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GCG Feature: 'Localization and the Cultural Concept of Play'  
by Jill Duffy [11.01.07]
Localizing a game requires more than just translating text into other languages. Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino of Roehampton University London, who won the 2006 LRC Best Scholar Award for his work on the localization of games, explains Console/PC, Student/Education

London Game Career Fair Nearly Doubles Attendance  
by Christian Nutt [10.25.07]
The 2nd annual London Game Career Fair, co-organized by Gamasutra, has nearly doubled its attendance compared to last year, with almost 2,000 students, graduates and professionals showing up to attend presentations, meet publishers and submit CVs.
Console/PC, Student/Education

IGDA Announces GDC Scholarship Program  
by Leigh Alexander [10.22.07]
The IGDA has announced this year's Student Scholarship Program, through which twenty-five college students will be awarded complimentary passes to the 2008 Game Developers Conference, to be held February 18-22 in San Francisco, and applicants are judged o
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

Ask the Experts: 'My Kid Wants to Write Video Games'  
by Jill Duffy [10.22.07]
In the latest Ask the Experts column on sister web site GameCareerGuide.com, Jill Duffy talks one parent through the challenges of having a kid who wants to be a v
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

London Game Career Fair Announces Sony, EA, Rare Speakers  
by Staff [10.18.07]
Gamasutra parent group CMP has announced the speaker line-up for its Oct. 23-24 London Game Career Fair, the exclusive recruitment event of the London Games Festival, featuring representatives from Relentless, EA, Rare, Sony, Ubisoft, and Blitz Games.
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Blood, Sweat, Tears, And A Company'  
by Jill Duffy [10.18.07]
It takes more than just dedication to get a video game on the market -- it takes a company, and in a new feature on Gamasutra sister site GameCareerGuide, Faramix Enterprises founder Michael Dehen Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

Q&A: Iain Simons On Building A Better GameCity  
by Brandon Boyer [10.17.07]
How do you create a gaming event without a focus on playing games? The same way you hold a book festival without sitting around reading books, says GameCity director Iain Simons, who explains how this year's Oct. 24-28th Nottingham event will again see a
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

IGC: GarageGames CEO Talks IAC Deal, InstantAction's Future  
by Stephen Jacobs, Staff [10.12.07]
In his keynote to the recent IndieGamesCon, GarageGames CEO and CTO Josh Williams talked about the company's past, along with his involvement in its growth and development, and what the recent acquisition by IAC would mean for the future of Torque, Instan
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

BBC, Abertay In Talks For New Game Lab  
by Jill Duffy [10.11.07]
BBC Scotland is in discussions with officials from the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland and representatives from other organizations to create a lab environment where students, staff, and game companies in the area can collaborate to prototype new
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Blackwell Revisited'  
by Jill Duffy [10.11.07]
Indie game outfit Wadjet Eye Games recently released a 2D adventure title for PC, a seemingly manageable creation for a small company. But, as Dave Gilbert reveals in a new feature artic
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

Registration Open For 2008 Game Developers Conference  
by Leigh Alexander [10.09.07]
CMP has announced that registration is open for the 2008 Game Developers Conference, which is returning to the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco February 18-22 and includes new online networking elements alongside a simplified pass structure and
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG's Ask the Experts: Don't Steal My Idea!  
by Jill Duffy [10.08.07]
Got a great video game idea, but fear that someone will steal it? The latest 'Ask the Experts' column on sister site GameCareerGuide exploreswhat aspiring or current game developers Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG: 'How I Became a Game Writer: An Interview'  
by Jill Duffy [10.03.07]
In the latest feature for sister educational site GameCareerGuide, 'Writers Cabal' partners Anne Toole and Sande Chen share their stories of how they landed their fir
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG Podcast: The Art Institute Online Presents Game Career Sessions  
by Staff [09.28.07]
GameCareerGuide, in association with The Art Institute Online, is presenting a special Game Career Seminar podcast from this year's Austin GDC, with audio from five sessions covering choosing a school, breaking into the industry, and an interview with gam
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Tight Conditions'  
by Jill Duffy [09.25.07]
Indie and student developers typically work under tight constraints, but in the latest feature for GameCareerGuide, a former Art Institute of Vancouver student team (Introspect) says Console/PC, Student/Education

Ask the Experts: Skilled in IT, Pining for Games  
by Jill Duffy [09.24.07]
In the latest Ask the Experts column from sister web site GameCareerGuide.com, Jill Duffy advises one skilled web app developer on the two specific things to do befo
Console/PC, Student/Education

Ernest Adams Joins SIEGE Expo Lineup  
by Leigh Alexander [09.21.07]
The Georgia Game Developers Association has announced that video game designer, writer and IGDA co-founder Ernest Adams has joined the lineup of speakers for the inaugural Southern Interactive Entertainment and Gaming Expo (SIEGE), coming October 5-7th to
Console/PC, Student/Education

London Game Career Fair Adds New Exhibitors  
by Staff [09.20.07]
Gamasutra owner CMP has announced new exhibitors for its forthcoming October 23-24th London Game Career Fair, with Electronic Arts joining studios like Blitz Games, Lionhead, LucasArts, and Rare, to give industry members and newcomers a chance to meet wit
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Making a Video Game from Start to Finish'  
by Jill Duffy [09.20.07]
In the latest feature for sister web site GameCareerGuide, former DigiPen students Joseph Tkach and Zach Aikman share what they learned in school and present a beginn
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Working With a Recruiter'  
by Jill Duffy [09.19.07]
For the latest feature on on sister site GameCareerGuide, GameRecruiter.com CEO Marc Mencher airs the laundry about recruiters – what they do, who benefits from using them, and what
Console/PC, Student/Education