Twitch Hacked - Leak Reveals Streamer Earnings and Plan to Compete With Steam
Hubert Sledziewski, 06 October 2021, 14:39
An anonymous hacker leaked the source code of Twitch. Among the 125 GB of data were also the earnings of major streamers using the service. The amounts are staggering.
How Much Does a Gamedev Make? Apparently Up to $1 Million
mokosh, 17 August 2021, 14:02
A spreadsheet has been published on Twitter that summarizes the salaries of various positions in the video game industry. The record holder made over $1 million last year.
Google Slashes Salaries of Remote Workers Based on Where They Live
Arkadiusz Strzala, 11 August 2021, 17:01
How to earn less at Google? All you need to do is to permanently relocate in remote work mode to some place not too urbanized, it doesn't have to be far from the main office. Thanks to this, your salary could be reduced by up to 25%.
5 Billion in 5 Years; Pokemon GO is Making Tons of Money
Przemyslaw Dygas, 07 July 2021, 11:40
It has been 5 years since the launch of Pokemon GO. Despite the passage of time, the game still generates huge profits and remains a global phenomenon.
GameDevPaidMe - Developers Reveal Their Earnings on Twitter
Ness, 12 May 2021, 20:17
Hashtag #GameDevPaidMe is trending on Twitter again, and just like a year ago, developers are revealing their earnings and encouraging fellow developers to break the conspiracy of silence.
Jason Schreier on Controversy Surrounding Bonus Distribution at CD Projekt
Milosz Szubert, 30 April 2021, 21:04
In his latest article published on Bloomberg, Jason Schreier touched on the subject of bonuses received by the bosses of CD Projekt and how they compare to the amounts received by other employees. The disproportion is very large.
Activision's CEO Bobby Kotick Agrees to 50% Salary Cut
Angelika Kaldus, 29 April 2021, 17:27
Bobby Kotick agrees to cut his salary and annual bonus by 50%. Activision Blizzard's CEO will stay in his position until at least March 31, 2023.
Activision Blizzard Investors Concerned About Bobby Kotick's Bonuses
Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 March 2021, 14:47
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick will receive further bonuses despite continuing layoffs at the company. The situation has the investors worried.
Elon Musk Became the Richest Man in the World
Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2021, 13:15
Thanks to the dynamic increase in the value of Tesla's stock prices, its founder, Elon Musk, climbed to the top of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Elon Musk Takes Over Bill Gates as World's Second Richest Man
Bart Swiatek, 24 November 2020, 13:41
Thanks to the stock market success of Tesla, its founder - billionaire Elon Musk - earned as much as $100.3 billion this year. Thanks to that he overtook Bill Gates in the ranking of the richest people in the world.
EA Executives Won't Get Their Huge Bonuses
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 August 2020, 15:23
Electronic Arts was going to award great bonuses to its directors. They won't get them, though, as during a recent meeting, the shareholders refused to approve bonuses for Andrew Wilson, among others.
Blizzard Employees Organise Themselves and Demand Pay Rises
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 August 2020, 19:15
Bloomberg reports of further actions of disgruntled Blizzard employees. More than 870 people have jointly developed a list of demands from the company, including longer holidays and wage increases.
Blizzard - Frustrated Employees Fight for Higher Wages
Bart Swiatek, 04 August 2020, 12:12
Employees of Blizzard Entertainment, reached by journalist Jason Schreier from Bloomberg Technology, complain about the amount of wages in the studio. A sheet is circulating around the company, in which people write their salaries anonymously. One employedd also added the remuneration the company's CEO, Bobby Kotick.
Best CS:GO Players Earn Over $750 Thousand a Year
Paul Wozniak, 14 July 2020, 21:04
The BT service revealed the earnings of top Danish Counter-Strike players: Global Offensive. The information provided includes players' contracts, and with additional data available online, we can find out how much the best players earn in total annually.
Minecraft - Fortune of World's Richest Man Depicted in the Game
Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 13:05
A video posted on Reddit shows how much money Amazon's CEO - Jeff Bezos - has at his disposal compared to an ordinary man. Minecraft was used for the presentation.
Activision Blizzard - CEO's Bonus Sparks Controversy
Jacob Blazewicz, 05 June 2020, 14:31
Activision Blizzard shareholders made an appeal in connection with the proposal of another bonus for Bobby Kotik. Their case is that the CEO's bonus is much too high for his achievements and in the context of mass layoffs in 2019.
Founders of Rockstar Games Among the Richest People in UK
Bebop, 19 May 2020, 19:10
The owners of Rockstar Games have again found themselves among the richest people in the UK. Making the GTA V available for free can still affect their total assets, as microtransactions from online mode are still in constant demand.
Paycheck of Activision Blizzard's New CEO Revealed
Paul Wozniak, 14 March 2020, 18:17
Activision Blizzard hired its new CEO, Daniel Alegre, a few days ago. However, already yesterday the official information about his planned annual earnings appeared on the web.
Dr. DisRespect - Streaming Pays Off More Than Working on Call of Duty
Paul Wozniak, 23 October 2019, 13:02
One of the most popular streamers, Dr. DisRespect, told us why it doesn't pay off to return being a gamedev. The reason is trivially simple - earnings. Tens of thousands of dollars in payouts for working on Call from Duty: Advanced Warfare is ridiculously small compared to average current streamer income.
PUBG Mobile - the Most Profitable Mobile Game of Q3 2019
Paul Wozniak, 11 October 2019, 20:16
SensorTower published information on mobile game revenues in the third quarter of this year. The game market for mobile devices has grown compared to the previous year, and the players are increasingly willing to spend money on improvements or cosmetic items.
Best Earning Gamers in eSports
Paul Wozniak, 24 August 2019, 22:06
Dexerto has published a list of the best earning players in eSports. A Dota 2 player leads in the ranking.
Activision and EA Chairmen Among Most Overpaid CEOs of 2019
Konrad Serafinski, 23 February 2019, 23:59
Activision Blizzard's Bobby Kotick and Electronic Arts' Andrew Wilson are on the list of 100 most overpaid CEOs of 2019. The list was prepared and published by the As You Sow website.
Millions of Ninja's Subscriptions are Doubles
Frozen, 21 February 2019, 14:56
A recent survey shows that a large part of Tyler "Ninja" Blevins' audience consists of people, who subscribe his channel on multiple sites. This means that streamer's reach is in fact considerably smaller than assumed.
Activision welcomes the new CFO with a cosy sum of $15 million
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2019, 00:10
Activision paid the equivalent of $15 million to Dennis Durkin in exchange for signing an agreement to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Streamer gets $75,000 during a Fortnite broadcast
Adrian Werner, 14 January 2019, 14:21
During a recent broadcast on Twitch, a Fortnite streamer received $75,000, which is a record sum in the history of the site.
CEO of Epic Games richer than Gabe Newell
Konrad Serafinski, 10 January 2019, 14:39
According to Bloomberg, Tim Sweeney, the owner of Epic Games, is on the list of the 500 richest people in the world. What's more, he was ahead of the Valve's boss Gabe Newell.