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Unannounced Double Fine Game Cancelled, Staff Laid Off

Costume Quest 2 developer, Double Fine, has been hit by a round of layoffs that saw twelve staff members being let go following the cancellation of an unannounced project. According to Gamasutra, the San Francisco-based indie studio lost a deal for the project, which resulted in its cancellation. Founder Tim Schafer said in a statement:

One of our unannounced projects was unexpectedly cancelled by its publisher, forcing us to reduce our staff by 12 people. Our remaining projects — Broken Age, Massive Chalice, and Grim Fandango Remastered, were unaffected.

Double Fine previously said that it would also love to work on a sequel for Psychonauts. However, we haven’t heard much since then. 

Our thoughts go out to all those who were affected.

[Source: Gamamsutra]