While some may have made their saving throw and dodged the financial axe, others have not been so lucky. GI.biz reports that Electronic Arts cut multiple PR and marketing positions in the UK, leaving some cleaning out their desks and others looking for new jobs within the publishing giant's less crowded halls.

The reductions are the latest to come out of EA's plan to reduce its global workforce by 10%, and follow cuts made to its Mythic, Black Box and Tiburon developer studios. We hate to see anyone lose their job, and wish the best to all those affected. Still, we anticipate they won't have much trouble finding new gigs shoveling coal into someone else's hype machine.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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