Jason Schreier

Jason Schreier is a journalist and author who primarily covers the video game industry. Following a few years of freelance work after graduation, he worked as a news reporter for Kotaku from 2011 to 2020 and was recognized for several investigative stories, particularly on the crunch culture within the industry.

Guest Appearances

May 12, 2021

If you love video games, working in game development sounds like a dream job — especially since the industry now grosses more than movies and sports combined. But the reality is a lot less… fun than you might think. This week journalist Jason Schreier joins Adam to discuss his latest book Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry. In it, Jason sheds new light on the strenuous, sometimes-abusive work environments behind some of the world’s most popular and beloved games. Purchase Jason’s book Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry at http://factuallypod.com/books

May 9, 2021

Super Mayrio continues! Jason Schreier (Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry, Triple Click) joins Nick and Heather to discuss Mario is Missing! They talk about the failings of edutainment games in general, how inscrutable the game is, how the game presents “facts” and more!