Citing poor holiday sales, Electronic Arts says it will lay off 1,000 employees and close several game studios; HappyNews.com profiles "serious games," and KingIsle Entertainment announces an expansion to Wizard101. These headlines and more below.
- Electronic Arts nearly doubles its layoffs to 10 percent
- Austin company gets in the game and discovers recession-proof prize
- KingIsle Entertainment reveals Wizard101 world: Dragonspyre
- Burda:ic brings the yuletide spirit to Florensia
- Viwawa partners with Garena to create social gaming network