Studio Closures and Other City List Updates

Studio Closures A couple of major announcements shook the games industry over the past couple of weeks. First it was announced that Orange County developer Carbine Studios was shutting its doors, and that 50 people would be losing their jobs. The developer was behind the MMO title WildStar, which will also be winding down in the coming weeks. Yesterday, more sad … Read More

City Page Updates – 04/25

Keeping the city page information current is important to us, and requires some diligence. The games industry is always changing and new companies are popping up all the time. There are also studio closures, team sizes expanding and contracting, new titles announced, office locations moved, and more – we like to keep all of that info as up to date … Read More

Welcome to Naughty Dog

If you’re not sure who Naughty Dog is, there’s a good chance that you’re probably looking at the wrong site.  They need no introduction in the gaming world, and have been behind some of the biggest franchises (Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter, Uncharted) of the last 10+ years.  I was pumped to see them add 2 jobs to the site … Read More

Welcome to Giant Sparrow

About a week ago, I saw someone tweet about a new game from a studio called Giant Sparrow.  The title of the game is “The Unfinished Swan.”  Check out the video: The tech demo looks incredible, so I immediately fired off an e-mail to them.  As it turns out, they’re hiring, and they just posted an ad today!  They’re located … Read More

Top North American Cities for Game Development – Part 2

A while back, I did a post that attempted to paint a rough picture of which cities had the most game development going on.  The idea behind the list was that knowing where the studios are at = knowing where the jobs are at.  It’s been several months since I put that together, so I figured I’d do a follow-up … Read More