Telltale’s final employees laid off, reportedly without severance

The lights have finally gone out at Telltale Games, as its final few staff have now been axed too, as reported by Gamesindustry.biz. Over 90% of the company’s staff – around 250 – were laid off without warning or severance barely two weeks ago.

A skeleton crew of another 25 was retained to complete contractually obligated work, which some took to mean the Minecraft: Story Mode adaptation for Netflix. Whether even that can happen is in question – according to now ex-Telltaler Rachel Noel on Twitter, the last few members have been laid off too, also without severance.

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