Stories of harsh working conditions in the video game industry

For many people, the chance to make PS4 and Xbox games is a dream job – but the reality of working conditions in the video game industry can be six-day working weeks, 24-hour shifts and unrelenting stress. Sam Forsdick speaks to the employees who have experienced the dark side of the industry.

Nobody – from cleaner to programmer – should be working or should be expected to work these kinds of hours in these kinds of conditions. It’s inhumane and should be illegal in any functioning modern society. This is barbaric.

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