When you join a new company, getting set up with all of the hardware and software you need to do your job is a crucial part of the onboarding process. One of the folks responsible for assisting with that here at 2K is Daniel Perales, who joined us in April 2021 as an IT Systems Administrator. Daniel takes great pride both in ensuring that our new hires get everything they need, supporting colleagues with IT tasks big and small.
You've never seen a game collection like the one owned by Stephan Reese. Long before the global pandemic ignited a new boom for acquiring vintage games, Stephan was building out the kind of collection most can only dream of, amassing full sets of games ever made for tons of classic systems. But he decided to take things a step further, seeking out an even greater challenge: one-of-a-kind pieces of gaming memorabilia that you simply can't find anywhere else.
Many of those who aspire to make video games dream of getting their foot in the door as a tester so they can put in the work to break into other development roles. Caydence Funk (she/her) actually made it happen. It's been 16 years and counting since she first started at 2K in a contract gig as a game tester; since then she's worked her way up to the role of Senior Producer at Firaxis Games, shaping best-in-class strategy titles from Firaxis' headquarters in Sparks, Maryland.