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‘Left high and dry’: Confessions of a laid-off gaming industry worker

Gaming is a culturally ascendant entertainment format, but gaming companies are struggling to take advantage of the rise of the medium. Among the recent series of gaming layoffs were a cut of 530 staffers at Riot Games and a cull of 1,900 Microsoft employees across the company’s Activision Blizzard and Xbox divisions.