THQ Closing 3 Studios, Lays Off 200 (As It Should)
Posted on Wednesday, August 10 @ 12:48:08 Eastern by Nicholas Tan
THQ will be closing both of its studios in Australia and a development team in Phoenix, laying off about 200 members of staff. This comes after the closing of Homefront Kaos Studios and layoffs at Volition in June.
CEO Brian Farrell explains that this is simply cutting out the fat:
THQ has already halted future titles in the Red Faction and MX vs. ATV franchises due to poor sales, but this doesn't mean that they are on the way out. In fact, their current lineup shown at E3 looks beastly: UFC Undisputed 3, WWE '12, Warhammer 40000: Space Marine, Darksiders II, Guillermo del Toro's Insane, Tomonobu Itagaki's Devil's Third, Patrice Desilet's mystery IP, and my favorite, Saints Row: The Third.
If anything, this restructuring will makes all those games better.
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.
comments powered by Disqus
Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter
Dungeons Dragons Neverwinter latest trailer. (0:38)
Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones
Announcement trailer. (2:03)
Warhammer: Arcane Magic
First Warhammer Arcane Magic trailer. (1:39)
Mortal Kombat X
Shaolin Monks trailer. (1:52)
Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty
Oddworld New \'n\' Tasty XBOX ONE trailer. (1:30)
|More On GameRevolution|