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ESRB president Patricia Vance's plan for a world ratings solution Exclusive 10
by Brandon Sheffield [04.10.12]
Entertainment Software Rating Board president Patricia Vance tells Gamasutra how the game content ratings organization intends to stay relevant in an increasingly online marketplace.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Mobile Phone, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital, Exclusive, Marketing

Study: Teens losing interest in traditional games, prefer social/mobile experiences 12
by Eric Caoili [04.04.12]
Teens are losing interest in playing traditional video games on consoles, and prefer to play social or online games instead, according to a new survey of high school students by analyst firm Piper Jaffray.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital

UK indie dev Mediatonic doubling headcount this year  
by Mike Rose [04.02.12]
UK indie game developer Mediatonic, best known for platformer Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess, is expanding its staff headcount as it moves its London headquarters.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie, Console Digital

Thatgamecompany's Journey is fastest-selling U.S. PSN game ever 1
by Mike Rose [03.29.12]
Thatgamecompany's Journey, released for PlayStation 3 earlier this month, is now the fastest selling game ever on the PlayStation Network in the U.S., selling faster than any other first or third-party game available.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Console Digital

UEFA Euro 2012 will be DLC for FIFA 12, not a standalone release 1
by Mike Rose [03.29.12]
The UEFA Euro 2012 video game, due to be released around the same time the 2012 European Football Championship kicks off this summer, will not be a standalone release, but rather DLC for EA's popular FIFA 12.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Console Digital

How does new game retail stack up in international markets? Exclusive 5
by Matt Matthews [03.28.12]
Gamasutra analyst Matt Matthews examines the role of new video game retail sales in European countries, in a world where consumers have used, online and mobile game options.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Mobile Phone, Mobile Console, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital, Exclusive

Microsoft brings big releases to XBLA with Arcade Next, Minecraft 2
by Eric Caoili [03.22.12]
Microsoft has announced a new marketing campaign for Xbox Live Arcade releases starting next month, debuting high-profile titles like Trials Evolution and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.
Business/Marketing, Console Digital

NPD: Digital, non-traditional business almost half of retail game sales last quarter 2
by Eric Caoili [03.22.12]
Consumers spent $3.33 billion on games outside of retail (e.g. digital downloads, social/mobile games) in the U.S. and key European markets during the fourth quarter of 2011, the NPD Group reports.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Console Digital




Hangar 13 — Novato, California, United States
[10.19.17]
LEAD CHARACTER TD
We are looking for a highly skilled and innovative Lead Character TD to drive Hangar 13’s character pipeline development. You’ll bring new ideas and push new technology and techniques as we continue to build upon our prior success and drive the quality of our characters and character performance forward for our next AAA game project.

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[10.19.17]
Engine Programmer
Insomniac Games is looking for a Mid to Senior Level Engine Programmer

Hangar 13 — Novato, California, United States
[10.19.17]
SENIOR ANIMATOR
Hangar 13 is seeking a Senior Animator for our upcoming project teams. You will work closely with the animation lead and the lead game designer to create visually compelling narrative animation within our game. We expect you to have a passion for games as well as demonstrate a clear knowledge of the principles of animation in your work. As an animator with Hanger 13, you would be responsible for animating characters using a combination of keyframes and motion capture. You will work with our Lead Animator to figure out how best tell the story of our characters and our world both in and out of gameplay.

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[10.19.17]
User Experience Researcher
User Experience Researcher wanted for Insomniac Games

Phosphor Games Studio — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[10.19.17]
Mid to Senior Gameplay Programmer


Telltale Games — San Rafael, California, United States
[10.19.17]
Senior Tools Engineer


Telltale Games — San Rafael, California, United States
[10.19.17]
Build Engineer


Telltale Games — San Rafael, California, United States
[10.19.17]
Engine Programmer


Yacht Club Games — Marina del Rey, California, United States
[10.19.17]
Senior 3d Art Generalist


2K — Novato, California, United States
[10.18.17]
SENIOR SERVER ENGINEER
We are looking for a senior engineer to join our Identity and E-Commerce initiatives. First and foremost, we need someone who knows how to work autonomously and get things done. You will not be spoon-fed technical specifications or be simply maintaining an existing codebase. Instead you will be faced with interesting, challenging and constantly evolving problems that require a creative yet disciplined approach. You will need to work with other engineers, game teams, producers, designers and more to understand problems, design solutions and turn them into reality.