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My Fire Emblem Engage review: https://youtu.be/vA_yC2rMm2Q
My Breathedge review: https://youtu.be/9p-U3VeVkZE
My Battlefield 2042 review: https://youtu.be/A78ghNi5QFY
My Halo Infinite review: https://youtu.be/v9e4pNb2GtE
My Assassin's Creed Valhalla review: https://youtu.be/0HPNCA_XoBg
My Marvel's Avengers review: https://youtu.be/MsZnpbt-HZ0
My Returnal review: https://youtu.be/XeS3KI9vgu8
My Monster Hunter Rise review: https://youtu.be/CUv08o9-Kuc

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Sources:
• Layoffs
• Facebook & Amazon
• Google - 12k
• Unity: https://www.wsj.com/articles/unity-software-lays-off-more-workers-as-tech-job-cuts-grow-11673974721
• Riot: https://www.gamesindustry.biz/riot-games-lays-off-46-staff-as-part-of-strategic-shifts #:~:text=Riot%20confirmed%2046%20people%20across,a%20total%20of%2046%20Rioters.%22
• Microsoft layoffs:
• Announcement: https://in.ign.com/xbox/178400/news/microsoft-to-lay-off-10000-employees-with-heavy-impact-on-xbox-starfield-and-redfall-dev-bethesda-ha
• Statement from Phil: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/phil-spencer-tells-xbox-employees-layoffs-were-painful/ #:~:text=Microsoft's%20head%20of%20gaming,workforce%20(around%2010%2C000%20people).
• 343
• Joe Staten: https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/status/1615817793949122560
• Leadership: https://www.eurogamer.net/ex-halo-infinite-developers-criticise-incompetent-leadership-at-microsoft
• Publishing Rumours: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/343-industries-will-no-longer-make-halo-games-but-will-oversee-outside-development-report/1100-6510721/
• Statement from 343: https://twitter.com/Halo/status/1616918614254157828?t=HWlRzfOHSohCRlSmwszWdw&s=19
• Ubisoft:
• Results: https://twitter.com/stephentotilo/status/1613223920706129921
• Yves: https://twitter.com/ethangach/status/1613232933438906376
• Strike threat: https://twitter.com/SolInfoJeuVideo/status/1615263954955116546?s=20&t=7qwpTpKkpTmEvdq9kVE0Xw
• Yves apologies: https://www.pcgamer.com/ubisoft-ceo-apologises-for-placing-his-foot-so-deeply-into-his-mouth/
• AC Mirage: https://www.gamesradar.com/assassins-creed-mirages-more-intimate-scale-was-directly-shaped-by-fans-exhausted-with-enormous-rpgs/
• SquareEnix
• NFTs: https://twitter.com/VGC_News/status/1609883123562549250
• Yuji Naka: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/yuji-naka-indicted-in-square-enix-insider-trading-case/
• FFVII Remake Xbox: https://twitter.com/KoreaXboxnews/status/1605951525192617984?t=oBwOtXij3JM9MfxNiCE7hw&s=19
• Avengers disassemble: https://avengers.crystald.com/en-us/final-update-on-the-future-of-marvels-avengers/
• Battlefield Classes: https://www.ea.com/games/battlefield/battlefield-2042/news/dev-notes-classes-in-battlefield-2042?isLocalized=true #:~:text=The%20return%20to%20the%20Class%20system%20will%20shake%20up%20how,you%20play%20throughout%20your%20matches.
The Day Before: https://twitter.com/SkillUpYT/status/1614773362668236805
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