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GCG: 'How I Got My Start In The Games Industry'  
by Jason Dobson [06.20.07]
In this Game Career Guide feature, Alistair Wallis shares the 'getting into the game biz' stories of industry professionals including Blitz's Philip Oliver, fo
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Student Postmortem: 'Blok Wars'  
by Jason Dobson [06.14.07]
The latest feature for Gamasutra sister educational site Game Career Guide presents a postmortem of Blok Wars, a Lego-based real time strategy ga
Console/PC, Student/Education

mtvU's Durfur Is Dying Expands With New Localizations  
by Brandon Boyer [06.11.07]
MTV's college network mtvU has announced that it will be expanding its USC developed serious/political awareness game Darfur Is Dying with new translations into Chinese, Arabic and Spanish.
Console/PC, Serious, Student/Education

Microsoft, Games for Change Announce Global Warming Game Challenge  
by Brandon Boyer [06.11.07]
Microsoft has announced a new partnership with social change/social issues group Games For Change to create the Xbox 360 Games for Change Challenge, a global warming-focused XNA game competition it hopes will drive awareness for games based on social them
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

UK's Dare to be Digital 2007 Student Competition Kicks Off  
by Beth A. Dillon [06.07.07]
Dare to be Digital 2007, the UK computer game student design competition, has started up its 10-week action of designing and building a fully functioning video game prototype with discussions of game ideas, with teams working at three host centers across
Console/PC, Student/Education

ISFE Appoints Electronic Arts Exec As Chairman  
by Jason Dobson [06.06.07]
Officials representing the Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE), which runs Europe's PEGI game rating system and represents regional interests, have announced the appointment of Jens Uwe Intat, the senior vice president of EA Europe, as the or
Console/PC, Student/Education

CAEAA Opens Submissions for the 2007 Elans  
by Beth A. Dillon [06.06.07]
The 2nd Annual Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA) is calling for submissions from Canadian and international video game companies for the 2007 Elans, to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Friday, November 2, 2007.
Console/PC, Student/Education

Feature: 'Monitoring Your PC's Memory Usage'  
by Jason Dobson [05.31.07]
In this in-depth Gamasutra feature, veteran developer Jelle van der Beek maps out the memory analysis tool he created while working at Playlogic, focusing speci
Console/PC, Student/Education

Vortex Announces May 31st Game Competition Deadline  
by Staff [05.25.07]
The McLuhan International Festival of the Future has announced that May 31st is the deadline for its Vortex 2007 Game Competition, with students, developers and budding entrepreneurs competing to pitch their game concepts for a $2,500 grand prize.
Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education

OLPC Organizes Educational Game Jam  
by Brandon Boyer [05.24.07]
Non-profit group One Laptop Per Child has announced that it has organized a three day game jam from June 8-10 that will see hundreds of developers, educators, and artists collaborate to create open source educational games for its XO laptop currently bein
Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Student/Education

Microsoft To Release Free Student Game Aegis Wing Over XBLA  
by Jason Dobson [05.14.07]
Microsoft announced that this Wednesday it will release Aegis Wing, a new student developed side scrolling shooter over Xbox Live Arcade, which will be available free of charge to all Xbox Live Silver and Gold members in North America, though only
Console/PC, Student/Education

BAFTA, Dare Partner For Ones to Watch Award  
by Brandon Boyer [05.01.07]
The British Academy of Film and Television and Dare to be Digital student game development competition have partnered to offer the BAFTA Ones to Watch Award, a new award to be given to a winning Dare to be Digital team at BAFTA's October British Academy V
Console/PC, Student/Education

GCG Feature: 'Student Postmortem: Savannah College of Art and Design's Temple Dash'  
by Brandon Boyer [04.26.07]
The latest feature for Gamasutra sister educational site Game Career Guide presents a postmortem of Savannah College of Art and Design student game Temple DashConsole/PC, Student/Education

Eidos, MumboJumbo Headline Northern Exposure 07  
by Beth A. Dillon [04.24.07]
Codeworks GameHorizon and Game Republic, two support agencies for the UK's games industry, have announced Northern Exposure 07, a May 10th conference in York, UK to explore emerging opportunities for game developers.
Console/PC, Student/Education Launches Forums, Marc Mencher Q&A  
by Beth A. Dillon, Staff [04.23.07]
Gamasutra's game education sister site has launched new forums to discuss major topics related to game education and getting into the gam
Console/PC, Student/Education

Critical Reception: Merscom/Outerlight's The Ship  
by Danny Cowan [04.18.07]
This week's edition of Critical Reception examines online reaction to The Ship, a unique, budget-priced PC indie first-person game that previously debuted on Steam, but only just saw North American retail release for the first time.
Console/PC, Student/Education

EA UK Guildford Named Dare To Be Digital London Host  
by Jason Dobson [04.18.07]
Organizers of the UK-based student game development competition, Dare to be Digital, have announced that Electronic Arts’ UK studio in Guildford will host the 2007 event's newly established London and South East center, adding to the two existing centers
Console/PC, Student/Education

Atari Announces Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer  
by Staff [04.12.07]
Atari has announced an expansion to PC RPG sequel Neverwinter Nights 2, in the form of NWN2: Mask of the Betrayer, again developed by Obsidian Entertainment and using the Dungeons & Dragons license, and to debut in North America in Fall 2007
Console/PC, Student/Education

Newsbriefs: Music Expo, Virgin Radio, China Anti-Addiction  
by Staff [04.10.07]
[UPDATED: 3:58pm PST] Today's regularly updated newsbriefs include the announcement of the Second Annual Composer Expo, which will including video game panels and representations, Virgin Radio launching an online music player for the PlayStation 3
Console/PC, Student/Education

Ask the Experts: 'Staying Employed as a Programmer'  
by Jill Duffy [04.06.07]
In this week's Ask the Experts column from educational site Game Career Guide, contributing editor Jill Duffy consults's Marc Mencher wondering just how stable game programming jobs are and ho
Console/PC, Student/Education