Japan's Secret - Dark History

Dark Pixel Gaming released a new episode of Dark History on their YouTube channel. The video showcases the harsh work conditions that many workers in the video game industry have to endure on a daily basis. 

The entire concept of the video is centered around a word known as 'Karoshi' which basically means that (Japanese) people work so hard and so long that they fall ill and eventually die. It's a common practice in Japanese culture. The video also brings to light the super shady business practices of Konami, and they monitoring, and public humiliation the employees face on a day to day basis. 

If your interested in learning about the crazy working conditions at some of the worlds most popular gaming companies then this is definitely a video you want to check out! From being forced to work ridiculously long hours, to essentially being held captive until a certain aspect of the game has been completed. It's crazy the sacrifices that many people have made to create the games we all cherish and love.