It is being reported that the entire Blue Omega team behind Codemasters Western/Steam Punk shooter, Damnation has been 'laid off'. The new comes via a Twitter message from a coder formerly with the team, which read:
"The entire Blue Omega team was laid off today (well, starting Friday). If anyone has job openings, send them my way and I'll pass them on."
was tweeted at "6:55 PM Jun 23rd from TweetDeck".Shacknews
has come into possession of legal documents that detail what appears to be a traumatic development process for the game. It states that, "Blue Omega had hired two developers in 2007, Velvetelvis Studios and Point of View, to do contract work on Damnation--relationships which both ended in legal disputes."
We're looking beyond the Tweet.