GameSpot Staff Speaks Out

GameSpot May See Mass Resignations Over Dismissal on Kotaku hears from a GameSpot employee whose identity is being withheld as he discusses allegations that the departure of editor Jeff Gerstmann was over a negative review (story). The story states that "mass resignations" may yet take place in the site's disheartened editorial staff as the source says "our credibility is in ruins." The story offers speculation about friction between Gerstmann and a new boss and possible issues with his work and goes on to verify the credibility of this post on ValleyWag based on postings reputedly from a GameSpot staffer discussing the way reviews are vetted at the site and describing the pressure their advertising department places on their editorial process.
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There was word... Dec 4, 2007, 22:27
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... that the advertisements were actually blank or missing for some time yesterday until they started throwing up Intel adds and other shite.

I rarely visited them in the past and will most likely avoid them now. Like the Escapist they have lost credibility.

I wonder if all the staff are packing up their Fallout 3 bobble-heads from the press junket they attended?

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