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GDC Europe 2016 starts next week, so get ready!  
by Staff [08.11.16]
With GDC Europe 2016 kicking off next week in Cologne, Germany, organizers would like to briefly highlight some of the things you should know about before you get to the show!
Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC Europe

Video: Tackling real-world problems through game design in Life Is Strange  
by Staff [08.05.16]
At GDC 2016, Michael Koch and Raoul Barbet (co-directors of Dontnod's episodic game Life Is Strange) explore how the interactive nature of video games can be used to tackle difficult subject matter.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Video, Vault

GDC 2017 seeks your best Business and Production talk submissions  
by Staff [08.05.16]
Hey devs, GDC organizers are looking for great submissions of interesting, cutting-edge Production or Business talks for the GDC 2017 Main Conference, from now through August 18th.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Heads up, devs: Gamescom organizers are tightening security this year  
by Alex Wawro [08.02.16]
Gamescom organizers say that "due to the terrible incidents of the past weeks," this year's event will have stricter security measures that include bag checks and bans on weapon-like items.
Serious

Don't miss this year's Women in Tech Day from GDC Europe and Gamescom  
by Staff [08.02.16]
You can now register to attend the limited-capacity event (put on by GDC Europe in partnership with gamescom) which takes place immediately after the close of GDC Europe, on Wednesday, August 17th.
Serious, GDC Europe

Political snarls drive prominent game educators out of Wisconsin 3
by Alex Wawro [07.26.16]
Frustrated with an inhospitable political climate, University of Wisconsin-Madison game researchers/educators Constance Steinkuehler and Kurt Squire are planning to decamp for California.
Business/Marketing, Serious

Come to GDC Europe and learn how to make the industry more diverse  
by Staff [07.22.16]
In a GDC Europe session titled simply "Who Needs Diversity? Everybody!" developers, journalists and academics will discuss how to make the industry a more diverse, welcoming place.
Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC Europe

GDC 2017 announces call for submissions  
by Staff [07.21.16]
Heads up game devs: GDC 2017 officials have opened the annual Call for Papers for the GDC 2017 Main Conference, from now through August 18th.
Audio, GDC, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing



Picking the Best College for Game Development  
by Becca Hallstedt [08.24.16]
A lot of people want to go to a university for game development, but is it worth the cost? Here's some advice about the steps to take before whipping out your wallet.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, VR

Undertale (Opening) - Breaking Down a Masterpiece  
by Max Pears [08.24.16]
This is taken from my website http://www.maxpears.com/ as I break down the opening minuets of 'Undertale' and how it is so cleverly crafted.
Design, Art, Console/PC, Serious, Indie

Managing Competitive Meta-Game Design with 5 Easy Tips  
by Josh Bycer [08.23.16]
Injustice 2 is looking to bring meta-game design to a competitive atmosphere. For today's post, I'm looking at 5 important details for balance and making sure to keep your audience happy.
Design, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR

Mechanical Dependence in Class Design  
by Christopher Gile [08.22.16]
When designing classes how the mechanics of each class/character interacts with each other can tell us a lot about how those classes/characters relate to each other.
Design, Serious

A/B Testing: the way to data driven decision making  
by Shalom Dinur [08.22.16]
A strong A/B testing plan will allow you to significantly improve or enhance your KPIs. The deep and accurate knowledge you gain regarding your customers’ preferences and perceptions of your offering, is worth its weight in gold.
Business/Marketing, Serious, Social/Online


Telltale Games — San Francisco, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Telltale Engineering & Design Meetup


Sony PlayStation — Bend, Oregon, United States
[08.24.16]
Senior AI Programer
Sony Bend Studio, the creator of Days Gone, Syphon Filter and Uncharted: Golden Abyss, is looking for top talent to join our in passionate team in creating a new AAA PlayStation 4 exclusive.

Google — Mountain View, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Creative Director
Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group is looking for superstar game developers to help create the future of mobile entertainment. Here at ATAP, we tackle tough problems with incredibly talented teams. We are a fast-paced group that builds groundbreaking new products, as quickly as possible. Check out https://atap.google.com/# and read the job description to see if you've got what it takes to join our team!

Google — Mountain View, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Senior Mobile Engineer
Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group is looking for superstar game developers to help create the future of mobile entertainment. Here at ATAP, we tackle tough problems with incredibly talented teams. We are a fast-paced group that builds groundbreaking new products, as quickly as possible. Check out https://atap.google.com/# and read the job description to see if you've got what it takes to join our team!

Google — Mountain View, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Senior Backend Engineer
Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group is looking for superstar game developers to help create the future of mobile entertainment. Here at ATAP, we tackle tough problems with incredibly talented teams. We are a fast-paced group that builds groundbreaking new products, as quickly as possible. Check out https://atap.google.com/# and read the job description to see if you've got what it takes to join our team!

Insomniac Games — Burbank , California, United States
[08.24.16]
Senior Engine Programmer
Insomniac Games is searching for Senior Engine Programmers - check it out!

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Senior Gameplay Programmer
Looking to help lead the charge? Insomniac Games is looking for a Sr Gameplay Programmer

Google — Mountain View, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Lead Mobile Engineer
Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group is looking for superstar game developers to help create the future of mobile entertainment. Here at ATAP, we tackle tough problems with incredibly talented teams. We are a fast-paced group that builds groundbreaking new products, as quickly as possible. Check out https://atap.google.com/# and read the job description to see if you've got what it takes to join our team!

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[08.24.16]
SR UI Artist
Insomniac Games is looking for a Senior UI Artist in our CA studio

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[08.24.16]
Technical/Procedural Artist
Technical/Procedural Artist wanted at Insomniac Games