Category: Industry News

Events for Gamers’ GDC 2019 Party List (2nd Update)

Events for Gamers' GDC 2019 Party List

The legendary Game Developers Conference (GDC) party list we posted last year is back and rebooted — just in time for GDC 2019! The same rules from last year apply: only public (not private or invite-only events) events within GDC’s conference window, which is between Monday, March 17th and Friday, March 22nd, will be listed. Included in […]

GDC Releases 2019 State of the Industry Survey, Showing Nearly Half of Respondents Supporting Unionization

Annual Survey of Nearly 4,000 Game Industry Professionals Indicates that A Majority Believe Steam No Longer Justifies Its Revenue Share San Francisco – January 24, 2019 – The 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the seventh annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC […]

Casual Connect Acquired by Greenlit Content

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The twelve-years-running global game development conference series, Casual Connect, has been acquired by creative content development shop, Greenlit Content. Casual Connect founder Jessica Tams and her events team will join the Greenlit Content team, overseeing the event series she founded and led. With events held in the major game development hubs around the globe, such a Seattle, […]

BlizzCon 2018 Diablo Immortal Reveal Post-Mortem

Diablo Immortal

If you’re a gamer or a game developer, there’s a very good chance you’ve heard about the backlash southern California-headquartered Activision-Blizzard is dealing with after the poorly-received announcement of the mobile-only Diablo Immortal game at BlizzCon 2018. Diablo is generally one of the most popular game series ever developed, a bloody, gothic action role-playing game […]

Keynote Controversy at the Upcoming ACE 2018 Event (Updated)

ACE 2018

Conferences have become forums that measure certain kinds of social progress, whether in diversified representation in speaking or attendees or about specific speakers selected to speak and represent the event. For example, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2018, no women keynoted at one of the world’s leading consumer technology events, which garnered press […]