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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




Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[10.20.17]
Graphics Programmer (Game Team)
Join our talented rendering team to develop and implement new and existing rendering techniques for our upcoming game, The Last of Us Part II.

2K — Novato, California, United States
[10.20.17]
LEAD TOOLS AND PIPELINE ENGINEER
We Need Someone to own and begin efforts at building and planning tools and pipeline for our development. You will work closely with artists and designers to develop tools that both enable their work and make it more efficient. You will be working across pipeline and in the Unreal Editor to build new tools and make existing tools better.

2K — Novato, California, United States
[10.20.17]
LEAD AI ENGINEER
We Need Someone to lead development of our AI Systems in a strongly narrative and systemic game. We have high ambitions for tying AI and storytelling together and it will be your responsibility to crystallize that ambition and design the AI systems from the ground up. You will be in close collaboration with Design leadership to flush out the designs for world AI systems, NPC archetypes, and AI behaviors. You will lead the AI team in achieving those objectives. You will also be expected to help push our conception of what is possible in this arena doing as much to advance the ambition as you will attempt to build it.

2K — Novato, California, United States
[10.20.17]
LEAD GAMEPLAY ENGINEER
We Need Someone to lead development of our gameplay systems in a strongly narrative and systemic game. You will work closely with design to advance and implement the vision for the gameplay systems. In this role you will sit across the intersection of design, engineering, animation, audio and user experience. You will be expected to be fluent across all of these disciplines and be able to help everyone achieve their respective ambitions. We believe that a truly good gameplay engineer is one of the hardest positions to find and we hope that you are that person.

Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency Inc. — San Diego, California, United States
[10.20.17]
Senior Unreal Engine Systems Engineer


2K — Novato, California, United States
[10.20.17]
TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR - CORE SYSTEMS
We Need Someone to lead and direct our core engineering team. You will be a vital member of the team's leadership team and co-direct the engineering team with the Gameplay Technology Director. The pair of you can work out the details of exactly who owns which system but nominally yours might include: rendering, animation, pipeline, tools, and any new core systems that we require. You will be responsible for collaborating with the rest of the leadership team and, through those conversations and your own inspiration, helping to set and sell the vision for the engineering department.

Treyarch — Santa Monica, California, United States
[10.20.17]
Video Game Producer


voidALPHA, Inc. — Emeryville, California, United States
[10.20.17]
Software Developer


Yacht Club Games — Marina del Rey, California, United States
[10.20.17]
Senior 3d Art Generalist


iGotcha Studios — Stockholm, Sweden
[10.20.17]
3D Game Animator