Get a job: Sanzaru Games is hiring an Environment Artist

Sanzaru Games is looking for a visionary World and Environment Artist to join its experienced development team and visually stunning and immersive worlds in Foster City, California. …

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Nintendo stocks jump to eight-year high following Monster Hunter XX Switch reveal

While Nintendo’s stock prices typically see some level of ebb and flow as major products are detailed, the recent announcement helped the company’s stock value hit its highest point since 2008. …

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Don’t Miss: Understanding the AI design behind some of Ubisoft’s biggest games

Take a look back at this chat with Ubisoft veterans Julian Varnier and Gabriel Robert, who led AI teams on Assassin’s Creed IV and Far Cry 4, about the state of big-budget open-world game AI design. …

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Chat about rhythm violence with Thumper developer Marc Flury at 6:30 PM EDT

We’re kicking off the weekend with a chat about porting VR games to the Nintendo Switch with Thumper co-creator Mark Flury at 6:30 PM EDT. …

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Earnings report roundup: Game industry winners and losers in Q1 2017

Jon Jordan offers a rundown of info gleaned from game company quarterly reports for Q1 2017. Who overperformed and underperformed, and why? …

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