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  Video: Brain training for game developers
image In this GDC 2012 talk, game developer Scott Crabtree presents a series of brain games that can help game developers keep their minds sharp for making their own wonderful games.
  Ubisoft issues apology for controversial Assassin's Creed Odyssey DLC
image Assassin's Creed Odyssey creative director Jonathan Dumont has issued an apology following a controversial DLC release. 
  Byju's acquires AR educational startup Osmo for $120M
image Online tutoring company Byju's announced yesterday that it has acquired Osmo, developer of educational games for children, for $120 million.
  Get a job: Crystal Dynamics is hiring a Camera Designer
image Crystal Dynamics is looking for a dev to design, implement, and fine-tune game design cameras to create rich narrative in levels and cinematics.
4 Bethesda bans Fallout 76 players who accessed secret developer room
image Bethesda has confirmed that it is issuing temporary bans to players who have accessed a secret "developer room" full of unreleased items for Fallout 76
  Analyst: PUBG out-earned every other premium PC and console game in 2018
image SuperData's end-of-year report lists PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as 2018's top premium earner on console and PC, beating out Fifa 18, Grand Theft Auto V, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
19 Don't Miss: How working on gross, violent games can affect developers
image We often hear about how playing violent or otherwise disquieting games affects people, but how does the process of working on these projects affect developers? Gamasutra chats with a few to find out.
  Attend GDC 2019 for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Florence!
image Mountains creative director Ken Wong returns to GDC this year to show you how the studio's critically-acclaimed debut mobile game was made.
  After a long back and forth, Improbable confirms future Unity support for SpatialOS
image It's the conclusion of a week-long public back and forth between the two companies, one that both began and ended with changes to Unity's Terms of Service.
  Blog: Overcoming genre in Ni No Kuni 2
image Ni No Kuni 2 is basically a collection of mechanically diverse mini-games, so what keeps the overall experience from feeling cobbled together?
  Road to the IGF: Ian Lilley's Mirror Drop
image Mirror Drop takes players to a puzzling world of endless mirrors and reflections, creating a dizzying realm of repeating visions and colors into infinity.
  GDC 2019 debuts new mentoring program to help grow your game dev career
image Launching at GDC 2019 is a brand-new mentoring program to help encourage game development professionals to continue and grow in their personal careers!
  Sony's Shawn Layden to give DICE 2019 opening keynote
image The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' (AIAS) has announced five additional speakers confirmed to attend the 2019 DICE Summit to discuss this year's theme of trailblazers. 
  Trailblazing Sega dev Rieko Kodama to be honored with Pioneer Award at GDC 2019!
image A trailblazing game artist, director and producer, Kodama carved out a career in an industry historically inhospitable to women, eventually leading development of some of the most well-regarded JRPGs!
  Playtika continues push into casual market with Supertreat acquisition
image The purchase will see Playtika gain the rights to the Solitaire Grand Harvest, which the company's chief marketing officer Nir Korczak claims is "one of the highest grossing solitaire games."
1 Blog: How we handle UI localization at Our Machinery
image Industry veteran Niklas Gray explains how the team over at Our Machinery handle UI localization.
  NBA extends partnership with NBA 2K publisher 2K
image The National Basketball Association (NBA) has signed a new multi-year global partnership extension with NBA 2K publisher 2K Games.
1 Westworld Mobile shuts down following Bethesda lawsuit
image Westworld Mobile has shut down just two weeks after developer Behaviour Interactive and publisher Warner Bros. settled a lawsuit brought against it by Bethesda. 
  Blog: Games and crowdfunding in 2018
image This is Thomas Bidaux's annual post on crowdfunding and games, looking at how well games have performed on Kickstarter (and Fig) for the past year.
Supergiant's fourth outing Hades introduces a more mature, organized dev process
image Supergiant Games creative director Greg Kasavin sits down to discuss the design and business decisions behind Hades.
  Video: How Life is Strange brought a new era for narrative games
image In this GDC Europe 2016 talk, Dontnod's Christian Divine reflects on the writing and design process for Life is Strange, and how its development heralds a new era for narrative games.
  Pioneer, Ubisoft's sci-fi game teased in Watch Dogs 2, reportedly cancelled
image Pioneer, the sci-fi exploration game first discovered as an easter egg in Watch Dogs 2, has been cancelled according to former Ubisoft director Alex Hutchinson. 
  Epic fixes Fortnite security flaw which left all 200M+ players vulnerable
image It looks like Epic Games' Fortnite was host to a series of bugs (that have since been fixed) which, if exploited together, could have exposed the accounts of any of its 200 million players. 
  Get a job: Velan Studios is looking for an experienced Producer
image The Producer will work closely with the project’s key leaders and other production team members to successfully execute on a new, ground-breaking, original IP.
  Examining the relationship between a studio's survival and success
image "Don't emulate your heroes without a thorough analysis of benefits they might have that you don't."

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Designing Sausage Sports Club
image Chris Wade reflects on the development of Sausage Sports Club, detailing his efforts to reduce gameplay complexity without sacrificing depth.
The Structured Path To Making An Online Game
image Charlotte Walker charts the design paths of successful online games, highlighting key processes and development milestones.
Game Design Challenge: In The Cards
image Want to adapt your favorite video game into a deck-building card game? Test your skills with January's Game Design Challenge!
Exis, LLC
Exis, LLC XCOM, CIV, Bioshock Infinite, World of Tanks, the list goes on.Top publishers and defense contractors count on Exis to deliver their assets. Why not join them, and get the best art possible for your projects?
Art Bully Productions LLC
Art Bully Productions LLC Art Bully Productions was founded in 2008 by 3d art professionals who have years of experience in the video game industry. We pride ourselves on delivering AAA quality work at very competitive rates to developers of all sizes.
Streamline Studios
Streamline Studios Streamline specializes in tech art and creative execution for video games through its integrated 2D, 3D and Animation services.
Sunrisez Entertainment
Sunrisez Entertainment We are specialized in providing digital art services to the video game and animation industries.
STUDIO ANC - Animation & More
STUDIO ANC - Animation & More Game art provider, focus on character animation, let's "animate your game" :-)

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