“We have had to let go of 16 employees at Volition, our studio in Champaign, Illinois,” said the statement. “We must adjust our workforce to fit the studio’s current needs, which is a relatively common occurrence in the game development industry”
“Steps are being taken to ensure team members affected by the transition are treated with appropriate concern. The changes are not expected to affect any current or future titles in development with Volition.”
Current projects would include Guillermo Del Toro’s Insane project.
As for Kaos, the studio that developed the million-selling Homefront, THQ said there’s a “dedicated team in place” to support Homefront’s DLC, ” as well as working on pre-production for future games.”
“We have made changes to ensure that the team size aligns to the current stages of internal product development,” the statement concluded.