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Updates » Programming
Video: Carmack's 2004 GDC talk about game dev on the bleeding edge  
by Staff [09.14.17]
13 years ago, id's John Carmack took the stage to talk about where the industry was at & what he found challenging/inspiring about making games. Video of his talk has been hard to find -- until now.
Console/PC, Programming, Design, Production, Video, Vault

Get a job: Sony PlayStation is hiring a Sr. Animation Programmer  
by Staff [09.13.17]
Sony is looking to hire an experienced Sr. Animation Programmer for its studio in Bend, Oregon.
Programming, Recruitment

Video Game Deep Cuts: The Secret World Of Dad Of Light  
by Gamasutra Staff [09.10.17]
This week's long form article/video highlights include the depths of the Secret World role-playing community, a unique new Final Fantasy-themed TV show, and lots more.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Get a job: Supergiant Games is hiring a Platforms Engineer  
by Staff [09.08.17]
Supergiant Games is seeking a programmer to help maintain the studio’s catalog of released titles across a variety of platforms and port them to new platforms.
Programming, Recruitment

Now's the time to submit your talks for the GDC 2018 AI Summit!  
by Staff [09.07.17]
Submit your talk pitches for next year's GDC AI Summit, which presents panels and lectures from top game AI programmers, designers, researchers, and AI enthusiasts in the industry.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Design, GDC

Get a job: Remedy Entertainment is hiring a Gameplay Programmer  
by Staff [09.06.17]
Remedy Entertainment is looking to hire a Gameplay Programmer to design, develop and deliver new features in its games.
Programming, Recruitment

Video: Designing Mafia III's system-driven dialogue  
by Staff [09.05.17]
At GDC 2017, Hangar 13's Remy Boicherot outlines key principles used for the relationship system with crime lieutenants, persistent characters, radio news and shows that breathe life into Mafia III.
Console/PC, Programming, Design, Video, Vault

Get a job: Nintendo SDSG is hiring a Software Engineer  
by Staff [09.05.17]
Nintendo Technology Development's Software Development Support Group is looking for a Software Engineer to join its team in Redmond, Washington.
Programming, Recruitment

Don't Miss: Exploring cascaded voxel cone tracing in The Tomorrow Children 8
by James McLaren [09.05.17]
"Rather than a traditional forward or deferred lighting system, we created a system that lit everything by tracing cones through voxels," explains James McLaren, director of engine technology at Q-Games.
Console/PC, Programming, Art

Blog: Improving mobile performance using a custom culling solution 2
by Gamasutra Community [09.04.17]
How and why we created a custom culling system to improve the performance of our mobile game, Suzy Cube.
Programming, Design

Blog: Resolving build issues for UWP packages with Unity 1
by Gamasutra Community [09.04.17]
If you're building games and projects in Unity and targeting the Universal Windows Platform, you may have noticed than in the recent Unity releases this was actually broken. So, let's find a fix.
Programming, Production

Video Game Deep Cuts: Maybe Tomorrow, Everybody's Golf?  
by Gamasutra Staff [09.03.17]
This week's highlights include a piece on what happens when The Tomorrow Children goes away, a silly Everybody's Golf video, & a host of other neat articles/videos.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production

Video: Building an indie MMO game with 70 million players  
by Staff [09.01.17]
At GDC 2017 Transformice co-creator Melanie Christin walks attendees through the 6-year journey of scaling an indie game prototype (done in 3 weeks) into a 70M-player MMO game.
Indie, Programming, Design, Video, Vault

Get a job: Be a Sr. Core Systems Engineer at Infinity Ward  
by Staff [08.31.17]
Infinity Ward is looking for a Sr. Core Systems Engineer with experience in core engine architecture to join it on its new project in Woodland Hills, CA.
Programming, Recruitment

How the makers of SpaceChem ported a modern PC game to MS-DOS 3
by Zach Barth [08.30.17]
Keith Holman and Zach Barth of Zachtronics--known for programmer-friendly puzzle games like SpaceChem, Infinifactory and TIS-100--talk in-depth about porting Shenzhen Solitaire to a dead OS.
Console/PC, Programming, Production

How did the Game Genie work anyway?  
by Bryant Francis [08.29.17]
One YouTuber takes a look back at the programming wizardry that enabled the Game Genie hacking device.
Console/PC, Programming, Video

Ark: Survival Evolved devs say console cross-play would only take a few days 2
by Bryant Francis [08.29.17]
The makers of Ark: Survival Evolved continue to argue that cross-play isn't technically difficult, just a matter of policy.
Console/PC, Programming, Business/Marketing

Blog: Programming lessons from the past 4
by Gamasutra Community [08.29.17]
Radical change is around every corner, but we should take care not to throw out all the hard-earned lessons of the past and take time to examine how they are still applicable and relevant today.
Programming

Video: Designing the AI of Dragon Age: Inquisition  
by Bryant Francis [08.28.17]
Learn about BioWare's AI development process for its first open-world role-playing game.
Console/PC, Programming, Design, Video

Get a job: Armature Studio is hiring a Graphics Engineer  
by Staff [08.28.17]
Armature is looking for a talented, precise, and self-motivated Graphics Engineer to join it on exciting, high visibility projects for a variety of platforms and utilizing various engines.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment