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Game Discoverabilityland: The Season Of Discovery  
by Gamasutra Staff [07.03.20]
The newest roundup on game discovery includes news on Xbox Summer Games Fest, PlayStation Indies, Apple Arcade/iOS news, and lots more.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online

COVID-19 and pivot towards game development lead to layoffs at Kongregate  
by Alissa McAloon [07.02.20]
Kongregate has laid off a, reportedly sizable, portion of its staff, a decision the company says in a statement to Gamasutra was set in motion by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Learn to better design game communities for kindness at GDC Summer  
by Staff [06.29.20]
Kitfox Games' Victoria Tran will be at GDC Summer to present a talk which will equip you with practical, specific community design strategies that encourage kindness among members.
Console/PC, Social/Online, GDC

Report: Apple scraps deals with some Apple Arcade devs in pursuit of more engagement  
by Alissa McAloon [06.30.20]
Apple is reportedly moving toward a retention-focused revamp of Apple Arcade’s future library, a shift that seems to indicate the $5 per month subscription isn’t sticking quite as well as the company had hoped.
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Kongregate shuts off game submissions as Flash's final days approach  
by Alissa McAloon [07.01.20]
Support for Flash is expected to cease at the end of 2020, and Kongregate is changing some of its platform features to ready for that shift.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Video: The mechanics of explosive growth in Roblox 1
by Staff [07.01.20]
In this 2018 GDC talk, Roblox's Adam Miller dissects the explosive growth of Roblox as a company and platform and shares lessons that can help other companies looking to accomplish similar feats.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online, Video, Vault

Sponsored: Learn what it takes to catch a cheater in online games in this free webinar  
by Irdeto [07.01.20]
Join in on this free webinar to learn about modern threats to multiplayer games and how Denuvo Anti-Cheat addresses those threats without requiring modification of the game's source code.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Video Game Deep Cuts: SpongeBob's Death Come True  
by Gamasutra Staff [06.26.20]
Death Come True, Hylics 2, and the SpongeBob game remake are just a few of the things featured in this week's new Video Game Deep Cuts link round-up.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing



Game Discoverabilityland: The Season Of Discovery  
by Simon Carless [07.03.20]
The newest roundup on game discovery includes news on Xbox Summer Games Fest, PlayStation Indies, Apple Arcade/iOS news, and lots more.
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

Where Are You Wasting Your Game's Memory? (Memory Profiler: Part 2)  
by Ruben Torres Bonet [07.02.20]
Today, I will show you around the neat memory map visualization mode that this experimental package brings to your table: How is your memory layout structured? What memory regions does Unity have? How fragmented is your memory?
Programming Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

UK Government issues report on loot boxes and "immersive and addictive technologies"  
by Paul Lanois [06.30.20]
The UK Government has issued a formal response to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee’s report on Immersive and Addictive Technologies. The government's response covers topics such as loot boxes and gambling.
Business/Marketing Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

Monetizing Cooking Games: Q&A with Newvoy's CEO & Founder, Yang Lu  
by Marc Llobet [06.29.20]
Monetizing a successful Cooking mobile game: Interview with Newvoy's CEO & Founder, Yang Lu. Learn how Cooking Voyage (launched on iOS & Android during COVID-19), is rapidly growing in the app stores. +500K installs during the first month!
Business/Marketing Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

The sudden death of Mixer underlines how critical a far-reaching streaming platform is to Microsoft's cloud gaming ambitions  
by Louise Shorthouse [06.29.20]
Microsoft is sunsetting its streaming platform Mixer and transitioning its streamers and audience to Facebook Gaming as part of a new partnership. Mixer was primarily a springboard for xCloud, and this focus contributed to its dismantling.
Business/Marketing Social/Online


Klang Games GmbH — Berlin, Germany
[07.03.20]
Technical Producer


Klang Games GmbH — Berlin, Germany
[07.03.20]
Senior Level Artist


Klang Games GmbH — Berlin, Germany
[07.03.20]
Senior Game Designer


Wooga GmbH — Berlin, Germany
[07.02.20]
Lead Game Designer
Lead Game Deisgner

Wooga GmbH — Berlin, Germany
[07.01.20]
Unity Game Engineer
Unity Game Engineer

Undisclosed — Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
[06.26.20]
FULLSTACK/GAMEPLAY ENGINEER


Windwalk Games — San Francisco, California, United States
[06.12.20]
Software Engineer


Game Closure — San Francisco, California, United States
[06.05.20]
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer - San Francisco, Mountain View, Tokyo, Remote

Game Closure — San Francisco, California, United States
[06.05.20]
Senior Game Engineer
Senior Game Engineer - San Francisco, Mountain View, Tokyo, Remote