Unlivable Wages in Expensive Cities Are Plaguing the Video Game Industry

Unlivable Wages in Expensive Cities Are Plaguing the Video Game Industry (digitaltrends.com) Posted by msmash on Monday July 08, 2019 @10:45AM from the closer-look dept. An anonymous reader shares a report: Crunch has been one of the biggest topics in video game industry news over the last year with reports of massive studio layoffs at…

Unlivable Wages in Expensive Cities Are Plaguing the Video Game Industry

Unlivable Wages in Expensive Cities Are Plaguing the Video Game Industry (digitaltrends.com)

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on Monday July 08, 2019 @10:45AM

from the closer-look dept.

An anonymous reader shares a report: Crunch has been one of the biggest topics in video game industry news over the last year with reports of massive studio layoffs at established studios following closely behind. Another topic relating to these issues that hasn’t received as much attention, however, are the low and unfair wages developers are being paid in exchange for their increasingly demanding work. Just like issues with crunch and layoffs, it’s a problem developers are afraid to speak openly about because of the fear of retaliation from current and future job opportunities. In light of all the news surrounding crunch and layoffs at studios, Beck Hallstedt sparked the conversation abou
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