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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.

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
Narrative Writer

Rockstar Games — Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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
Art Outsourcing Producer

DigiPen Institute of Technology — Redmond, Washington, United States
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
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
Sr. Engine Programmer
Sr. Engine Programmer

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

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

4L Games — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Game Producer

Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States
Lighting Artist