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Inscryption Is The Game of the Year Per Game Devs and IGF

Inscryption has made history by becoming the first game to claim the Game of the Year award at both the Game Developers Choice Awards and the IGF Awards. The two ceremonies are considered sister…

March 24, 2022 | 10:11 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Stats Show Clear Benefits for Developers

Microsoft made the rare move of sharing Xbox Game Pass Stats at GDC 2022, detailing how game developers benefit from the game subscription program. As you're probably well aware, Xbox Game Pass is…

March 23, 2022 | 02:06 EDT

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GDC Summer Comes to San Francisco This August

The postponement of GDC threw a wrench in the plans game developers around the world. Now, the Game Developers Conference has announced GDC Summer, a brand-new "unique" experience that blends the old…

March 19, 2020 | 04:35 EDT

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GDC Canceled Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Game Developer’s Conference, also known as GDC, is annually one of the San Francisco area’s biggest conventions. However, after a slew of developer and publisher cancellations due to the looming…

February 28, 2020 | 07:36 EST

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GameDev.World Announces Fundraiser For Travel Affected GDC Developers

With the just-announced news of the cancellation of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) GameDev.World has announced plans for a week-long public fundraiser in order to help the GDC Relief Fund and…

February 28, 2020 | 07:48 EST

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Coronavirus Gaming Convention Cancellations & Game Delays

The COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus has been slowing down travel and leading to the cancellation of events and the gaming world is no different. Coronavirus gaming convention cancellations and game delays…

February 26, 2020 | 08:41 EST

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The Sinking City is Now an Epic Store Exclusive

The Epic Games store has announced a string of exclusives coming to their platform at GDC this year, including massive titles like Obsidian's The Outer Worlds and a collection of games from developer…

March 20, 2019 | 03:59 EDT

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Google GDC 2019 – Crowd Play and State Share Coming to Stadia Platform

Today at Google's GDC 2019 conference, the company announced some new features for streamers that allow for greater interactivity with their audience. Called Crowd Play and State Share, streamers…

March 19, 2019 | 02:59 EDT

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Google GDC 2019 – Google Introduces the New Stadia Controller

The Stadia Controller accompanies Google's newest game streaming platform, Stadia. Announced at Google's GDC 2019, this controller is fine-tuned for Stadia and even includes two new buttons. Google…

March 19, 2019 | 02:30 EDT


Google GDC 2019 - Google Announces Stadia

At GDC 2019, Google held its own press conference focused on gaming. In it, they revealed a new platform called Stadia, tapping into humanity's history of building stadiums to play and watch games.…

March 19, 2019 | 02:22 EDT

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Ex Ubisoft and EA Producer Jade Raymond Joins Google

Jade Raymond, the former producer for major gaming publishers such as Ubisoft and Electronic Arts, has joined Google. Raymond announced on twitter yesterday that she will be joining Google as a "VP…

March 14, 2019 | 03:40 EDT


Game Developers Want To Unionize According to GDC Year in Review 2019

This year, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) surveyed around 4,000 game developers ahead of their annual conference in March. The results provide a decent view of the industry as a whole, with…

January 26, 2019 | 12:44 EST


Kongregate’s Kartridge Partnering With Indie MEGABOOTH To Showcase Hand-Curated Indie Games

Kartridge, the PC, indie-focused distribution platform from Kongregate, is partnering with the Indie MEGABOOTH (IMB) in a collaboration called the IMB Spotlight. Due to this partnership, the…

December 13, 2018 | 01:00 EST

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How 8-Bit Zelda Helped Prototype Breath Of The Wild

At the Game Developer's Conference (GDC) 2017, Nintendo provided some insight into how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's mechanics were actually prototyped in 8-bit form. During the…

March 6, 2017 | 02:15 EST

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Overwatch Wins GOTY at the GDC 2017 Awards

Overwatch came out on top at this year's GDC Awards. The 17th annual Game Developers Conference Awards saw Activision-Blizzards frantic multiplayer shooter take the top prize, defeating Uncharted 4…

March 2, 2017 | 12:06 EST

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Coffee Stain Focuses On Publishing With Huntdown and Deep Rock Galactic

Coffee Stain Studios, the team that worked for years on Sanctum before hitting it big with Goat Simulator, has published a few smaller games over the years, but they're looking to make a big splash…

February 24, 2017 | 04:45 EST

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Hello Games' Sean Murray to Hold GDC Talk About No Man's Sky's Maths

It's been a long while since we've heard from the lead behind Hello Games' controversial open-universe survival game No Man's Sky. By now, you'd be hard-pressed to find a gamer who hasn't on some…

February 5, 2017 | 10:00 EST

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Lawbreakers to be Digital Premium Game Exclusive to Steam

LawBreakers, the upcoming multiplayer FPS by industry veteran Cliff Bleszinski and his team at Boss Key Productions, was originally planned to be a free-to-play title exclusively on PC but after an…

March 18, 2016 | 05:19 EDT

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Tyranny from Obsidian Entertainment announced at GDC

Yesterday at the Games Developer Conference Paradox Interactive (Europa Universalis) and Obsidian Entertainment (Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth) announced their new project …

March 17, 2016 | 11:55 EDT

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Stellaris and Hearts of Iron IV Set for Release

Yesterday, while at the Game Developers Conference Paradox revealed the upcoming release dates for their forthcoming two strategy titles Stellaris and Hearts of Iron IV. Along with that is some new…

March 16, 2016 | 09:27 EDT

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PlayStation VR price and release window announced

The Games Development Conference is going strong right now and with it Sony has finally revealed more information on the PlayStation VR. It was revealed today that PlayStation VR will launch with the…

March 15, 2016 | 08:22 EDT

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Valve reveals Source 2, Steam-Link and more at GDC

While Valve already discussed some of their planned announcements for this year's annual Game Developers Conference, their presentation still contained some surprises. Following the announcements…

March 4, 2015 | 09:16 EST

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State of the Industry — The New Direction of Game Development

Over 2000 attendees at the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco were polled in 2014. There they were questioned about the current state of their business and their intentions. The results…

January 16, 2015 | 09:30 EST