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ESRB president Patricia Vance's plan for a world ratings solution Exclusive 10
by Brandon Sheffield [04.10.12]
Entertainment Software Rating Board president Patricia Vance tells Gamasutra how the game content ratings organization intends to stay relevant in an increasingly online marketplace.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Mobile Phone, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital, Exclusive, Marketing

Study: Teens losing interest in traditional games, prefer social/mobile experiences 12
by Eric Caoili [04.04.12]
Teens are losing interest in playing traditional video games on consoles, and prefer to play social or online games instead, according to a new survey of high school students by analyst firm Piper Jaffray.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital

UK indie dev Mediatonic doubling headcount this year  
by Mike Rose [04.02.12]
UK indie game developer Mediatonic, best known for platformer Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess, is expanding its staff headcount as it moves its London headquarters.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie, Console Digital

Thatgamecompany's Journey is fastest-selling U.S. PSN game ever 1
by Mike Rose [03.29.12]
Thatgamecompany's Journey, released for PlayStation 3 earlier this month, is now the fastest selling game ever on the PlayStation Network in the U.S., selling faster than any other first or third-party game available.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Console Digital

UEFA Euro 2012 will be DLC for FIFA 12, not a standalone release 1
by Mike Rose [03.29.12]
The UEFA Euro 2012 video game, due to be released around the same time the 2012 European Football Championship kicks off this summer, will not be a standalone release, but rather DLC for EA's popular FIFA 12.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Console Digital

How does new game retail stack up in international markets? Exclusive 5
by Matt Matthews [03.28.12]
Gamasutra analyst Matt Matthews examines the role of new video game retail sales in European countries, in a world where consumers have used, online and mobile game options.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Mobile Phone, Mobile Console, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital, Exclusive

Microsoft brings big releases to XBLA with Arcade Next, Minecraft 2
by Eric Caoili [03.22.12]
Microsoft has announced a new marketing campaign for Xbox Live Arcade releases starting next month, debuting high-profile titles like Trials Evolution and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.
Business/Marketing, Console Digital

NPD: Digital, non-traditional business almost half of retail game sales last quarter 2
by Eric Caoili [03.22.12]
Consumers spent $3.33 billion on games outside of retail (e.g. digital downloads, social/mobile games) in the U.S. and key European markets during the fourth quarter of 2011, the NPD Group reports.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital


NPD: Behind the Numbers, October 2011  
by Matt Matthews [11.14.11]
Gamasutra analyst Matt Matthews breaks down U.S. retail video game sales for the month of October, as reported by the NPD Group, and additionally touches on global sales of third-party publishers.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Console Digital

NPD: Behind the Numbers, September 2011 1
by Matt Matthews [10.17.11]
Gamasutra's comprehensive breakdown of NPD Group's U.S. physical video game retail sales estimates for September exhibit how Xbox 360 hardware is "defying gravity" with a higher price and higher sales than competition, and how Madden and Gears of War 3 saved the month.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Console Digital

The Crowdfunding Revolution: Making Your Choice 23
by R. Hunter Gough [05.05.11]
In the second part of our series on crowdfunding, we compare and contrast the different funding options available to game developers, so you can choose the one that fits best for you -- including a useful chart, and quotes from many of them.
Business/Marketing, Interview, Indie, Console Digital

Postmortem: Team Meat's Super Meat Boy 45
by Edmund McMillen, Tommy Refenes [04.14.11]
In this Game Developer Magazine postmortem, Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes candidly discuss the development process of smash Steam and Xbox Live Arcade hit Super Meat Boy, diving into the punishing process that lead to the retro revitalization that took hardcore gamers by storm.
Audio, Business/Marketing, Design, Postmortem, Production, PC, Console/PC, Indie, Console Digital

Steve Swink On The Art Of Experimental Games 17
by Christian Nutt [04.08.11]
Indie Fund Shadow Physics developer Steve Swink discusses creative inspiration, the realities of developing games in a fiscally-driven world, and how Braid and Portal profoundly influenced his conception and understanding of development.
Design, Interview, Indie, Console Digital



The Topps Company, Inc. — New York, New York, United States
[05.03.15]
Director of Mobile App User Acquisition
Director of Mobile App User Acquisition

2K Las Vegas — Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
[05.01.15]
Lead QA Tester
Leads a team in executing test plans on pre-release versions of software to detect and record product defects.

Nix Hydra — Los Angeles, California, United States
[05.01.15]
3D Modeler


Bluepoint Games, Inc. — Austin, Texas, United States
[05.01.15]
Senior Generalist Engineer
Bluepoint Games is looking for a SENIOR GENERALIST ENGINEER to join us in doing whatever it takes to make the best games possible.

GG|Interactive — Vancouver, Washington, United States
[05.01.15]
Game Programmer
Game Programmer

Shiver Entertainment — South Miami, Florida, United States
[05.01.15]
Producer - Make Great Games!
Shiver is focused on building the world’s best free-to-play games for mobile, tablet and PC. Oversee the creation and development of major features for a new game in the free-to-play mobile/tablet market.

Urthworx — New York, New York, United States
[05.01.15]
Lead Programmer


Tripwire Interactive LLC — Roswell, Georgia, United States
[05.01.15]
AI Programmer
Tripwire Interactive is looking for an AI Programmer to join the Tripwire Interactive family. Developer of the critically acclaimed Red Orchestra series and the smash hit Killing Floor series, Tripwire has a history of developing some of the most popular multiplayer games in the world. If you are an AI Programmer with the skills and the passion to make Killing Floor 2’s monsters even scarier, then Tripwire Interactive is the right place for you.

Shiver Entertainment — Miami, Florida, United States
[05.01.15]
Senior Game Programmer C++
Shiver is Miami's newest video game start-up, focused on building the world’s best free-to-play games for mobile, tablet and PC. We are looking for self-starters with a passion for programming and the ability to develop fast, robust, server infrastructure code. If you are interested in joining a team of talented industry veterans who work hard and play hard, then we look forward to hearing from you soon!

Shiver Entertainment — South Miami, Florida, United States
[05.01.15]
Senior Software Engineer - Game Client
Shiver is Miami's newest video game start-up, focused on building the world’s best free-to-play games for mobile, tablet and PC. We are looking for self-starters with a passion for programming and the ability to develop fast, robust, server infrastructure code. If you are interested in joining a team of talented industry veterans who work hard and play hard, then we look forward to hearing from you soon!