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Hironobu Sakaguchi to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC 2015 1
by Staff [02.03.15]
Final Fantasy series creator and Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC 2015, presented by Tim Schafer.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing, GDC

Come to GDC for expert advice on building the next big eSport  
by Staff [02.03.15]
GDC officials highlight a handful of great eSports-focused GDC 2015 talks from experienced developers, researchers and players.
Console/PC, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC

Play top board games in the GDC 2015 'Shut Up & Sit Down' lounge  
by Staff [02.02.15]
The exhibit, curated by the minds behind board game site Shut Up & Sit Down, will offer GDC 2015 attendees a comfortable space to relax and play some of the best card and board games made in 2014.
Console/PC, Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Cast your vote now for the 2015 IGF Audience Award  
by Staff [02.02.15]
Game Developers Conference organizers are happy to announce that voting for the Independent Games Festival (IGF) Audience Award is now open through February 9th, 2015 at 11:59 PM PT.
Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

GDC 2015: Get tips on dealing with online harassment  
by Staff [02.02.15]
At GDC 2015 a panel of developers seasoned by first-hand experience with online toxicity will arm attendees with real-world advice and experience that will allow them to weather any internet storm that comes their way.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Serious, Business/Marketing, GDC

Catch Croteam's Talos Principle postmortem at GDC  
by Staff [01.30.15]
GDC officials confirm Alen Ladavec and Davor Hunski, CTO and CCO (respectively) of Croteam, are delivering a postmortem of development on their IGF award-nominated game The Talos Principle at GDC 2015.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Production, GDC

Get an inside look at The Long Dark and This War Of Mine at GDC  
by Staff [01.30.15]
GDC officials highlight great GDC 2015 talks from the developers of This War Of Mine and The Long Dark about the art of making great indie games.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Production, GDC

Successful game makers share indie biz tips at GDC 2015  
by Staff [01.29.15]
Speakers from Double Fine, Ouya, Devolver Digital, TinyBuild, Finji and more will be sharing their lessons learned as successful indie game makers during GDC 2015.
Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Get practical production tips from an EA researcher at GDC 2015  
by Staff [01.28.15]
At GDC 2015, an EA researcher offers practical advice on how you can apply player research data to your late-stage efforts to tune your game and "move the needle" to hit that perfect sweet spot.
Console/PC, Production, GDC

Brenda Romero and David Braben win prime GDCA 2015 awards  
by Staff [01.27.15]
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards organizers have revealed two of its special award winners: the Ambassador Award goes to Brenda Romero, and David Braben has been recognized with the Pioneer Award.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing, GDC

Learn to write better sex, liars and mobile games at GDC 2015 1
by Staff [01.27.15]
How to write better sex, liars and mobile games: GDC officials highlight a handful of great narrative-focused GDC 2015 talks.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Design, GDC

Learn how to make your game just completely hilarious at GDC 2015 1
by Staff [01.26.15]
"Watch William Pugh desperately attempt to deconstruct The Stanley Parable to find an excuse for its success. Be amazed as he lists pre-prepared top tips for making your game funny" at GDC 2015.
Indie, Design, GDC

GDC 2015 partners with iam8bit to showcase the 'Wheel of Whimsy'  
by Staff [01.26.15]
For the fifth year running, iam8bit will delight GDC attendees with an interactive exhibit on the show floor. This time it's the Wheel of Whimsy, which is tied to four fun live-action minigames.
Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Get community management tips from MMO experts at GDC 2015  
by Staff [01.23.15]
At GDC 2015, veteran online game developers Raph Koster, Richard Vogel and Gordon Walton will team up to discuss smart, effective community management practices.
Social/Online, Business/Marketing, GDC

2015 Independent Games Festival announces Student Showcase winners  
by Staff [01.22.15]
The Independent Games Festival Student Competition took in over 350 student-developed games. Here are the eight that made the cut.
Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Fresh GDC talks span Sunset Overdrive, Pixar and interior design  
by Staff [01.22.15]
Insomniac takes us behind the scenes of Sunset Overdrive's character creator, a CounterSpy artist shares lessons learned at Pixar and a Ubisoft artist dives into interior design at GDC 2015.
Console/PC, Indie, Art, GDC

Don't miss these GDC 2015 talks - or today's Early Reg deadline  
by Staff [01.21.15]
Developers, this is it -- early registration for GDC 2015 ends today, January 21 at 11:59 PM Pacific, and conference officials encourage prospective attendees to register now at the discounted rate.
Console/PC, Design, GDC

Brian Moriarty explains Loom in GDC 2015 Classic Game Postmortem 1
by Staff [01.21.15]
Brian Moriarty, author of influential Infocom games like Trinity and Beyond Zork, will be delivering a Classic Game Postmortem on the groundbreaking 1990 graphic adventure game Loom at GDC 2015.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Reminder: Just over 24 hours left to register early for GDC 2015 1
by Staff [01.20.15]
With just over a day left until early registration for GDC 2015 ends on January 21, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now at the discounted rate.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Serious, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

80 Days and Kitty Powers join GDC 2015 Indie Games Summit lineup  
by Staff [01.20.15]
GDC officials highlight a pair of great GDC 2015 talks from the developers of 80 Days and Kitty Powers' Matchmaker in advance of the deadline for discounted early registration for the show.
Indie, Design, GDC