Insights into game audio from Olivier Daubry

  1: OK who are you and what are you known for? My name is Olivier and I am a French music composer & sound designer. I also work in a recording studio specialized into french dubbing and voice recording, part of the big (and intense) video game localization industry 🙂 There I have worked on numerous titles such as Final Fantasy XV as an artistic … Continue reading Insights into game audio from Olivier Daubry

Meet Leonardo Iezzi, Environment Artist at Reflections!

  1: Hello, who are you and what are you known for? My name is Leonardo; I’m originally from Italy from a city near Venice, I’m currently living in the UK in Newcastle. During the day I’m an Environment Artist at Ubisoft Reflections working on the franchise of The Division. During the night I’m Batman haha joking aside during my spare time I’m working as … Continue reading Meet Leonardo Iezzi, Environment Artist at Reflections!

16 Year Vet, Lead Artist on System Shock, Kevin Manning!

1: OK who are you and what are you known for? My name is Kevin Manning and I have had the pleasure of being involved with some amazing projects over the last 16 years. Currently the Lead Artist on System Shock my past game credits include Lead character artist on Fallout : New Vegas, Character art on Alpha protocol, Red Faction Guerrilla, and Dungeon Siege 3; Cinematic … Continue reading 16 Year Vet, Lead Artist on System Shock, Kevin Manning!

As an indie video game developer you do “something different every day”

Yannick, is an indie game developer from France. He has released several successful freemium games on major mobile platforms (iOS, Google Play, Amazon, Windows 8/10) under the name Salad Gamer including: A Bird’s Journey: endless runner game (250K downloads) Santa Claus and Christmas Games: memory game for kids (300K downloads) Play With Santa: game compilation for kids (150K downloads) Tell us about your current project “Fresco”. … Continue reading As an indie video game developer you do “something different every day”

Frank Diaz, Level Designer and UI Artist

Frank Diaz, has been in the industry for over 10 years, working as a level designer and most recently as a UI artist for Bioshock: The Collection. 1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? Hi! My name is Frank Diaz. Im not really “known” for anything. You might have unknowingly seen some of my work most recently in Bioshock: The Collection … Continue reading Frank Diaz, Level Designer and UI Artist

Ben Hoyt and why he think console exclusives are a blessing in disguise.

Ben is an interactive content producer with 12+ years of experience within the games industry. He has experience working with film studios, production companies, and celebrity talent.  1: How long have you been a game dev and how has the landscape towards diversity changed in that time? [Ben Hoyt] I’ve been a game developer since about 2003, when I started as a Producer on a PS2 title … Continue reading Ben Hoyt and why he think console exclusives are a blessing in disguise.

Based in China Shigekazu Tsuuchi talks localization and more…….

OK who are you and what are you known for? My name is Shigekazu Tsuuchi. I have been doing localisation QA for 7 years (started as a tester to project manager at Keywords Studio, now working as LQA project leader at 2K Games). I did LQA for, Civilisation VI, Battleborn, Destiney and some other games. How did you get your break into games? I started … Continue reading Based in China Shigekazu Tsuuchi talks localization and more…….

Senior Software Engineer John Woznack shares his thoughts on the games industry.

Who are you and what are you known for? I’m John Woznack, and I’m not really “known” for any hit games. All of the games I’ve worked on were, unfortunately, not commercial hits. Such is life in the video game development industry. How long have you been a game dev and how has the landscape towards diversity changed in that time? My “game dev” career … Continue reading Senior Software Engineer John Woznack shares his thoughts on the games industry.

Q/A Tester to the President of Cyberdeck Games. How he did it and what he thinks…….

Hello who are you and what are you known for? My name is Dante Falcone, I am president of Cyberdeck Games. I’m known for implementing agile solutions for growing game development teams as well as generally just helping with whatever needs getting done in code, art and QA. How did you get your break into games? I was called in for a QA tester interview … Continue reading Q/A Tester to the President of Cyberdeck Games. How he did it and what he thinks…….

From a pro Counter-Strike player to Q/A Lead Analyst!

Based in Romania, Sebastian is a QA Lead Analyst for EA Games. He kindly took 5 minutes of his day to talk about QA, the game market and how he started in the industry. OK who are you and what are you known for? My name is Sebastian Truta and I work as a QA Lead for Electronic Arts How did you get your break … Continue reading From a pro Counter-Strike player to Q/A Lead Analyst!