NCsoft is doing some massive consolidation and bringing NC Interactive, NC Europe, NC Austin and ArenaNet under one umbrella: NC West. The publisher will focus on becoming the "world's premier western publisher of MMOs" ... we're sure Blizzard is shaking. By year's end, NC West's headquarters will be established in Seattle.

The company also confirmed rumors that 58 positions at the company's UK office, most of which were in product development, are "potentially redundant." Joystiq's Corp-speak Translator®: They is fired.

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