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Epic submits claims against Google and Apple to UK Competition Appeal Tribunal  
by Chris Kerr [01.15.21]
Epic Games is taking both Apple and Google to the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) over their decision to remove Fortnite from their respective platforms. 
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

Get a job: Join Jackbox Games as a Sr. Gameplay Engineer  
by Staff [01.15.21]
Jackbox Games is looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to join our team in Chicago! (Though currently, we are all working from home.)
Programming, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Recruitment

Scopely taps former Facebook exec as new CMO  
by Alissa McAloon [01.12.21]
Ben Webley, Facebook's now former director of global marketing solutions for games, has joined up with Scopely as the mobile-focused firm's new chief marketing officer.
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

IronSource acquires ad insight platform Soomla  
by Alissa McAloon [01.11.21]
IronSource has acquired the advertising quality measurement platform Soomla, aiming to bolster its own game dev-focused advertising tools through the purchase of the like-minded company. 
Business/Marketing, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

The FTC slams Tapjoy over deceptive ads, pledges to keep 'gatekeeping giants' in check  
by Chris Kerr [01.08.21]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has found that U.S. mobile advertising platform Tapjoy misled users by cheating both developers and players out of compensation and rewards.
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

Report: Tencent and Alibaba may get blacklisted by the Trump administration  
by Chris Kerr [01.07.21]
The outgoing Trump administration could blacklist Chinese tech and game companies Alibaba and Tencent, potentially preventing American investors from trading their stocks on home soil.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet

Last call: Submissions for GDC 2021 Core Concepts close on Monday  
by Staff [01.07.21]
Submissions for GDC 2021 Core Concepts talks are closing on January 11th at 11:59PM PST.
Audio, Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Art, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet

Minecraft Earth is going dark at the end of June  
by Alissa McAloon [01.05.21]
Microsoft-owned Mojang has made the call to close down its Minecraft AR game Minecraft Earth, ending the location-based game's run less than two years after first launch.
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet



Game Dev Digest Issue #77 - Modelling and more  
by Mike Marrone [12.31.69]
Game Dev Digest Issue #77 - Modelling and more. The latest from the free weekly #Unity3d/#gamedev newsletter.
Design Programming Art Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet

Compilation Visualizer: Uncover These Iteration Time Killers  
by Ruben Torres Bonet [12.31.69]
Learn how to measure your assembly compilation times to uncover these time robbers that are making you release a worse game.
Programming Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Getting your big break - 2021 edition (Video game music composer)  
by Winifred Phillips [12.31.69]
Composer Winifred Phillips explores strategies for new composers to land their 1st game - with tips on educational resources, developing a solid reputation, cultivating a network of contacts, & surfacing opportunities. Resources list included.
Audio Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Devlog #1 | Skyblock  
by Skyblock Game [12.31.69]
Skyblock is a freelance building and survival game created by Melody Studios. You can improve your island, build massive things, and do online multiplayer!
Audio Business/Marketing Design Programming Production Art Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Quest Design in Linear Media  
by Nathan Savant [12.31.69]
A summary of a series of quest design articles examining the quest design of film and novels for the sake of better understanding how they approach quests and how that can be used by games.
Design Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[01.15.21]
Game Designer - Forge of Empires


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[01.15.21]
Senior Mobile Game Developer (C++) - Forge of Empires


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[01.14.21]
Frontend Developer (Haxe) - Video Game: Forge of Empires


Gameloft Australia Pty Ltd — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
[01.12.21]
UI Developer


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[01.11.21]
Game Designer - New Mobile Game