GameCareerGuide.com - News https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news GameCareerGuide.com - News Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:22:00 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Connecting educators with the unique teaching ability of games https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/306949/connecting_educators_with_the_.php

Santeri Koivisto, CEO of TeacherGaming, looks to connect teachers with the educational value in games like Kerbal Space Program, Epistory, and Democracy 3.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/306949 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Submit your talk to the GDC 2018 Summits! https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/304598/submit_your_talk_to_the_gdc_2018_.php

The 2018 Game Developers Conference is now accepting talks for summits, seminars, and much much more. ]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/304598 Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Creative Assembly partners with London college to combat UK 'skills shortage' https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/304360/creative_assembly_partners_with_.php

"As a leader in the UK games industry we are committed to educating the future games development talent of tomorrow, and driving innovation through diversity."]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/304360 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
5 game dev students set to receive AIAS Foundation scholarships https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/303780/5_game_dev_students_set_to_receive_.php

This year, five students have been awarded $2,500 as part of the Foundations three annual scholarship offerings. ]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/303780 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
National Videogame Museum opens scholarship program for young Texan devs https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/303775/national_videogame_museum_opens_.php

The National Videogame Museum has established four $1,500 scholarships for aspiring game developers.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/303775 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Devs, submit your best pitches for a GDC 2018 Visual Arts talk! https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/303157/devs_submit_your_best_pitches_for_.php

Artists, take note: GDC officials seek great submissions of intriguing, cutting-edge Visual Arts talks for the GDC 2018 Main Conference, from now through August 17th. ]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/303157 Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
<i>Walden, A Game</i> and <i>Everything</i> honored at Games for Change Awards https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/302886/walden_a_game_and_everything_.php

Meditative first person effort Walden, A Game struck twice to take home the covetedMost Significant Impact and Game of the Year awards.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/302886 Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Ex-THQ exec Danny Bilson takes leading role at USC games program https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/302726/exthq_exec_danny_bilson_takes_.php

In practice, this means Bilson will be taking on more leadership of the USC game dev educationprograms after former Interactive Media & Games Division chair Tracy Fullerton stepped down.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/302726 Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT
University of California Irvine will soon offer <i>Overwatch</i> scholarships https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/301200/university_of_california_irvine_.php

The University of California Irvine plans to offer an Overwatch-based scholarship to prospective students later this year.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/301200 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Staffordshire University to offer UK's first eSports degree https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/298978/staffordshire_university_to_offer_.php

This is a big deal because it's the first time any university in the United Kingdom has pitched a degree program as being explicitly about the business of playing games professionally. ]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/298978 Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Epic's Unreal Dev Grants program hands out $275k https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/298840/epics_unreal_dev_grants_program_.php

The latest round of grants from the fund distributed a total of $275,000 to 17 projects that utilize or enrich the Unreal engine and its community in some way. ]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/298840 Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
YoYo Games wants to inspire young game devs with GameMaker education package https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/298577/yoyo_games_wants_to_inspire_young_.php

YoYo Games wants to encourage more people to explore the world of game development by putting together an education package featuring GameMaker Studio 2.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/298577 Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
What can student game devs do to avoid crunch? https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/297890/what_can_student_game_devs_do_to_.php

The structure of a typical college semester seems to almost encourage crunch, so what can devs do to move away from what is often regarded as an unhealthy but all-too-common element of game making]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/297890 Thu, 11 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Learn how these developers are building their careers (so you can improve yours) https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/297803/learn_how_these_developers_are_.php

We sat down with three up-and-coming game developers to learn how they're navigating the waters of early game development careers these days to see what other developers could learn from.]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/297803 Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Studying game dev? The AIAS Foundation is offering three $2.5k scholarships https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/294243/studying_game_dev_the_aias_.php

If you're starting your second year of college or are enrolled in graduate school, take a look at these three game development scholarships being offered for the 2017-18 academic year. ]]>
https://www.gamecareerguide.com/news/294243 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT