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GDC Europe survey finds devs flocking to PC, mobile

The European wing of the Game Developers Conference has unveiled the second annual European State of the Industry Survey, a study that suggests most European game developers see their future on the PC or mobile devices. According to the survey, PC and mobile platforms boast the lion's share of...

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Game Developers Choice Awards honor Anita Sarkeesian, Riot founders

Organizers of the 14th annual Game Developers Choice Awards have named this year's Special Award winners, honoring Riot Games founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill alongside Feminist Frequency creator Anita Sarkeesian at an upcoming ceremony event. The event's Pioneer Award will go to Beck and...

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GDC 2014 opens registration

November's been a really quiet month, hasn't it? Just nothing going on at all ... no notable releases still coming this month, nope. It's a good thing everyone has so much free time though, because potential attendees can now register for Game Developers Conference 2014. This year's event will run...

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The IGF 2012 Student Showcase finalists are ...

We've got the final list of IGF Student Showcase finalists: The Bridge (Case Western Reserve University) Dust (Art Institute of Phoenix) The Floor Is Jelly (Kansas City Art Institute) Nous (DigiPen Institute of Technology) One and One Story (Liceo Scientifico G.B....

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IGF 2012 entrants have a crack at winning the first ever 'XBLA Prize'

Independent Games Festival entrants aren't just charming, attractive, and creative -- they're also potential XBLA developers. At least they are now, after today's announcement of the first "XBLA Prize" by Microsoft and Game Developers Conference administrators UBM, which gives IGF entrants a...

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GDC 2011 reaches record attendance, GDC 2012 scheduled

Wondering exactly how many people you need to be supremely jealous of, thanks to the fact that they got to hang out with and generally become best buds with Eric Chahi, Clint Hocking, Peter Molyneux and other gaming inudstry legends at GDC 2011? According to the event's official blog, this year's...

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GDC returns March 5-9, 2012

Not that anyone was expecting it not to return, but now it's officially official: GDC 2012 will open its doors on March 5, 2012. The news was announced unceremoniously on the back of GDC 2011 attendees schedule pamphlets, as seen above. In case you've been covered in teddy bears and unable to...

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We're live from GDC 2011, in sunny San Francisco

If San Francisco suddenly seems a bit stranger and a bit more wonderful, it could be thanks to the global game development community's annual pilgrimage to the Game Developer's Conference. This year marks the conference's 25th anniversary and, to celebrate, it's featuring nearly a dozen classic...

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GDC giving Molyneux lifetime achievement award, tapping Schafer to host again

That's right, one of the most prominent game designers to hail from that magical land across the pond (Merlin and dragons, anybody?) is going to be honored at GDC 2011 with a lifetime achievement award. Peter Molyneux, best known for the creation of the "god game" genre (and child coercion), will...

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Independent Games Festival 2011 competition finalists announced

Out of nearly 400 entries, the 2011 Independent Games Festival has narrowed down finalists into six categories for another year's festivities, culminating in the actual awards presentation on March 2. Featured prominently in this year's awards are world creator Minecraft and the terrifying Amnesia:...

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