THQ shuts down Homefront developer

By on June 14, 2011

Publisher confirms it’s due to “strategic realignment within its internal studio structure”.

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THQ has shut down New York-based developer Kaos, the studio behind its recent first-person shooter Homefront.

THQ issued a statement regarding the closure, explaining that the move is “a strategic realignment within its internal studio structure.”

They’ve added that it’s “in the process of closing two locations: the company’s UK studio and KAOS studio in New York. Both studios’ employees have been informed.”

The publisher stated that Montreal studio will proceed over series’ development and overall management of the Homefront franchise.

“THQ continues its strategy of aligning the best industry talent with the company’s marquee franchises. The Montreal studio will take over product development and overall creative management for the Homefront franchise. The Montreal studio actively collaborated with KAOS on Homefront.

“The company continues to strengthen its internal creative development expertise and is actively hiring in many of its internal studios, including Montreal and Vancouver, Canada, as well as Austin, Texas.

“THQ’s UK studio and KAOS employees will have the opportunity to interview for open positions with the company globally.”


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