Daily Crunch: Fortnite-maker acquires Houseparty

Daily Crunch: Fortnite-maker acquires Houseparty - Fortnite News

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The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific you can subscribe here. 1. Fortnite maker Epic acquires social video app Houseparty The company behind the Unreal Engine and the ridiculously successful Fortnite phenomenon has […]

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Epic Games Accused of Crunch Culture on Fortnite

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Epic Games really needs to properly address Fortnite crunch

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Fortnite's success spurred brutal crunch at Epic employees say

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Epic Games employees say they've worked 70-hour weeks for months at a time in order to support the ongoing success of Fortnite.

New Details Emerge About Fortnite’s Crunch-Centric Underbelly

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Fortnite Season 10 Changes How Daily And Weekly Challenges Work

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Fortnite's Sudden Success Resulted In Heavy Dev Crunch - Report

Fortnite's Sudden Success Resulted In Heavy Dev Crunch - Report

The explosive success of Fortnite's battle royale mode led to heavy periods of crunch overtime at Epic.

Fortnite's Breakout Success Resulted In Heavy Dev Crunch - Report

Fortnite's Breakout Success Resulted In Heavy Dev Crunch - Report

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Fortnite's Daily And Weekly Challenges Work Much Differently In Season 10

Fortnite's Daily And Weekly Challenges Work Much Differently In Season 10

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How Fortnite’s success led to months of intense crunch at Epic Games

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Developers and other workers at Epic Games say the company pressured them into working extraordinarily long hours creating a toxic and stressful environment of extreme crunch. The work centered on ...

Constant development means a perpetual push to crunch at Epic say Fortnite devs

Constant development means a perpetual push to crunch at Epic say Fortnite devs

If I take time off the workload falls on other people and no one wants to be that guy one dev tells Polygon how crunch has become an unofficial req

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