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Oxford researchers say clinical 'gaming disorder' lacks sufficient evidence 3
by Alissa McAloon [10.21.19]
Based on the findings of a recent study, Oxford researchers say they "do not believe sufficient evidence exists to warrant thinking about gaming as a clinical disorder in its own right."
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Steam launches beta for Remote Play Together, taking couch co-op online  
by Alissa McAloon [10.21.19]
Valve has launched its Steam Remote Play Together feature into beta, a program that aims to make local multiplayer games playable through an online connection.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Unity is raising Pro and Plus prices for new subscriptions in 2020  
by Alissa McAloon [10.18.19]
Developers with existing Unity subscriptions won’t be affected by the change, but those that sign up after January 1, 2020 will end up paying a little bit extra.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Legislators condemn action against Hearthstone pro in letter to Activision Blizzard CEO 6
by Alissa McAloon [10.18.19]
United States senators and representatives have penned a letter to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, condemning Blizzard's decision to punish a Hearthstone player's pro-Hong Kong comments.
Social/Online

Call of Duty drops loot boxes in favor of battle passes in Modern Warfare  
by Alissa McAloon [10.17.19]
Past Call of Duty games have included loot boxes, a now-controversial monetization practice, but Modern Warfare publisher Activision says the latest game is taking a different approach.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online

Former Zynga CMO Doug Scott joins Twitch as marketing chief  
by Alissa McAloon [10.21.19]
Zynga’s former chief marketing officer Doug Scott has joined the executive team over at Twitch.
Business/Marketing, Social/Online

Video Game Deep Cuts: Fortnite's End In Jedi's Order 1
by Gamasutra Staff [10.19.19]
This week's highlights include the end (and resurrection) of Fortnite, an early look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, plus games from Manifold Garden to Killer Queen Black & Disco Elysium.
Design, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming

Humble Monthly is lightly rebooting as Humble Choice later this year  
by Alissa McAloon [10.18.19]
Humble is giving its monthly game subscription plan Humble Monthly a fresh coat of paint, and a new tiered approach that removes the mystery from the service.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online



When Playing an MMORPG Is no Longer an Adventure  
by Adrien Laurent [10.22.19]
Many would agree that the MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game) genre has begun to stagnate. Why? Perhaps because the most recent MMORPGs lack a sense of adventure, leaving little room for discovery and the unexpected.
Design Social/Online

Pursuing Playability Part 1 -- Quality of Life  
by Josh Bycer [10.21.19]
For this multi-part piece, we're going to be talking about how to improve playability in games, starting with quality of life features and improvements.
Design Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Top Ten Best Board Game Apps 2019  
by Michael Heron [10.21.19]
There are a lot of board game apps out there, and it can be hard to find the ones worth playing. Here's our list of the ten that most deserve your attention.
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

Video Game Deep Cuts: Fortnite's End In Jedi's Order 1
by Simon Carless [10.19.19]
This week's highlights include the end (and resurrection) of Fortnite, an early look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, plus a whole heap of new titles under the microscope - from Manifold Garden to Killer Queen Black to Disco Elysium and far beyond.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

PixelCast 7, Pixels, Bears, and Sacrilegious Santa...  
by Jeremy Alessi [10.18.19]
n PixelCast 7, Jeremy hangs out at Pixels = Pints + Bytes for the latest PixelFest Devs meetup and chats with two local indies about their studios.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Serious Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR


Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Gameplay Engineer
Gameplay Engineer

Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Game Network Engineer
Game Network Engineer

Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer

Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Game Client Engineer
Game Client Engineer

Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Senior Gameplay Engineer
Senior Gameplay Engineer

Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Senior Game Network Engineer
Senior Game Network Engineer

Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc. — Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
[10.19.19]
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer

Madison Wells Media — Los Angeles, California, United States
[10.18.19]
Social Media / Community Manager


Wargaming Sydney — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
[10.17.19]
Senior C++ Engineer (Gameplay Programmer)


Wargaming Sydney — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
[10.17.19]
Software Engineer (Automation)