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The transferable skills in gaming

Long gone are the days when playing computer games was seen as the reserve of teenagers or people with less "respectable" hobbies. People from all walks of life enjoy sitting down with their favourite console or indulging in some PC gaming,...

 
 
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DailyEsports is hiring, get paid to write about your passion

Destructoid's future sister esports site is called DailyEsports.tv, a project our parent company recently acquired. It's day zero and we're staffing with a brand new editorial team.  Come help us turn this husk of a Wordpress blog into...

 
 
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Gearbox is hiring a writer for what is probably Borderlands 3

Borderlands and more recently Battleborn developer Gearbox Software is looking for a new writer. Specifically, a writer for an unannounced AAA game that sure sounds like it could be Borderlands 3. "Gearbox is looking for someone to join th...

 
 
 
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Erik Wolpaw has departed Valve

It's been confirmed that Erik Wolpaw, one of the writers behind games like Portal and Left 4 Dead, is no longer working for Valve. Wolpaw and his writing partner, Chet Faliszek, joined Valve after their hugely influential Old Man ...

 
 
 
 
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Rockstar North head leaves company after 17 month sabbatical

Rockstar North studio head Leslie Benzies is no longer with the company, Rockstar confirmed to Kotaku today. Benzies, who joined Rockstar North in 1999 before it was even called Rockstar North, played a large part in the development of the ...

 
 
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Titanfall dev working on 'new 3rd person action/adventure IP'

Titanfall's coming up on two years old, huh? While all the AI robots toil away on deserted servers, developer Respawn is hard at work on Titanfall 2, which may find better longevity while no longer an Xbox console exclusive. But that's not ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Is Destiny coming to PC? It seems like maybe

Destiny might be heading to PC. A job posting on Bungie's website requires new staff to "evaluate PC hardware-specific features and ensure various systems work together across multiple PC configurations to provide a great experien...

 
 
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Runescape mod fired for abuse of powers

Allow me to paint you a mental picture. You're a paid moderator for Runescape, an MMO that most people haven't thought about in almost a decade. You have great power, but also great responsibility. You one day grow bored of using your power...

 
 
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Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch is leaving Gearbox

Almost five years ago, Anthony Burch went from being a Destructoid staff member to a Destructoid alumnus, moving on to work as a writer at Gearbox Software. On his personal Twitter account this morning, he announced that he would be leaving...

 
 
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Irrational's hiring again almost a year after 'winding down'

In February, Ken Levine (bio)shocked the gaming world by announcing that Irrational Games was shutting down. Well, sort of. The plan was to lay off the majority of the staff, and continue forward as a small group dedicated to creating narra...

 
 
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Microsoft to announce biggest round of job cuts in five years

Microsoft is beginning its restructuring in the near future, as forecast by CEO Satya Nadella last week in an interview. The reductions will most likely be in engineering, marketing, and areas of overlap with Nokia. The restructuring, which...

 
 
 
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Guerrilla job ad points to new IP with online focus

Guerrilla Games is hiring, and they say they're looking for online designers for a game they've been working on for a couple of years now. This is for an unannounced IP that will feature "innovative online gameplay." They're looking for fol...

 
 
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Why you might play a videogame at your next job interview

Let's face it, job interviews suck. Actually getting an interview, for me at least, is a minor miracle so it's just as deflating when you have to go through the whole process of trying to make yourself sound like a great candidate and answe...

 
 
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Tomb Raider's creative director now with Halo dev team

Timothy Longo, creative director behind the Tomb Raider reboot, has made the switch from Crystal Dynamics to 343 Industries. As shown on his LinkedIn profile, Longo is now the new creative director at 343; the studio is currently ...

 
 
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God of War: Ascension director joins Crytek

Todd Papy, as some may recall, recently left his position at SCEA Santa Monica (where he worked as game director for God of War: Ascension) without revealing what he'd be up to next, except that he'd be relocating to Germany. Well, a m...

 
 
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Fallout: New Vegas creative designer joins Killzone team

Fallout: New Vegas' lead creative designer, John Gonzalez, has joined the team behind the Killzone franchise over in Amsterdam. Back in March of 2011, Gonzalez left Obsidian Entertainment and joined Warner Bros. Games where h...

 
 




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