The Callisto Protocol studio Striking Distance is underneath hearth for allegedly leaving out fairly just a few builders from the game’s credit. CEO Glen Schofield has but to deal with the allegations, however sources who spoke to GamesIndustry.biz say that numerous the builders who weren’t credited labored on the game full-time for at the very least a 12 months, if no more.
The Callisto Protocol studio beforehand drew ire for CEO’s crunch remarks
This isn’t the primary time Schofield has come underneath hearth. Ahead of The Callisto Protocol’s launch, he printed a sequence of tweets that appeared to glorify crunch. Schofield later retracted the tweets and issued an apology. However, in gentle of GamesIndustry,biz’s report, plainly there was much more to the crunch feedback than what we all know.
One supply claims that Striking Distance “played favorites” by choosing and selecting who so as to add in The Callisto Protocol’s credit. Apparently, a variety of senior builders’ names had been omitted. Not solely that, however Schofield apparently didn’t situation any sort of steering when it got here to qualifying for credit.
Worth noting that game credit are a major a part of builders’ portfolios and vastly influence their employment prospects. This is a recurring situation within the video games business – one which sadly stays unresolved.