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Wall Street may use computer games to find talent

Want a job on Wall Street ? First, you’ll need to play some video games. Some banks will be looking at more than just applicants’ resumes this recruitment season. They will also be checking out candidates’ gaming skills. Read More Wall Street’s recruiting season is getting a makeover this year. No, we’re not talking about […]

Ken Levine reflects on the game industry’s history of violence

“One of the reasons there’s been a lot of violence in video games is because it’s relatively easy to simulate and, like action movies, there’s an easily perceivable market for it.” – Bioshock creative director Ken Levine speaks to the value of violence in video games during an interview with NPR. In a brief interview […]

UK studios become smaller, more numerous

A study by UK trade body TIGA has illustrated a continuing trend towards larger number of small development teams in the UK, with organisations of less than five people now making up the majority of the nation’s gaming industry. Publishing its annual Making Games in the UK Today report, TIGA highlights a huge increase in […]

UK studios become smaller, more numerous

A study by UK trade body TIGA has illustrated a continuing trend towards larger number of small development teams in the UK, with organisations of less than five people now making up the majority of the nation’s gaming industry. Publishing its annual Making Games in the UK Today report, TIGA highlights a huge increase in […]

UK studios become smaller, more numerous

A study by UK trade body TIGA has illustrated a continuing trend towards larger number of small development teams in the UK, with organisations of less than five people now making up the majority of the nation’s gaming industry. Publishing its annual Making Games in the UK Today report, TIGA highlights a huge increase in […]

IBM Study: Online multiplayer games build business leaders

Hmmm, which would you choose? Sitting in a dreary classroom to bone up on an MBA, or stretched out in an easy chair honing your business leadership skills while engaged in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG)? A study released by IBM and collaboration software maker Seriosity found significant parallels between business leaders and […]