Great news for aspiring game developers as developer KIXEYE is opening a studio in my hometown of Victoria, BC Canada early next year. According to a number of job postings that have popped up on Indeed, Trovit, and VIATEC, KIXEYE, the developer of social/strategy games such as Backyard Monsters, Battle Pirates, and War Commander is on the hunt for developers in the BC area for their studio opening in early 2013.
Learn more about Kixeye and their new studio in Victoria BC after the break. Read the rest of this entry
So You Want To Get Into The Game Industry – Advice from indie and industry developers at PAX 2011
By Lee Guille
PAX 2011 was, as usual, an amazing event filled with geeks, gamers, developers, and a fair number of hopefuls trying to transition into a career within the industry. Some of the most popular panels from the event (excluding the mega-panels such as the Penny Arcade Q&A, Skyrim and The Old Republic demos, and Dragon Age panel) were those offering advice to get into the gaming industry.
*Please note that the following pieces of advice are summarized versions from panelists, not actual quotes. Hit the jump to continue reading the article. Read the rest of this entry