Game Creators and the Pursuit of Leverage

Throughout the game industry, we hear reports of sudden studio closures, massive layoffs, and challenging working conditions; indeed, 2018 and 2019 have been particularly grievous in highlighting the worst issues facing game creators. While the dialogue has been ongoing for years, we have reached an inflection point at which developers have become very open and vocal in their efforts to push back. Join this discussion to explore how and why game creators are finally pursuing forms of worker leverage.


Kate Edwards