This Week in the Games Industry: 2/18/2019 – 2/24/2019

TinyBuild nets $15M in funding to expand team and boost publishing efforts
Given their support for indies, I’m encouraged to see TinyBuild grow a little bigger.

Valve retires non-gaming content from video on-demand service
This is what happens when someone asks the important question: “Wait… Why are we doing this again?”

Sony is readying to shut down PlayStation Vita production in Japan
Goodnight, sweet prince.

Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aime Is Retiring
First the PS Vita, now Reggie. My body was not ready for this!

Massive layoffs at EA’s Australian studio
The name FireMonkeys feels depressingly prescient now.

Guild Wars 2 Developer ArenaNet Plans For Mass Layoffs
At least they’re offering 2 months severance, but still… it stinks.

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