Angela Emery, vice-president of Communications at Disney Interactive Studios, has confirmed that the upcoming pirate-themed action-RPG Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned has been cancelled. The game was originally revealed to the general public in May 2009, and was set for a release somewhere in 2011.
Following the cancellation of Armada of the Damned, Disney has conducted a restructuring of the development studio Propaganda Games. One of the two development teams at this studio has been dissolved, with members of this team either being assigned to work on another game in development at Propaganda Games, TRON: Evolution, or losing their jobs. According to unconfirmed reports, several staff member in the TRON: Evolution development team have also been let go this week, bringing the total number of employees that have laid off to around a hundred.