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Layoffs at GameSpot

Consumer gaming site GameSpot has undergone a significant round of layoffs, GamesIndustry.biz has learned.

Now-former GameSpot reviewer Carolyn Petit confirmed the news in a series of posts on Twitter, saying, "Today was my last day at GameSpot. It was a dream to work there, and I'm very proud of the work I did. I walk out alongside some colleagues I am honored and privileged to have worked with. And I will miss working with everyone at GS so much."

GameSpot is the flagship gaming brand at CBS Interactive, which also owns Giant Bomb, GameFAQs, and onGamers. CBSi touts GameSpot as streaming 50 million hours of live gaming content every month, with 25 million monthly visitors across its gaming platforms.

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XiNarutoUzumaki1115d ago (Edited 1115d ago )

Gamespot's DK Tropical Freeze review:

6.0 - ''It's too hard''

XiSasukeUchiha1115d ago

Boo hoo to them then Naruto.

I wonder what's the TLOU remastered review scores are or going to be?

NiteX1115d ago

Carolyn Petit gave it an 8.

dasbeer881115d ago

Gamespot died the instant Jeff Gerstman, Bradd Shoemaker, and Craig left the staff.

Starbucks_Fan1115d ago

Sucks for those laid off. Hope they find a new job soon.

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ThatEnglishDude1115d ago

Wasn't a fan of 'Carolyn Petit' anyway but I feel for those out of work.

LightDiego1115d ago (Edited 1115d ago )

I feel sorry for the people who lost their jobs, but Gamespot is a shitty site, one of the worst by miles.
But layoffs are always sad...

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