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February 10, 2009

Sega/Sammy to Shed 560 Jobs

According to GameSpy: “The economic axe keeps falling, with news today that Sega/Sammy Holdings intends to lay off 560 jobs and close 110 amusement facilities as part of its readjusted projected forecast for the year. GameDaily reports that voluntary redundancies will account for the 560 planned layoffs, which totals roughly one sixth of the overall workforce.”

February 3, 2009

EA Misses Street Expectations, Cuts 1,100 Jobs

According to CNBC: “Electronic Arts, based in Redwood City, California, said it would cut 1,100 jobs, or about 11 percent of its workforce, higher than the 1,000 it announced in December. It also plans to close 12 facilities as it narrows its product portfolio.”

~News submitted by upthecreek

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