As one of the first U.S. tech companies to unionize, Kickstarter could be an inspiration for game companies, IGDA's Renee Gittins and Global Game Jam's Kate Edwards tell GameDaily.
With around 100 workers currently on standby after Nexon suspended four projects, the union held a demonstration earlier this week.
Unions aren't necessarily the single brush-stroke that will fix the game industry's problems, but the three founders of the Glory Society are adamant that a co-op studio structure is definitely worth embracing.
Employees have formed a unionization effort called 'Kickstarter United' with help from New York organizers. If successful, Kickstarter United could become the first recognized union in the tech industry.
Within 24 hours of each other, reports confirmed that both Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet and Australian EA studio FireMonkeys are laying off employees in significant numbers.
After a record year, investors unlikely to be swayed by social media campaign.
Game Workers Unite UK has become a legal trade union within Britain. The union's formation speaks to a growing call for change among game industry workers.