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Game Informer Australia closed down in wake of GameStop cuts  
by Alissa McAloon [04.18.19]
Game Informer parent company GameStop has closed down the Australian version of the magazine, and will replace it with the US version in the country.
Business/Marketing

Iraq parliament votes to ban Fortnite and Battlegrounds 2
by Chris Kerr [04.18.19]
The Iraq parliament has voted to ban a number of notable online games including Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as a result of their "negative" influence. 
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Report: Cheaper Switch model will focus on portability  
by Chris Kerr [04.18.19]
A new report from Nikkei claims Nintendo's rumored cut-price Switch will be geared towards portability, but will still be compatible with the console's television dock
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Nintendo and Tencent gain approval to bring the Switch to China  
by Chris Kerr [04.18.19]
Nintendo and Tencent have joined forces in an attempt to bring the Switch to China, and the pair are making significant headway.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Video: Steps for building a game's community from scratch  
by Staff [04.17.19]
In this Game Discoverability Day talk from GDC 2019, No More Robots director (and former Gamasutra editor) Mike Rose offers developers advice on how to build up a game's community from nothing.
Business/Marketing, Video, Vault

Kickstarter's games category surpasses $1 billion in pledges 2
by Alissa McAloon [04.17.19]
Games on Kickstarter have brought in over $1 billion in pledges, though it’s a milestone that includes both board games and video games.
Business/Marketing, Social/Online


How to publish mobile game, and avoid making my mistakes  
by Eugene Litvynov [04.19.19]
Hey game devs, I would like to share my story of a game launch. I would like to tell about traps, lie in wait for indie-developer while he works with publisher.
Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Showing And Announcing We Are The Caretakers At PAX East - At The Same Time  
by Scott Brodie [04.16.19]
A detailed look at what went into showing and announcing Heart Shaped Games' We Are The Caretakers at PAX East.
Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie

One Year in Indie Game Development  
by Terrence Mentor [04.16.19]
Here's a few things I've discovered about the Indie Game Industry a year after I started working in it (while being completely oblivious as to what it was all about)
Business/Marketing, Indie

Turning Your Community Into An Extension Of Your Team  
by Justin French [04.15.19]
This is the transcription of a talk I did at an Indie Dev Workshop at the GamesBCN in Barcelona. It covers branding, communication and content strategy, how to find your community and how to build a Hub and work with your community to develop better games
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie

Designing for Humans  
by Caleb Compton [04.15.19]
When designing a game it can be easy to get distracted and lose sight of what games are all about - the players. This article looks at the relationship between games and people and why one cannot exist without the other.
Business/Marketing, Design

Video Game Deep Cuts: Falcon Scores Weed, Needs Vacation  
by Simon Carless [04.14.19]
This week's roundup includes intriguing debuts from Falcon Age and Vacation Simulator, a historical tour of The Division's New York, John Romero's finishing of the DOOM saga, the trickiness of marketing your weed tycoon game, & heaps more besides.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, VR


Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[04.19.19]
Narrative Writer


Rockstar Games — Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
[04.19.19]
Facial Animator
Rockstar Games is on the lookout for a talented Animator who possesses a passion for facial animation.

Storm8 — Redwood City, California, United States
[04.19.19]
Art Outsourcing Producer


DigiPen Institute of Technology — Redmond, Washington, United States
[04.19.19]
Assistant Profesor
3D Animator: Full-time Digital Art and Animation Faculty Position DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA campus

DigiPen Institute of Technology — Redmond, Washington, United States
[04.19.19]
Assistant Profesor
Game Art Production Artist: Full-time Digital Art and Animation Faculty position DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA campus

Insomniac Games — Burbank CA or Durham NC, California, United States
[04.19.19]
Sr. Engine Programmer
Sr. Engine Programmer

Insomniac Games — Burbank CA or Durham NC, California, United States
[04.19.19]
Mid to Senior Engine Programmer (Tools)
Mid to Senior Engine Programmer (Tools)

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[04.19.19]
Lead Character TD
Insomniac Games is looking for a Lead Character TD in Burbank, CA

4L Games — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
[04.19.19]
Game Producer


Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States
[04.19.19]
Lighting Artist