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Q&A: How Steam co-op hit GTFO chooses depth over breadth in game design  
by John Harris [01.28.20]
"Our philosophy was that we’d rather be one of few ducks in a small pond, than being one of many ducks--and probably a comparatively small one--in a big pond," says 10 Chambers Collective co-founder Simon Viklund.
Design, Console/PC, Indie, Video

Stadia owners on Reddit are blasting Google over radio silence and lack of support 4
by Chris Kerr [01.28.20]
Stadia owners have taken to Reddit to voice their growing concerns over Google's handling (or rather, lack thereof) of the game streaming platform.
Production, Console/PC

ArtCraft nets $11.7 million to boost Crowfall development ahead of launch  
by Chris Kerr [01.28.20]
Crowfall developer ArtCraft Entertainment has secured $11.7 million in funding as it prepares to officially launch the MMO.
Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC

Torchlight successor pivots away from free-to-play following alpha feedback 2
by Alissa McAloon [01.27.20]
The planned free-to-play Torchlight successor Torchlight Frontiers is undergoing a significant shift ahead of launch, and will instead launch as the premium Torchlight III.
Console/PC, Social/Online

PSA: Tomorrow's your last day to get your early registration discount for GDC 2020!  
by Staff [01.28.20]
Early registration for the 2020 Game Developers Conference ends Wednesday, January 29th at 11:59 PM Pacific, so take the opportunity to save money on your pass by registering now at a discounted rate!
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Hoof it to GDC and see how Red Dead Redemption 2's horses were brought to life!  
by Staff [01.27.20]
Come to the GDC 2020 AI Summit in March and learn all about how Rockstar's interdisciplinary team approached designing and implementing the realistic horses of Red Dead Redemption 2!
Programming, Console/PC, GDC

One single EVE Online ship sale raises over $30,000 for Australian fire relief  
by Alissa McAloon [01.27.20]
Proceeds from the sale will, as with other PLEX for Good donations, be put toward a real-world cash donation made to the Australian bushfire relief efforts.
Console/PC, Social/Online

Nintendo is halting Wii repairs in Japan due to parts shortage  
by Chris Kerr [01.27.20]
Nintendo has confirmed it'll no longer be able to offer repairs for busted consoles in Japan, meaning those Wii owners in the region will have to take extra care of their beloved box.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC



How to Rescue Memory on Disabled GameObjects Without Destroying Them  
by Ruben Torres Bonet [01.28.20]
Upset at Unity's greedy behaviour? Stop this engine from stealing your memory on disabled game objects. You can do this with Unity: Save Memory now.
Programming Console/PC Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet VR

How to display in-game messages with Unity Particle System  
by Tom Safarov [01.28.20]
A Unity gamedev guide by RocketBrush studio programmer Timur Gadeev.
Programming Art Console/PC Indie

The State Of Game Discoverability: January 2020  
by Simon Carless [01.27.20]
Following my other recent pieces, I have a whole bunch of follow-ups and interesting links for this article which help define the state of game discoverability in January 2020.
Business/Marketing Design Console/PC Indie

How your Support Team Can Help Developers  
by Vasiliy Sabirov [01.27.20]
How your support team can help developers in solving problems with your product (an app or a game)? Here I discuss ways of improving your support on data collection and data submitting.
Programming Console/PC Indie

UK lays out standards for handling children’s data  
by Paul Lanois [01.27.20]
On 21 January 2020, the UK’s data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office, published a set of design standards for Internet services, which are intended to help protect the privacy and safety of children online.
Business/Marketing Console/PC Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR


Yacht Club Games — Los Angeles, California, United States
[01.27.20]
Senior Tools & Engine Programmer


Yacht Club Games — Los Angeles, California, United States
[01.27.20]
Marketing / Community Manager


University of Central Florida — Orlando, Florida, United States
[01.27.20]
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, Games and Interactive Media


Health Scholars — Westminster, Colorado, United States
[01.24.20]
3D Artist


Health Scholars — Westminster, Colorado, United States
[01.24.20]
3D Animator


Schell Games — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
[01.24.20]
Community Marketing Specialist


Disbelief — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[01.24.20]
Junior Programmer, Chicago
Junior Programmer

Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
[01.24.20]
Junior Programmer, Cambridge, MA
Junior Programmer

Everi Games — Austin, Texas, United States
[01.24.20]
Game Developer


Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[01.24.20]
UI Developer
Insomniac Games - UI Developer