Category: Business and Industry

Interview: Sylvia Liu, Winner of SOE GIRL Scholarship 2010

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today that Sylvia Liu of Milpitas, CA won the 2010 GIRL Scholarship (Gamers In Real Life Scholarship). The scholarship encourages students toward career paths in the creative and applied arts, with the goal of developing videogames that attract more women to play. Liu’s $10,000 scholarship award will to be applied toward tuition and other…

Ada Lovelace Day: Interview with Tracey John

I’ve been reading Tracey John’s work since her days at MTV Multiplayer. I recently met Tracey at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Tracey agreed to participate, despite her very busy post-GDC and pre-PAX East workload. So, a huge thank you to Tracey for setting aside some time for this interview! Tracey John is a writer and journalist based…

Ada Lovelace Day: Interview with Nicholle Young

I have been watching The Tester, the Sony PlayStation Network reality show, since the series first started. In the show, cast members compete for a position as a Sony PlayStation Quality Assurance Tester. Nicholle Young is one of the cast members of The Tester, and she graciously agreed to take time out of her busy day and participate in this…

Naughty Dog at GDC 2010

Naughty Dog, the developers of UNCHARTED: Drake’s Fortune and UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves are set to make a strong showing at GDC 2010. Naughty Dog staff will appear in at least ten sessions at the Game Developers Conference. Arne Meyer, Naughty Dog’s Senior Manager of Marketing Communications, posted a list of their sessions on the PlayStation Blog: Thursday (March 11, 2010) 1:30pm —…