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Managing Editor

Brendan is managing editor at GamesIndustry.biz and first joined the site in 2012. Prior to that, he was senior news editor at GameSpot, and served as features editor for the short-lived Polygon Magazine. His work has also appeared in USgamer and Kotaku.

Brendan started his career in game journalism with a round-up of the Sega Dreamcast launch in September of 1999 for the student newspaper at the University of Texas at Austin, and has been writing about games at least part-time ever since. He also spent a couple years working a variety of beats at community newspapers in Illinois and Oklahoma.

He is based out of Toronto and can be found on Mastodon and BlueSky.

FTC bans non-compete clauses
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FTC bans non-compete clauses

Commission votes 3-2 to nullify contractual clauses impacting an estimated 18% of US workers
Take-Two laying off 5% of staff
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Take-Two laying off 5% of staff

In addition to approximately 580 jobs cut, publisher's latest cost reduction program also involves cancelling projects, streamlining organizational structure
Photo from above of the crowded Nintendo booth at a past Gamescom event
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Nintendo skipping Gamescom

Switch maker will not show at this year's event, but promises to hold other events throughout Germany
Possibility Space logo, the name of the studio next to a circle with a white outline and a sea, mountains, and stars within
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Possibility Space shuts down

Prytania Media studio's staff laid off weeks after sibling studio Crop Circle officially shut down
IGDA calls for action on layoffs
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IGDA calls for action on layoffs

Developer group gives studio leaders six points to follow for a more sustainable industry that stops driving away talent
Group picture of the Hidden Grove leadership team
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ProbablyMonsters unveils Hidden Grove

Harold Ryan talks about company's expansion with a new team headed up by former Destiny design lead Chris Opdahl
Red vs. Blue promo art showing a Red Halo Spartan holding a gun and a blue Halo Spartan making finger guns
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Rooster Teeth shutting down

Warner Bros. Discovery laying off about 150 as it closes gaming and entertainment brand
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