ArenaNET, the creators of Guild Wars 2, recently fired two long-time employees for what the company claims amounts to "attacks on the community", due to an alleged failure "to uphold our standards of communicating with players". Jessica Price and Peter Fries, both industry veterans, with Fries being with the company for 12 years, were summarily … Continue reading The labour of games
e INDG GDC Scholarship Program Our 2018 GDC Scholarship Applications are now open. 2018 Applications will be accepted November 13th– December 14th, 2017 I Need Diverse Games is excited to announce that in partnership with the Game Developers Conference, we continue to be part of the GDC Scholarship program! We will be awarding 25 Conference + Summit … Continue reading Our 2018 @Official_GDC Scholarship Program applications are open!
New program Infinite Deviation: Games helps emerging game designers develop and launch their ideas on Google Play ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 - We Make and Ideas United have collaborated with Google Play and Google Computer Science Education in Media to launch a new program that supports emerging game designers and takes their ideas to market. … Continue reading We Make and Ideas United team up with Google to support inclusivity in Game Design
Call For Articles - Game Studies Special Issue: “Queerness and Video Games: New Critical Perspectives on LGBTQ Issues, Sexuality, Games, and Play” by Guest Editors - Ruberg & PhillipsThe intersection of LGBT issues, queerness, and video games represents a space of great turmoil and great potential. Video games, the games industry, and games culture have … Continue reading Call For Articles – Game Studies Special Issue: “Queerness and Video Games
Join us for the 2017 Game Devs of Color Expo and celebrate game developers of color! Play games by awesome creators as well as learn and share techniques for creating your own interactive media! In our day-long event at the historic Schomburg Center, we will hold panels, talks, educational sessions, and an arcade – all … Continue reading We’ve sponsored 10 tickets to @BrooklynGamery ‘s Game Devs of Color Expo!
Description Xbox is once again proud to partner with the Blacks in Gaming (BiG) organization to host the 12th annual BiG Green Room during the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco . Join us to connect & network with other game creators, developers, writers, artists, and more. Enjoy private listening sessions with industry veterans as … Continue reading Going to @Official_GDC? Be sure to sign up for Blacks in Gaming – Green Room
Jackbox Games is best known for its rapidly expanding catalog of critically acclaimed party games including Quiplash, Drawful, Fibbage, The Jackbox Party Pack, The Jackbox Party Pack 2, and the recently released (and unsurprisingly named) The Jackbox Party Pack 3. As Jackbox Games moves into the last 83% of this century, we hope to build … Continue reading Job Announcement- @jackboxgames is hiring a Backend Engineer
IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders Program Focused on improving the inclusivity of game development by addressing the retention of under-represented minorities in the industry, the IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders program includes a GDC pass (generously donated by GDC) and travel stipend, two days of workshops and special events specifically designed to help the participants … Continue reading .@IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders Program
Organizers of the Game Developers Conference have once again donated a number of complimentary GDC 2017 passes that will be given away (via lottery) as part of a special low-income GDC pass program. Part of organizers' ongoing efforts to attract a diverse array of the game industry's best and brightest, the complimentary Expo Passes awarded via … Continue reading .@Official_GDC launches low-income free Expo Pass program
The I Need Diverse Games GDC Scholarship application closes November 1, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST (US/Pacific) If you applied to a different GDC Scholarship program for 2016, that will not preclude you from applying for our scholarship. All information on what's needed to apply is on our form and the biographical information is … Continue reading Final reminder about our @Official_GDC Scholarship application!