Oh man you can’t possibly be for real.
Archiving all required data for titles isn’t trivial, and it was far more difficult when data storage costs were higher. There’s a pretty good reason archivist is an actual job. It was the same with the BBC, the tapes were taking up a lot of space and porting them forward to new media was either impossible (it didn’t… Read more
Your mileage will vary. Some content systems will require a build by engineers by virtue of scripting languages being included in the content. You can avoid the larger build steps with nightly build systems, but is likely an engineer will still have a much larger footprint (300-400 GB in my hypothetical) than the… Read more
It was absolutely an external contractor, it never was going to be an active developer at ND. Anyone thinking it was, was projecting.
No, entirely wrong. Activision Blizzard is made up primarily of Blizzard, Activision, and King. Blizzard is the largest operating division, followed by Activision and King. Blizzard has somewhere in the range of 4400 employees and does its own publishing. Activision likely has in the range 2500, and King is around… Read more
The meeting was about copyright protection and not censorship/ratings/gun-violence, so really anyone could have been there to get the job done. I presume Zynga was there because they’re based out of South-Bay/Silicon Valley and at the time they had a sizable enough market share and revenue to warrant a courtesy invite.
I don’t remember much of it, maybe that was by design.
Everyone: Death Stranding shouldn’t be nominated for so many awards.
I’ve kicked the tires to start redirecting via HTTPS so hopefully this resolves later today.
I don't believe it's set up for HTTPS traffic yet, it's just an HTTP redirect to anitay.kinja.com. Thanks for letting me know though.