Game developers can now register for GDC 2018. The conference will run from March 19-23 with the Expo taking place on March 21-23. Check out the a detailed GDC 2018 schedule here. There are a ton of different passes to choose from. Prices range from $149 all the way to $1949 for folks who buy passes before January 31, 2018. Show More Summary
Developer Immersion hopes to bring high-quality touch feedback to more games through a partnership with Unity Technologies’ Unity game engine. The companies announced the partnership at Unity Austin, Unity’s conference in Texas. Immersion is a longtime developer and licensor of haptics, or touch feedback such as the sensations you get with a rumble-enabled video game […]
Heads up: organizers are still accepting pitches for Summit sessions at Game Developers Conference 2018, which is coming back to the Moscone Center in San Francisco March 19-23, 2018!...
Sony has officially kicked off this year’s Tokyo Game Show with its own livestream. The conference is live right now from Japan. You can watch the official feed below, which helpfully features live English translation. Developing…
Journey and Flower developer ThatGameCompany just announced its first project outside of Sony's stable. Now it's making its mobile debut with the iOS "social adventure game" Sky. Revealed today at Apple's press conference, Sky allows up to eight players from anywhere around the world to team up, explore floating islands, and summon spirits. Show More Summary
JOINGO, a prominent provider of mobile engagement solutions for the casino gaming industry, has just announced the development of a new mobile application platform geared toward conferences and their attendees, JOINGO Events. Conference...Show More Summary
The sequel to the mind-bending, gorgeous puzzler Monument Valley has been available for iOS since June; it was announced at Apple's developer conference, WWDC. Now Android users get to experience the MC Escher-inspired mobile game. Well, almost. Monument Valley 2 is available for pre-registration on the Google Play Store. Via: Android Police Source: Google Play
Hello PlayStation fans! This is Yu Suzuki, director of Shenmue III. It’s hard to believe so much time has passed since we debuted the game at Sony’s E3 2015 press conference. Since then, the team has been extremely busy developing the...Show More Summary
Bungie has reassured the PC gaming crowd that Destiny 2 has been built from the ground up for PC hardware. Speaking at the Nvidia conference at Gamescom today, community manager Deej revealed support and customisation options for Destiny 2, which goes into beta on PC later this month. “We wanted to treat PC gamers like […]
If you have a talk that'd fit perfectly in the Design track at Game Developers Conference 2018, organizers want to hear it -- and they're only accepting submissions through this Thursday, August 17th!...
If you aim to speak at the Game Developers Conference next year, better hurry -- time is running out to submit your talk! The deadline is next Thursday, August 17th....
If you have a talk that would fit perfectly in the Audio track at Game Developers Conference 2018, organizers want to hear it -- and they're accepting submissions through Thursday, August 17th!...
"This is real work for us," said David Baszucki, the CEO of video game platform Roblox, on stage at the Roblox Developers Conference this past Saturday. Baszucki had just finished telling a crowd of 185-plus developers that Roblox was...Show More Summary
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has named Meggan Scavio as its new president and CEO. Scavio was formerly “GDC Bosslady,” or the head of the Game Developers Conference. She spent 18 years at the GDC’s owner, UBM, and was most recently general manager of GDC events for eight years. The AIAS is […]
The Game Developers Conference has named Katie Stern as its new general manager starting on August 7. She’s taking over for industry vet Meggan Scavio, who resigned in May after 18 years in the role. Though Stern hasn’t led any games events before, she has years of experience in the tech space and has spearheaded events […]
The 20th annual Independent Games Festival is now accepting submissions from indie developers until October 2. Finalists will be chosen in early January 2018 and will earn space on the Game Developers Conference floor to demo their games. They’ll also get a chance to win prizes such as the $30,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize. IGF […]
Earlier this year at the Games Developers Conference (GDC) 2017, Microsoft announced the "Xbox Live Creators Program" – a new system allowing independent developers to quickly publish titles on the Xbox One. Unlike the ID@Xbox program,...Show More Summary
GaymerX Foundation launched last year as the advocacy arm of the GaymerX conference, a series of games convention for developers and fans in the LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) community. Today, it announced that it’s officially a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Show More Summary
Electronic Arts doesn't seem to have much faith in its Titanfall franchise any more, which is a shame for developer Respawn Entertainment. While several games got prominent play at EA Play's 2017 press conference, not a word was uttered about the popular mech game, despite the fact that a new free DLC pack was on the horizon and more are planned. Show More Summary
You can get a good sense of the role virtual reality plays in the video game industry by comparing two of the biggest industry events in North America: the Game Developers Conference and the Electronic Entertainment Expo. VR plays a crucial role at GDC, and this year’s event made a case that it’s not going […]