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Get a job: Yacht Club Games is hiring a Sr. 3D Art Generalist

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4999

Yacht Club Games is looking for an experienced 3D Art Generalist to develop in-game art assets for its future projects. ...


NWEA Researchers Share Prize for Social-Emotional Learning Measurement

Northwest Evaluation Association - November 17, 2017 4999

This August, two of our research scientists here at NWEA, Jim Soland and Nate Jensen, won first place in the Social-Emotional Assessment Design Challenge sponsored by CASEL... Continue Reading


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Personalized Learning for Early Childhood Classrooms: What Could it Look Like?

Northwest Evaluation Association - November 14, 2017 4999

I can’t help but think about all the chatter I hear about personalized learning. Almost every conversation I have with middle school teachers eventually turns to the... Continue Reading


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GAME: In UK and Spain, Switch attach rates are matching the Wii's

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4998

The company claims that -- least in its stores across the UK and Spain -- the Switch is rivaling the Wii in terms of attach rate, with GAME selling an average of 3 Switch games for every 1 console. ...


Video: Devs sound off on the 2017 Indie Soapbox

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4998

In the course of an hour ten indie devs from around the industry take the stage at GDC 2017 to share what's on their mind, tackling everything from taste (get some!) to self-care to indie rockers. ...


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild leads Golden Joystick award winners

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4998

Nintendo's open world Zelda title walked away with four awards during the show, with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Cuphead, and Horizon Zero Dawn following close behind. ...


11 years after launch, Titan Quest gets a new expansion pack

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4998

It's a funny show of support for an 11-year-old game, but THQ Nordic's Reinhard Pollice tells PCGamer it's a natural next step after the company's release of Titan Quest Anniversary Edition last year. ...


Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice

Black Youth Project - November 17, 2017 4998

Jesmyn Ward’s sprawling, definitively Southern novel Sing, Unburied, Sing has rightfully been rewarded by the National Book Foundation with the National Book Award in the genre of fiction. The novel sees Ward return to the fictional town of Bois Sauvage, which was also the setting of Ward’s 2011 National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones. […]


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Obituary: Dragon Ball and Metal Gear Solid voice actress Hiromi Tsuru

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4997

The Japanese voice actress behind Yakuza 0's Reina and the Dragon Ball character Bulma has passed away at the age of 57. ...


Don't Miss: The classic postmortem for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4997

Creating a new type of combat system inside a 60-hour RPG was a daunting task. Yet that's exactly what BioWare did with its classic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. ...


Blog: Understanding early access on itch.io

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4997

Back in October I started the Nowhere Prophet First Access campaign on itch.io. That was just over five weeks ago, so I guess it's a good time to look at how that went. ...


SOMA dev introducing a monster-optional 'Safe Mode' to the horror game

Gamasutra - November 17, 2017 4997

Developer Frictional Games has opted to introduce a 'Safe Mode' to its aquatic horror game that looks to pacify the cast of hostile monsters found in the game. ...

Video: How to put out fires and stay creative as a game writer

Gamasutra - November 16, 2017 4946

At GDC 2017 writers George Ziets, Leanne Taylor-Giles, Chris Avellone, Colin McComb, and Gavin Jurgens-Fyhrie discuss the ins and outs of being a writer in games, from AAA to indie to tabletop. ...


Battlefront II dev temporarily turns off all microtransactions

Gamasutra - November 16, 2017 4946

It's a significant twist in what has been a very public about-face for the studio in the face of remarkable fan outcry over the game's progression systems and virtual currency economy. ...