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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

Disruptor Beam, Inc. — Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
VFX Artist

Visual Concepts — Novato, California, United States
Associate Producer, Online Operations
We’re seeking a passionate and brilliant Associate Producer to coordinate the development of web-based tools within our online operations and customer service team.

Plarium Michigan Studio LP — Portage, Michigan, United States
Senior Systems Designer
Senior Systems Designer - With Mobile Experience

Infinity Ward / Activision — Woodland Hills, California, United States
QA Tester - Temporary
We currently have openings for on-site Quality Assurance Testers through VOLT contract. The chosen candidates will be responsible for executing QA procedures as assigned by the QA Leads to help ensure the highest level of quality in our project. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within the video game industry.

Skydance Interactive — Marina Del Rey , California, United States
Software Engineer
We are seeking a Software Engineer. This is a Generalist position with a wide range of potential resposibilities which may include Game Systems, Graphics, Tools, Engine infrastructure, Netcode, Optimization, and other areas.

Skydance Interactive — Marina Del Rey, California, United States
Gameplay Engineer
Skydance Interactive is looking for a skilled Gameplay Engineer to join our engineering team. In this role, you'll be responsible for maintaining and extending major game subsystems, creating and optimizing gameplay elements, and working with the design team to implement ideas while providing technical and creative feedback

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group — Santa Monica, California, United States
SR Unity Developer

Asteri Networks — Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Software Engineer

USC School of Cinematic Arts — Los Angeles, California, United States
Game Development Support/DevOps

Visual Concepts — Agoura Hills, California, United States
Senior Tools Software Engineer
We’re seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer, focused on tools development.