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Finding Female Engineers Is ‘Challenging,’ Says Game Studio Head

A young student attends an online coding class.

A young student attends an online coding class.

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This week: A brilliant game set in hell, Roblox earnings and the latest update on a dramatic conspiracy. But first: a picture of diversity in the video game industry.

A newly established video game studio, Raccoon Logic, generated controversy this week after publishing a group photo showing 20 of their employees, all of whom appeared to be Caucasian men. The apparent lack of diversity was particularly striking in the wake of a recent cultural reckoning at the game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc., which has faced growing accusations of sexual discrimination and harassment since California sued the company last month.