Game developer,writer arrested on child porn charges

According to a criminal complaint, Matthew McNamee, 34, of New Jersey, allegedly downloaded a total of over 50 child pornography videos and videos of sexual activity between July and December of 2015, from an address in the US Virgin Islands.The complaint states that McNamey allegedly obtained and transmitted images of children and sexually explicit images to a second person.McNameee allegedly...

The ‘Developer’ Salary Gap in Developing Games

Developer salaries are starting to fall in recent years.According to a new survey by the research firm Demos, the median developer salary fell from $61,000 to $49,000 in 2017.Developer salaries for 2017 are up 6.5% over 2016, while the median salary for developers in the United States fell by 2.5%.The Demos survey also found that developers who are based in the San Francisco Bay Area saw a 15%...

How to make a human development game in 2018

The video game industry has been in turmoil for years, and developers have been facing layoffs, price cuts and increased competition from consoles and smartphones.But the best-known examples of human development games have been the ones that offer tangible rewards for playing, which can include perks like free games or discounts on future titles.Now, a group of developers is raising the bar for...

Which companies pay the most and what they are doing with it?

The average developer salaries across the industries are starting to get a little more expensive.The average salary for a professional development team at a game developer is $72,876, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.For a hair development team, that's $42,811.That's a huge gap, and according to the data, there are more companies than there are jobs.It's not all bad news for...