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Crytek’s 'Robinson: The Journey' Coming To Rift This January

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kcarbotte

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A company can only afford to pay for it's employees if it sells product.
Crytek just came out of a long stretch of spending money. It can't recover unless people buy it's recent games.
 

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A company and investors assume risk in order to possibly make a profit and employees work to get a paycheck. If the company does poorly then the workers will be out of a job, so I don't know if not supporting a company would help their employees in any way. But, I do think that paying their employees for their work already completed (no one should work for free) should take priority over the company's bottom line.
 

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" No one uses the phrase “Will it run Crysis?” anymore, but maybe we’ll be asking “Will it run Robinson?” next year."
Well, Will it run Crysis was used these days when talking about ARM CPUs running x86 code,
maybe the joke went unnoticed...

Merry Christmas and happy new year @tomshardware
 

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The company seems to have issues paying it's employees. It's pretty simple - you pay them. The accounting behind this is relatively simple. You borrow money, you pay your employees, you sell the product, you pay off the loan. You save the extra money. Rinse repeat. If you can't afford an employee's work, then you don't hire the employee.
 

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@Mastermace
how many ppl you personally know, worked for them and didnt get paid?
a friend of mine worked for them as tester for a few years, and could even bring family/close friends with him (brother in law/niece played crysis in 3D month before it came out.
almost all stories where BS, when talking with ppl actually working there.

cant say anything about the time after the last crysis release, since he switched jobs to be a programmer.
 

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Crytek employee's were never in threat of losing 2 or 3 months pay. Their goverment will cover up to 3 months pay, even if the company goes under and has 0 funds...

Sure they had to go without money for a few months, but they could turn around and borrow from a bank with very little trouble or paper work because of the goverment guarantee.
 

fry178

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not even that long. it takes about 2-4 weeks to apply/receive the money.
unemployment gets paid for at least 1y, before "social security" will pay rent/food.
 
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