140°
Submitted by SeekDev 776d ago | news

'38 Studios Spouse' speaks out

Gamasutra received the letter below on Tuesday evening. In it, the wife of a former 38 Studios employee describes a uniquely heart-wrenching story about uprooting a five-person family for an exciting new opportunity in Rhode Island, where now-defunct 38 Studios was located.

The description of events differs from Gamasutra's previous report, due to its unique viewpoint from someone who didn't work at the company, but relied on it just as much as an employee. She wished to remain anonymous, but Gamasutra verified her husband's name and former position at 38 Studios. (38 Studios, EA, Industry, Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

DaThreats  +   776d ago
I'm ashamed of you 38 studios
Dovahkiin  +   776d ago
Sick of your shitty comments.
Bolts  +   776d ago
Thank god I'm not in the gaming biz. This industry is rough.
guitarded77  +   776d ago
Yeah, I'm finishing my computer science degree (programming)... this is my second degree and I'm in my mid 30s. Most of my fellow students are younger and have their hearts set on working in the gaming industry, which I applaud their passion, but most of the older students such as myself want the stability of an established company. As some of the younger students begin to see the job offers coming in from the federal government and publicly traded companies, many of them start to question if the gaming industry is really what they want.
SeekDev  +   776d ago
We'll see how it turns out for me, I'm entering uni next September for a four year course on game development. I have no preconceived notions that I'll make any money at all. I just know that I like coding, games, and fashioning stories.
IIC0mPLeXII  +   776d ago
Soooooo, I guess I should of bought that sorcery weapons dlc.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

Super Toy Cars Review (Wii U) | Nintendo247

10m ago - Nintendo247 Author writes: As a kid, almost everybody I knew had a collection of Micro Machines.... | Wii U
10°

B-TEN Interviews Shovel Knight’s Nick Wozniak

10m ago - B-TEN editor-in-chief Gabe Carey sits down for a discussion with the developer of retro-styled in... | PC
20°

Comic-Con Conquered: hands-on with Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors, Yoshi's Woolly World, and more

13m ago - It's Comic-Con impressions galore as Random Nintendo goes hands-on with Super Smash Bros. for Wii... | Wii U
10°

20 Sides of Nerd S03E15 – Librarian Broski Revolt

13m ago - On this week's episode of the 20 Sides of Nerd podcast, Draeno and Emdee bring Charles of the Doc... | Xbox
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
20°

Breath of Fire 6 Animated Trailer

14m ago - The preview for Breath of Fire 6 reveals along with what seems to be the protagonist and the main... | PC
Related content from friends