• Some Rockstar employees dispute the idea that they're overworked

    28 days ago - By The Verge

    Rockstar employees are speaking out against reports that the developer forces its workers into extreme crunch. The company has given its staff permission to share their experiences online, according to dozens of Rockstar developers on Twitter, many of whom say they've never endured the harsh work conditions that the company has recently come under fire for.
    On October 14th, Vulture published an in-depth piece on the making of Red Dead Redemption 2. One line specifically caught the attention of the game industry: “We were working 100-hour weeks,” Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser told the...
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  • Rockstar devs comment on work culture after 100-hours backlash

    Rockstar devs comment on work culture after 100-hours backlash

    29 days ago - By Gamasutra

    Rockstar has given its employees permission to speak frankly about working conditions at the studio on social media, and it's resulted in some interesting tales from behind the scenes. ...
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  • Rockstar Grants Permission for Developers to Talk About Working Conditions

    Rockstar Grants Permission for Developers to Talk About Working Conditions

    29 days ago - By IGN

    Following controversy surrounding Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser's comments on 100-hour work weeks during the development of Red Dead Redemption 2 , the studio has seemingly given its employees the opportunity to speak openly about working conditions.
    Experiences from several current Rockstar employees lined up with Houser's second statement, in which he claimed that only he and a select portion of the writing team "crunched" to this degree during certain points in the game's development.
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