Friday, March 13, 2020

Naughty Dog's Crunch Culture Is Out Of Control?

I guess you can blame the Fair Labor Standards Act that allows employers to fire anyone that refuses to work overtime.

As one Naughty Dog developer recently told me: “This game is really good, but at a huge cost to the people.” Even in an industry where overtime is ubiquitous, where it’s near-impossible to find a game that isn’t the result of weeks or months of crunch, Naughty Dog stands out.