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What games are you playing this weekend?


With Black Friday giving sites like GoG and GreenManGaming a good excuse to discount games, and Steam running its usual Autumn sale, there are a tonne of games on offer today and over the next few days. That means that there’s a good chance that this weekend you guys are playing …

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Angry Birds developer Rovio announces job cuts

Rovio, the mobile app-developer that took Crush the Castle and added birds, has announced that it’s going to have to cut a large number of jobs from its Finnish offices; some 130 in total, which represents over 16 per cent of its work force. “We have been building our team on assumptions …

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Going to Multiplay i51? Look out for KitGuru

Are you heading to Multiplay’s i51 this weekend? If you are then be on the lookout for KitGuru staff, as a few of us are attending in official, and less so, capacities, to get some gaming done, as well as see what new tech, games and fun are on offer …

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Microsoft Studios’ staff are being laid off

Following on from news that Xbox has a new boss, Phil Spencer, with plans to merge multiple departments together, including Microsoft Studios, the game development arm of the software giant is being hit by layoffs, with several staffers posting confirmation on Twitter; some of them, with links to their new …

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Come play Hearthstone with KitGuru

I’ve talked about gaming with KitGuru writers and reviewers before and I don’t know whether you’re all too shy, or we’re just too uber-gamer for you to contemplate facing online, but the response has been lukewarm at best. Of course it could have been because the last game I tried …

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Zynga culls another 500 staff

Zynga has been bleeding staff and studios all over the world since its height, early on last year. Since then, it’s consolidated and consolidated some more and recently, it’s felt the need to do so again, cutting another 520 staff from its roster, in what’s being described as a “restructuring …

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Hilco to slash 400 HMV jobs

Unfortunately we all saw this coming. While Hilco swooped in just over a week ago to save HMV from disappearing forever, it was very likely that the unprofitable locations would be shut down and this would inevitably lead to job losses. Now the announcement has been made: Hilco is dumping …

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What’s going to happen to THQ UK staff?

Middle Manager

While a lot of news overage has been given to the state of developers working under the THQ banner, like Relic Games, Vigil and others, not much attention has been given to the middle-management, the PR guys, the HR, admin, legal teams and all the other invaluable positions held by …

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