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    February 6th, 2018GamespotUncategorized

    Dead Rising developer Capcom Vancouver has been hit with layoffs, according to a Capcom representative who spoke with IGN.

    "Capcom Vancouver has undergone a restructure which has impacted approximately 30 percent of the studio, as part of its regular periodic assessment of upcoming projects and overall studio goals," said the Capcom representative. "The team is continuing to work hard to support the recent release of Puzzle Fighter for mobile and is dedicated to its flagship Dead Rising series.

     

    The developer has cut the scope of its next Dead Rising game and canceled an unannounced project, according to a source who spoke with Kotaku. The unannounced title was an early prototype that had not been greenlit that was going to be a third-person action adventure game sent in an alternative version of New York. 

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