THQ Japan to close February 29th

According to reports, THQ Japan will be closing its doors by the end of this month, on February 29th, with none of its staff staying a day longer than that.

Due to the poor financial situation THQ is facing in North America, measures had to be taken; closing and terminating its publishing business in Asia seems to be the way to go.

Whatever happens with THQ-published games in Japan from that point onwards is unclear, as is the more important issue of what happens with all of the soon-to-be former employees.

Desperate times require desperate measures, as it goes…