Yesterday's announcement that things aren't so rosy at Electronic Arts seems to have hit the publisher's stock below the belt.

This morning the stock opened up with a value of $16.66 a share, down from last night's closing bell value of $19.35, according to Yahoo Finance and their fancy charts. Today the stock seems to be on a bit of a roller coaster ride, one with it's share of ups and downs, but none of those ups getting them anywhere near that $19 share value.

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The video game industry may be recession proof, but if it is, it's only by comparison to all of those other industries out there tanking right now.