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SIEGE 2007 Announces Speakers  
by Beth A. Dillon [08.02.07]
In addition to several sessions on computer game education and a college fair for high school students, SIEGE 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia keynote speakers include Cartoon Network's Brad Merritt and Sam Lewis, Manifesto's Johnny Wilson, and Blue Heat's Marcus
Console/PC, Student/Education, Serious

CAEAA Seeks Judges For The 2007 Elans 1
by Staff [07.26.07]
The 2nd Annual Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA) has announced a call for judges from video game and animation companies for the 2007 Elans held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on November 2, 2007 at The Centre in Vancouv
Console/PC, Student/Education

Ask The Experts: 'A Programmer Applicants Checklist'  
by Jill Duffy [07.25.07]
What six things must every programmer do before applying for a job in the game industry? In the latest Ask the Experts column from Game Career Guide, contributing editor Jill Duffy readies a checklist for would
Console/PC, Student/Education

Carnegie Mellon ETC's Game Sketching Debuting At DIMEA 2007  
by Beth A. Dillon [07.23.07]
John Buchanan, Director of Carnegie Mellon's ETC in Adelaide, Australia, will debut the Game Sketching Project, a new set of methodologies and tools designed to rapidly prototype a game and allow playability as early as possible, at DIMEA 2007 in Perth, A
Console/PC, Student/Education

Katamari Creator Takahashi Lends Vision To 2007 GameCity  
by Brandon Boyer [07.23.07]
Officials from the UK's game industry festival GameCity have announced Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi as the conference's 2007 Vision Statement speaker, along with a lineup set to include a number of developers from studios like Frontier,
Console/PC, Student/Education Seeks Submissions  
by Beth A. Dillon [07.23.07]
Gamasutra's sister educational site is seeking submissions from industry professionals, educators, and students on topics related to game education, including How-To, Research, Getting Start
Console/PC, Student/Education

'Dare to Be Digital' Contest Partners with Channel 4  
by Beth A. Dillon [07.16.07]
Dare to Be Digital, UK's game competition for students, will be broadcast by Channel 4 in a partnership that expands upon 4Talent, a Channel 4 web portal which supports youth trying to break into or further their careers in creative industries.
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'How to Really Get Your First Job in the Game Industry'  
by Staff [07.13.07]
In the latest feature for Game Career Guide, Flashpoint Academy department chair of game development Simeon Peebler breaks down what he sees as core requirementsConsole/PC, Student/Education

GCG Book Excerpt: 'Game Writing Handbook'  
by Staff [07.11.07]
For the latest feature on Game Career Guide, we present an excerpt of Course PTR's 'Integrating Dialogue of the Game Writing Handbook', by veteran game writer Rafael
Console/PC, Student/Education

Critical Reception: Microsoft's/Artoon's Vampire Rain  
by Danny Cowan [07.11.07]
This week's edition of Critical Reception examines online reaction to Vampire Rain, a Japanese-developed Xbox 360 stealth action title that critics warn is "likely to push even the most pathologically forgiving gamer to psychotic rage."
Console/PC, Student/Education

Ask the Experts: Secret Jobs in Games Industry  
by Jill Duffy [07.10.07]
In this week's Ask the Experts column from educational site Game Career Guide, contributing editor Jill Duffy reveals what other industry jobs hide beneath the surface beyond programmer and animator - from offi
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'The Teaching Game: Part Two - Instructing'  
by Jason Dobson [07.05.07]
In the latest feature for educational sister site Game Career Guide, former Neversoft artist and current game and level design teacher Steve Swink follows up his Console/PC, Student/Education

Ireland College To Offer First Gaming Master's Degree  
by Jason Dobson [07.05.07]
Dublin, Ireland's Trinity College, which already offers courses that teach students about the core technologies driving the game industry, has announced that it will offer a new master's degree in computer and video game technology later this year.
Console/PC, Student/Education

Microsoft Gives Free Torque X Engine To XNA Creators Club  
by Brandon Boyer [07.03.07]
Microsoft has announced via its XNA Team Blog that premium members of its XNA Creators Club can now download GarageGames' Torque X and Torque X Builder 2D and 3D engines for free at the XNA Creators Club Online web site.
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'The Teaching Game: Part One - Transitioning'  
by Jason Dobson [06.28.07]
In this latest feature for Game Career Guide, Steve Swink, independent game designer, former Neversoft artist and current Art Institute of Phoenix game and level design teacher Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Working Towards A Dream'  
by Jason Dobson [06.27.07]
In the latest feature for Game Career Guide, Art Institute of Burnaby student Craig Gordey reflects on his goal of being a game designer after winning The Artery's Designer B
Console/PC, Student/Education

Come Out & Play Amsterdam Accepting Submissions  
by Beth A. Dillon [06.26.07]
The Come Out & Play Festival, which seeks to provide a forum for new types of public games and play in city-size events, has announced its submission process for a new September 22-23, 2007 festival in Amsterdam, hoping to find games that "have defined go
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG: 'Ask the Experts: She Blinded Me With (Computer) Science'  
by Jason Dobson [06.25.07]
In this week’s 'Ask the Experts' column for Gamasutra education sister site Game Career Guide, Jill Duffy has some straight-up, no-nonsense answers for those who are
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

GCG Student Postmortem: Northrop Grumman Recruitment Game  
by Staff [06.21.07]
In this latest feature for Gamasutra sister educational site Game Career Guide, James Portnow and his fellow Carnegie Mellon team describes what went right and what wen
Console/PC, Student/Education