Do you work in the video game industry? Want to talk (anonymously) about layoffs? Whether you're a developer sick of the job instability or a publisher who has had to let good people go, we want to chat. Hit me up.
A Gallup survey conducted over the weekend finds that while Americans believe the greatest responsibility for keeping violent games out of children's hands lies with parents, they aren't opposed to the government stepping in to help.
Everybody wants a job in the video game industry, but which job? The 2009 Game Developer Salary Survey can help you decide, breaking down pay by industry discipline, and making McWhertor's beloved The Tester seem even sillier than it already was.
Despite the recession and a drop in video game sales last year, December was the biggest month in the history of video games.
The video game industry is exploding in Australia, with new figures released today showing games revenue double that of box office revenue and 40% larger than the DVD market.
Yesterday we had a nice argument regarding Factor 5's shutdown and whether the bad economy was to blame. Now, The Economist examines a "recession-proof" business and comes to a few conclusions of its own.