John Friscia

Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon to hear a video game developer has closed its doors, and the reasons for closures are multifaceted. It’s never the case that a bunch of lazy people phoned in bad games and ran out of money. The reality is much more frustrating and unfair, and in his new book, Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry, Jason Schreier examines the shutdowns of game developers big and small and what happened to the individual people affected by them. It is a sobering read to be sure, painting a portrait of extreme volatility and (rightful) […]

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