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Google distances itself from Stadia creative director's comments 1
by Kris Graft [10.22.20]
Google on Thursday distanced itself from tweets issued by the creative director of Stadia's Montreal studio, who said game streamers should be paying devs and publishers of games they stream.
Business/Marketing, Social/Online

Sponsored: Learn how AI helps counter disruptive online behavior in this free webinar 1
by Staff [10.16.20]
Join this session to learn from experts at Google Cloud and Improbable on how machine learning can be applied to identify and mitigate toxic behaviors.
Social/Online

Luna, Amazon's take on cloud-based gaming, launches in (limited) early access  
by Alissa McAloon [10.20.20]
Amazon's freshly announced Luna service is now available in early access, though that doesn’t mean that the cloud-based game streaming service is open to the general public.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Xbox muses xCloud expansion through 'lower priced' gear like streaming sticks  
by Alissa McAloon [10.23.20]
Xbox's next big hardware announcement might be tinier than expected.
Social/Online

Rune 2 lawsuit alleges deliberate sabotage from Bethesda, ZeniMax  
by Alissa McAloon [10.21.20]
Accusations of fraud and breach of contract are aimed at Human Head as well as at Bethesda and ZeniMax, the owners of the studio that sprung up over night after Human Head's closure.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online

Ubisoft Connect announced as a 'refreshed' replacement for Uplay and Ubisoft Club  
by Alissa McAloon [10.21.20]
Following in the footsteps of EA's rebranding of Origin, Assassin's Creed developer Ubisoft has announced that Uplay and Ubisoft Club are being dissolved into an entirely new tool: Ubisoft Connect.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Bungie cease and desist pulls Destiny 2 cheat tool offline  
by Alissa McAloon [10.19.20]
Bungie appears to be arguing that the cheats violate the Destiny 2 license agreement, a complaint sent alongside a cease and desist demand.
Console/PC, Social/Online

PlayStation clarifies how its voice chat reporting tool will work on PS5 1
by Alissa McAloon [10.16.20]
An unannounced PS5 feature became known to the world thanks to the latest PS4 update, but the PS team assures its users that the new tool doesn't mean it’ll be listening in on voice chats.
Console/PC, Social/Online



Which studios does Sony own?  
by vimla devi [10.19.20]
Sony, the gaming tech giant is known for its imaginative games & the infinite exclusives. Here's the list of some development companies owned by the sony entertainment who are behind the creation of world-class games
Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

How to get on the good side of media & streamers  
by Simon Carless [10.14.20]
Analyzing an interesting Twitter thread asking ‘content creators’ and media folks about the game promo-related practices that devs and publishers should stop doing. Plus lots more game discovery goodness!
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Indie Social/Online

This is Fine, 2020: Networking into the Games Industry as a New Grad  
by Patricia Dimaandal [10.14.20]
Struggling as a New Grad? I definitely was! Nonetheless, I managed to have some success despite 2020 being 2020 and I want to share my internship experience at UX is Fine! - from how I got the opportunity to the 8 lessons I learned.
Design Console/PC Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

Game Translation Fails - Common Causes and How to Avoid Them  
by Damien Yoccoz [10.13.20]
While they're usually funny encounters, when localization fails happen to your own indie game, they're not as funny anymore. We detail their most common causes, so you can avoid falling into these traps.
Audio Smartphone/Tablet Social/Online Indie Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Business/Marketing VR

How to Judge Game Design With Achievement Analytics  
by Josh Bycer [10.13.20]
Studying Game Design factually is difficult to do, but for today's piece we're going to use achievements to see if we can learn more about fan engagement and use it to accurately judge a game's quality.
Design Production Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR


Phoenix Labs — San Mateo, California, United States
[10.22.20]
Art Director


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[10.15.20]
Frontend Developer (Haxe) - Video Game: Forge of Empires


innogames — Hamburg, Germany
[10.07.20]
Java Software Developer - Core Team