THQ Closes Down Developers
THQ is cutting down is expenditures and several studios have already fell under the blade: Paradigm Entertainment and a chunk of Juice Games are the first victims.
November 5, 2008
Next in line comes the developer of the Juiced Games, which has been under the THQ umbrella for a year. The developer was not closed, by rumor has it that its workforce has been cut by a third.
The third studio to end its gaming career was the Los Angeles-based Mass Media. THQ acquired the latter over one year ago.
Last but not least, THQ also decided to close the two studios which has been working on the Destroy All Humans! franchise: Locomotive Games (Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed) and Sandblast Game (Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon).
At present time THQ is silent, but the data will eventually be unveiled, as the company is supposed to deliver its quarterly financial report this Wednesday