The Face Of The New Gaming Economy

Video games are not recession proof. With the cratering global economy, the game industry is certainly feeling the effects - most notably, those making the games.

"The environment creates stress and strain on all fronts," an insider told Kotaku. "Management finds themselves unable to maintain the funding for their staff, and employees find themselves working harder than ever without reward."

Every week it seems like another company is slashing staffers or shuttering. Folks are out of work, finding themselves starring in a new game: The game of finding a job.

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