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  Get a job: Join Evil Empire as a Generalist Game Artist (Pixel or 3D)
image Evil Empire, the new team working on Motion Twin’s smash hit Dead Cells among other ambitious projects, is looking for a Generalist Game Artist, preferably with previous experience working on shipped games. 
  Supercell to pay $8.5 million over patent dispute with F2P dev Gree
image A patent dispute between two mobile developers has ended in a Texas court ordering Tencent subsidiary Supercell to pay $8.5 million to the Japanese dev Gree.
  Don't Miss: 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.
  50 standout indie games nominated in this year's IndieCade Awards
image The folks at IndieCade have announced the finalists for this year’s IndieCade awards, ultimately selecting 50 of the games submitted to the now-digital event for consideration in this year’s awards show.
  Amazon is muscling into cloud gaming with Luna
image Amazon has announced Luna, a new cloud gaming service meant to work with Twitch and compete with Google Stadia & Microsoft Xcloud.
  Video: Building teams that can prevent abuse
image Double Loop Games' Emily Greer explains how you can stop abuse in the workplace before it starts.
  Tribeca launches inaugural Games Award, assembles high-profile advisory board
image Tribeca organizers have announced plans for games to join the Festival as Official Selections, making those chosen eligible for the inaugural Tribeca Games Award. 
  The 1TB storage expansions cards for the Xbox Series S and X will cost $220
image A Best Buy listing has revealed Microsoft's expandable 1TB storage cards for the Xbox Series S and X will cost $220 in the United States.
  Innersloth cancels Among Us 2 because the first game has become so popular
image Innersloth has canceled Among Us 2 to continue supporting the first Among Us, which has become hugely popular in recent weeks.
  Data-driven indie secrets with No More Robots' Mike Rose - GDC Podcast ep 13
image Mike Rose, founder of Descenders and Hypnospace Outlaw publisher No More Robots talks about his approach to data-driven indie marketing and publishing, and what he looks for when signing new games.
  Video: How the Duolingo team balances profits and ethical design
image Duolingo's Karin Tsai explains how Duolingo balances its mission to educate and entertain players while still turning a profit without compromising the team's core ethical values.
  Get a job: Join Sony PlayStation as a Lead FX Artist
image We are seeking a Lead FX Artist who will collaborate with the Art Director, VFX Supervisor, and FX team to create consistent, high quality, and performant in-game and cinematic visual FX.
  Don't Miss: Ray Muzyka's Baldur's Gate II postmortem
image In honor of BioWare's much-beloved RPG, check out Ray Muzyka's in-depth postmortem from a 2001 issue of Game Developer magazine.
  Epic is offering $10 coupons to Rocket League players that use the Epic Games Store
image Epic Games has promised a $10 Epic Games Store credit to players that redeem a copy of the now free-to-play Rocket League via its storefront.
1 Frictional Games' Amnesia: The Dark Descent, A Machine for Pigs are now open source
image Frictional Games has given fellow devs and modders the go-ahead to explore what makes both iconic horror games tick.
  Spellbreak hits 5 million players in under three weeks
image Magically infused battle royale title Spellbreak has topped 5 million players in under three weeks.
2 Blog: How to better represent older characters in your game
image A large segment of the game industry is currently over 50, but 50+ year old characters in games are typically limited to four common tropes. This post discusses these tropes and how to move past them.
  Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime forms new game company Dreamhaven
image Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime has established a new game company called Dreamhaven to develop and publish original games. 
  Q&A: Why Apex Legends players are so in love with Skull Town
image Respawn Games design director Jason McCord discusses why Apex Legends players were so excited to return to Skull Town after months away.
1 ZeniMax Media won't be the last of Microsoft's game dev acquisitions
image "We will always look to grow inorganically where it makes sense."
  Core dev Manticore Games raises $15 million, thanks in part to Epic Games
image Manticore Games, the studio behind the create-a-game platform Core, has raised $15 million in a funding round led by none other than Fortnite and Unreal Engine developer Epic Games.
  Video: How Pendragon went from side project to full Arthurian adventure
image Watch Pendragon designers Jon Ingold and Tom Kail discuss the development of the studio's new strategy Arthurian adventure.
  Get a job: Join Airship Syndicate as a Design Scripter
image Airship is looking for a motivated designer with technical chops to help implement gameplay in Ruined King: A League of Legends Story!
1 Don't Miss: How Supergiant Games adds new deities to Hades' pantheon
image Supergiant Games creative director Greg Kasavin sits down to discuss the design and business decisions behind Hades.
  Video: How company leaders can tackle systemic inequality in the game industry
image In this 2020 GDC Summer session, Niantic's Trinidad Hermida looks at how company leaders can tackle the problem of systemic inequality in the video game industry.

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  How to get nearly 250k Steam wishlists, The Riftbreaker way
by Simon Carless
Talking to Pawel Lekki of EXOR Studios, we explored his upcoming game The Rift Breaker, which has...
1 Bethesda x Xbox - what does it mean for 'regular' game devs?
by Simon Carless
What does Microsoft's $7.5 billion acquisition of Bethesda parent company Zenimax mean for the video...
2 How to better represent older characters in your game
by Bob De Schutter
A large demographic segment of the game industry is currently over 50, but 50+ year old characters...
1 The 'mysterious' Steam algorithm - not that scary?
by Simon Carless
Sure, the Steam algorithm is important to those releasing PC games, but is it really sinister and...
3 2021 will be a landmark year for cloud gaming, generating $4bn in consumer spending
by George Jijiashvili
New research from market analyst firm Omdia shows that cloud gaming revenues will hit $12bn by 2025....

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Three Ways To Make Time For Your Game Project
image Rahul Sehgal offers up three techniques game designers can use to set aside free time in their schedules in order to invest additional hours into their projects.
Designing Non-Violent Games
image Brian Fairbanks discusses the principles of designing non-violent games, allowing developers to broaden their project's appeal while exploring alternate gameplay mechanics.
How To Create Great Indie Games: Make Lots Of Them!
image Michael Nannings details the benefits of focusing on several small projects in order to learn valuable game design principles first-hand.
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