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  Get a job: Tenacious Entertainment is hiring a UI Artist/Designer
image Tenacious Entertainment is seeking a talented and enthusiastic UI Artist / Designer to join our passionate team in Bellevue, Washington
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image In this nuanced look at game storytelling Die Gute Fabrik's Hannah Nicklin walks you through how she joined up with the Mutazione crew to flesh out and build the narratives of this mutant soap opera.
  YouTube TV comes to PS4, replacing PlayStation's own doomed TV service PS Vue
image Sony affirms the end of its live TV streaming ambitions as it welcomes YouTube TV to PlayStation 4 ahead of PS Vue’s shutdown net week.
  Xbox continues to expand Project xCloud's preview library as testing continues
image Xbox has once again bolstered Project xCloud's testing library, adding over a dozen new games to the streaming service's offerings as Xbox continues to stress test its tech ahead of a full launch.
  Video: The growing pains of Middle-earth: Shadow of War's asset pipeline
image In this 2018 GDC session, Monolith Productions' Doug Heimer discusses the asset pipeline growing pains encountered during the development of Middle-earth: Shadow of War.
  Daybreak Games restructures internal studios around key franchises
image Daybreak Games has restructured its internal studios so it can better focus on the development of individual franchises.
  Attend GDC for an inside look at the art design of Total War: Three Kingdoms
image The latest Total War game pushed developer Creative Assembly to completely reimagine the series' look and UI, and at GDC 2020 in Mach you'll have the opportunity to learn how the team pulled it off!
1 UK's top mental health nurse wants crack down on loot boxes
image NHS mental health director Claire Murdoch claims the controversial monetisation method "sets kids up for addition" by effectively teaching them to gamble at a young age.
  Court overturns $10.1 million verdict against Nintendo in Wii Remote lawsuit
image A federal court in Dallas has overturned a jury verdict against Nintendo that ordered the company to pay $10.1 million to iLife Technology for allegedly violating its motion tracking patents.
  Q&A: Evolving the combat design of id Software's Doom Eternal
image id Software game director Hugo Martin explains the design principles that have guided the evolution of Doom Eternal's design and combat.
  GTA developer Rockstar pushes back against UK tax abuse allegations
image Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar has refuted the suggestion its abusing the UK government's Video Game Tax Relief initiative and dodging corporation tax.
  Wherever you are in your game design career, come advance it at GDC!
image Are you a game designer interested in attending GDC 2020 this March? Don't miss these opportunities to attend sessions from industry experts and learn tips and techniques relevant to your needs!
1 Report: TikTok owner ByteDance planning big push into mobile games
image TikTok owner ByteDance has been quietly building an internal game division so it can break into the lucrative mobile games market.
1 Blog: Is your 21st century games career what you thought it'd be?
image Video game careers aren't straightforward. There are more paths than becoming a studio employee, growing a company, or shooting for the indie dream. How do you think yours will look in the '20s?
1 Tencent intends to further diversify investments outside of games
image Tencent wants to step up its investment efforts outside the world of video games, and intends to "pay more attention to smart retail and payment platforms."
1 Blog: How to keep adding content without hitting a limit
image More content would be a great fit for my game, I thought. But I paid the price for my ignorance in proper Unity Memory Management.
  Unsubtle Rainbow Six Siege DDoS dealers hit with Ubisoft lawsuit
image Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit in California against a group it claims are in the business of selling access to services which can disrupt the servers of (among other things) Rainbow Six Siege.
  Get a job: Be a Principal Writer at Deep Silver Volition
image The Champaign, Illinois studio seeks a candidate adept at writing and storytelling for AAA open-world action games, while also being able to direct, inspire, and mentor writers and other devs.
4 Don't Miss: Making Horizon Zero Dawn's Machines feel like living creatures
image Horizon Zero Dawn's Machines are clearly automatons, with their inner workings plainly visible. But they also exhibit unmistakable animal-like behavior and movements. Learn how in this classic chat!
  Video Game Deep Cuts: 2020's Most Exciting, 1983's Most Breakout Games
image The latest highlights include a look at 2020's most anticipated PC games, 1983's 'breakout' game (fine, it's a book excerpt from a 1983 tome about Breakout!), plus looks at Android: Netrunner & more.
  Video: How Bungie improved the audio workflow for Destiny: Rise of Iron
image In this 2017 GDC session, Bungie's Kareem Shuman explains how Bungie's audio QA team improved the tools and workflow to assist the content creators from day one of working on Destiny: Rise of Iron.
  GDC 2020 offers practical tips on hiring and keeping women leaders in games
image It's never been more vital for game makers to make active, sustained efforts to diversify their leadership teams, and at GDC 2020 in March you'll get the latest tips and tools to do so!
  Microsoft pledges to wipe out its carbon footprint by 2050
image Microsoft has outlined plans to not just reduce, but completely remove its carbon footprint in an attempt to combat the climate crisis.
2 Following Cyberpunk delay, CD Projekt Red expects dev team crunch
image Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has said that delaying the game until September won’t negate the need for crunch.
The top 7 reasons women quit game development
image Game development-focused feminist non-profit Pixelles highlights problem areas--and solutions--in retaining women within game development studios.

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