All publications for 16.08.2021
Anonymous spreadsheet shows salaries in game development industry, with top earner making over $1 million a year
A huge anonymous spreadsheet has been compiled that shows gamedev salaries. The list includes data shared by devs from the US, Canada, and other countries. And it should help people “get paid what they deserve.”
Film about PUBG-like game released in China to good reviews, but Krafton considering legal actions
Biubiubiu (硬汉枪神) is a new Chinese film about a streamer who forms an esports team with his friends. A video game presented in the movie is very similar to PUBG. That’s why Krafton is now considering legal actions against its creators.
Indie developer on exploitative terms of publishing contracts: “It’s the industry that’s failing devs”
Imagine you are an indie developer who has been offered about half a million by a publisher. Sounds good, right? But what if the terms of this contract are so exploitative that it might be dangerous to sign it.
No More Robots reached $12 million in revenue in 12 months without releasing new games
Indie publisher No More Robots celebrated its 4th anniversary last week. Its founder Mike Rose shared a few milestones the company reached in the last 12 months. It turned out that it generated $12 million, although it didn’t release a single new game during that period.