A second round of layoffs is causing 40 employees to lose their jobs at the area's top video game developer, according to a radio report.
WTDY Radio is reporting the layoffs are hitting Raven Software in Madison. With the company currently between major projects, inside sources told the radio station that between one-quarter and one-third of Raven's Madison-area employees have been let go.
Officials with Activision, Raven Software's parent company, said that Raven is being re-aligned. Among this week's layoffs is reportedly the very first programmer hired by the two brothers who founded the company 20 years ago, accordign to the broadcast report.
The company is known nationally for producing titles like "Wolfenstein" and "Singularity."