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02-04-12, 07:44 PM
Report: THQ Lays Off 170+ Employees, Faces Delist From NASDAQ

From Gamesradar...http://www.gamesradar.com/rumor-thq-lays-174-including-vp-tech-mark-deloura/

According to International Game Developers Association Mobile SIG lead Kevin Dent, THQ has been hit with another round of layoffs, and this was was significantly larger than the last few. Among those effected are said to be over 170 employees, including the VP of tech Mark DeLoura. DeLoura's LinkedIn page pegs him as being "Responsible for technology strategy, the online game and MMO operations teams, the centralized online technology group, and relationships with platform and technology manufacturers

Update: THQ has confirmed that over 240 employees will be cut by March, and that CEO Brian Farrell has seen a 50% cut to his salary for the year

02-04-12, 07:46 PM
Turns out the world didn't want $80M of U Draw tablets for the 360 and PS3. Go figure.

02-05-12, 03:18 AM
I hope the South Park game is still on.

02-05-12, 09:20 AM
Wrestling games just aren't bringing in the dough in this age.

02-07-12, 02:27 AM
I hope the South Park game is still on.
Me too. My xbox has been collecting dust for a couple of years, so it's needed.

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