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Catching up with indie studio Tomorrow Corporation
by John Harris [12.12.18]
The members of Little Inferno and Human Resources Machine dev Tomorrow Corporation helped define the indie movement of the mid-2000s. We pick their brains and see what they're up to today.
Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Video

How to get started with game programming
by Ben Wasser [12.11.18]
This post digs into the rather unconventional approach to learning to code that worked for us (and might even work for you?).
Programming, Production, Console/PC

Blog: How Tom Clancy's The Division manages AI online  
by Gamasutra Community [12.11.18]
In the second part of my series on The Division, I explain how the online systems manage the AI characters in-game.
Design, Programming, Console/PC

Ubisoft ends automatic bans for offensive language in Rainbow Six Siege  
by Alissa McAloon [12.11.18]
The company says it’s making the switch to more hands-on anti-toxicity measures by pairing chat filters with human moderation.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Sledgehammer Games co-founder Glen Schofield has left Activision  
by Chris Kerr [12.11.18]
The news might come as a surprise to some, given it's only been a few months since Schofield announced he'd be departing Sledgehammer to take on new "executive duties" within Activision. 
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC

Amy Hennig to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC 2019!  
by Staff [12.11.18]
Organizers of the 19th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards will be honoring esteemed writer and director Amy Hennig (Uncharted series, Soul Reaver) with the Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC 2019!
Console/PC, GDC

Game Tech Deep Dive: The fast and furious window shaders of Forza Horizon 4 2
by Gareth Harwood [12.10.18]
Gareth Harwood, technical art director at Playground Games, offers an in-depth run-down of the shaders used to give buildings realistic rooms in the fast and beautiful Forza Horizon 4.
Design, Art, Console/PC

John Romero plans Doom spiritual successor in the form of a free Doom Megawad 1
by Alissa McAloon [12.10.18]
John Romero, the co-creator of the original Doom, is releasing a spiritual successor to id Software’s classic first-person shooter in the form of Sigil, a free mod for the 1993 game.
Console/PC



Resources for Video Game Music Composers: The Big List  
by Winifred Phillips [12.11.18]
Game composer Winifred Phillips presents an annual resource list for game composers. Included: game music concert tours for inspiration, communities and forums for advice, popular software tools, and conferences/academia resources for advanced learning.
Audio Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Taking State Transitions in Vulkan and Direct3D12 under Control: a Diligent Approach  
by Egor Yusov [12.11.18]
This article introduces the problem of resource state management and synchronization in modern graphics APIs such as Direct3D12 and Vulkan and describes a solution offered by Diligent Engine.
Programming Console/PC Smartphone/Tablet

The Chinese Gamer, The Buyer  
by SherryLi Wiitrans [12.11.18]
Despite big jumps in the numbers of Chinese gamers each year, the market has not received the attention it deserves.
Audio Business/Marketing Console/PC Serious Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

How Tom Clancy's The Division Manages AI Online  
by Tommy Thompson [12.10.18]
In part 2 of my series on The Division, I explain how the online systems manage the AI characters in-game.
Design Programming Console/PC

Comic Book Antics  
by Gregory Pellechi [12.10.18]
Video games owe a lot to comic books, not just because they’re both part of nerd culture but because they’re both visual mediums doing storytelling. Here are some lessons we can learn from comic books and Stan Lee when it comes to game writing.
Design Console/PC Serious Indie


Jade Ember Studios — Boulder, Colorado, United States
[12.11.18]
Level Designer


Playful Corp — McKinney, Texas, United States
[12.11.18]
UI Designer


Playful Corp — McKinney, Texas, United States
[12.11.18]
FX Artist


Toadman Interactive — Berlin, Germany
[12.11.18]
Senior Game Designer
Senior Game Designer for Hardcore Game

Soulbound Studios — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[12.10.18]
Gameplay Programmer


Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States
[12.10.18]
Mid/Senior Multiplayer Programmer


Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[12.10.18]
Senior Environment Technical Artist
Insomniac Games is looking for a Sr. Technical Artist focusing on Environments

Take-Two Interactive — Westwood, MA, Massachusetts, United States
[12.10.18]
Senior Gameplay Systems Designer


Hi-Rez Studios — Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
[12.10.18]
Lead Gameplay Programmer
Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring an experienced Lead Programmer to work at our studio on Paladins in Alpharetta, Georgia. Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins & Tribes: Ascend,; as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

Velan Studios — Troy, New York, United States
[12.10.18]
Lead Producer