In this issue we’ve got over 20 pages dedicated to recruitment, packed with career advice, a look at how the games recruitment field is faring in the recession, and a preview of the results of the IGDA’s biggest-ever Quality of Life report.
We’ve also infiltrated Jagex to find out how the Cambridge giant quietly ticks away on some of the world’s most popular MMOs, and yet flies under the radar of many despite being one of Europe’s biggest independent studios.
Tools-wise we catch up with Mark Rein to talk about Unreal Engine 3 on mobile devices, round-up the premier social platform SDKs for iPhone games and profile the Bedrock cross-platform mobile technology.
Also, if you missed our previous super-scoop, we’ve got two new amazing columnists for Develop: David Braben, who this month discusses narrative in games, and Microsoft Developer Account Manager Ben Board talks us through what to expect at this month’s Gamefest.
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