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Eugene Jarvis explains Robotron 2084 in GDC 2014 Classic Game Postmortem  
by GDC Staff [01.22.14]
For March's Game Developers Conference 2014, we're excited to announce a Robotron 2084 postmortem from industry legend Eugene Jarvis.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Riot shares tips on telling stories via multiplayer combat at GDC 2014  
by GDC Staff [01.17.14]
Todayís highlights include a postmortem of Forced from the CEO of BetaDwarf, a talk on telling stories through competitive multiplayer from Riot's Christina Norman, and more.
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Beyond the finalists: IGF 2014 Best In Audio jury picks  
by Alex Wawro [01.14.14]
We highlight the IGF 2014 entrants that earned at least one vote for the Best In Audio award from an IGF juror, but didn't reach the critical mass of votes to become a finalist.
Console/PC, Indie, Audio, IGF

Animal Crossing: New Leaf postmortem coming to GDC 2014 1
by GDC Staff [01.10.14]
Nintendo's Aya Kyogoku and Katsuya Eguchi are teaming up to deliver a postmortem talk on Animal Crossing: New Leaf during GDC 2014.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Blog: Contractors - This is how you make connections with clients 3
by Gamasutra Community [01.09.14]
Art outsourcer Junxue Li runs down how he signs up clients for his company's art production services, and keeps them coming back.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Business/Marketing

Oculus to recruit game developers, to work with John Carmack  
by Christian Nutt [01.08.14]
According to a quote from CEO Brendan Iribe, "you'll see more and more game developers showing up" at the company over the coming months.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Recruitment, Advanced Input and Output , VR

Art and tech come full-circle in Sentris Exclusive 1
by Leigh Alexander [01.08.14]
Samantha Kalman is working on Sentris, a unique music game whose funding campaign attracted significant talent -- here, she shares her cross-disciplinary approach to music, art and technology.
Console/PC, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Exclusive, Crowdfunding

Learn all about Destiny's customizable character design at GDC 2014  
by GDC Staff [12.30.13]
Passes for the Game Developers Conference 2014 are going fast, and today we're announcing even more sessions for the Main Conference that you'll want to check out.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Ring in 2014 by making a game for the New Year Game Jam  
by Alex Wawro [12.30.13]
The second annual NYGJ is nigh, challenging entrants to create a game in the 48 hours between midnight December 31 and midnight January 2. Champagne, kisses and cheering are optional but encouraged.
Console/PC, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design

Best of 2013: Gamasutra's Top Games of the Year 51
by Gamasutra Staff [12.23.13]
In 2013, we handled our "Game of the Year" list quite differently. Instead of publishing a single top 10, Gamasutra writers simply picked five games that they loved most in 2013. Here they are, all in one place.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

The 25 most popular stories on Gamasutra in 2013 Exclusive  
by Mike Rose [12.19.13]
It's clear that 2013 was one of the most exciting and announcement-packed year for video games we've seen -- but which stories were the most searched for, the most read, the most popular?
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Exclusive

More noteworthy devs join IGF 2014's jury panels  
by GDC Staff [12.17.13]
The juries behind GDC 2014's Independent Games Festival will include highly lauded developers deciding the finalists for the Excellence in Visual Arts and Excellence in Audio Awards.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Art, Audio, GDC

The 5 trends that defined the game industry in 2013 Exclusive 6
by Kris Graft [12.13.13]
Gamasutra editor-in-chief Kris Graft steps back to look at the big picture in 2013. Here are the trends that shaped the year in video games.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Exclusive

GDC Choice Awards now open for nominations  
by GDC Staff [12.12.13]
Nominations are now open for the 14th Game Developers Choice Awards, with winners to be announced during the annual ceremony on the evening of March 19th at GDC 2014 in San Francisco.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

The Top 10 Game Developers of 2013 Exclusive 17
by Gamasutra Staff [12.11.13]
For 2013, we're kicking off our year-end video game roundups with perhaps our most important annual list: The Top 10 Game Developers.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Exclusive

Get a Job: Robot Entertainment is looking for a visual FX artist  
by Staff [12.10.13]
"This individual will be key in taking Robotís games to the next level by creating special effects that will bring depth, refinement, and style to our gameplay."
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Recruitment

Call for blogs: The top games of 2013  
by Gamasutra Community [12.09.13]
Evaluate the best games of the year alongside Gamasutra's editors -- by contributing a blog post that tackles the game or games you consider most significant in 2013.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Sony, Tencent, Blizzard, Ubisoft to speak at this week's GDC Taipei Summit  
by GDC Staff [12.04.13]
The second annual GDC Taipei Summit begins December 5th, 9 a.m. UTC, with onsite registration available starting opening day at the Taipei International Convention Center.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Get a Job: Treyarch is looking for a technical animator  
by Staff [12.02.13]
"We are seeking an experienced Technical Animator to join our team. The Technical Animator will produce animation assets and also be the Animation Departmentís facilitator."
Console/PC, Social/Online, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Recruitment

Q&A: How Night in the Woods taps into a real sense of community Exclusive 1
by Kris Ligman [12.02.13]
Gamasutra contributing editor Kris Ligman engages the devs behind the recently crowdfunded game Night in the Woods on its visual style, contemporary tone, and striking the right note with an audience.
Indie, Art, Audio, Design, Exclusive