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Following App Store rejection, Valve cuts game purchasing from iOS Steam Link app  
by Staff [06.14.18]
Valve has slightly tweaked the testing build of its Steam Link iOS app to remove game purchasing, likely in response to Apple’s new rules that prohibit such apps in the App Store.
Business/Marketing, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Telltale is bringing Minecraft: Story Mode to Netflix  
by Alissa McAloon [06.13.18]
The developer is launching an adapted version of Minecraft: Story Mode on Netflix that will be playable from within the video streaming platform.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Weekly Jobs Roundup: Rabbit, Digital Extremes, and more are hiring now!  
by Staff [06.15.18]
Whether you're just starting out, looking for something new, or just seeing what's out there, the Gamasutra Job Board is the place where game developers move ahead in their careers.
Design, Programming, Art, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Recruitment

Unity updates ARKit plugin with improved features and new tools  
by Chris Kerr [06.14.18]
The update will be of interest to augmented reality developers working on iOS, and talks through the addition and improvement of tools like ARWorldMap and UnityObjectScanner.
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

Sony adds 7 games to the PS4's PlayLink lineup, including UNO and Ticket to Ride  
by Alissa McAloon [06.13.18]
Sony has added 7 more games to its PlayLink lineup, quietly reminding developers and players alike that it hasn’t abandoned the companion app-driven line of PlayStation 4 games just yet.
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, E3

Fortnite has attracted 125M players in under a year  
by Chris Kerr [06.13.18]
Popular multiplayer shooter Fortnite has grown to 125 million registered players since launching less than year ago on July 25, 2017.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, E3

InnoGames to shut down Dusseldorf studio, move staff to Hamburg HQ  
by Alissa McAloon [06.12.18]
The German game developer InnoGames has announced plans to shut down its studio in Dusseldorf, roughly four years after setting up shop in the city.
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

Bethesda working on new sci-fi property, Starfield 4
by Kris Graft [06.11.18]
At E3 in Los Angeles Sunday evening, Bethesda unveiled the upcoming game Starfield, its first new property in 25 years.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, E3, Video



Is Battle Royale the Next Esport?  
by Josh Bycer [06.15.18]
Battle Royale and Fortnite has taken over multiplayer and streaming, but does this genre have the legs to be the next big Esport?
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

"Run, Candy, Run" game for Android  
by Rudolf Lachinov [06.14.18]
It's my project about running candies. All game art is sculpted from plasticine, there are 50 candies and 6 locations.
Art Indie Smartphone/Tablet

Analysing Core and Casual User Reviews  
by Peter Lynch [06.14.18]
User Reviews: Are Core Gamers More Feature Critical Than Casual Gamers?
Business/Marketing Production Console/PC Smartphone/Tablet

Translating Tabletop for Digital - Best Practices for Best of Show  
by Philippe Dao [06.13.18]
Untapping new opportunities for existing board game IP - namely, understanding the growth of the tabletop market, how that relates to digital, and how to create new, complementary experiences based on beloved IPs, not just direct 1-to-1 translations.
Business/Marketing Design Console/PC Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

Questionnaire - Heuristics for F2P Mobile Games  
by Marisardo Bezerra de Filho [06.11.18]
Hi guys... I'd like to ask for who has some experience in F2P Mobile games to answer this questionnaire that will help the definition of a set of ARM heuristics for the design of F2P Mobile Games.
Business/Marketing Design Production Smartphone/Tablet


Castle Hill Gaming — Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
[06.15.18]
Artist


Outfit7 (Ekipa2 d.o.o.) — Ljubljana, Slovenia
[06.13.18]
Data Scientist (Product), (Outfit7 - Ekipa2 d.o.o. subsidiary)
Did you know that our users have fed Talking Tom more virtual chiles than have ever existed on planet Earth? Find yourself wanting to solve mysteries like this one? Energized by the idea of delving into the world of big data? Then join us and help look for answers as to why our users behave the way they do. Oh, and one more thing – when we say big data, we actually mean big fun!

Etermax Germany — Berlin, Germany
[06.07.18]
Senior Software Engineer


FoxNext — PLAYA VISTA, California, United States
[06.06.18]
Lead Backend Engineer


FoxNext — PLAYA VISTA, California, United States
[06.06.18]
Lead Product Manager


FoxNext — Playa Vista, California, United States
[06.06.18]
QA Analyst


PlayQ — Santa Monica, California, United States
[05.24.18]
UI/UX Designer
PlayQ is looking for a UI/UX Designer to join our passionate team. As a UI/UX Designer you’ll be responsible for working directly with the product, design, and art teams to craft delightfully intuitive user experiences and design beautiful UI. Responsibilities in this role will span the entire development lifecycle, from wireframe and concept creation to final asset production and implementation. This position offers an exciting opportunity to design and deliver flawless user experiences to millions of daily players around the globe.

PlayQ — Santa Monica, California, United States
[05.24.18]
Senior UI/UX Designer
PlayQ is looking for a Sr. UI/UX Designer to join our passionate team. As the Sr. UI/UX Designer youÂ’ll be responsible for working directly with the product teams, game designers, and Art Director to craft delightfully intuitive user experiences and design beautify UI. Responsibilities in this role will range from wireframe creation and UX flow diagrams to Production UI design. This position offers an exciting opportunity to design and deliver flawless user experiences to millions of daily players around the globe.