Mobile publisher Flaregames lays off 45 staff

The mobile game publisher Flaregames has laid off 45 members of its staff in Karlsruhe, Germany. The company’s CEO, Klaas Kersting, is also stepping down from his position at the head of the company. Kersting…

Get a job: Velan Studios is hiring a…

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry! Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now. Location: Troy, New York…

Physical copies of Hollow Knight cancelled

Skybound Games announced last week that it would no longer be partnering with Team Cherry to bring physical versions of Hollow Knight to retail shelves after the deal reportedly fell through. The partnership was announced back in…

Xbox chief Phil Spencer taking on a bigger…

Speaking at Microsoft’s XO18 event this past weekend, Xbox chief Phil Spencer discussed how he would like to fix the Microsoft Store to make game content more discoverable and easy to find after criticisms over how the…

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Video: Designing the strategic card game Race for…

In this GDC 2018 talk, game designer Tom Lehmann discusses the design behind his acclaimed card game Race for the Galaxy.  Lehmann walks the audience through Race for the Galaxy's use of cards as resources, simultaneous…

New Overwatch Toys Announced At BlizzCon 2018

During BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard announced new Overwatch-themed toys and Lego sets. The products will be made available for purchase in 2019. "Throughout 2018 our goal has been to give fans an abundance of new ways…