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Sponsored Content
Six key tools to help break into the game industry
by Full Sail University [07.12.21]
Sponsored: As the gaming industry continues to rapidly expand, it is important to hone the skills necessary to help you stand out in a hiring pool.
Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Get a job: Join the Xbox team as a Sr. Software Engineer (Performance Tooling)  
by Staff [07.08.21]
The PIX team is hiring experienced graphics programmers and GPU engineers.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

Sponsored Content
Learn how data-driven personalization can drive player engagement in this free webinar  
by Staff [07.08.21]
Sponsored: Personalization is critical to driving player engagement, but this comes with real-time performance and scalability challenges. Learn how to address those concerns in this free webinar.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Get a job: Health Scholars is hiring a Unity Software Engineer  
by Staff [07.06.21]
Health Scholars is looking for an experienced Unity Software Engineer to help develop virtual reality simulations on multiple platforms including PC and Android devices.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

Amazon's Lumberyard game engine is now open source 1
by Bryant Francis [07.06.21]
Amazon’s Lumberyard game engine is now fully available as an open source project under the newly organized Open 3D Foundation.
Console/PC, Programming, Business/Marketing

Check out Amazon Web Services' Devnote session at GDC 2021  
by Staff [07.06.21]
Amazon Web Services will be showing off its Game Tech tools in a sponsored Devnote at GDC 2021.
Console/PC, Programming, GDC

Blog: The importance of believable non-player characters - a review 8
by Gamasutra Community [07.05.21]
There's plenty of research suggesting players really want non-player characters to be more believable and meaningful. Let's discuss it here.
Programming, Design

Get a job: Legends of Learning is looking for a Senior Systems Designer  
by Staff [07.02.21]
Legends of Learning is looking for a Senior Systems Designer for an upcoming game.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

Don’t Miss HP's Devnote session at GDC 2021  
by Staff [07.02.21]
Hewlett-Packard will be presenting a Devnote session at GDC 2021 focusing on its new Omnicept XR platform.
Console/PC, Programming, GDC

Don't Miss: The making of Star Wars: The Old Republic 4
by Staff [07.01.21]
Go behind the development of Star Wars: The Old Republic in the lead-up to its launch in 2011.
Console/PC, Programming, Design

Rare version of Minecraft unearthed thanks to blind luck 1
by Bryant Francis [06.28.21]
Minecraft Alpha 1.11, a rare version of the gargantuanly popular game, has been unearthed thanks to one longtime user who tweeted about it in 2011.
Console/PC, Programming

Get a job: Xbox Game Studios is hiring a Rendering Engineer  
by Staff [06.25.21]
Rare Ltd. (a subsidiary of Xbox Game Studios) is looking to hire a Rendering Engineer.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

You can watch so many great Sponsored Sessions at GDC 2021  
by Staff [06.25.21]
Take some time at the all-digital 2021 Game Developers Conference to check out some useful Sponsored Sessions.
Console/PC, Programming, GDC

Sponsored Content
How rigorous testing helped to improve Scavengers' gameplay  
by Improbable [06.25.21]
Sponsored: Discover how a tactical collaboration empowered Midwinter Entertainment to focus on what they do best.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Programming, Design, Production, Sponsored Article

How Rare designed Sea of Thieves' infinite pirate generator 2
by Jack Yarwood [06.24.21]
Rare lead character artist Sam Chester talks through the conception, design, and implementation of the "infinite pirate generator" character creator in the studio's swashbuckle-'em-up Sea of Thieves.
Console/PC, Programming, Art

Get a job: Zing Games needs a Gameplay Programmer  
by Staff [06.24.21]
Zing Games is looking for talented and passionate gameplay programmers to join us in creating original titles for both the PC and consoles.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

Don't Miss: Rare's postmortem of the N64 hit GoldenEye 007  
by Staff [06.23.21]
It's the Nintendo 64's 25th anniversary. Celebrate with a look back at the making of one of its most popular games.
Console/PC, Programming, Design

Get a job: SideFX is hiring a Senior Distributed Systems Developer  
by Staff [06.23.21]
SideFX is seeking an exceptional software developer with distributed systems experience and a talent for producing high performance, robust software to join its Toronto-based R&D team.
Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

You can now run Xbox Cloud games at Series X performance levels  
by Bryant Francis [06.23.21]
It’s now possible to play Xbox Cloud games running at the same fidelity as their Xbox Series X equivalents.
Console/PC, Programming, Business/Marketing

Unity acquires 3D data optimization software provider Pixyz Software  
by Chris Kerr [06.23.21]
Unity has acquired 3D data preparation and optimization software provider Pixyz Software for an undisclosed fee.
Console/PC, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing