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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate breaks the series' launch sales record in Japan  
by Chris Kerr [12.12.18]
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 1.23 million copies in Japan during its launch weekend, according to the latest sales figures from Famitsu.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC

Analysts claim China's new ethics committee could spark game licensing restart  
by Chris Kerr [12.12.18]
China's decision to create an "ethics assessment committee" to vet online titles for release could suggest regulators are preparing to resume game licensing in the near future.
Business/Marketing, Production

Blog: Resources for game music composers - The big list  
by Gamasutra Community [12.12.18]
Composer Winifred Phillips has gathered together some of the top online resources and guidance available for newbies in the field of video game music. Take a look.
Audio, Production

Catching up with indie studio Tomorrow Corporation
by John Harris [12.12.18]
The members of Little Inferno and Human Resources Machine dev Tomorrow Corporation helped define the indie movement of the mid-2000s. We pick their brains and see what they're up to today.
Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Video

Sledgehammer Games co-founder Glen Schofield has left Activision  
by Chris Kerr [12.11.18]
The news might come as a surprise to some, given it's only been a few months since Schofield announced he'd be departing Sledgehammer to take on new "executive duties" within Activision. 
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC

Blog: Building a team-oriented approval process  
by Gamasutra Community [12.11.18]
How well the team works out creative differences is discernible in the end product. Quality suffers when the team cannot balance the input of many personalities.
Design, Production


Meaningful Play and Beyond: What Anthony Bourdain Taught Me About Making Games  
by Mars Ashton [12.12.18]
Anthony Bourdain was a Chef, Writer, Traveler and so much more. What did I learn after watching his shows and reading his books about making games? Everything I needed to know.
Design, Production, Serious, Indie

Making of a indie horror game  
by Arjun Sankhala [12.11.18]
Day first of making a indie horror game - downloading the assets
Design, Programming, Production, Art, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

A Team-Oriented Approval Process  
by Timothy Ryan [12.10.18]
How well the team works out creative differences is discernible in the end product. Quality suffers when the team cannot balance the input of many personalities. This can be tackled with a team-oriented approval process.
Audio, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Smartphone/Tablet

How Do Free Apps Make Money in 2018?  
by Aleksandra Bessalitskykh [12.10.18]
If you are thinking of developing an app and are unsure how a free app brings profit, the following article provides clarification.
Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Social/Online

Video Game Deep Cuts: Smash That Punch-Out, Hard  
by Simon Carless [12.09.18]
This week's surprisingly video-heavy highlights include a great mini-doc about the history of the Punch-Out franchise, a review (& compendium of reviews) for the latest acclaimed Smash Bros. game, & a multitude of other neatness.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, VR

Producer's First Steps  
by Nick Guilliams [12.06.18]
The overarching lesson that helped me understand how to be a better producer and team leader.
Production, Indie


Sony PlayStation — San Mateo, California, United States
[12.12.18]
Sr. Technical Program Manager - PlayStation
The Sr. Technical Program Manager reports into the Platform Planning & Management (PPM) department’s Business Operations team and is primarily focused on “Go to Market” and in-life project management, communications & operations around the launch of platform products and features. These projects are typically platform initiatives which vary in scope and subject matter, ranging from incremental feature planning through to new hardware and software releases. The PPM team works with a broad set of internal and external teams including global counterparts responsible for all aspects of product planning and development in the PlayStation family. As such, the ideal candidate has direct experience of platform planning and/or managing projects in a global digital media entertainment environment (gaming experience/interest strongly desired).

Deep Silver FISHLABS — Hamburg, Germany
[12.12.18]
Senior Producer (f/m)


Disruptor Beam, Inc. — Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
[12.11.18]
Senior Producer


Sucker Punch Productions — bellevue, Washington, United States
[12.07.18]
Outsource Artist


Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[12.07.18]
Character Outsource Artist


Disruptor Beam, Inc. — Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
[12.06.18]
Game Director, Star Trek Timelines


Cryptic Studios — Los Gatos, California, United States
[11.19.18]
Producer, Magic The Gathering MMO


XSEED Games — Torrance, California, United States
[11.13.18]
Localization Editor


University of Utah — Salt Lake City , Utah, United States
[10.15.18]
Assistant/Associate/Professor (Lecturer)