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Zero Punctuation Ends As ‘The Escapist’ Faces Mass Resignations After EIC Firing

When people ask me how to get into games journalism these days

my main piece of advice is “don’t.” I’m really not kidding

as while I am privileged to be where I am, it’s an almost impossible

path to walk given the state of the industry and the instability found within

Case in point, a wild scene unfolded last night as long-time gaming site

The Escapist fired some of its team members, including EIC Nick Calandra

for reportedly not meeting goals set by its parent company Gamurs

After Calandra was fAfter Calandra was fired, Escapist staff members

contributors and producers all took to Twitter to announce they were also leaving the site

with many of them indicating they would be working on some new project with Calandra directly