As a method for telling me how the video game Time Ducks plays, the Time Ducks trailer is a failure. In all other ways, it is a success. Time Ducks is a real game (available on iTunes). I cannot yet tell you if it is as good as its trailer.
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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.