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GDC State of the Industry: Game devs shifting focus to next-gen consoles 1
by Staff [01.24.20]
Out today and completely free to download, the 2020 State of the Industry Report is packed with useful game industry insights gleaned from surveying nearly 4,000 game industry professionals!
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Video Game Deep Cuts: Eternal Doom, Temtem Touryst  
by Gamasutra Staff [01.24.20]
The latest highlights include a look at new titles including Doom Eternal, Temtem & The Touryst, as well as pieces about Destiny historians, comedy in games, the state of video games in China, & more.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

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

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

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



Video Game Deep Cuts: Eternal Doom, Temtem Touryst  
by Simon Carless [01.24.20]
The latest highlights include a look at new titles including Doom Eternal, Temtem & The Touryst, as well as pieces about Destiny historians, comedy in games, the state of video games in China, & plenty more besides.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

Sips Happen #7: Coronavirus and it’s impact on China’s tech & gaming ecosystem 2
by Xavier Rosee [01.24.20]
Every week, a rundown of the best articles around video games and how to market them. Comments & opinions are mine.
Business/Marketing Smartphone/Tablet

The Importance of Presentable Gameplay  
by Josh Bycer [01.24.20]
While many people will talk about aesthetically pleasing games, we're going to talk about how to present your gameplay and why this matters for long term engagement.
Design Production Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

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


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