Featured Studio – Iron Galaxy Studios

Our latest featured studio, Iron Galaxy Studios, has been operating as an independent developer in Chicago since 2008, and they recently relocated to The Loop. They initially started out as a contractor helping other studios deliver their projects, but have since evolved into working on a mix of their own titles as well as continuing to partner with companies on … Read More

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

Big Week in Orlando Game Development

If you’ve followed this blog at all, you’ve probably figured out by now that I live in Orlando.  It’s not often that there’s a flurry of activity in the local community, but this week has defnitely been the exception.  It’s exciting to see a little bit of game development buzz in the city, so I wanted to highlight some of … Read More

IGDA Orlando

I’ve mentioned networking before as an essential element of a video game job hunt.  IGDA meetings are a fantastic place to meet people from all over the gaming industry.  I live in Orlando, and I’ve been attending our local chapter’s meetings for about 2 years now.  Even in a game company market as small as Orlando, I’ve met people from … Read More

Welcome Zeitgeist Games!

Zeitgeist is a studio in Orlando that’s working on all kinds of stuff.  They’re a licensed WiiWare developer, and have recently put out their first DS title.    They’ve also done a few casual Flash titles over the years.  They’re cool guys – I’ve met them at several IGDA meetings.  They’re looking for a few engineers, so head on over to … Read More