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Video: Improving our games through subversive diversity  
by Staff [02.16.17]
Game devs Catt Small and Shawn Alexander Allen take the stage at GDC 2016 to talk about how you can create more diverse and inclusive games, and why that's a valuable thing you should be doing.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Video, Vault

Step up your teaching game by attending GDC 2017's Education Summit  
by Staff [02.16.17]
Don't miss out on these great education-focused talks that will be taking place during the Education Summit at GDC 2017 later this month!
Console/PC, Serious, Indie, GDC

Over 100 tech companies sign brief detailing harms of US travel ban  
by Alissa McAloon [02.06.17]
Update Zynga, Microsoft, Google, Bungie & 100+ other tech companies signed a legal brief on Sunday to oppose the selective travel and immigration ban put in place by the President of the United States.
Serious

Obituary: Ember Entertainment tester Wesley Warren Olson  
by Chris Kerr [02.06.17]
Ember Entertainment tester Wesley Warren Olson has passed away at the age of 30.
Serious

If you're attending GDC 2017, don't miss the Nite to Unite charity gala  
by Staff [02.01.17]
As the game industry prepares for GDC 2017 in San Francisco next month, organizers would like to quickly remind attendees about the Nite to Unite charity gala taking place alongside the event.
Business/Marketing, Serious, GDC

Jordan Mechner and Mark DeLoura to receive top honors at the GDC Awards!  
by Staff [01.30.17]
Veteran game developer Jordan Mechner (Karateka) and game industry advocate Mark DeLoura will be honored with the Pioneer and Ambassador awards at the 17th annual Game Developers Choice Awards!
Business/Marketing, Serious, GDC

Why games are a key focus in UNESCO's efforts to promote world peace 1
by Alex Wawro [01.25.17]
It's difficult to have empathy if you can't put yourself into somebody else's perspective," researcher Paul Darvasi tells Polygon. "Video games allow you to assume perspectives in an embodied form."
Serious

With the ACA in jeopardy, IGDA urges U.S. devs to call Congresspeople 5
by Alex Wawro [01.24.17]
With U.S. gov't leaders moving to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare"), The IGDA is exhorting devs in the U.S. to contact their Congresspeople and express their thoughts on the matter.
Console/PC, Serious, Indie



Localisation 101 - How we can use language to make our games more inclusive.  
by Alex Johansson [02.16.17]
Hey Folks! This article will be putting forward the case for more localisation in games, but also how to do it on a budget. Hope you enjoy!
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR

Pros and Cons of a regular schedule for a side-project blog  
by Stanislav Costiuc [02.15.17]
What I've learned after trying to keep up a video game/design blog on a regular schedule.
Design, Serious

Checking the World of Warcraft CMaNGOS open source server  
by Irina Zamogilnaya [02.14.17]
In this article, I would like to share the results of our analysis of the open source implementation of the World of Warcraft server, CMaNGOS, as done by the PVS-Studio static analyzer.
Programming, Console/PC, Serious


What /r/gamedev had to say if Steam Direct cost $5000  
by Rocky Kev [02.14.17]
This weekend, Steam shared that they're ditching Greenlight and planning a new service called Steam Direct. I shared my ideas on Reddit, where I created a divide (1500 votes) but was downvoted, tarred and feathered. But i dug into the data.
Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie


Counterplay Games Inc. — San Francisco, California, United States
[02.21.17]
Senior Environment Artist


Age of Learning, Inc. — Glendale , California, United States
[02.20.17]
Animator (Bilingual-English and Spanish)


Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[02.20.17]
Senior Designer
Insomniac Games is looking for a Senior Designer to join our team!

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[02.20.17]
Senior Environment Artist
Senior Environment Artist wanted for Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[02.20.17]
Senior Gameplay Programmer
Senior Programmer wanted for a role at Insomniac Games!

Insomniac Games — Durham, North Carolina, United States
[02.20.17]
Character TD
Character TD - Insomniac Games, North Carolina

Hi-Rez Studios — Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
[02.20.17]
Technical Artist


Hi-Rez Studios — Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
[02.20.17]
SMITE - Console QA Analyst


Hi-Rez Studios — Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
[02.20.17]
Mobile Games - Leads QA Analyst


Hi-Rez Studios — Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
[02.20.17]
SMITE - UI Programmer