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Test Case Scenario: Dr. Deborah Hendersen

Credit: Dr. Deborah HendersonCredit: Dr. Deborah HendersonThere’s often a deep divide between a game designer’s goal and a player’s expectations, and that’s where behavioral researcher Dr. Deborah Hendersen comes in.

Dream Catcher: Matt Gilgenbach

Matt Gilgenbach knows how fast dreams can turn into nightmares. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Gilgenbach spent five years developing games for other studios before achieving his dream of launching his own titles. He even had a groundbreaking idea—a reverse shooter gamers would play backwards.

Trion Worlds

Trion Worlds is an independent developer and publisher of massively multiplayer online games, founded by industry veterans Lars Buttler and Jon Van Caneghem.

2012 Game Career Outlook

When Game Developer Magazine issued their “Career Guide, Fall 2012,” they shared some great insights into what you can expect out of your game career. We were particularly interested in how well the most popular game careers worked out for technicians and artists trying to pay their bills. Consult the chart below to gauge how your current or future career in games is projected to play out, in terms of salary and experience.

Marvel

The Marvel universe is comprised of more than 8,000 comic book characters, including some of the most iconic figures in popular culture. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company acquired the house that Stan Lee built.

SCE Santa Monica Studio

Best known for developing the God of War franchise, Sony Computer Entertainment’s Santa Monica Studio holds nine awards from The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences as well as British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards in Technical Achievement and Story and Character for God of War 2.

Vigil Games

David Adams, Joe Madureira, Marvin Donald, and Ryan Stefanelli founded Vigil Games in 2005. After hatching a plan to leave their PC game development jobs and open an independent studio to create console games, the group went into intensive garage development and premiered their ideas at E3. Vigil quickly gained interest from THQ to publish the first title, Darksiders.

Gameloft

The Guillemot brothers, founders of Ubisoft, launched Gameloft in 1999. The French game development studio and publisher has more than 200 games to its credit, including the award-winning mobile Assassin’s Creed series.