Games Industry Career News

Codemasters to close Guildford studio

September 14, 2011
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Staff at Codemasters Guildford were called to a company meeting at 11am today, where they were told the company was proposing to close down its Guildford operations. A source told GamesIndustry.biz that Guildford staff were asked to return from holidays to attend the meeting, and many began to receive emails from a recruitment company early [...]

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Unreal dev kit to power 48-hour game jam

September 9, 2011
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A 48-hour video game creation marathon, ‘Game Jam’, using the Epic Games’ Unreal Development Kit, has been announced. In association with training provider Train2Game, registered competitors will go head-to-head to create video games around a ‘secret theme’, with three teams to be selected as winners. Read the full article here: Source: Craig Chappel Via Develop

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Survey: Third of studio devs can’t sell own work

September 8, 2011
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As many as a third of in-house studio developers are forbidden to sell their own independent games, new data suggests. An industry-targeted questionnaire also found that more than half of studio developers have signed away ownership of “everything” they create to their employer. Read the full article here: Source: Rob Crossley Via Develop

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Train2Game interview with Far Cry 3 Narrative Director Jason Vandenberghe

September 2, 2011
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“Train2Game was at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from 17th August to 21st August. While there, we spoke with Far Cry 3 Narrative Director Jason Vandenberghe. In an in-depth interview, he discussed what his role involves, the game design process behind an open world title, creating believable characters and much more. He also reveals how he [...]

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