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7 educational games that every developer should study 14
by Stefanie Fogel [01.05.17]
We reached out to some game devs who are also educators, or who work in educational software, and asked them to name some of the educational games that are most instructive to designers.
Design, Art, Console/PC, Serious

Come to GDC 2017 and learn how to write better, richer game characters  
by Staff [01.03.17]
At GDC 2017 Treachery in Beatdown City dev Shawn Allen will talk about how he approached creating dozens of characters of various ethnicities in a fictional NY, and how he too has stumbled. 
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, GDC

The Making of GOP Arcade's Voter Suppression Trail 11
by Phil Hornshaw [12.07.16]
"Oregon Trail is an insanely slow game, very frustrating," says Chris Baker of GOP Arcade. "We matched the feeling of the original quite closely."
Business/Marketing, Design, Serious, Indie

The state of educational games in the Minecraft era 4
by Richard Moss [10.18.16]
Minecraft, Kerbal Space, and even Civilization all have instructional spin-off versions. But do educators know how to integrate games into the classroom? We got the takes of some educational game devs.
Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie

See how Girls Make Games supports girls who want to be game makers 1
by Staff [10.12.16]
Artifact Studios has released Girls Level Up, a brief documentary about LearnDistrict cofounder Laila Shabir and the Girls Make Games summer camp she launched years ago to help girls learn game dev.
Business/Marketing, Serious, Video

Eco is a Minecraft-like with an environmental, educational twist  
by Lena LeRay [10.12.16]
While it shares Minecraft's basic gameplay loop of harvest/gather/plan/build, Eco is designed to teach kids to collaborate and solve problems while being mindful of protecting the environment.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Video

Games For Change expands student game dev contest about real-world issues  
by Alex Wawro [10.11.16]
The Games For Change organization is preparing to host its second Student Challenge next year in more cities, with more resources and more programs to help kids make games about real-world issues.
Serious

GDC 2017 opens for registration with new features!  
by Staff [10.05.16]
Now's your chance to sign up for the world's largest and longest-running event for game developers: Game Developers Conference 2017 is now open for registration!
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing



Therapy by game development 1
by Byron AtkinsonJones [01.13.17]
How I dug myself out of a depression by making a game.
Serious, Indie

What To Expect - Video Game Cybersecurity In 2017 2
by Matthew Cook [01.12.17]
Matt Cook shares his predictions for cybersecurity in online games for 2017, and discusses potential threats for the coming year.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR

Building empathy and self-healing: Game development as an awareness and healing tool  
by Thais Weiller [01.11.17]
Use your own personal experiences to create games and have unexpected results.
Design, Serious, Indie, Social/Online

Making a Killer out of Lara Croft 1
by Josh Bycer [01.11.17]
The latest reboots of Tomb Raider have presented a new Lara Croft, but today's post looks at how Crystal Dynamics may have made her too new.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR

The Two Reasons why Video Game Adaptations are Horrible 9
by Josh Bycer [01.09.17]
Adapting video games to other mediums is never easy, but there are two big pitfalls that movies get it wrong in translation.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR


Bandai Namco Entertainment America — Santa Clara, California, United States
[01.16.17]
Senior Mobile Product Manager
Senior Mobile Product Manager

Tesla Motors, Inc. — Los Angeles, California, United States
[01.16.17]
Developer, Digital Design Technologies
Developer, Digital Design Technologies

Lionbridge Technologies — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[01.16.17]
Native Language Video Game Localization Tester-3471


Crate Entertainment — Boston Area (work remotely), Massachusetts, United States
[01.15.17]
Graphics / Engine Programmer
Graphics / Engine Programmer

DreamSail Games — New York, New York, United States
[01.13.17]
Game Designer
DreamSail is seeking a game designer who would dare to craft thrilling experiences for the VR era of gamers.

Cignition — Palo Alto, California, United States
[01.13.17]
Gameplay Programmer
Cignition is a growing startup, passionate about blending gameplay and neuroscience to create immersive learning experiences. Our focus on K-12 STEM related education has resulted in an extensive collaboration between teachers, neuroscientists, and game developers, resulting in a highly diverse and creative environment. Tests in school districts have proven both efficacy of learning and deep engagement by students.

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[01.13.17]
FX Artist
Insomniac Games is searching for an FX artist for our Burbank Studio

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[01.13.17]
Senior Gameplay Programmer
Senior Programmer wanted for a role at Insomniac Games!

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[01.13.17]
Senior Environment Artist
Senior Environment Artist wanted for Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[01.13.17]
Senior Designer
Insomniac Games is looking for a Senior Designer to join our team!