The past few days haven't been kind to video game developers. Industry watcher Gamasutra is reporting that THQ
The news comes just days after Electronic Arts
Video gaming seemed as if it would be able to scrape by in this dicey environment. GameStop
Steep console price cuts from Microsoft
However, the industry is clearly worried. Two major players don't begin hacking at their payrolls if they want to flood the market with new games over the next few quarters. The trend will be more problematic if Activision Blizzard
Until GameStop's comps start slipping or the companies behind this year's winning titles -- Activision and Take-Two among them -- begin watering down expectations, we can view the THQ and EA layoffs as isolated events.
Activision Blizzard, don't fail us now.
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