The axe falls. IGN and EA hit with lay offs

Feb
21

The axe falls. IGN and EA hit with lay offs

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As reported on Polygon,

IGN the gaming media and news site and Electronic Arts have both announced lay offs.

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Effective immediately IGN has let go an unspecified number of editorial employees.  Along with this the have shut down 1up.com, GameSpy.com and UGO.com.

 

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EA has laid off employees in Los Angeles and Montreal citing a need for “console transition” and there are now confirmed reports that Visceral Games has been shut down entirely.

 

 

Our best wished to all the former employees who have been affected.

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