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GDC Announces 2022 Will Return With In-Person Event
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) revealed today that they will return to San Francisco in 2022 with an in-person event As we know, the 2021 conference kicked off today and will be running entirely online for the next few days presenting a ton of information and presentations across multiple facets of gaming However, like a[...]
Game Developers Conference Announces "GDC Summer" For August
Some bad news for people looking to attend GDC's Summer event as the physical plans have been changed into digital ones As you are probably aware, multiple events have been canceled, rescheduled, or turned into digital-only events since the COVID-19 outbreak took place GDC 2020 was one of the first big events to be affected[...]
GDC 2020 Has officially Been Postponed
GDC 2020 may be postponed as an event, but organizers have decided they will continue to run some of the plans strictly online The organization will provide free streaming content from March 16th-20 between 9am-5pm each day, featuring many of the original speakers who would have been at the event in person This includes the[...]
Gamedev.World Launches Fundraiser To Help Devs Post-GDC 2020
So in the wake of GDC 2020 being canceled, something many of us don't see is the financial aftermath that takes place on indie developers While bigger companies like Facebook, Sony, and Electronic Arts can blow off their travel plans like its nothing and maybe even get their money back from organizers, it's the smaller[...]
Electronic Arts Pulls Out Of GDC 2020 Over Coronavirus
The latest company to pull out of GDC 2020 this week is Electronic Arts as they've cited the coronavirus as their main reason Word got out from the company, not by any official channels, but through a LinkedIn update The update in question came from Alex Sherer, who is an Ad Product Development Specialist at[...]
Kojima Productions’ Ken-Ichiro Imaizui Has Departed The Company
Continuing the trend of companies bailing from conventions due to the coronavirus, Kojima Productions has pulled out of GDC 2020 The company posted a notice on its website informing attendees of the tough decision they had to make this year The statement was pretty brief, but it confirms Hideo Kojima will not be in attendance. Credit:[...]
Facebook Cancels GDC Plans Over Coronavirus Concerns
Joining the growing list of companies pulling out of events due to the coronavirus, Facebook has decided to skip GDC 2020 this year The company posted the notice you see below on Oculus' website, letting fans and attendees know they would not be at the convention Instead, they will be doing a live video presentation[...]
Sony Officially Announces The PlayStation 5 For 2020 Holidays
Sony has decided to pull out of two more conventions in 2020, but this time due to concerns over the Coronavirus, as they skip GDC and PAX East The company announced earlier that they would be pulling out of PAX East in a statement on their blog, now it appears they've added San Francisco's event[...]
The Best of GDC's Brazil Games Showcase
GDC and PAX East this year hosted a Brazil Games Showcase, which brought some of the best indie games from Brazil to the states in order to look for publishers, and press. Several of the showcase games were up for awards at GDC Play this year, and quite a few took home top honors I was[...]
Buildings Have Feelings Too at GDC
It's a cute approach to the modern city builder, though the controls for moving buildings around is rather difficult to control, at least as of GDC. Buildings Have Feelings Too! will launch on PC, PlayStation4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One in late Summer 2019. credit// Merge Games Merge Games' and Blackstaff Games' Buildings Have Feelings Too is a[...]
Sniper Elite 2 Remaster at GDC
credit// Rebellion Rebellion's remaster of Sniper Elite 2 was playable at GDC last month, to show off the all new graphics, rendering technology, and improved x-ray kill cam. The soul of the game is still the same in the remaster, with players taking on the role of elite sniper Karl Fairburne, who parachuted into Berlin for the Nazis' final[...]
Dual Universe at GDC
Novaquark's Dual Universe is a continuous single-shard sandbox MMORPG, meaning that players share an absolutely massive world of potentially millions of