Gaming safe from upcoming Sony chops

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Sony will not bury the axe into its games division as the company prepares to slash some 10,000 jobs from its global entertainment empire, Develop understands.

Information of the company's restructuring operation suggests that the television, marketing and chemicals business will bear the brunt of the cut-backs.

Targeting a six per cent reduction of its workforce (about 10,000 employees), it is believed that Sony will remove about 5,000 workers through the sale of its chemicals and LCD business.

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