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Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.

Video games are a multi-billion-dollar, international industry; the once-niche medium has gone mainstream. Video game development, however, remains stuck in the past – game developers across the spectrum report archaic business practices. The issues with game development have come to a head in the past six months, with repeated reports […]
Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.
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Telltale Games, the company behind games like ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ has laid off almost all of its employees as it winds down operations

Telltale Games, the studio behind narrative-driven adventure games based on properties like “The Walking Dead,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and “Game of Thrones,” is reportedly winding down its operations. The Verge reports that Telltale Games is laying off a significant number of employees, and will retain a crew of about […]
Telltale Games, the company behind games like ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ has laid off almost all of its employees as it winds down operations
Tech

Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.

Video games are a multi-billion-dollar, international industry; the once-niche medium has gone mainstream. Video game development, however, remains stuck in the past – game developers across the spectrum report archaic business practices. The issues with game development have come to a head in the past six months, with repeated reports […]
Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.
Tech

Telltale Games, the company behind games like ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ has laid off almost all of its employees as it winds down operations

Telltale Games, the studio behind narrative-driven adventure games based on properties like “The Walking Dead,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and “Game of Thrones,” is reportedly winding down its operations. The Verge reports that Telltale Games is laying off a significant number of employees, and will retain a crew of about […]
Telltale Games, the company behind games like ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ has laid off almost all of its employees as it winds down operations