Get a job: Join the Savannah College of Art & Design as its Chair of Visual Effects

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry! Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now. Location: Savannah, Georgia Join SCAD as chair of visual effects and help students become fluent in digital film and entertainment production as they prepare for creative careers […]

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Video: Playtesting Overwatch

In this 2018 GDC talk, Blizzard Entertaiment’s Rowan Hamilton discusses how a “playtesting first” approach helped shape the production process for the studio’s multiplayer hit Overwatch. It was an in-depth look at the way this approach influencd the data pipeline, build system, server stack and many other aspects of the Overwatch team’s day-to-day workflow. If you missed out on […]

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THQ parent company Embracer has purchased Metro dev 4A Games and others

THQ parent company Embracer has purchased Metro dev 4A Games and others THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has announced a spate of acquisitions, including a number of game studios. The most notable move was the purchase of Metro developer 4A Games for $36 million. Embracer made the acquisition through its wholly-owned subsidiary Saber Interactive, […]

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Video: Speedrunning Skyrim with Skyrim dev Jonah Lobe

The name of the speedrunning game is picking apart the weird ways video games work to quickly work through–or even circumvent!–carefully designed systems and levels, so what happens when a game’s developers join in on the run? Find out in this GDC Summer session where game developers and speedrunners who know their game engage in a […]

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Obituary: Meridian 59 and MMO developer Brian Green

Game developer and noted MMO advocate Brian “Psychochild” Green has passed away at the age of 46. Green was a pillar of the game industry, particularly in MMO spaces, and played a key part in keeping the early MMO game Meridian 59 up and running during his time as CEO and co-founder of Near Death […]

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Best Flipgrid Tips and Tricks for Teachers and Students

The best Flipgrid tips and tricks could help you engage better, which means getting far more out of this online video discussion tool. So you’ve come to the right place if the best possible remote learning experience is what you want. While Flipgrid is a fantastic video discussion tool for class, thanks to its minimalist […]

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