David Jaffe’s Game Studio Struck by Massive Layoffs

David Jaffe, the game developer behind Twisted Metal, God of War, and Drawn to Death, announces the majority of his studio has been laid off.

David Jaffe, the director of games in the Twisted Metal and God of War series of video games, announced today that his studio has suffered from massive layoffs. The studio, called The Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency, had its only major release in Drawn to Death, a PlayStation 4 third-person shooter game that released in April of 2017.Drawn to Death had a unique art style, with the aesthetic matching that of a teenage boy’s notebook of doodles. The characters and environments all a...