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Get a job: Join Jackbox Games as a Sr. Gameplay Engineer

Jackbox Games is looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to join our team in Chicago! (Though currently, we are all working from home.) ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 11:06 pm

Epic Games Store exclusivity muddles Hitman 3's legacy DLC promise on PC

Unfortunately, the nature of storefronts and game exclusivity (paired with some messaging missteps) has complicated Hitman 3's legacy level plans on PC. ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 10:56 pm

Don't Miss: Monolith Productions' postmortem of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

What went right and wrong during development of the award-winning open-world game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, an "enormously educational experience" for Monolith. ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 10:20 pm

Analyst: The Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in 2020

Despite all the late-year hubbub over next-generation consoles, Nintendo and its family of Switch devices came out on top in 2020. ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 10:09 pm

Video: Leadership on animation teams at Blizzard

In this 2018 GDC talk, Blizzard Entertainment's Nick Chilano breaks down the leadership principles that have helped keep the company's animation team strong and energized. ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 5:49 pm

Bungie is shutting down its Halo stats archive in February

Bungie is taking its aging Halo statistics database, halo.bungie.net, offline over a decade after it stepped away from the franchise to work on Destiny.  ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 4:32 pm

Epic submits claims against Google and Apple to UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

Epic Games is taking both Apple and Google to the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) over their decision to remove Fortnite from their respective platforms.  ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 3:22 pm

The Switch has officially shipped 1 million units in China

The Switch has shipped 1 million units in China, according to official figures from Nintendo's distribution partner Tencent. ...

Posted on 15 January 2021 | 2:05 pm

Get a job: Insomniac Games is hiring a Content Artist

The Content Artist is responsible for assisting the Marketing/Community and Art departments with all aspects of marketing video creation and post production for our projects. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 10:50 pm

Battle.net gets a fresh coat of paint to improve navigation, accessibility, and more

This revamp marks the platform's biggest visual refresh in some time and aims to improve usability across the board. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 10:26 pm

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has lost its online features, including Vendetta missions

The powers that be have axed the online services for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a change that unfortunately puts some of the 2014 game's standout features to rest as well. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 10:00 pm

Don't Miss: A Bloodstained Q& A with Koji 'Iga' Igarashi

Legendary game developer Koji "Iga" Igarashi of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night fame answers our questions about the making of his latest game, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 9:00 pm

Video: Next-level creature sound design

In this 2017 GDC session, Noiseworks' David Philipp and Byron Bullock provide a detailed approach for how to create creature sound design for games like Alien Isolation and beyond. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 5:37 pm

Registration is now open for the GDC Masterclass spring sessions

It's time for the next round of GDC Masterclass sessions! You can now register for several amazing courses taking place this spring. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 4:59 pm

Blog: Getting your big break as a game composer - 2021 edition

Composer Winifred Phillips explores strategies for new composers to land their 1st game - with tips on educational resources, developing a solid reputation, and cultivating a network of contacts. ...

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 3:55 pm