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Get a job: Join Harmonix as a remote Senior Software Developer

Harmonix is seeking a senior generalist software engineer to join one of the teams developing creative and unique game titles. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 9:55 pm

Apple wants Microsoft exec's testimony cut from Epic Games v. Apple case

Lori Wright, VP of Xbox business development, was one of the first experts to take the stand in this week's Epic Games v. Apple trial. Apple, however, is now asking her testimony be struck from the record. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 9:33 pm

Don't Miss: The making of Resident Evil 4

Resident Evil 4 cinematics lead Yoshiaki Hirabayashi writes about the overhauls and challenges which faced one of the franchise's most notable entries. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 7:19 pm

Check out the many incredible Roundtables at GDC 2021

At the all-digital GDC 2021 (running July 19th †" 23rd) you can take part in a number of excellent Roundtables hosted by industry experts. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 5:56 pm

Genesis Noir leads IGF finalists with four nominations

Check out the 2021 Independent Games Festival finalists, who will be honored at a virtual ceremony held at Game Developers Conference, running July 19th - 23rd. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 4:21 pm

Turkish mobile studio Ace Games raises $7 million to develop new casual titles

Turkish mobile studio Ace Games has raised $7 million in seed funding to continue making casual and hyper casual titles. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 1:47 pm

Blog: Making a meaningful scent system in Redwall

For a game featuring animals as characters we sought to create a unique, robust, and meaningful mechanic that revolves around scent. This was far easier said than done. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 1:14 pm

Wolfire Games founder: 'I had no choice' but to file Steam antitrust lawsuit against Valve

Wolfire Games founder David Rosen claims they had "no choice" but to take legal action against Valve after it allegedly began interfering with pricing on other storefronts. ...

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 12:57 pm

Square Enix, Gearbox, Sega and more confirm E3 2021 presence

The organizers behind this year's virtual E3 have announced a handful of high-profile game makers that'll be in attendance at E3 2021 this June. ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 9:38 pm

Get a job: Join Yacht Club Games as a Gameplay Programmer

Yacht Club Games is looking for a talented mid-to-senior level gameplay programmer to join its team. ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 9:17 pm

Sony facing lawsuit over 'monopoly' on digital PlayStation game sales

A collection of gamers are readying to file a lawsuit against PlayStation-maker Sony Interactive Entertainment, arguing that it operates an unlawful monopoly. ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 8:37 pm

Don't Miss: My hardest bug ever, a Crash Bandicoot story

A coder on the original Crash Bandicoot explains how his first big game almost shipped with a destructive save-wiping bug -- and how he and the team at Naughty Dog eventually solved it. ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 8:07 pm

Video: Designing Overwatch's social systems

In this 2019 GDC talk, Blizzard Entertainment's Natasha Miller shares why Blizzard chose to prioritize social systems in Overwatch. ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:08 pm

Ubisoft is making a mobile push of its own with The Division Mobile

The Division Mobile isn't Ubisoft's only plan to expand the franchise's reach. A standalone free-to-play spinoff, The Division Heartland, is also in the works for PC, consoles, and the cloud. ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:06 pm

Kick your game industry career into action at GDC 2021

Register for the career development pass at the all-digital GDC 2021 (July 19th -- 23rd) to access an incredible batch of sessions to further your game industry career. Get yours before they're gone! ...

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 4:46 pm