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  Get a job: Join Yacht Club Games as a Mid to Senior Gameplay Programmer
image We are on the lookout to hire a capable mid to senior level gameplay programmer with a desire to build great gameplay experiences in a small, team-centered environment.
3 Don't Miss: The Team Fortress 2 guide to keeping your game alive
image Even 8 years after publication, and now 13 after the game's release, game developers can learn a lot from listening to these tips on sustaining online games from Valve's Robin Walker.
  Analyst: Pokemon Go revenue still on the rise despite global pandemic
image Sensor Tower's latest Pokemon Go revenue estimates surmise that the game has just exited a record breaking start to 2020 and surpassed $3.6 billion lifetime revenue.
1 Report: Microsoft eyeing purchase of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
image Microsoft is reportedly eyeing Warner Bros' (also reportedly) up-for-sale Interactive Entertainment branch as a potential acquisition opportunity, at least according to sources familiar with the situation.
  Video: Tips and tools for finding inspiration when you're stuck
image In this 2018 GDC session ustwo games' Lauren Cason shares methods and word games that you can use to kickstart inspiration and get ideas flowing when you find yourself stuck in your own projects.
  Get a lesson in procedural destruction from the Control devs at GDC Summer
image Next month GDC Summer attendees will have the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Remedy achieved the procedurally destructible environments of Control's Oldest House.
  Microsoft will host an Xbox Games Showcase on July 23
image Details as to what exactly will be shown at the digital event are scarce, although it'll likely feature a range of Xbox Series X titles, including some new reveals.
  Dragon Quest Builders and SaGa developers join Type-Moon Studio BB
image Type-Moon Studio BB, an offshoot of Fate/Grand Order developer Type-Moon formed in August 2019, has made some notable hires.
3 Ubisoft exec Maxime Beland has resigned after harassment and assault allegations
image Ubisoft vice president of editorial Maxime Beland has resigned from his role after being accused of sexual harassment and assault.
  Animoca Brands raises $4.1 million ahead of proposed initial public offering
image Mobile developer Animoca Brands has raised $4.1 million in funding to support a proposed initial public offering.
  Game Discoverabilityland: The Season Of Discovery
image The newest roundup on game discovery includes news on Xbox Summer Games Fest, PlayStation Indies, Apple Arcade/iOS news, and lots more.
  EVO co-founder/CEO Joey Cuellar removed after sexual abuse allegations
image EVO 2020 has been canceled after a number of sexual harassment claims were made against organization co-founder Joey 'MrWizard' Cuellar, who has since been removed from his role as CEO. 
  Understanding how to implement a prototype (or 'template') system in The Machinery
image In The Machinery, we call our templates prototypes and in this blog post, I’ll describe how our prototype system works and try to explain why we made the choices we did.
9 Blog: The subtle manipulation of mobile games
image Freemium and mobile games make use of a lot of unfortunately shady practices to get people to pay and play, and I want to talk about some of the less overt examples in today's post.
1 Take-Two Interactive’s NBA 2K21 will cost $10 more on next-gen consoles
image It's too early to tell if this new MSRP is an outlier or a next-generation norm.
  Get a job: Futureplay is hiring a Senior Game Animator
image The ideal candidate is a detail oriented, versatile artist who shows excellent drawing skills and can employ a variety of styles and techniques.
  'Change starts today' says Ubisoft CEO, after years of allegations arise
image Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot has announced a series of changes after years-worth of allegations of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse emerged.
  Zynga acquires Toon Blast developer Peak for $1.85 billion
image Zynga has closed a $1.85 billion deal to acquire mobile game developer Peak. 
8 Opinion: Backlash to criticism harms The Last of Us Part II
image Backlash to criticism of The Last of Us: Part II only adds to toxicity around discussing the game, says contributing editor Bryant Francis.
  Video: Balancing accessibility with depth to make vehicles feel great
image In this 2018 GDC talk Criterion Games' Matthew Harris explore good principles for video game vehicle design that can apply to everything from racecars and X-Wings.
  Westworld creators take aim at Fallout in upcoming Amazon Studios series
image The minds behind HBO's Westworld adaptation are working with Amazon on a live action show based on Bethesda's Fallout series. creators
  COVID-19 and pivot towards game development lead to layoffs at Kongregate
image Kongregate has laid off a, reportedly sizable, portion of its staff, a decision the company says in a statement to Gamasutra was set in motion by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
  Learn id's early coding principles from John Romero at GDC Summer
image Next month GDC Summer attendees will have a rare opportunity to learn about the codebase that powered id's earliest, most influential games from co-creator (and game industry veteran) John Romero.
  Paradox Interactive acquires Playrion Game Studio to help with mobile push
image Swedish developer-publisher Paradox Interactive has acquired French "mobile-focused" developer Playrion Game Studio for an undisclosed fee.
1 Blog: Four tips for amazing audio design
image Good sound design can transform a game but often gets overlooked. Luckily, it's easier today to create great sound and audio without a technical background.

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  Game Dev Digest Issue #51 - Scenes, Physics, Tools, And Much More
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  Video Game Deep Cuts: I Am Iron Man
by Simon Carless
Notes on the latest games and interesting links of the week, from Iron Man VR to Townscaper and...
  Game Discoverabilityland: The Season Of Discovery
by Simon Carless
The newest roundup on game discovery includes news on Xbox Summer Games Fest, PlayStation Indies,...
8 Opinion: Backlash to criticism harms The Last of Us Part II
by Bryant Francis
Backlash from some of the developers behind The Last of Us Part II doesn't support the hard work...
  Where Are You Wasting Your Game's Memory? (Memory Profiler: Part 2)
by Ruben Torres Bonet
Today, I will show you around the neat memory map visualization mode that this experimental package...

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Adding Life To Worlds With Dialogue Barks
image Lo-Fi Games narrative designer Natalie Mikkelson explores the world-building possibilities offered by character barks and incidental dialogue.
Lessons In Making A Serious Game During A Crisis
image Kim Kupiainen details his recent experience leading a group of students in producing a serious game during a global pandemic.
Launch Day Depression (And Why I'm Over It)
image Drawing from personal experience, Atmos Games' Thomas Brush explains how developers can manage their expectations after finishing a lengthy project.
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Ozone Music and Sound
Ozone Music and Sound Some of the most successful Movie Studios in Hollywood, Advertising Agencies in Detroit, Chicago, New York, and L.A., Game Developers around the world, and Recording Artists, trust their Creative Audio to Ozone Music and Sound, you should too.

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