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Report: Comp-related degree enrollment down 50%

The US may soon join the UK in having a shortage of skilled video game labor. The AP reports that fewer college students are receiving computer-related degrees, an ill-timed problem when baby boomers are now starting to retire. The Computing Research association found a 20% drop this year in stude...

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UK short on skilled video game labour

The BBC reports that British game companies are experiencing a skilled labor shortage. David Braben, chairman of Frontier Development and spokesman for the industry's "Games Up?" campaign, believes 95% of video game degrees aren't preparing students for the real world of development. He says that ...

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EA an awful place to work. Awful great!

Remember when the online buzz about Electronic Arts was all about overworked staff and unpaid overtime? That's so two years ago. The new buzz, apparently, is that EA is the second best place for new graduates to work, according to a Fortune Magazine list. They make a decent enough case -- EA empl...

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