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The Sims 3

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Simulation
Publisher: EA
Developer: EA Maxis
Release Date: June 2, 2009

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Layoffs at EA Maxis and Raven Software

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2009 @ 2:37 p.m. PDT

The Sims 3 allows you to immerse your unique Sims in an open living neighborhood right outside their door. The initial feature-set includes the new seamless, open neighborhood, new Create-A-Sim, new realistic personalities and new unlimited customization.
While the gaming industry was long pegged as recession-proof, the past few months sure have shown that the prolonged down economy is starting to take a toll. Earlier today, rumors surfaced that X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Wolfenstein developer Raven Software had to let go 30-40 employees, and now EA confirmed that it has laid off an unspecified number of people (although rumored to be in the dozens) at The Sims/Spore developer, EA Maxis.
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