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Daybreak Games lays off multiple employees in company 'realignment' 1
by Bryant Francis [10.11.19]
Daybreak Games appears to have laid off another round of employees less than a year after letting 70 employees go from the company.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Video Game Deep Cuts: Hearthstone Boycotts, Concrete Genie, Indie Sales  
by Gamasutra Staff [10.11.19]
This week's highlights include fallout from Blizzard's 'Hong Kong censorship' controversy, new titles including Concrete Genie, Neo Cab, and John Wick Hex, plus the reality of indie game sales.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

Don't Miss: 10 video game production lessons learned the hard way 11
by Staff [10.11.19]
In this classic 2012 feature, an experienced producer shares the secrets he's learned from years of seeing devs fail to learn from the mistakes they've made on projects in the past.
Business/Marketing, Production

Esports-focused mobile dev Meta Games nets $2 million in funding  
by Chris Kerr [10.11.19]
Esports-focused mobile game developer Meta Games has secured a $2 million investment to finish production on its upcoming title, Rivals Esports Manager.
Business/Marketing, Production, Smartphone/Tablet

DIY thumbsticks and clay creations: How Google designed its Stadia gamepad 1
by Chris Kerr [10.11.19]
What goes into designing a new gamepad? Given most of them share a striking number of similarities, you'd be forgiven for thinking the answer to that question is 'not much.' If only.
Business/Marketing, Design

IGF 2020 accepts over 550 innovative and exciting entries!  
by Staff [10.11.19]
These submissions came in from a diverse and widespread selection of veteran indie game makers, first-time entrants, and students, all of whom will compete to win at the IGF Awards in March!
Business/Marketing, Indie, IGF


Video Game Deep Cuts: Hearthstone Boycotts, Concrete Genie, Indie Sales  
by Simon Carless [10.11.19]
This week's highlights include a look at fallout from Blizzard's 'Hong Kong censorship' controversy, new titles including Concrete Genie, Neo Cab, and John Wick Hex, plus a great look at the reality of indie game sales and lots more.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, VR

PixelCast 6, Reggie, Kirby, Techy, Devs Meetup Next Tuesday!!!  
by Jeremy Alessi [10.10.19]
Jeremy continues October with some more Halloween spirit by attempting to go bodyless and pass off green screen artifacts as monster makeup!
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, VR

How to Fail in F2P Mobile Games, Part III: Nebulous Product Goals  
by Matthew Emery [10.10.19]
In Part 3, we discuss how a clear understanding of and consistent focus on our key product goals can shed light on these difficult, daily choices -- with 3 key rules about focusing innovation energy, aggressively backlogging, and aligning the team.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

How KleptoCats Cartoon Network happened  
by Antonio Uribe [10.10.19]
This post explains how HyperBeard got access to some of Cartoon Network's important IPs like Adventure Time, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears, Gumball and Powerpuff Girls to put in their recently released game KleptoCats CN.
Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Pixelbite Studio: "We were told our game wouldn’t sell in China. What happened next surprised everyone else except us!"  
by Dolly Dai [10.10.19]
The creators of t Space Marshals, Reckless Racing, and Xenowerk, Swedish studio Pixelbite is launching its tactical mobile strategy game Xenowerk Tactics this week. LocalizeDirect briefly talked to Pixelbite co-founders Mattias Olsson and Anders Blom.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

How to get on the front page of imgur 5
by Chris Zukowski [10.10.19]
imgur is one of the last remaining marketing platforms where your post can go viral reaching hundreds of thousands of people without paying to boost it, getting an influencer to cover it, or knowing the platform holder personally. Here is how to use it.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet


Take Two Interactive Software Inc. — Westwood , Massachusetts, United States
[10.11.19]
Producer


Take Two Interactive Software Inc. — Westwood , Massachusetts, United States
[10.11.19]
Cinematic Narrative Scripter


Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[10.11.19]
Lead Level Designer
Insomniac Games - Lead Level Designer

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[10.11.19]
Lead Environment Artist
Insomniac Games - Lead Environment Artist

DePaul University — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[10.11.19]
Assistant Professor in Game Design


Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[10.11.19]
Senior Character TD
Senior Character TD

Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
[10.11.19]
Senior Programmer, Cambridge, MA
Senior Programmer

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[10.11.19]
Sr. Project Manager
Insomniac Games - Sr. Project Manager

Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.11.19]
Senior Game Designer/Scripter (Blueprint, UE4)
Senior Game Designer/Scripter (Blueprint, UE4)

University of Exeter — Exeter, England, United Kingdom
[10.11.19]
Serious Games Developer