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Canada’s rugged east coast inspires a UK-based video game developer to create a fishing RPG

SAINT JEAN, NB – The rugged landscapes of Canada’s east coast and the resilience of its people have a long history of inspiring artists, and now that includes the UK makers of a new video game. Moonglow Bay is a fishing RPG, or role-playing game, set in a fictional town along the East Coast in […]

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Valve brings consumers, not game developers, to arbitration

By J. Edward Moreno (October 26, 2021, 7:12 p.m. EDT) – Consumers pursuing antitrust claims against online gaming giant Valve must submit to the arbitration they agreed to when they started play, a Washington state federal judge ordered on Monday, but the judge allowed game developer Wolfire’s claims to continue in court. In a five-page […]

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Nordic Game Talents aims to help recruit game developers in the Nordic region | Pocket Gamer.biz

Games Factory Talents is a talent attraction agency based in Helsinki, with a service organizing game job fairs. Games Factory Talents has partnered with Nordic Game to create Nordic Game Talents, an online and interactive three-day event dedicated to recruitment and career development in the creative and games industry. Obtain informations The event allows attendees […]

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Zynga completes acquisition of mobile game developer StarLark

Zyngaa global interactive entertainment company, announced the acquisition of StarLark, developer of the mobile golf game Golf Rival, from Betta Games for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $525 million in cash and stock. StarLark brings to Zynga the development team behind Golf Rival, where players of all skill levels compete in real-time player-versus-player matches, […]

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Zynga Completes Acquisition of Mobile Game Developer StarLark; Expands Games Portfolio with Hit Franchise, Golf Rival

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zynga inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of StarLark, developer of the world’s second fastest-growing mobile golf game, golf rivalfrom Betta Games for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $525 million in cash and stock. StarLark brings to Zynga the talented development […]

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This CHRO game developer found a winning talent strategy

When Jeff Ryan took over as head of HR at video game developer Zynga in 2017, he followed in the footsteps of five other HR managers, all of whom had come through the job in the previous three years. While the organization, founded in 2007 and known for developing games such as Words with Friends […]

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Banish boredom at work: become a game developer

No previous experience or knowledge is required to start learning everything you need to start a new career that will have you looking forward to your working days. Image: iStock/PRImageFactory Do you feel it’s time to shake up your life? So why not train for a fascinating new career as a game developer? You don’t […]