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Game devs show up to support Black Lives Matter and Black game devs
by Alex Wawro [06.01.20]
UPDATE: Amid ongoing protests across the US sparked by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, folks in the game industry are showing support for Black Lives Matter and Black communities.
Console/PC, Serious

An extensive look at Maxis' short stint in serious simulation games  
by Alissa McAloon [05.21.20]
If you've got time for a long read about a beloved game maker's foray into for-hire simulation games for the likes of Chevron and the EPA, The Obscuritory has you covered.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious

Video Game Deep Cuts: The Ghost Of Id's Pro Skater  
by Gamasutra Staff [05.16.20]
The latest Video Game Deep Cuts rounds up the notable games released this week, plus delves into the history of Id Software, the return of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater & more.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

Report: Game X Change keeps stores open, gives staff bogus advice for facing COVID-19  
by Alex Wawro [04.02.20]
As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, Kotaku reports U.S. game retailer Game X Change is keeping its stores open and giving its employees bogus advice on how to avoid getting sick.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious

Video: Learning from 2 case studies of LGBTQ+ representation in games 1
by Staff [04.02.20]
In this 2020 GDC virtual talk, game writer and narrative designer Tori Schafer explains her design process for creating complex and interesting LGBT+ characters.
Console/PC, Serious, Video, Vault

Video: How Gearbox baked accessibility features into Borderlands 3 1
by Staff [04.01.20]
In this GDC 2020 virtual talk, Gearbox Software's Andre Bair discusses how accessibility features were embedded into the design of Borderlands 3 at an early stage in development.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Video, Vault

Free press advocates unveil new library of censored works -- in Minecraft  
by Alex Wawro [03.13.20]
"The library is filled with...articles that were censored...these articles are now available again within Minecraft – hidden from government surveillance technology inside a computer game."
Business/Marketing, Serious, Social/Online, Video

Learn about the future of mental health in the game industry at GDC!  
by Staff [02.25.20]
Mental health in the game industry is a key concern, and at GDC 2020 next month Take This executive director Eve Crevoshay will show you how mental health advocacy can improve the industry for all!
Serious, GDC



Game Dev Digest Issue #47 - C#, Patterns, Nintendo-style Effects, Free Project Starters, and lots more!  
by Mike Marrone [06.05.20]
Game Dev Digest Issue #47 - C#, Patterns, Nintendo-style Effects, Free Project Starters, and lots more! The latest from the free weekly Unity3d/gamedev newsletter.
Design Programming Production Art Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet VR

Do You Like C# Value Types? Here's How to Apply C# 7.0 Ref Locals & Returns  
by Ruben Torres Bonet [06.03.20]
In this article, I'll show you how to apply Unity C# 7.0: ref locals & returns to simplify your game code and make your programming intentions clear when you deal with C# value types.
Programming Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Equality, Brotherhood, Freedom  
by Andre Faure [06.02.20]
The motto of the French Revolution, in 1789, is a very powerful Manifesto from a miserable, sick, and tired population of workers that simply could not stand the French monarchy no more. The oppression was so overwhelming, that it preceded a Revolution.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Serious Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

Game Dev Digest Issue #46 - Testing, Profile, Optimization. Game Dev Tutorials. What's New... All That And More  
by Mike Marrone [06.01.20]
Game Dev Digest Issue #46 - Testing, Profile, Optimization. Game Dev Tutorials. What's New... All That And More. The latest from the free weekly Unity3d/gamedev newsletter.
Audio Design Programming Production Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet VR

Impact of COVID-19 on Jobs in Gaming Industry: Bane or Boon?  
by Matt Nicholas [05.28.20]
While the world copes up with the pandemic, there is a silver lining in the cloud for the gaming industry.
Business/Marketing Serious


Question — Remote, California, United States
[06.06.20]
Senior Gameplay Engineer (Unreal Engine, Work from Home)
Senior Gameplay Engineer (Unreal Engine, Work from Home)

Question — Remote, California, United States
[06.06.20]
Senior Network Engineer (Unreal Engine, Work from Home)


Embodied Inc. — Pasadena, California, United States
[06.05.20]
Software Tools Engineer, Unity
Software Tools Engineer supporting software, art, content, and QA teams.

Remedy Entertainment — Espoo, Finland
[06.05.20]
Senior Programmer


Remedy Entertainment — Espoo, Finland
[06.05.20]
Senior Rigging Artist


Remedy Entertainment — Espoo, Finland
[06.05.20]
Senior Gameplay Programmer


Remedy Entertainment — Espoo, Finland
[06.05.20]
(Senior) Dialogue Designer


Remedy Entertainment — Espoo, Finland
[06.05.20]
Development Director


Remedy Entertainment — Espoo, Finland
[06.05.20]
Game Director


Game Closure — San Francisco, California, United States
[06.05.20]
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer - San Francisco, Mountain View, Tokyo, Remote