The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the largest annual gathering of professional video game developers, focusing on learning, inspiration, and networking. The event comprises an expo, networking events, awards shows such as the Independent Games Festival and the Game Developers Choice Awards, and a variety of tutorials, lectures, and roundtables by industry professionals on game-related topics covering programming, design, audio, production, business and management, and visual arts.
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  • PAX South Preview

    … have a very full convention schedule in 2015. The above list is only a partial one and does not cover local conventions and other conventions that we will have staff covering ranging from Cinemacon, GDC, Creation, and other shows. One new show for us this year is PAX South which is set to take place this weekend in San Antonio. This is the third…

    Skewed 'n Reviewed- 2 readers -
  • Alt.Ctrl.GDC alternative input exhibit reveals GDC game lineup

    … ALT CTRL Game Jam sponsored by GDC, is as follows: - Robin Baumgarten's Line Wobbler - Petri Autio and Robin Baumgarten's Venus Box - Akshay Ramesh, Jaekyun (Brandon) Kang, Yeongmin Elizabeth Won, Shengze Zhang, Nigel Randall, Timothy Staton-Davis' Book of Fate - Steel Crate Games Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - Glitchnap's Desert Mini… 3 readers -

  • Alt. control exhibition at GDC features Butt Sniffing Pugs

    … ever see in a big budget AAA title." The truth is, today's more boldly avant-garde indie games are usually in the minority. They're just the ones that end up getting the most attention. Take Butt Sniffing Pugs for instance, one of the games to be featured at GDC 2015's ctrl.alt.GDC exhibit. It's been out in the public for a while, but few have…

    Jonathan Holmes/ destructoid- 4 readers -
  • This Week In The Business: Missing Out On Mobile

    … survey by GDC; only 13% saw the majority of sales from retail, and 21% said micro-transactions were their major revenue source. STAT | $5.8 million – Amount premium mobile game Monument Valley has earned through sales with development costs of $1.3 million, according to developer Ustwo Games; the game is installed on over 10 million devices. …

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  • GDC survey shows developer interest in the Wii U is rising

    … year, and only 4.6% in 2013. An additional 6% answered that they already have a game in development that will see release on the Wii U. So what are numbers like for the competition? Well, PC gaming is rapidly growing, with mobile dropping slightly into second place. 56% of attendees said the planned on releasing on PC, while 50% stated they would…

    Ashley King/ Wii U- 3 readers -
  • Steam Box To Be Center of Attention at GDC 2015

    … into the console wars, the Steam Box. The operating system itself, Steam OS, has been virtually functional overall and has received positive feedback with every conference Valve has attended. The controller has seen continuous change with every showcasing of the console, and with the news of a finalized design for the controller and the importance focused…

    The Gamer Headlines- 2 readers -
  • ‘Shadow of Mordor’ Leads 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

    …-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) Destiny (Bungie/Activision) Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard) Alien: Isolation (Creative Assembly/Sega) Honorable Mentions: Titanfall (Respawn/Electronic Arts), Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft), Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montreal…

    Rob Keyes/ Game Rant- 2 readers -
  • Final Steam Controller Design to be Unveiled at GDC says Valve

    … For those of you wondering exactly what the Steam Controller looks like now, you wouldn’t be alone. But thankfully Valve will be unveiling the final design at GDC in March. Since its introduction in 2013, we’ve been baffled and intrigued how the two trackpads in replacement of thumb sticks truly works. At the time Valve had ambitious plans…

    Aaron Richardson/ n3rdabl3- 1 readers -
  • This Week In Business: Big Companies Missing Out On Big Money

    … QUOTE | "The majority of those users probably wouldn't have bought the game anyway. So it's not like we're losing revenue... It's essentially free marketing." - Monument Valley producer Dan Gray, talking about the fact that 95% of the Android copies of Monument Valley are pirated. QUOTE | "By the time the big companies that are looking…

    Kotaku- 1 readers -

  • Steam Machines will be “Front and Centre” at GDC says Valve

    … Though we saw no Steam Machines at CES last week never fear as Valve has some big plans for the PC-in-your-livingroom devices at the Game Developers Conference in March. Valve made it pretty clear last year that their Steam Machine won’t be making an appearance at CES, which quickly sparked rumours that Valve’s plans to get the PC in your front…

    Aaron Richardson/ n3rdabl3- 1 readers -
  • Valve Confirms They’re Bringing Steam Machines To GDC

    … After yesterday’s comments from Origin PC’s CEO Kevin Wasielewski, Valve has come out to confirm Steam Machines will be in GDC, and no, they’re not dropping the name. Valve shared this comment to GameInformer via email: We’re planning a very large presence at GDC with Steam Machines being front and center. They also confirmed Kevin Wasielewski’s claim that the controller has been finalized. The post Valve Confirms They’re Bringing Steam Machines To GDC appeared first on Gaming Enthusiast. …

    Ryan Parreno/ Gaming Enthusiast- 2 readers -
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