According to tweets made by several former Obsidian
employees, the company went through a round of layoffs yesterday. VG24/7
initially took note of the tweets, which have also been posted in the company's forums
. The extent of the layoffs are not known currently, and Obsidian has yet to respond to requests for comment.
Obsidian is preparing to ship Dungeon Siege 3
at the moment, having just come off a year with the highlight of Fallout: New Vegas
and the fizzling of its original IP, Alpha Protocol
. We'll update as more information becomes available.