For Science: New research tries to link game choices, soft skills, and career paths

I suspect most long-time MMORPG gamers can point to a useful skill, contact, or experience in gaming that helped them in their careers or...
Among all the many, many ways you are terrible.

Blizzard ramps up hiring for its unannounced online game

Blizzard Entertainment is up to something -- something big -- these days behind closed doors. We've known that the World of Warcraft studio was...
Everyone likes me, Amelie.

Overwatch is hiring a creative writer for… reasons

Here is a riddle for you: What would Overwatch, a game that's so far featured far more backstory than actual ongoing story, want with...

Citadel Studios and Nexon are recruiting talent

If studio job postings get your blood pumping with the thoughts of what could be, here are a couple of tantalizing tidbits that perhaps...
But the same old story.

Amazon’s New World seeks a software development manager

Despite coming onto the scene with a flurry of prospective titles, Amazon Game Studios has yet to really make a great impression on the...

Guild Wars 2 is hiring a writer and narrative designer

We regret to inform you that while ArenaNet is definitely hiring a Writer / Narrative Designer for Guild Wars 2, it is also a...
How does this work? We were barely told.

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating about future Final Fantasy XIV jobs from weapons

The Armoury System places a certain unique burden on Final Fantasy XIV. Any new job doesn't just need to have a distinct mechanical identity,...
Ideas face challenges when born.

Wisdom of Nym: The jobs in the middle of the road in Final Fantasy XIV

The first time, it was all about the jobs everyone thinks are garbage now. The second time, it was all about the jobs everyone...
I am not throwing away my shot.

Wisdom of Nym: The losers we see in Final Fantasy XIV’s jobs

The biggest problem with jobs in Final Fantasy XIV isn't always mechanics. Sometimes it's a matter of perception. With 15 jobs to play in...
Obviously silly dances are already universal.

Wisdom of Nym: The numbers game in Final Fantasy XIV

It's not really hard to figure out the best stats for melding in order to do the maximum damage in Final Fantasy XIV. You...
Healing! I need it.

Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood preview: The healers

Don't miss the rest of our Stormblood preview coverage!Healers! You need them in Final Fantasy XIV. Seriously, they're vital, and not just to make...
It did, at least, address the issue, but MCH didn't fix the problem.

Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood preview: Ranged DPS jobs

Don't miss the rest of our Stormblood preview coverage!I have to say that the Live Letter was a wee bit frustrating in places. How...
Oh, oh, oh, it's magic! Y'know?

Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood preview: Caster DPS jobs

Don't miss the rest of our Stormblood preview coverage!If there's one field of jobs that's never really locked me in during previous Final Fantasy...
Imperfect balance.

Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood preview: Melee DPS jobs

Don't miss the rest of our Stormblood preview coverage!Oh, melee DPS, you matter to me. You matter to a lot of people, in fact....

Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood preview: Tank jobs

Don't miss the rest of our Stormblood preview coverage!I really wanted Samurai to be a tank. There's not a lot of specific reasoning for...
Hire me.

Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood preview: Samurai and Red Mage impressions

Don't miss the rest of our Stormblood preview coverage!It should come as pretty much no surprise that one of my first focal points when...
You might think it's easier when the only version of the game that exists is one with unrealized potential, but it's not.

Carbine Studios is hiring for an unspecified new project

The general consensus for WildStar has been that the game is running on borrowed time for several reasons. That's a sad conclusion, but an...
I need healing.

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on the healer skills Final Fantasy XIV could delete

Tomorrow, we're getting the end of the Heavensward story quests in Final Fantasy XIV, which means I need to start looking at Heavensward as...
Stab some stuff.

Wisdom of Nym: Abilitiy revisions for Final Fantasy XIV: Melee edition

I had really hoped for something a touch more substantial about Stormblood from this weekend's event, but we got what we got. Thus we...

Unannounced Diablo project is looking for a game director

So what's going on with Diablo? Something, apparently, as Blizzard is currently hiring a game director for an unannounced Diablo project. Blizzard told Polygon that...