If you are not in the games industry yet but hope to be, I beg of you one thing: If you read this article and find yourself agreeing with the author, then for the love of god, please don’t try to join. (Also, thanks Kotaku for continuing on their ongoing quest to write articles designed to grab clicks more than to actually be fair or informative).
There are a lot of places in the industry where QA sucks. The games industry continues to be insane. I have no idea how good or bad a studio Certain Affinity is as an employer. For all I know, their upper management could all have Hitler mustaches. That being said, what he describes in his call-to-arms sounds like… well, a fairly typical-to-good experience in the games industry. Continue reading