The sky is blue, the grass is green and
is a popular destination for game makers looking for work: So declares the IGDA, which, in what may be the least-surprising news of the month, revealed that game developers would rather work for the
developer than anywhere else—including for themselves.
The list is a mish-mash of massive publishers and individual studios, but the sentiment is clear enough and the top four are obvious choices. I'm a little surprised that Ubisoft is ranked so highly and as a PC guy, I'd also drop Nintendo and Naughty Dog from the list in favor of CD Projekt Red and Eidos Montreal, or maybe Larian; Remedy, and Frozenbyte could also easily make the list. But it's not at all surprising that Valve is Numero Uno; it's maybe
not quite the paradise
it's sometimes made out to be, but it sure
sounds better than most
The rankings in full, as provided by
2. My own company
3. Activision Blizzard
6. Current employer
8. Naughty Dog
9. Double Fine
10. Bethesda Game Studios
Any egregious oversights?