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Skybound CEO aims to finish out The Walking Dead with '100%' former Telltalers  
by Emma Kidwell [10.18.18]
In an AMA held on Reddit, CEO of Skybound Games Ian Howe and former creative director at Telltale Kent Mudle answer questions from players to try and shed light on the Telltale deal.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC

Sixth annual Day of the Devs line-up features over 70 games  
by Emma Kidwell [10.18.18]
Double Fine and iam8bit announce the 70 games which will be present at the sixth annual Day of The Devs.
Business/Marketing, Indie, Video

Rockstar devs comment on work culture after 100-hours backlash 1
by Chris Kerr [10.18.18]
Rockstar has given its employees permission to speak frankly about working conditions at the studio on social media, and it's resulted in some interesting tales from behind the scenes. 
Business/Marketing, Production

The Division developer: Politics in games are 'bad for business' 7
by Emma Kidwell [10.17.18]
According to Ubisoft Massive COO Alf Condelius​, the decision to avoid taking a political stance in video games is a purely a monetary one, as politics are "bad for business."
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Get a job: Join the Digital Extremes team as a PR Manager  
by Staff [10.17.18]
The studio is looking for someone to plan, produce and execute world-class strategic PR initiatives with the purpose of broadening the awareness of Warframe, its community, and the company’s other products.
Business/Marketing, Recruitment

Steam store pages now officially support animated gifs 7
by Alissa McAloon [10.17.18]
Valve has rolled out an update to Steam that allows devs to embed animated gifs directly into the “about” section of a game’s store page.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Social/Online

Lessons Learned After Making Anodyne with Sean Han Tani  
by Larry&Brandon GDU [10.18.18]
Sean Han Tani is a composer, independent game developer, writer and teacher. He is best known for making Anodyne game and is currently working on the sequel, Anodyne 2. His past work includes All Our Asias- a surreal, lo-fi, 3D adventure, about identity,
Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Art, Console/PC, Indie

Why It's So Difficult to Talk About Crunch in Game Development  
by Josh Bycer [10.18.18]
The recent news surrounding Rockstar Studios regarding crunch frames today's talk about why the concept is always hard for developers to agree upon.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie

Persuasion and game design  
by Antonio Torres [10.18.18]
Leadership has many dimensions. While the naive view is that leaders give orders and subordinates follow them, the reality is much different in many situations.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC

Top 3 Game Career Planning Videos from Ask Gamedev  
by Matt AG [10.17.18]
Today Ask Gamedev turns 1 year old! If you haven't heard of Ask Gamedev, we're a YouTube channel made up of game industry veterans and we make videos on game design, marketing games, career planning and more. Here are our top 3 videos on career planning:

The Importance of Localization  
by Antti Kananen [10.15.18]
Translation is a very important step when making a game, but it’s not enough to just translate the words from one language to another. Read more about what guest bloggers in our blog at Koukoi Games wrote about the topic.
Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet

The Three Words That Will Make Magic Leap and Products Like it 4
by Neil Schneider [10.15.18]
Brian Merchant from Gizmodo gave factually poignant coverage of Leap Con. This resulted in a eureka moment which defined what Magic Leap and products like it are about, what they deliver, and what their futures are through three critical words.
Business/Marketing, Serious, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR

Heart Machine — Culver City, California, United States
Gameplay Engineer

Cold Iron Studios — San Jose, California, United States
Console Gameplay Engineer
Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Console Gameplay Engineer to join our world class team on our next AAA title for consoles and PC! Are you a passionate game developer? Is making an awesome game the thing that gets you out of bed in the morning? We’re sure you’re amazing in your field, but do you see perfecting your skills as the means to making the best experiences possible? Great, we want to hear from you!

Cold Iron Studios — San Jose, California, United States
Site Reliability Engineer
Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join us in creating a shooter set in the Alien universe for consoles and PC!

Cold Iron Studios — San Jose, California, United States
Infrastructure Engineer
Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Engineer to join us in creating a shooter set in the Alien universe for consoles and PC!

Backflip Studios — Boulder, Colorado, United States
3D Environment Artist

Backflip Studios — Boulder, Colorado, United States
3D Environment Artist

Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States
Mid/Senior Multiplayer Programmer

Frictional Games — Malmö, Sweden
Tools Programmer

Qualcomm — San Diego, California, United States
SR Technical Artist

Schell Games — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior Unreal Game Engineer