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A Short Hike Wins the Seumas McNally Grand Prize at the 22nd Annual Independent Games Festival Awards

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SAN FRANCISCO – March 18, 2020 – Adam Robinson-Yu’s A Short Hike won the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game at the 22nd annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards tonight. Originally scheduled to take place during the now-postponed Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, the IGF Awards ceremony was reformatted as a […]

Untitled Goose Game Sneaks Away with the Win for Game of the Year at the 20th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

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SAN FRANCISCO – March 18, 2020 – House House’s runaway viral sensation, Untitled Goose Game, was honored by the game development community with the prize of Game of the Year at tonight’s 20th annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony. Originally scheduled to take place during the now-postponed GDC, the Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony […]

Game Industry Offers Support and Alternatives After GDC 2020 Postponement

Most likely you’ve seen the widely publicized news that one of the most influential events in game development, this Game Developers Conference (GDC 2020), the organizers say, will be postponed to sometime this summer. About 29,000 attendees were expected in San Francisco this mid-March, before several significant sponsors like Amazon, Facebook,and Electronic Arts, as well […]

Game Developers Conference’s 2020 State of the Game Industry Survey Shows Rising Interest in Next Generation Platforms, Renewed Faith in VR Among Game Makers

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San Francisco – January 24, 2020 – The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the eighth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC 2020 in March. With responses from nearly 4,000 participating game developers, the survey reflects current sentiment among game makers on a […]

The GDC Main Stage Returns with the Developer’s Impact, a Marquee Multi-Part Talk on Socially Conscious Game Creation

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SAN FRANCISCO  – Jan. 22, 2020 – Organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2020 will host ‘The Developer’s Impact,’ the second annual installment of the GDC Main Stage and a follow up to last year’s talk, ‘The Developer’s Journey.’ The multi-part presentation will be delivered by three esteemed game creators: Osama Dorias, lead game […]

2020 Game Developers Choice Awards to Honor Industry Veteran Kate Edwards with Ambassador Award

San Francisco – December 17, 2019 – Organizers of the 20th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, have revealed that Kate Edwards, former head of the International Game Developers Association and current Global Game Jam executive director, will receive the Ambassador Award […]

22nd Edition of Independent Games Festival Submissions Now Open Through September 30

Finalists to Be Honored During the Independent Games Festival Awards On March 18, 2020 at the Game Developers Conference 2020 SAN FRANCISCO – July 30, 2019 – Informa Tech, organizer of the Game Developers Conference® (GDC) 2020, is now accepting submissions for the 22nd annual Independent Games Festival (IGF), the longest running festival, summit and […]

2020 Game Developers Conference Opens Call for ‘Core Concepts’ Submissions Through August 15th

SAN FRANCISCO – July 16, 2019 – Informa Tech, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2020, are now accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, and panels for the Core Concepts part of the event, taking place from Wednesday through Friday of the GDC week. Proposals will be open from now until Thursday, August […]