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The news is remarkable in light of the fact that we've spent the last few years reporting on the rise of video game broadcasters via platforms like YouTube and Twitch. GameTrailers was one of the trailblazers of Internet videos about video games, so it's a bit striking to see the company closing its doors thirteen years after it launched in the summer of 2002.
You can watch its final broadcast on the latter channel at 6 PM Pacific tonight (stream embedded above) for more details on why and how it's calling it quits.