Video Game Developer Leaves Chelsea Office for Canada, Report Says

By Meredith Hoffman on June 14, 2011 5:49pm 

The makers of the popular video game Homefront, Kaos Studios, is leaving its Chelsea studio for Canada, according to reports.
The makers of the popular video game Homefront, Kaos Studios, is leaving its Chelsea studio for Canada, according to reports.
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By Meredith Hoffman

DNAInfo Reporter/Producer

CHELSEA — Video game developer Kaos Studio is leaving its Chelsea office for Canada, according to Crain's New York.

The developer, which created of the popular video game Homefront, will move all of its creative operations to Montreal, according to a company statement.

The company had to shutter its West 27th Street office as a result of financial difficulties, costing 52 people their jobs, Crain's reported.

Kaos has sold 2.6 million units of Homefront, which depicts a Korean army invading the US, written by Apocalypse Now screenwriter John Milius.

Still, the company has been losing too much money to stay afloat, the article said.

Kaos was started by THQ Inc. game publisher in 2006. The Canadian blog Develop also noted that the Quebec government gave THQ tax breaks to open the Montreal base.

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