studio and making cuts to the company’s headcount at other offices. Additionally, NBA All-World is going offline and the upcoming game Marvel: World of Heroes is now canceled. In total, Niantic is cutting about 230 jobs.

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