UGO Entertainment Acquires 1UP

1UP Staff, writes "Obviously, there are sure to be many questions as to what this deal means for the day to day of 1UP and its sites. To those, we can only say that we'll continue to produce the very best gaming content and support the very best gaming community as we always have, only now we'll have the backing of a fantastic publisher like UGO. Please join with us in celebrating this major news for 1UP."

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Parapraxis3335d ago

I've always enjoyed the podcasts and show. Lets hope they only get better with this news.

TheExecutive3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

According to certain groups Shane and Nick have been laid off... fvcking hell.

It looks like a lot of the podcasts are going to be HUGELY affected by this merger...

Fridays will never be the same...

TheExecutive3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

Its a bloodbath over at 1up. 30 people have been laid off and the 1up show may be gone forever...

Twitter just confirmed there will be no more podcasts...

TheExecutive3335d ago

Here is the list of people laid off from 1up

Adrian Frieg
Amy Mishra
Amy Moran
Andrea Garcia
Andrew Fitch
Andrew "Skip" Pfister
Anthony Gallegos
Cesar Quintero
Christina Rosa
CoyLou Steel
Derek Chinn
Doug Parsons
Eric Ellis
Giancarlo Varanini
Greg Ford
James "Milkman" Mielke
Jason Bertrand
Jason Wilson
Jervilyn Jaramillo
Justin Frechette
Leslie Gelfand
Marci Yamaguchi
Matt Chandronait
May Tong
Meredith Stowe
Michael Donahoe
Monique Convertito
Ndubuisi Madu
Nick Suttner
Norris Boothe
Philip Kollar
Rey Serrano
Robert Bowen
Rosemary Pinkham
Ryan O'Donnell
Ryan Scott
Shane Bettenhausen
Simon Cox
Tammy Ross
Tipler Ubbelohde