My fears of Square Enix' incompetence seem to be coming to fruition. http://ning.it/11ygVZh

Comment by crazyjackal (Jimmy Jones) on April 29, 2013 at 11:23pm
I know the Canadian studios seem unaffected. There were some European staff involved with Tomb Raider and Deus Ex and I hope they weren't affected either but regardless, my sympathies go to them being made redundant.
Comment by Amrit Randay on April 30, 2013 at 12:37am
This is ridiculous. TB discussed this in a recent TGS Podcast. He said that these sales projections were completely unrealistic, and were made a couple of years ago (during the time the games were being developed). Comparing then, and now, things have changed. We are getting ready for the next-gen, this generation has been extremely long, and people are getting tired of the BS of this generation and are just not buying as many games or consoles. So, those initial projections were probably already too high 2 or 3 years ago, and thus way too high now.

Also, weren't metacritic scores used to calculate the sales projections? That, in it of itself, is fucking stupid! My sympathies to all those affected by this.

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