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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



Payoff — Costa Mesa , California, United States
[03.03.15]
Lead Game Designer


Wimmer Solutions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[03.03.15]
VFX Artist


Wandake Studios — Palo Alto, California, United States
[03.03.15]
3D Artist


Super Lucky Casino — San Francisco, California, United States
[03.03.15]
Mobile Games - Senior Unity3D Software Developer


Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[03.03.15]
Cinematics Director
WB Games Inc. seeks a Cinematic Director for the WBG Monolith Cinematics department. The Cinematics Director is responsible for inspiring and driving artistic vision in the development of story and visuals throughout in game and narrative cinema for an industry leading AAA product.

Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[03.03.15]
Senior Software Engineer, AI
(Monolith Productions), a division of WB Games Inc., seeks a Senior Software Engineer - AI to join the award-winning engineering team behind Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, creating game systems for exciting, ground breaking action adventure games for PlayStation 4, XBoxOne and PC.

Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[03.03.15]
Staff Software Engineer, Engine
Monolith Productions, a division of WB Games Inc., seeks a Staff Software Engineer – Engine to work closely with (the award-winning technology team behind the F.E.A.R. (tm) and Condemned(tm) franchises) building cutting-edge technology and powering the development of Monolith's next generation of AAA console and PC titles.

Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[03.03.15]
Principal Technical Artist
WB Games Inc. seeks a Principal Technical Artist for the WBG Monolith Art department.

Monolith Productions — Kirkland, Washington, United States
[03.03.15]
Lead Designer, Missions
Monolith Productions seeks a Lead Mission Designer who will be responsible for working with the development team, with a focus on the design, implementation, and scripting of Missions.

Imangi Studios — Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
[03.03.15]
Game Developer
Game Developer