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Don't forget to take the GDC 2021 State of the Industry Survey  
by Staff [03.05.21]
Game Developers ConferenceĀ has extended the deadline to take part in the GDC21 State of the Industry Survey.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Get to know Swapcard, the platform powering GDC Showcase  
by Staff [03.03.21]
Take a closer look at Swapcard, the platform used for hosting GDC Showcase later this month!
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Design, Production, GDC

The Last of Us Part II breaks record for most BAFTA Games Award nominations  
by Chris Kerr [03.02.21]
Naughty Dog's acclaimed sequel is up forĀ 13 awards at the 2021 British Academy Games Awards, beating the previous record of 11 nominations.
VR, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production

Video: Animating the final villain of Marvel's Spider-Man  
by Staff [03.01.21]
In this 2019 GDC talk, Insomniac Games' Sol Brennan provides an overview of what went into animating the iconic final villain of Marvel's Spider-Man.
Console/PC, Art, Video

Get a job: Square Enix is hiring artists, programmers, and technical artists  
by Staff [02.26.21]
Square Enix is seeking motivated and experienced artists, programmers and technical artists to work with it in Tokyo on its next projects and push the boundaries in content creation.
Programming, Art, Recruitment

Don't Miss: Akihiro Imamura & Akira Yamaoka's Silent Hill 4: The Room postmortem 2
by Staff [02.25.21]
In this Game Developer magazine postmortem, Akihiro Imamura and Akira Yamaoka describe the making of their claustrophobic 2004 horror classic in grisly detail.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design

Blog: Creating traditional sprites with Unity's new 2D animation package  
by Gamasutra Community [02.25.21]
Diving into Unity's new 2D animation package and finding a lot to love for the creation of sprite-based 2D games.
Art, Design

Get a job: Join Sealost Interactive as an Art Director  
by Staff [02.23.21]
Sealost Interactive LLC, the studio behind The Thrill of the Fight, is looking for a talented 3D artist with strong industry experience to be in charge of visual quality for a breakout indie game franchise.
Art, Recruitment

Get a job: Join Bit Fry Game Studios as a Technical Animator  
by Staff [02.22.21]
As a Technical Animator at Bit Fry, you will work closely with both animators and engineers to identify needs and implement systems to satisfy them.
Art, Recruitment

Get a job: Join Ringtail Interactive as a Junior UI Artist  
by Staff [02.19.21]
Ringtail Games is looking for a talented UI/UX Artist to help it with its current game.
Art, Recruitment

Introducing GDC Showcase's Platinum Sponsors: Bring your vision to life with Unity  
by Staff [02.19.21]
Check out what GDC Showcase Platinum Sponsor Unity has to offer at GDC Showcase!
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, GDC

A new approach to 2021 with a family of GDC events and more!  
by Katie Stern [02.18.21]
GDC GM Katie Stern updates the community on what to expect from the team in 2021.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Go behind the scenes of The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners at GDC Showcase  
by Staff [02.16.21]
Check out a postmortem of The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners at GDC Showcase next month!
VR, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production

Sponsored Content
5 reasons to join the games industry in Germany
by Staff [02.15.21]
Sponsored: Moving a game studio is a monumental change. All the information about Germany may seem daunting, but Games Germany can guide you through it and make the process much easier.
Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Summit Submissions for GDC 2021 close on Monday  
by Staff [02.11.21]
Heads up! Talk and panel submissions for GDC 2021's Summits are closing on Monday February 15th at 11:59PM PT.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Serious, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Get a job: Join Insomniac Games as a VFX Artist  
by Staff [02.10.21]
Insomniac Games is looking for its next VFX Artist! You'll work to create special effects to work and assist in the gameplay, environment, and cinematics of the game.
Art, Recruitment

Video: The basics of VFX particles  
by Staff [02.10.21]
In this 2018 GDC session, Arkane Studios' Mickaelle Ruckert discusses how changing game companies and the type of game she was working on helped her re-evalulate the basics of visual effects design.
Console/PC, Art, Video

IGF 2021 accepts over 500 excellent entries!  
by Staff [02.10.21]
The organizers are pleased to announce that over 500 truly excellent games are up for consideration at the 2021 Independent Games Festival.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Can you cheat to get ahead on Steam?  
by Gamasutra Staff [02.08.21]
Can you get your game more positive reviews than it would otherwise deserve on Steam, and is this actually a good idea? (Spoiler: it's not...)
Console/PC, Indie, Art, Design, Production

Video: The combat animations of Middle-earth: Shadow of War  
by Staff [02.08.21]
In this 2018 GDC session, Monolith Productions' John Piel and Camille Chu discuss the challenges encountered of crafting a multi-character combat kill animations for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War.
Console/PC, Art, Video