Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
August 24, 2016
arrowPress Releases
August 24, 2016
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


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



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

Are Gamers & Developers Safe From Cybercriminals Today?  
by Jerry Chew [08.22.16]
A recent Global Games Market Report by Newzoo, it indicated that gamers worldwide will generate a total revenue of $99.6 billion by 2016. As this humongous amount of profits goes to game developers, cybercriminals are hoping gain unethical profit as well.
Business/Marketing, Serious, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

The Failing of Game Reviewers 1
by Josh Bycer [08.19.16]
Today's post takes a hard look at the state of modern video game reviewing and how it's hurting the industry.
Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR


Sony PlayStation — San Mateo, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Senior Environment Artist
Are you a Senior Environment Artist ready to be part of something completely different? Our team currently led by some of our industry’s best artistic and creative veterans is looking for their next Sr. level artist to help build something magical. Come join our San Mateo studios. Greatness Awaits!

Insomniac Games — Durham, North Carolina, United States
[08.23.16]
Character TD
Character TD - Insomniac Games, North Carolina

Insomniac Games — Durham, North Carolina, United States
[08.23.16]
Animator
Animator - Insomniac Games, North Carolina

Insomniac Games — Durham, North Carolina, United States
[08.23.16]
FX Artist
FX Artist - Insomniac Games, North Carolina

Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Senior Rendering Engineer
Senior Rendering Engineer

Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Senior Tools Engineer
Senior Tools Engineer

Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Engine Software Engineer
Engine Software Engineer

Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Core Systems Engineer
Core Systems Engineer

Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Senior Game Designer - MP Scripter
Senior Game Designer (Scripter for MP)

Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[08.23.16]
Senior Game Designer - SP Scripter
Senior Game Designer (Scripter for SP)