“It’s an argument for unionisation that someone who was part of the co-creation of that world and those characters isn’t getting a credit or a nickel for the work they put into it.
Maybe we need unions in the video game industry to be able to protect creators.”
Being properly credited for a work is still unfortunately a huge problem across the gaming industry, that many developers deal with, particularly at the beginning of their careers.
It’s the kind of issue Straley is right to bring up, as its known his work was incredibly influential in bringing The Last Of Us to life. Though Neil Druckmann remains the only prominently credited developer during the show’s credits, listing him as the game’s writer.