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Come play these cutting-edge VR games next week in GDC's VR Lounge  
by Staff [03.09.16]
From Chronos to Everest VR to coop first-person VR shooter Raw Data, these are the cutting-edge games you'll be able to check out at the all-new VR Lounge during GDC 2016 next week!
VR, Business/Marketing, GDC

Alt.CTRL.GDC showcase: Minds N Hands' The Wiz 2
by Chris Baker [03.09.16]
WIZ is a transformable, reconfigurable Bluetooth-connected controller that gives players the option to have tactile and gesture controls on platforms like the mobile and PC."
Indie, Design, Production, Video, GDC

Watch these 10 devs compete to make the best game pitch at GDC 2016  
by Staff [03.09.16]
From Phantom Compass to Rocket 5 Studios, these ten GDC Play developers have been chosen to compete in front of a panel of judges to make the best game pitch during the all-new GDC Pitch at GDC 2016!
Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Reminder: GDC 2016 online registration closes tomorrow!  
by Staff [03.08.16]
With just over a day left until online registration for GDC 2016 ends Wednesday, March 9th at 11:59 PM PT, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Serious, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

30 standout reasons to attend the 30th edition of GDC next week  
by Staff [03.08.16]
The 30th edition of GDC kicks off next week, and organizers are eager to let you know about all the great sessions, bootcamps, roundtables, interactive spaces and cool events at the show!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Baumgarten & Autio's Rotator  
by Chris Baker [03.07.16]
"Our controller is three big motorized steering wheels. The idea is to experiment with different ways the wheels can work -- maintain constant motion, reverse directions, wind up a spring, and so on."
Indie, Design, Production, Video, GDC

Here are your 'Best In Play' winners for GDC Play 2016!  
by Staff [03.07.16]
GDC organizers reveal the 'Best in Play' awards for exhibitors in the on-site GDC Play 2016 event, honoring unique games like Iconoclasts and Fugl.
Console/PC, Indie, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC showcase: Videogamo's Dobotone  
by John Bridgman [03.04.16]
"Our two-button controllers totally impact game design. Narrowing the core variables allows other branches to grow in unexpected ways. Every new game idea carries a new challenge for us."
Indie, Design, Production, Video, GDC

Thimbleweed Park artist will share 8-bit art tips at GDC 2016  
by Staff [03.04.16]
Mark Ferrari has created art for everything from Lucasfilm Games' Loom to veteran adventure game designer Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park, and he'll share what he's learned at GDC!
Console/PC, Indie, Art, GDC

Watch GDC speakers pitch their talks to you, in under a minute! 1
by Staff [03.03.16]
As GDC 2016 draws nigh, conference organizers want to make sure you don't miss out on hearing about some of the great talks taking place at the show -- direct from the speakers themselves!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Audio, Design, Production, GDC

GDC: Don't miss the creative, innovative Experimental Gameplay Workshop! 1
by Staff [03.03.16]
With less than two weeks remaining before GDC 2016, organizers share more details on the ever-popular Experimental Gameplay Workshop session led by Robin Hunicke and Daniel Benmergui.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Design, GDC

For GDC's 30th, game industry notables reflect on 30 years of making games  
by Staff [03.03.16]
Lori Cole, Tim Schafer, Chris Crawford, Palmer Luckey, Chelsea Howe and more game industry luminaries will reflect on 30 years of making games during a special Flash Backward session at GDC 2016!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Threadsteading  
by Joel Couture [03.03.16]
"We wanted to work on a game that would involve real time control on a quilting machine. The mechanics are inspired by the Empire Builder railroad-building games and territorial control board games."
Indie, Design, Production, GDC

Come to the GDC 2016 Game Career Seminar to kickstart your career  
by Staff [03.02.16]
GDC 2016 organizers highlight notable sessions in this year's Game Career Seminar, which features career guidance talks and advice from game industry veterans and successful newcomers alike.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Mike Lazer-Walker's Hello, Operator  
by John Bridgman [03.02.16]
Mike Lazer-Walker's time management sim casts players as a harried telephone operator manually connecting callers. It's controller is a vintage telephone switchboard with a daunting tangle of cables.
Indie, Audio, Design, Production, GDC

Attend GDC and see how cutting-edge math can make your game better  
by Staff [03.02.16]
From new tricks for dealing with randomness to algebraic game balancing and math solutions for enhancing jump physics, there's lots of great stuff at the GDC 2016 Math for Game Programmers tutorial.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Le Chant du Cygne's Palimpseste  
by Joel Couture [03.01.16]
"Our headgear is a controller that enables players to change the color filter through which they look at the screen. Each filter transforms how the game world is perceived."
Console/PC, Indie, Audio, Design, Production, GDC

Get expert F2P game dev advice at the GDC 2016 Free to Play Summit  
by Staff [03.01.16]
With GDC 2016 drawing nigh, organizers share details on more great free-to-play game talks from the developers of Alphabear, The Walking Dead: No Man's Land and more.
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Design, GDC

Land a job interview at GDC 2016!  
by Staff [03.01.16]
Going to GDC 2016? You could qualify for on-site job interviews with major companies attending the show!
Business/Marketing, Recruitment, GDC

GDC 2016: Amazon & Unity show you how to better use their game engines  
by Staff [02.29.16]
Game Developers Conference organizers are excited to highlight some promising day-long sponsored developer days for GDC 2016 next month from Amazon and Unity about their respective game engines.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Production, GDC