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After the announcement of an upcoming Xeno-series game from Monolith Soft for the Wii U last month, I had everything I needed from them for this year. But today a surprise pops up -- another potential Monolith Soft game for 3...
A job listing reveals that DICE is currently working on bringing Mac OS X compatibility to its Frostbite game engine. The listing calls for a "Mac OS X Engineer" who will help the Frostbite team deliver" an engine as great on...
I really enjoyed my time with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, and I wouldn't mind a sequel somewhere down the line with more characters that helped define the platform (if Sony could work out deals with Activision to get...
Rockstar's been rather busy of late, drip feeding us screenshots and trailers of Grand Theft Auto V while, presumably, working on said game. They've also been doing quite a bit of hiring. For months now Rockstar North ha...
A new Call of Duty title? No one would be surprised. But one for the Xbox 360 and PS3? Hmm. Sledgehammer Games, the co-developers of Modern Warfare 3, are hiring a Senior Environment Artist for an upcoming Call of Duty f...
On its job postings page, Valve is looking to bring on an industrial designer. The description for this position says that the company is "hoping to add your expertise in product design and manufacturing, ergonomics, usabili...
Now here's an interesting curiosity. It seems that Cambridge-based developer Harmonix is hiring for a position rather unlike what you may expect of them: A Combat Designer. Here's a bit of what they had in mind, found in the ...
One of the most asked questions I get as a game journalist is "How do you write crazy awesome game reviews and have non-stop sex with Russian models in the back of bazillion dollar sports cars all the time?" The second most a...
YouTube has listed a job position for a software engineer that will develop versions of YouTube to work with next generation consoles. Under the listed responsibilities we find that they're looking to "build the next generat...
Remedy Entertainment is hiring for their next game, which they say is a project 'targeted at future generation consoles.' A posting on Remedy's community forums let members know that more than 20 job openings will open up in ...
A new Playdead job listing on Gamasutra asks for a programmer that can help port games to new platforms. Playdead's Limbo is available for Xbox 360, PS3, computers and OnLive, but the Copenhagen, Denmark based studio is ...
Kojima Productions confirms that they're looking to open a new studio in California. A tweet from senior producer Kenichiro Imaizumi says that they're looking to set up shop in The Golden State, but only if they "can find the...
Ubisoft are working on a new AAA MMORPG, the publisher revealed through a tweet looking for new staff. A sleuth on NeoGAF spotted it and now the tubes are abuzz with speculation. Following the link on the tweet takes you to t...
Gearbox is needing a live-action lookalike for one of their Borderlands characters, Lilith. The person casted will become Lilith, and will appear in Borderlands 2 as well as at trade shows and other events. What a great gig! ...
If you're poking around the job listings on Treyarch's webpage you might get the feeling that they're working on something new. The following are duties (HA! Get it? Duty?) that point to new games. Look at the listing ...
In the mid-to-late nineties, LucasArts was one of the most exciting game developers on the planet. Since then, the quality of their titles has been rather hit-and-miss. That latter-day disappointment may be about to change, a...
 Ubisoft sent me a heads-up on this job this morning. As you may know, they're working on an Assassin's Creed encyclopedia. That's a huge undertaking and they're needing some help. This is a real gig ...
So, yesterday we talked about how Entertainment Weekly voted Kirby's Epic Yarn the single worst game of 2010. While a bizarre choice in a year that saw games full of real technical, design and visual flaws, EW is entitled to ...
Microsoft Game Studios is on the hunt for talent. They're wanting people to make Xbox Live Arcade and Windows Phone 7 games. They say that they're "aggressively" looking for both established and new developers to make games. ...
Are you one of those people who has serious doubts about Call of Duty being any good now that Infinity Ward has exploded and developers like Sledgehammer games are jumping into the franchise? Well, don't just bitch about it! ...
After sorting through nearly 200 applications and more Inception reviews than any one person should ever read, Tom and I have narrowed our list down for the second round of the hiring process for Modern Method's new movie sit...
Deadline reminder!  Today's the last day to submit a video.  Good luck!  Over 200 people applied, so we haven't seen them all yet or even read the emails.  I'm extremely thankful to everyone that applied, ...
Oh yes, it's coming. Problem is it can't come until we get some writers to fill it up with content. I suppose you can consider this the semi-official announcement before the official announcement when everything will be revea...
We haven't a clue what the next installment in the Halo franchise will be like on any meaningful level, but we do know 343 Industries is handling its development. And now, we also know that the studio is in need of some fresh...
I could do that sh*t! Really, it's not to far from what I do everyday anyway. Wait, we don't fact check or do any kind of proof-reading, or at least that's what this guy will tell you. Edit? Make sure that things are "written...
Do you just love to move objects from one place to another in a highly organized manner? Maybe you're the friend who everyone always asks to help them move. Maybe you're just unemployed and want to work at Bungie. If any of t...
This can't be good news for the ongoing development of The Force Unleashed 2, but it has been confirmed that multiple executives have resigned from LucasArts, including president Darrell Rodriguez, who only had the job for ar...
Bungie is looking for a new Lead Writer, somebody to manage a team of writers, blah blah blah. If you've got a lot of experience and such, well, maybe they'll hire you. That's not the interesting bit about the position. One o...
As time progresses and technology races forward gaming engines start to get old. At some point game developers must put their old game engines out to pasture and start to develop new ones so that they can keep up with the eve...
A recent job listing on 2K Marin's Web site indicates that the BioShock 2 developer is building a game not named BioShock 2 -- an "exciting" unannounced game that will have some sort of multiplayer component. Also, fish swim;...
Seasons change, people die, taxes come and Halo makes money for Microsoft. These things are facts of life that will never change, so it should come as no surprise that Microsoft is building up 343 Industries, the Microsoft Ga...
EA Sports announced this morning (as reported by Joystiq three days ago) that former Midway arcade sports wizard Mark Turmell has taken a position as the Senior Creative Director of EA Tiburon. Turmell made his name as the cr...
There's no doubt about it, multiplayer is the gaming industry's favoritist thing ever. If a game doesn't have multiplayer in it these days, it almost seems incomplete. For the non-multiplayer gamer such as myself this is a te...
Jonathan Blow of Braid fame is hiring a programmer who to do work with body tracking, according to a post on the Blow’s Braid blog.“We’re hiring another programmer into the new company, to do very interestin...
You guys had a lot more to say about the sales of Persona 4 then I thought you would yesterday, so I suspect you'd want to hear anything you can about the possibility of Persona 5. Of course, there's been no official confirma...
Ninja Theory, the studio who brought us Heavenly Sword and Kung Fu Chaos, is seeking eight individuals to join its animation internship program. The program lasts from September through November and will have interns working ...
Frankly we're surprised it has taken Microsoft this long to enter the world of retail seeing as they have stuff to sell, they have the money to sell it and they're usually only about one step behind Apple who has had blinding...
NIS America is looking for a new editor for their localization staff, as one is leaving to teach English in Japan. They are asking for editors here at Anime Expo in their industry panel today.  Here's how bad they want s...
I had heard a rumor that videogames were recession proof, but it appears that is not true. If the recent closing of 3D Realms isn't enough to convince you then how about a few numbers. In the past year 8,450 people have lost ...
The good folks at Blizzard reportedly have something new up their sleeves, but don't get your hopes up; it'll most likely be a matter of years, not months, before we here any big announcements officially.The company is curren...