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Conferences are geared more toward industry professionals. They may have expo halls, but the bulk of the event consists of speakers, meeting rooms, roundtables, and other discussion platforms.

#MeToo Impacts the Pioneer Award at the 2018 Game Developer Conference

Game Developers Choice Awards

The anti-harassment “Me Too movement“, since its inception in October 2017, has had multiple high-profile impacts across media, politics, Hollywood and other industries. In its wake, a number of men have lost their careers and reputation as both men and women have stepped forward to confront their alleged harassers. The game industry, for the most […]

2018 Game Developers Choice Awards to Honor Developer Advocate Rami Ismail with Ambassador Award, Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell with Pioneer Award, Double Fine Founder Tim Schafer with Lifetime Achievement Award (Press Release)

Game Developers Choice Awards

18th Annual Awards Ceremony to Take Place Wednesday, March 21 at GDC in San Francisco San Francisco – January 30, 2018 – Organizers of the 18th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA), the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, have revealed the recipients of this year’s three special awards. This year’s awards […]

Indie Prize Winners Announced As Casual Connect USA 2018 Concludes (press release)

Casual Connect

Casual Connect USA 2018 has concluded – and with it, over three days of lectures, workshops, networking, and parties. The conference brought out hundreds of professionals from all walks of the games industry – including console, mobile, PC, casino, VR/AR, and online – providing them with opportunities to connect, learn new skills, and gain valuable insights on a range […]

Leaders for Diversity in Gaming and Technology Honored at Casual Connect USA (press release)

Casual Connect

CASUAL CONNECT; ANAHEIM, CA and SEATTLE: JANUARY 11, 2018 – Compassion Games International (CGI), the Seattle-based non-profit initiative and community engagement experience, will be honoring Leaders for Diversity in the gaming industry in a Compassion Torch Ceremony at this year’s Casual Connect at Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, January 16-17. Over the last five years, this ceremony has taken place all […]

HEMPULI’s BABA IS YOU, INFINITE FALL’S NIGHT IN THE WOODS AND BENNETT FODDY’S GETTING OVER IT WITH BENNETT FODDY LEAD NOMINATIONS FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENT GAMES FESTIVAL (Press Release)

IGF Awards Will Be Hosted at GDC 2018 by Armello Game Designer, Trent Kusters SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 3, 2018 – The Independent Games Festival (IGF), which honors the most influential, innovative and acclaimed projects in independent game development, revealed the award finalists for its 20th annual awards ceremony. The IGF Awards take place on […]

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