Well, don't cry for Wilkinson. He's moved to Hothead Games. Hothead has been doing the episodic games based on the Penny Arcade comic strip. Vlad Ceraldi, the current Prez and CEO, with move over to director of game development. Also, COO Joel DeYoung is moving to director of game technology. Wilkinson will be filling all duties they leave behind. Besides the Penny Arcade games, the company is developing DeathSpank. It will be another episodic game, this one created by Ron Gilbert (old schoolers know him as the creator of Curse Of Monkey Island).
The economy's tough, but there is still hope.