Hiring in Seattle – Valkyrie Entertainment

Looking for a new job? Check out Valkyrie Entertainment, a developer and service provider located in Seattle. Their site says that the studio “is located in the heart of downtown Seattle with Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Waterfront, several theaters, Metro transit system, and many culinary delights all within just a few blocks walking distance.” Valkyrie got started … Read More

Hiring in Seattle – Hardsuit Labs

Hardsuit Labs is one of our newest featured studios, and they had a big announcement during GDC – they’ve been hard at work on Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2! The original Bloodlines game came out way back in 2004 and has seen its profile rise over the years, and fans are excited about the upcoming sequel that features the same … Read More

New Studio in Seattle – Monster Squad

There have been lots of stories about layoffs and studio closures lately, so it’s great to see some awesome news about a new studio opening up shop in Seattle! Monster Squad is officially in business and is made up of several veterans who played key roles on titles like Torchlight and Borderlands. The new team has set up shop in … Read More

City Page Updates – More Studios

We’ve updated several of the city lists recently with studios we hadn’t been tracking. Some of these studios are brand new, and some just hadn’t been on our radar until now. Not surprisingly, it’s 3 of the cities with the most studios that are seeing their lists expand:  Montreal, Seattle, and San Francisco. Let’s take a quick look at each … Read More

Crystal Dynamics Expands With New Bellevue Studio

Crystal Dynamics, the venerable developer behind the Tomb Raider series, announced today that they are opening a separate studio in Bellevue, WA:  Crystal Northwest. The press release stated that the studio is officially open for business as of today: “Our new studio in the Seattle area is officially up and running as of today, and is a full-fledged extension of Crystal … 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