GameCareerGuide.com - News http://gamecareerguide.com/news GameCareerGuide.com - News Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:20:54 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) National Videogame Museum opens scholarship program for young Texan devs http://gamecareerguide.com/news/303775/national_videogame_museum_opens_.php

The National Videogame Museum has established four $1,500 scholarships for aspiring game developers.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/303775 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Devs, submit your best pitches for a GDC 2018 Visual Arts talk! http://gamecareerguide.com/news/303157/devs_submit_your_best_pitches_for_.php

Artists, take note: GDC officials seek great submissions of intriguing, cutting-edge Visual Arts talks for the GDC 2018 Main Conference, from now through August 17th. ]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/303157 Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
University of California Irvine will soon offer <i>Overwatch</i> scholarships http://gamecareerguide.com/news/301200/university_of_california_irvine_.php

The University of California Irvine plans to offer an Overwatch-based scholarship to prospective students later this year.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/301200 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Staffordshire University to offer UK's first eSports degree http://gamecareerguide.com/news/298978/staffordshire_university_to_offer_.php

This is a big deal because it's the first time any university in the United Kingdom has pitched a degree program as being explicitly about the business of playing games professionally. ]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/298978 Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Epic's Unreal Dev Grants program hands out $275k http://gamecareerguide.com/news/298840/epics_unreal_dev_grants_program_.php

The latest round of grants from the fund distributed a total of $275,000 to 17 projects that utilize or enrich the Unreal engine and its community in some way. ]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/298840 Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
YoYo Games wants to inspire young game devs with GameMaker education package http://gamecareerguide.com/news/298577/yoyo_games_wants_to_inspire_young_.php

YoYo Games wants to encourage more people to explore the world of game development by putting together an education package featuring GameMaker Studio 2.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/298577 Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
What can student game devs do to avoid crunch? http://gamecareerguide.com/news/297890/what_can_student_game_devs_do_to_.php

The structure of a typical college semester seems to almost encourage crunch, so what can devs do to move away from what is often regarded as an unhealthy but all-too-common element of game making]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/297890 Thu, 11 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Learn how these developers are building their careers (so you can improve yours) http://gamecareerguide.com/news/297803/learn_how_these_developers_are_.php

We sat down with three up-and-coming game developers to learn how they're navigating the waters of early game development careers these days to see what other developers could learn from.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/297803 Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Studying game dev? The AIAS Foundation is offering three $2.5k scholarships http://gamecareerguide.com/news/294243/studying_game_dev_the_aias_.php

If you're starting your second year of college or are enrolled in graduate school, take a look at these three game development scholarships being offered for the 2017-18 academic year. ]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/294243 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT
How attending a game expo can land you a job http://gamecareerguide.com/news/290906/how_attending_a_game_expo_can_land_.php

Five case studies of how to use an expo pass to make connections, meet new friends, and find employment.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/290906 Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:00:00 EST
Come to GDC 2017 and learn how Twitch can make you a better teacher http://gamecareerguide.com/news/288477/come_to_gdc_2017_and_learn_how_.php

Sean Bouchard is a USC teacher, and at GDC 2017 he'll speak to how the video game streaming platformoffers educators of game design and analysis an opportunity to improve their teaching practice.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/288477 Thu, 29 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST
GDC 2017 launches low-income free Expo Pass program http://gamecareerguide.com/news/286409/gdc_2017_launches_lowincome_free_.php

These complimentary Expo Passes awarded via the Low Income Pass Lotteryare intended for participants who would otherwise not be able to attend GDC without considerable financial assistance.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/286409 Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST
Apply now to be a Conference Associate at GDC 2017! http://gamecareerguide.com/news/282508/apply_now_to_be_a_conference_.php

GDC is now accepting applications for the GDC 2017 Conference Associate program from now until December 23rd! Associates will receive a pass to the show in exchange for about 25 hours of work. Apply today!]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/282508 Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT
Heads up, students: IGDA Scholars applications now open for GDC 2017 http://gamecareerguide.com/news/283230/heads_up_students_igda_scholars_.php

If you're a student studying game dev and are interested in getting some IGDA support to attend GDC 2017,know that its accepting applications for its GDC 2017IGDA Scholars program through 12/6.]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/283230 Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT
GDC 2017 opens for registration with new features! http://gamecareerguide.com/news/282686/gdc_2017_opens_for_registration_.php

Now's your chance to sign up for the world's largest and longest-running event for game developers: Game Developers Conference 2017 is now open for registration!]]>
http://gamecareerguide.com/news/282686 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT