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Five Night's At Freddy's creator retiring following political donation controversy 1
by Chris Kerr [06.17.21]
Five Nights At Freddy's (FNAF) creator Scott Cawthon has announced their retirement from game development after coming under fire for making donations to polarizing U.S. politicians.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet

PUBG owner Krafton looking to raise $5 billion through South Korean IPO  
by Chris Kerr [06.16.21]
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds owner Krafton is looking to raise $5 billion through an incoming IPO.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet

Amazon Appstore reduces its revenue cut to 20% for devs earning under $1 million  
by Alissa McAloon [06.17.21]
Amazon is taking after first-party mobile storefronts like Apple's App Store and Google Play by reducing the amount of money it takes from smaller developers and publishers.
Business/Marketing, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Don't Miss: Starting a new game project? Ask the hard questions first 4
by Raul Aliaga Diaz [06.14.21]
In this reprinted #altdevblogaday opinion piece, Mylodon producer Raul Aliaga Diaz discusses why and how game developers should ask themselves the right tough questions before starting a new project.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Verizon takes to the E3 stage to sell game devs and players on the 5G future  
by Alissa McAloon [06.14.21]
Verizon is betting big on 5G, and thinks that the video game industry would do well to follow suit.
Smartphone/Tablet, E3

Pokemon Go maker Niantic is working on a real-world Transformers mobile game  
by Chris Kerr [06.14.21]
Pokemon Go creator Niantic is working on a real-world Transformers mobile game called Transformers: Heavy Metal.
Business/Marketing, Production, Smartphone/Tablet

Hypercasual publisher Voodoo acquires marketing company Bidshake  
by Chris Kerr [06.11.21]
Hypercasual mobile game publisher Voodoo has acquired cross-channel marketing automation platform Bidshake for an undisclosed fee.
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

Turkish mobile dev Hungri Games nets $1.1 million to open UK studio  
by Chris Kerr [06.11.21]
Turkish mobile developer Hungri Games has raised $1.1 million to expand its game catalog and open a new UK studio.
Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

A history of game accessibility guidelines  
by Ian Hamilton [12.31.69]
A look back at the decades long history of game accessibility knowledge sharing
Audio Business/Marketing Design Programming Production Art Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Mojang Studios: An Oasis of Sanity in the Desert of Game Development?  
by Jamie Fristrom [12.31.69]
Does Minecraft continue to be successful because Mojang is awesome, or does Mojang continue to be awesome because Minecraft is succesful? Can't it be both?
Business/Marketing Programming Production Console/PC Smartphone/Tablet

Have IAPs ruined tycoon / city builder games on mobile ?  
by Charles Red [12.31.69]
Have IAP (in app purchases) ruined the landscape for traditional tycoon games wanting to breakthrough on mobile app stores? When a user downloads a money earning / Business development game in 2021, they are expecting to be met with a specific array of IA
Production Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

How to Localize a Game Video: Tips, Tricks, and a Checklist for Developers  
by Alexander Murauski [12.31.69]
Let's take a look at the typical questions that arise when tackling the job of localizing a game video.
Business/Marketing Production Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

7 tips to create and improve Battle Pass  
by Oxana Fomina [12.31.69]
51% of the games in the TOP 100 games by grossing in the US have implemented the Battle Pass, and this feature continues to gain popularity. 7 tips that you can use when creating or improving a Battle Pass, with examples from games in the match3 genre.
Design Production Smartphone/Tablet

innogames — Hamburg, Germany
Concept Artist - New Mobile Game

innogames — Hamburg, Germany
Team Lead Community Management

Genvid Technologies — Los Angeles, California, United States
IT Manager
IT Manager

Genvid Technologies — CA/WA/NY, California, United States
Technical Project Manager
Technical Project Manager

Genvid Technologies — CA/WA/NY, California, United States
Senior Producer

innogames — Hamburg, Germany
Junior Game Designer - Elvenar - Event Design & Live Ops

Genvid Technologies — CA/WA/NY, California, United States
Senior UX Designer
Senior UX Designer

Playco — Remote, Remote, Remote
Director of Product
Director of Product - Americas