Cave (known for its arcade shooters), Gree (known for its mobile phone games) and Electronic Arts (known for being Electronic Arts) are all working together on a new social game for Japan's Gree networked gaming platform.
An Unlikely Trio Making New Social Game
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With the recent discussion around Red Dead, crunch and work hours in general, it makes sense to touch on work hours for this week's Off Topic.
It’s long been an open secret in the video game industry that the prestigious developer Rockstar embraces overtime, and a new quote from company co-founder Dan Houser about Red Dead Redemption 2 caused controversy this morning by suggesting that it took 100-hour weeks to make. In a new elaboration to Kotaku, however, Houser said the quote had been misinterpreted, saying such a workload is not required at the studio.