- News - News Tue, 24 May 2022 11:52:48 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) Six key tools to help break into the game industry

Sponsored: As the gaming industry continues to rapidly expand, it is important to hone the skills necessary to help you stand out in a hiring pool. ]]> Mon, 12 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT
Academia and the Black experience in games with prof. Lindsay Grace

Lindsay Grace is Knight Chair in Interactive Media and an associate professor at the University of Miami School of Communication. He joins the GDC Podcast to chat about games and academia, games with social impact, and the Black experience in game development.]]> Fri, 25 Jun 2021 12:00:00 EDT
New to coding? Here's why Python is a strong place to start

Sponsored: Or are you already a programming pro, experienced Minecraft modder, or Lua-savvy Roblox creator Find out how you can put your expertise to work and teach kids game development with iD Tech.]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:00:00 EST
Sponsored: How to get a job in games during a pandemic

AI Programmer Firas Hosn and Career Specialist Maxine Schnepf discuss what's changed in the game industry and how to stand out in today's job market.]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:00:00 EDT
Deep Dive: Making the 2D action game tool Pixel Game Maker MV

Takuya Hatakeyama, director on Kadokawa's Pixel Game Maker MV, goes in-depth on the creation of the recently-released 2D action game tool.]]> Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:00:00 EST
Writing great video game characters with Brandon Sheffield - GDC Podcast ep. 4

Brandon Sheffield is lead writer on Lab Zero's excellent action RPG platformer Indivisible. Find out how he injects humor, emotions, and personality into Indivisible's dozens of characters.]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:00:00 EST
Registration is now open for GDC 2020!

Sign up now to attend GDC 2020 at a discount price and gain access to the global game development community for a week of unmatched education, inspiration and networking in San Francisco! ]]> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:00:00 EDT
Genetics-themed survival game <i>Niche</i> is heading to schools for free

Stray Fawn Studio is making its genetics-themed survival game Niche free for schools who want to use it for educational purposes.]]> Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:00:00 EDT
PSA: Upload your resume to Gamasutra's job boards!

Here's a friendly reminder that Gamasutra's job boards are the best place to find your next job in the game industry - upload your resume and land the job you want!]]> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:00:00 EDT
Behind the enthralling dystopian student game, <i>Burning Daylight</i>

It's not often that one's very first game finds an audience, but the student-developed Burning Daylight is an exception. We speak with game director Frederik Jeppesen.]]> Tue, 21 May 2019 12:00:00 EDT
Managing your game dev career, from early to late stages

Iain Angus, development manager at Alien Isolation developer Creative Assembly, offers quick-hit advice for game devs at the start, middle, and later parts of their careers.]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:00:00 EDT
Video: Laralyn McWilliams on staying optimistic and creative in game dev

At GDC 2019 veteran game dev Laralyn McWilliams gives a stirring, concise talk about practical ways to stay upbeat and fulfilled during a career in the ever-changing game industry. ]]> Tue, 02 Apr 2019 12:00:00 EDT
Here are your GDC 2019 Narrative Summit poster session winners!

Organizers of GDC and the Game Narrative Summit are happy to announce the 2019 Student Narrative Analysis Competition winners, who all receive passes to the conference next month!]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:00:00 EST
PSA: Just over 24 hours left to register early for GDC at a discount!

Early registration for the 2019 Game Developers Conference ends tomorrow (Wednesday, January 30th) at 11:59 PM Pacific, so sign up now to save hundreds on your pass!]]> Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:00:00 EST
GDC 2019 State of the Industry: Nearly 50% of devs support unionization

The results of the latest GDC State of the Industry survey are out, offering unparalleled insight into how game makers feel about unionization, the state of Steam, crunch time, and more!]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2019 12:00:00 EST