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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




Wargaming.net — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[01.19.18]
Technical Animator
Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore, a growing studio with more than 150 employees, is looking for a stellar Technical Animator to join the team. Our environment is a combination of casual creativity and functional productivity, powered by the studio’s own, proprietary game engine.

Plarium Michigan Studio LP — Portage, Michigan, United States
[01.19.18]
Senior Systems Designer


Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[01.18.18]
Web Developer
Naughty Dog is seeking a highly motivated, independent web developer to lead and maintain the digital presence of the studio and our games. This individual will not only be responsible for building and maintaining all aspects of our web sites, but also should desire management-oriented tasks by working with external agencies, building plans, providing analysis and reporting, among other opportunities.

Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[01.18.18]
IT Help Desk Generalist (Temporary Assignment)
This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh Services. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for this position.

Skydance Interactive — Marina Del Rey, California, United States
[01.18.18]
Art Director
We are looking for an experienced Art Director to lead the art team on The Walking Dead VR title. Full-time position and competitive benefits.

Trendy Entertainment, Inc. — Gainesville, Florida, United States
[01.18.18]
Software Engineer - Game and Online Services


Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[01.18.18]
Scripting / Systems Designer (Single Player)
Do you love making games? Do you love not just designing unique and deep gameplay systems, but getting your hands dirty and implementing them? We’re looking for a passionate designer to join our team and be a primary contributor to the design of our next game.

Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[01.18.18]
Level / Environment Designer (Multiplayer)
Do you love playing multiplayer games? Do you love designing maps and game modes? Are you obsessed with map design elements like sightlines, player pathing, and theming? We’re looking for a passionate multiplayer designer to join our team and be a primary contributor to the design of our next multiplayer game.

Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[01.18.18]
Character TD / Rigger
Naughty Dog is seeking a Character TD / Rigger to come join our team! This talented individual should be able to work with minimal input and feel comfortable working in a team environment. Our ideal candidate possesses strong technical skills in rigging, an artistic eye, and passion for video games.

Naughty Dog — Santa Monica, California, United States
[01.18.18]
Scripting / Systems Designer (Multiplayer)
Do you love playing multiplayer games? Are you fascinated with the nuances of things like weapon design and player progression systems? Do you love designing and implementing unique and deep gameplay systems? We’re looking for a passionate multiplayer designer to join our team and be a primary contributor to the design of our next multiplayer game.