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Nightmare Difficulty: Estimated 2019 1st Quarter Video Games Jobs Loss Tops Entire 2018

There’s been a lot of reasons to be hopeful for the future of the video game industry at the start of 2019. A mixture of top hits in Seikro: Shadows…

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EA Lays Off 350 Employees In Publishing, Marketing, And Other Areas

EA has laid off 350 of its employees across several different departments including marketing, publishing and other areas. Andrew Wilson, CEO of EA, detailed the layoffs in an official statement…

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ArenaNet Layoffs Looming as Parent Company Seeks to Cut Costs

Bad news for the developers of Guild Wars 2: ArenaNet layoffs are coming according to a new report. No specific numbers were stated in the early announcements, but Kotaku reports that…

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ArenaNet Used Spyware Anti-Cheat For Guild Wars 2 Banwave

User fwosar on Reddit posted a detailed analysis yesterday that asserts ArenaNet used spyware to obtain data to then ban suspected cheaters from Guild Wars 2. Early this morning ArenaNet…

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Guild Wars 2 Legendary Weapons Suspended Indefinitely

Sad news for Guild Wars 2 fans: ArenaNet President Mike O’Brien has indefinitely suspended development on the new set of Legendary Weapons originally set to launch with recent expansion Heart…

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Try Guild Wars 2 for free this week!

Guild Wars 2, a fantasy MMORPG, is going to be free for a week from the 25th of September. Guild Wars 2’s developer, ArenaNet, announced that the free week would…