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Volition loses 86 QA staff as part of THQ’s wider cuts

By on March 4, 2009

Red Faction and Saints Row developer Volition has made 86 QA staff redundant as part of THQ’s wider cutbacks, according to

86 of the 102 people in the QA department will be let go, and QA will now be handled in THQ’s central facility.

The cuts are part of the 600 layoffs announced by THQ last month.

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: