AOL has closed Joystiq and sister site, Massively along with Wow Insider according to reports.
Alexander Sliwinski, News Content Director for Joystiq tweeted about the closure including a list of LinkedIn profiles of those affected
— Alexander Sliwinski (@Sliwinski) January 30, 2015
Massively editor-in-chief Brianna Royce took to the Massively blog confirming the news – http://massively.joystiq.com/2015/01/30/massively-that-was/ with her last day being confirmed as the 3rd February 2015.
A total of 13 employees from Joystiq and Massively and 10 employees from Wow Insider have been affected.
Internet comic, Penny Arcade covered the story with their usual humour
We wish everyone affected the best and hope they find opportunities in the near future.