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Facebook relents, launches Instant Games hub as web app  
by Bryant Francis [07.23.21]
After numerous failures to launch its cloud gaming Instant Games portal on the iOS App Store, Facebook has launched web-only version of Instant Games.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Activision exec tells team that lawsuit is actually what's hurting company 4
by Bryant Francis [07.23.21]
An internal e-mail to Activision Blizzard employees from executive Fran Townsend blames California’s lawsuit for damaging the company culture, rather than alleged incidents of sexual harassment.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

It’s the final day of GDC 2021. Let’s finish strong!  
by Staff [07.23.21]
It’s time to finish up GDC 2021 with a bang. Join us for the final day of this year’s all-digital conference!
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, GDC

How the painful process of cutting ideas almost sank Sea of Solitude 1
by Chris Kerr [07.23.21]
"Calculating the timeframe and the scope for development so poorly is what nearly caused the whole production to fail."
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, GDC

Sports Interactive is bringing women's football to Football Manager  
by Chris Kerr [07.23.21]
Football Manager developer Sports Interactive is bringing the women's game to the popular soccer simulator for the first time.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC

Report: Blizzard's misfiring Warcraft III remake was the result of cost-cutting and mismanagement 1
by Chris Kerr [07.23.21]
"We have developers who have dealt with exhaustion, anxiety, depression and more for a year now. Many have lost trust in the team and this company."
Business/Marketing, Console/PC


Genre Spotlight: Merge's Next Phase of Growth  
by Fawzi Itani [12.31.69]
A look into Merge Games and their next phase of growth
Business/Marketing, Design, Smartphone/Tablet

How will publishing agreements be affected by Steam Deck? 1
by Brandon Huffman [12.31.69]
If a publishing agreement covers PC but doesn’t specify channels, is the Steam Deck included or excluded?
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Discovering your game's regional appeal, pre-launch?  
by Simon Carless [12.31.69]
What's the best way to see the regional breakdown of Steam interesting and wishlists before launch? This, plus lots more, in our latest round-up.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie

A step-by-step guide to game localization  
by Alexander Murauski [12.31.69]
Modern game developers understand that it's not enough just to create an awesome game - you have to make it accessible to the broader public. That's where localization comes in.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

5 Tips for Steam's NextFest Livestreaming  
by Laura Tallardy [12.31.69]
Advice on avoiding pitfalls with Steam's Festival Livestreaming events!
Business/Marketing, Indie, VR

Trash Invasion - The Real Truth Behind The Game  
by Vesko Tenekedzhiev [12.31.69]
Why the project started, how it was developed and marketed, my thought process, failures, design and workflows.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Indie


Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Technical Artist - Pipeline
Insomniac Games is looking for a Technical Artist - Pipeline

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Engine Programmer
Insomniac Games is looking for an Engine Programmer (Maya/Pipeline)

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Character TD
Insomniac Games is looking for a Character TD

Legends of Learning — Baltimore, Maryland, United States
[07.23.21]
Senior Gameplay Engineer - $160k - Remote OK
Senior Gameplay Engineer - We are looking for an experienced COMMERCIAL Gameplay Programmer, NOT Learning Game Programmers

Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Environment Outsource Review Artist
Environment Outsource Review Artist

Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Character Rigger (Contract)
Character Rigger (Contract)

Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Facial Modeler
Facial Modeler

Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Senior Materials Artist (Contract)
Senior Materials Artist (Contract)

Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Senior Character Artist
Senior Character Artist

Sony PlayStation — San Diego, California, United States
[07.23.21]
Senior Environment Artist
Senior Environment Artist