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Get a job: DNABLOCK needs a Senior Unreal Developer (C++)

DNABLOCK is currently seeking an energetic, experienced and creative team member to work as a Senior Unreal Developer. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 10:46 pm

World of Warcraft devs promise to work for change inside and outside of their game

A surprise statement from the World of Warcraft team promises both to work for inclusivity in the workplace and promises changes inside the MMORPG starting today. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 9:56 pm

Microsoft blames declining Xbox game and service revenue on third-party games

Microsoft's Q4 results are light on game numbers, but the company says that its video game-related revenue rose, while Xbox content and services revenue dropped from 2020. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 9:33 pm

What the 'data explosion' means for game production in the next decade (spons.)

Brad Hart, CTO of version control software at Perforce, explains what he sees are game production's biggest challenges in recent years, and what challenges lie ahead. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 8:31 pm

Activision Blizzard employees announce Wednesday work stoppage in support of lawsuit

Updated: A number of Activision Blizzard employees will stop work on Wednesday and protest in front of Blizzard's campus after a lawsuit. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 6:18 pm

You'll need proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to enter PAX West

The organizers of PAX West have announced that exhibitors and attendees will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test to enter the convention next month. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 5:47 pm

Facebook freezes Oculus Quest 2 sales over potential skin irritant

Facebook has put a temporary freeze on sales of its Oculus Quest 2 headset following reports of adverse skin reactions to the foam used to cushion the VR headset's display. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 4:56 pm

Superhot VR devs remove self-harm elements from the game: 'You deserve better'

The Superhot team has made the decision to remove scenes relating to self-harm from Superhot VR, noting in a recent Steam news post that they "regret it took us so long" to make the change. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 3:54 pm

Guns, but make it fashion: more on making Valorant's stylish cosmetics

Riot Games producer Preeti Khanolkar and art director Sean Marino discuss the decisions that drive the creation of Valorant's high-tier, premium-quality cosmetics. ...

Posted on 27 July 2021 | 1:48 pm

A 'live-action' Pokemon show is headed to Netflix

Lucifer showrunner Joe Henderson is apparently attached to write and executive produce a 'live action' Pokemon show for Netflix. ...

Posted on 26 July 2021 | 10:53 pm

When Steam wishlists don't convert: a case study

Working out how your game is going to sell at launch - even if you†™ve accumulated a lot of apparent interest and Steam wishlists - can feel like communing with the great beyond. We get into it. ...

Posted on 26 July 2021 | 10:18 pm

Don't Miss: Why you should rethink how your company handles in-house harassment

Double Loop Games CEO Emily Greer discuses how companies can prevent abuse and harassment before it starts, and how they can better respond to toxic behaviors in the workplace. ...

Posted on 26 July 2021 | 10:10 pm

Activision Blizzard employees push back against leadership's lawsuit response

Over 1,000 current and former Activision Blizzard employees have penned an open letter condemning the company's response to a lawsuit filed by California Department of Equal Housing and Employment. ...

Posted on 26 July 2021 | 9:15 pm

Get a job: NPD Group is hiring a Data Engineer Lead

The NPD Group is looking for a Data Engineer Lead. Apply today! ...

Posted on 26 July 2021 | 8:48 pm

Jam City changes course, no longer going public via $1.2B merger

The now-canceled deal would've also included the acquisition of Montreal-based mobile publisher Ludia. ...

Posted on 26 July 2021 | 7:12 pm