Rockstar Games Reviews

Updated Dec 7, 2021

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Pros
  • "Good environment to work and work life balance(in 21 reviews)

  • "Also - I was happy with the work/life balance for years, even though it was terribly unhealthy(in 15 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Location of the studio - Whitefield aka the deserted nowhere of Bangalore(in 26 reviews)

  • "Long hours, work to be taken home(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      great place to work

      Nov 20, 2021 - Senior Programmer in Leeds, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      amazing culture, great support to employees, flexible working hours , lots of benefits and nice yearly bonuses.

      Cons

      career opportunities are somewhat unclear

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good place to work

      Dec 7, 2021 - QA Senior Tester in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, holidays, progression internally within department and the organisation

      Cons

      Poor communication from global HR High standards are slipping

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Employer

      Oct 7, 2021 - Games Tester 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They care about your wellbeing

      Cons

      No negatives in my experience

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Lovely Colleagues and Work

      Sep 24, 2021 - Quality Assurance in Lincoln, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone is extremely nice, tons of benefits, and ability to move within the company

      Cons

      Can sometimes be quite repetitive

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Mixed bag

      Sep 26, 2021 - Designer in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some great people Biggest games you could ever work on

      Cons

      Aggressive overtime policy Wasteful production practices

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place

      Sep 10, 2021 - Programmer in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best bunch of people you can work with, some real talent. Breaking down career goals gives you some actionable ways to progress.

      Cons

      Communication between departments is painful at times. Everyone wants their priorities to be the global priorities. A lot of work is being put into making it an inclusive workplace and while there's been a lot of positive change there's still room for improvement.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      great starting point

      Sep 17, 2021 - Localization Tester in Lincoln, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great people, great games, good atmosphere

      Cons

      hard to see through the process of climbing the ladder

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great people, not so great management

      Sep 15, 2021 - Quality Assurance 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Night shift was very welcoming Good atmosphere, lots of comradery Good pay when on overtime

      Cons

      Overtime was forced Management was very spreadsheet oriented

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      one of the best company to work for in the industry

      Jul 29, 2021 - Senior Programmer in Leeds, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company culture, many benefits, great bonuses, great work/life balance.

      Cons

      workflow could be quite frustrating when you first start working for the company.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great company to work for

      Jul 4, 2021 - Localisation Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The chance to work with similar minded hard-working professionals who share your passion for games; company that recognises hard work and looks after its employees.

      Cons

      No cons come to mind.

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