TechFlash: “Robbie Bach and J Allard, founding fathers of Microsoft’s Entertainment & Devices Division, are leaving the company as part of a broader restructuring that will give CEO Steve Ballmer more direct oversight of consumer businesses including Microsoft’s struggling mobile unit.”

Darn, I hope this doesn’t mean the end of XBox and/or Microsoft Game Studio Games. We love our XBox, and XBox Live, it would be a real shame to see that go away. Hopefully this announcement doesn’t slow sales.