Microsoft Studios is Microsoft's entertainment publishing arm, and Microsoft Studios XBLA has published some of the best games for Xbox LIVE Arcade. We're eager to continue to support and empower independent developers to deliver fantastic, innovative and ground-breaking entertainment experiences on Microsoft platforms. See what we're up to at www.playxbla.com.
DigiPen Institute of Technology is a global leader in game development education. As the first school in North America to offer a bachelor's degree in game development, DigiPen has advanced the game industry for more than two decades by helping students become world-class programmers, engineers, designers, and artists. Learn more at www.digipen.edu.
The Graduate School of Games and Interactive Media, France. A public institution of higher education and research founded in 2005. Postgraduate recognized in the world of digital media. Collaboration with universities and research centers worldwide and welcoming foreign students. www.enjmin.fr
We started with Half-Life®, the first-person, sci-fi shooter game that's won more than 50 Game of the Year and a few "Best Game Ever" awards. We expanded the Half-Life franchise with a sequel and Half-Life 2 Episodes 1 and 2. Then we added the horror titles Left 4 Dead® and Left 4 Dead 2, the muliplayer combat franchise Team Fortress®, the #1 online action game Counter-Strike® and the award-winning puzzlers Portal™ and Portal 2. And we're just getting warmed up. store.steampowered.com
Gamasutra.com is the largest independent web site devoted to the art and science of making games. Every day, Gamasutra offers new features about game technology and business, offers product and industry news, has a giant job board, hosts game developer resumes, offers a directory of game development contractors, hosts a product buyers guide, and more. Gamasutra.com has grown from its 1997 launch to over 450,000 members today.
Game Developer Magazine is the only print publication that delivers technical how-to features, industry news, and product reviews to professional game developers. Each month the most renowned and respected developers in the industry explain the technology behind the most successful and innovative games to 35,000 readers, making this truly the publication "by game developers, for game developers."