Chris and James reflect on the recent Rockstar controversy surrounding the working conditions behind Red Dead Redemption 2 - and, more importantly, ask where the industry goes from here.
We discuss the growing scope of open-world games and the pressure this puts on developers and their resources, plus the decisions behind release dates and how this can drastically impact what a team is able to accomplish.
Finally, we wrap up by talking about how well we expect Red Dead Redemption 2 to perform when it releases later this week, amid a market suffering an ongoing decline in AAA sales (at least in terms of physical retail). And yes, we talk about those shrinking horse testicles.
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