News You Can Use: 04/16/12

The news today ranges from depressing, to exciting, all the way over to mysterious. Startup Grind reports on what could be massive layoffs with EA, as well as EA’s response to such claims. A couple of highly anticipated games get demo release dates while the next installment in the Crysis series is confirmed. Finally, what is the mysterious image Bethesda is teasing us with? Find out below.

Electronic Arts Set To Lay Off +500 EmployeesStartup Grind

Crysis 3 ConfirmedEurogamer

Dragon’s Dogma Playable Demo Coming Next WeekCapcom-Unity

Gravity Rush demo floats to PSN on May 29Joystiq

Bethesda Teases Something With New ImageGame Informer