Amazon Game Studios : Thoughts?

Activision Blizzard xWRL6B
Jun 5 11 Comments

If you work at Amazon Game Studios or know anything about it -- what is like? How is the compensation/competition/culture?

Curious to see if it'd be a possibility to move into FAANG but continue working on games

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  • Twitch kTChf7t
    They haven’t brought a single thing to market so if that’s something you’re interested in, stay away. Otherwise it’s probably much better comp and WLB than traditional gaming companies
    Jun 6 1
    • Wargaming / Eng
      FojK06

      Wargaming Eng

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      Microsoft, Wargaming
      FojK06more
      Layoffs now
      Jun 21
  • Riot Games / Eng
    Whsitnd

    Riot Games Eng

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    Microsoft
    Whsitndmore
    For those saying they haven't brought anything to market: false.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Grand_Tour_Game
    Jun 6 1
    • Proactis / Eng
      MacGamerK

      Proactis Eng

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      Harris
      BIO
      Software Test Engineer attempting to transition to iOS Engineer.
      MacGamerKmore
      Maybe they meant a good game lol
      Jun 7
  • Wargaming / Eng
    FojK06

    Wargaming Eng

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    Microsoft, Wargaming
    FojK06more
    They have yet to ship anything in 5+ years, so I think the clock is ticking for them. Seems like an unstable option but it is one of the few game jobs paying TC comparable to software. If you are a SWE I’d aim for Lumberyard team for max job longevity.

    Obviously in terms of TC it blows other game companies away. Offices are nice. I understand it to be less crunchy than some other Amazon teams, but crunchy nonetheless. Seems like a possible good way to transition from game industry to FAANG
    Jun 5 0
  • Twitch / Data select *
    They were supposed to launch something with us 2 years ago. The concept was pretty rad... But I've yet to see a product launch
    Jun 6 0
  • Amazon / Product ehensudie
    Do it for a comp bump. Don’t do it for work.

    Curious to know, any particular reason you’re leaving blizzard?
    Jun 9 1
    • Twitch / Acctg Yamazaki21
      Cause blizzard is shit. Read the news bruh. Company is falling apart
      Jun 9
  • New UJMX76
    Rumor is they are making a destroy all humans game... No idea why lol
    Jun 8 0
  • Amazon / Product ehensudie
    Not really. The only thing the news talked about were the big layoffs, but that was due to Bungie splitting afaik.
    Sep 23 0
  • NBCUniversal / Product
    Xuio

    NBCUniversal Product

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    Music Maker, Dreamer of Dreams
    Xuiomore
    Didn't that group just release The Grand Tour game? I'm thinking gaming for Amazon is a long bet.
    Jun 5 0