According to a series of tweets by Obsidian Entertainment staff, the studio behind Fallout: New Vegas, Alpha Protocol, and the upcoming Dungeon Siege III, has been forced to let a currently unspecified number of employees go. The studio has not made an official statement regarding the matter.
With lukewarm reviews and underwhelming sales, it looks like Obsidian’s grand espionage-RPG experiment Alpha Protocol didn’t do well enough to continue production on the game’s intended sequel. Sega West President Mike Hayes broke the news to CVG, citing public reception and poor sales as the key reasons the sequel was taken off the case.
It’s no bueno.
In the wake of a series of mixed Alpha Protocol reviews, an apparent employee of developer Obsidian Entertainment has spoken out in the comment section of a review published online at Joystiq.com. The employee, who presents itself as “a tired dev” and claims to have worked on the project, states that the mixed reception can […]