Thursday, 30 April 2009

Visual Factory Hiring Software Developers

"Visual Factory Pte Ltd

Interactive Digital Media - Software Developers (Engine Module) - 2 Positions

Technical Skills:
• Highly proficient in C++ programming
• Sound knowledge of Object Oriented Technologies (Design & Implementation)
• Highly disciplined and able to write cross platform codes (including XP, Vista, Fedora & MAC OS)
• Sound knowledge of Gaming Technologies (including Graphics, AI, Physics & Camera Control)

Soft Skills:
• Highly motivated
• Optimist & positive mindset
• Good communication & interpersonal skills

Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2-3 years of working experience in Software Development & a sound knowledge & interest in computer graphics and game programming.

Successful candidates can expect a rewarding & challenging career with our company, which is actively engaged in the Interactive Digital Media sector with an attractive annual compensation package up to S$36,000.

Interested candidates can submit their resumes to the following email:"

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Force Feedback Class

XNA gives a good raw functionality for vibration on the controller, but here's a cool class for simulating force feedback.

Friday, 17 April 2009

WSQ Diploma Courses in Digital Game Art or Programming from IDGT-NTU (IMI)

Institute of Digital Game Technology (IDGT)-NTU (IMI) is offering WSQ Diploma Courses in Digital Game Art or Programming (1 Year).
It aims to nurture a new generation of Asian game developers through customized professional training and R&D in advanced game technology.
IDGT has two campuses, the Singapore campus within the Nanyang Technological University and its sister campus in the Shenzhen University, People’s Republic of China. 
These training courses are for fresh graduates to upgrade their skills and join computer and Video game industry which is a rapidly growing sector in Singapore.
Overview of their Training Course:
1. Emphasis on teamwork and workplace communications between students from both programs. 
2. Opportunity to work on real world projects. 
3. Curriculum that is recognized for its standard and quality by WDA. 
4. SPUR funding available for up to 90% of course fees. 
5. Monthly stipend of S$ 1000 during the course tenure (1 year). 

Please feel free to call J. Deepha, Marketing & Admin Executive - Institute of Digital Game Technology (IDGT) at 65137654 or email at for further discussion.

Monday, 13 April 2009

XNA Xbox LIVE Community Game Sales Numbers

During the last GDC, some numbers from sales of Xbox LIVE Community Games were released.

Check out the articles on GamerBytes and Gamasutra. There's also a deeper analysis on Gamasutra as well on how and why some games sell.