Rumor: Ominous tweets from Lightbox Interactive suggest trouble at Starhawk studio
There are rumblings that LightBox Interactive, the developer behind the PS3 exclusive Starhawk, will lay off most of its staff by Friday. 3D Realms founder (and previous layoff predictor) George Broussard tweets
, "Good luck to my buddies at LightBox in Austin. Layoffs and rumors of near whole studio gone by Friday."
Yesterday LightBox Interactive president Dylan Jobe sent out an ominous tweet
, reading, "And yeah, its time for another drink...." LightBox artist Jonathan Lindblom tweeted
early this morning, "I feel like my brain has been taken out and passed around, I can't think straight, everything is muddled." Associate producer and community manager Pete MacKay tweeted
his thoughts today as well: "And so another chapter closes on my life. Let's see where I go next! (taking suggestions)."
We've contacted LightBox Interactive for clarification.
Surprised to hear this, if true. I thought people loved Starhawk.