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Scopely acquires Marvel Strike Force dev FoxNext Games from Disney  
by Alissa McAloon [01.22.20]
Disney has agreed to sell FoxNext Games and its subsidiary Cold Iron Studios to Scopley for an undisclosed sum.
Smartphone/Tablet

Get a job: Boston Dynamics is hiring a Software Engineer (Android Developer)  
by Staff [01.22.20]
At Boston Dynamics, our shared software contributes to the success of our projects, products, prototypes, and engineering staff.
Programming, Smartphone/Tablet

Stillfront Group acquires Dragon Story dev Storm8 for as much as $400 million  
by Alissa McAloon [01.22.20]
Stillfront Group is looking to acquire Dragon Story developer Storm8 for $300 million, with an additional $100 million on the table if unmentioned targets are met in the 2020 and 2021 financial yeas as well.
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Get a job: Tenacious Entertainment is hiring a UI Artist/Designer  
by Staff [01.21.20]
Tenacious Entertainment is seeking a talented and enthusiastic UI Artist / Designer to join our passionate team in Bellevue, Washington
Design, Art, Smartphone/Tablet, Recruitment

Don't Miss: Inside the narrative design and 'multiple middles' of Mutazione 1
by Hannah Nicklin [01.21.20]
In this nuanced look at game storytelling Die Gute Fabrik's Hannah Nicklin walks you through how she joined up with the Mutazione crew to flesh out and build the narratives of this mutant soap opera.
Design, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Report: TikTok owner ByteDance planning big push into mobile games 1
by Chris Kerr [01.20.20]
TikTok owner ByteDance has been quietly building an internal game division so it can break into the lucrative mobile games market.
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

Wherever you are in your game design career, come advance it at GDC!  
by Staff [01.20.20]
Are you a game designer interested in attending GDC 2020 this March? Don't miss these opportunities to attend sessions from industry experts and learn tips and techniques relevant to your needs!
Design, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Video Game Deep Cuts: 2020's Most Exciting, 1983's Most Breakout Games  
by Gamasutra Staff [01.17.20]
The latest highlights include a look at 2020's most anticipated PC games, 1983's 'breakout' game (fine, it's a book excerpt from a 1983 tome about Breakout!), plus looks at Android: Netrunner & more.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing



Sips Happen #6: Addiction & Ethics  
by Xavier Rosee [01.23.20]
Every week, a rundown of the best articles around video games and how to market them. Comments & opinions are mine.
Business/Marketing Smartphone/Tablet

How we made it: Five Hoops  
by Voodoo Games [01.23.20]
The key to great Hyper-casual games is a great team. I discuss how we turned Five Hoops into success, and why your team is the best asset you have.
Production Smartphone/Tablet

Legal challenges in the games industry in 2020  
by Brandon Huffman [01.23.20]
At the very beginning of 2019, we made predictions as to what we would see growing and changing in the video games industry from a legal perspective. Here’s our predictions for 2020 and looking back at where we were right (and wrong) last year.
Business/Marketing Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Kliuless #65: The X  
by Kenneth Liu [01.23.20]
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I publish broadly. Opinions are mine.
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Serious Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

How to Choose the Best Compression Mode for Your Addressable Groups  
by Ruben Torres Bonet [01.23.20]
Here's how to choose the compression settings for your Addressable Groups and Asset Bundles to reduce wasted performance and storage cost
Programming Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet VR


Gear Inc. — Hanoi, Vietnam
[01.23.20]
[Vietnam] Game Designer


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[01.22.20]
PHP Game Developer - Grepolis


Tenacious Entertainment — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[01.21.20]
UI Artist / Designer


Futureplay — Helsinki, Finland
[01.21.20]
Senior Game Designer


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[01.02.20]
Community Management Specialist