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How to grow as a designer

Here are a few thoughts and observations on how to grow as a designer, whether you†™re aspiring or senior, based on over 10 years of experience. ...

Posted on 19 September 2019 | 6:51 am

Get a job: Sony PlayStation is hiring a Lead Character Rigger

We are looking for a Rigging Lead to join our sunny San Diego, CA development team. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 10:01 pm

Yves Maitre appointed CEO of HTC as Cher Wang steps down

HTC CEO Cher Wang has stepped down as CEO of HTC Vive-maker HTC, though she will remain in her role as chairwoman of the HTC board following her departure. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 9:48 pm

Watch two of GreedFall's developers discuss their new colonial RPG

Learn some of the design and development secrets behind Spiders' new action RPG GreedFall in this discussion from the GDC Twitch channel. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 8:50 pm

Reggie Fils-Aime joins New York Videogame Critics Circle board

Former Nintendo of America president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aimé has signed on with the New York Video Game Critics Circle Board of Directors. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 8:22 pm

Don't Miss: Writing Firewatch, and capturing the beauty of being alone

"People go to Wyoming because they're captivated by the beauty and the aloneness. Growing up there creates a certain feeling inside you that you don't really get rid of for the rest of your life." ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 7:52 pm

Blog: The long slow death of an indie studio

I run a studio called Super Icon Ltd, which I formed back in 2012. This is its story from the beginning through to now, the end. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 7:42 pm

Video: A cautionary tale in community crisis management

In this GDC 2017 talk EA's Emma Siu explores how to handle difficult circumstances in community management, how it can inspire trust and commitment, and how something amazing can arise from chaos! ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 7:26 pm

Esports tournament platform XY Gaming raises $2.5 million

XY Gaming has raised $2.5 million to bolster its cash-prize driven esports platform of the same name. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 7:19 pm

IGF 2020 Inspiration: Zachtronics' award-winning Opus Magnum!

The deadline to submit your game to the Independent Games Festival for award consideration is less than two weeks away (September 30th) so don't delay! ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 6:06 pm

Top AR/VR companies sign on to sponsor XRDC in San Francisco

Meet with representatives of Viveport, Elara Systems, and more sponsors of XRDC when it kicks off in San Francisco's Fort Mason Festival Pavilion next month! ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 5:07 pm

Pitch your best talk for the GDC 2020 Online Game Technology Summit!

This is your chance to speak at the Online Game Technology Summit, a new Summit debuting at GDC 2020 that's all about the technical challenges of designing, launching, and running online games! ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 3:59 pm

Dragon Age: Origins lead writer David Gaider has formed a new studio in Australia

Former Bioware scribe David Gaider has established an Australian studio called Summerfall Studios alongside fellow writer and narrative designer Liam Esler. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 3:37 pm

Blog: Why not just use thumbsticks?

When advocating for better game controls, I'm often asked 'why not just use thumbsticks? Why fix what's not broken?' It's amazing how easy to forget that a tiny joystick makes for a terrible mouse, and that developers bend over backwards to hide it. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 3:02 pm

Keywords expands game audio services with TV+Synchron Berlin acquisition

Keywords Studios has added to its audio service line with the acquisition of German voice-over studio TV+Synchron Berlin (TVS) for €3.7million in cash and ordinary shares. ...

Posted on 18 September 2019 | 2:29 pm