While not quite the exodus stemming from Sony Online Entertainment, THQ has had to make some severe cuts across several of its studios. The publisher has confirmed 30 people have been let go between Volition (the Red Faction franchise) and Kaos Studios (Homefront), leaving the company with a reported staff of approximately 220 employees.
Maybe because its too hard, maybe its too graphic, or maybe it just doesn’t seem poised to make any money outside of Japan. Whatever the reason, Atlus US recently announced that the company’s Japan HQ has no plans to release the action platformer/dating-sim Catherine outside of Japan, despite it dethroning Marvel vs. Capcom 3 as […]
OnLive was recently awarded a major patent for an “apparatus and method for wireless gaming,” effectively giving it an advantage on the entirety of the cloud-based gaming market. This is just one of many patents OnLive hopes to acquire in its continued beta, CEO Steve Perlman describing the patent and its effect on the OnLive […]
The universally deprecated Final Fantasy XIV launch has its staff over at Square Enix restructuring its development team. In a post on the game’s official website, the company announced that Naoki Yoshida (Cross Edge, Record of Agarest War) will be taking over as the new Director/Producer for the title, replacing both Nobuaki Komoto (who remains […]