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Don't miss all the great VR-focused sessions and events at GDC 2017!  
by Staff [02.16.17]
From the 50+ VR-focused sessions at GDC 2017 to the two full days of game/entertainment VR talks during VRDC @ GDC to the special VRDC mixer, here's a rundown of all the cool VR/AR stuff at GDC 2017!
VR, GDC

Attend GDC 2017 and study how arcade culture has shaped eSports today  
by Staff [02.16.17]
Tom Cannon, cofounder of Radiant Entertainment and, the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) fighting game tourney, is coming to GDC 2017 to talk about how competitive game design influences players.
Console/PC, Social/Online, GDC

Don't skip the Game Design Workshop at GDC 2017  
by Staff [02.15.17]
Come to GDC 2017 and attend the Game Design Workshop, an intensive two-day event where you'll study and scrutinize game design under the guidance of experts from Riot, Ubisoft, EA Motive, and more!
Console/PC, Design, GDC

Coming to GDC 2017? Play these charming indie games at the Mild Rumpus!  
by Staff [02.15.17]
Warm and welcoming indie game collective Wild Rumpus returns to GDC 2017 with games like Burly Men At Sea, One Way Trip, Sacramento and more!
Indie, Video, GDC

Come to GDC 2017 and hear how Firewatch's unique dialog system works  
by Staff [02.15.17]
Campo Santo's Patrick Ewing is teaming up with Unity's William Armstrong to talk at GDC 2017 about the design and development of Firewatch's remarkable interruptable dialog system.
Indie, Programming, Design, GDC

Get an inside look at the design of Ubisoft's For Honor at GDC 2017!  
by Staff [02.14.17]
At GDC 2017, Ubisoft'sAurlie Le Chevalier will detail howUbisoft developed For Honor's "Modifiers" system, a data-driven system that allows designers to dynamically create gameplay effects.
Console/PC, Design, GDC

At GDC 2017, see how Pokemon Go was designed for easy play in the real world  
by Staff [02.14.17]
Niantic's own Dennis Hwang will be at GDC 2017 this month to deliver a talk on how Pokemon Go's UX and visual design choices were shaped by Niantic'sfocus on real-world gaming
Smartphone/Tablet, Art, Design, GDC

20 talks Gamasutra wants to see at GDC 2017, from sex scenes to grouchy fish  
by Staff [02.14.17]
Gamasutra writers recently put our heads together and picked some of our most-anticipated GDC sessions, with topics ranging from designing sex scenes in games to math(s) to...a grouchy fish who lived on the Dreamcast.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Learn from Amazon and Khronos Group experts at GDC 2017  
by Staff [02.13.17]
Head's up! GDC organizers are happily highlighting more day-long sponsored developer days from Amazon and the Khronos Group that afford GDC attendees opportunities to learn from experts.
Console/PC, GDC

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild devs are speaking at GDC 2017!  
by Staff [02.13.17]
Some of Nintendo's top developers are coming to GDC 2017 to talk about one of the company's most exciting projects: the upcoming Switch game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild!
Console/PC, Design, GDC

Watch GDC 2017 speakers try to pitch their talks to you in a minute or less! 1
by Staff [02.10.17]
They'revery fun andpersonalized pitches for why you (yes you!) should carve out some time in your busy schedule tocheck out that eachtalk while you're attending GDC 2017 later this month!
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Production, GDC

Devs from Blizzard, Riot, and more will speak at GDC 2017's inaugural VFX Bootcamp!  
by Staff [02.10.17]
GDC 2017 organizers are reminding you to make time to check out all the great talkstaking place during the day-longVFXBootcampthat helps kick off the conference later this month.
Console/PC, Indie, Art, GDC

Come to GDC 2017 and hone your design skills at the all-new UX Summit!  
by Staff [02.09.17]
The 2017 Game Developers Conferenceis just weeksaway, sotoday organizers want to quickly let you know about some of the great UI/UX design talks taking place during the conference!
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Design, GDC

Hear the directors of Final Fantasy XV & Nioh speak in GDC 2017's Japanese talks  
by Staff [02.09.17]
These GDC 2017 Japanese-language talks are worth checking out because they feature prominent Japanese game makers sharing advice and answering questions in both Japanese and (via translation) English!
Console/PC, Design, GDC

Come to GDC 2017 and play these 12 games in the Indie Megabooth Showcase!  
by Staff [02.08.17]
The Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase is back for GDC 2017 with a lineup of 12 interesting indie games that all conference attendees can play, from Monster Prom to Rogue Process.
Indie, Video, GDC

At GDC 2017 you'll hear how the Nioh devs revamped samurai action games  
by Staff [02.08.17]
In his GDC 2017 talk on Nioh, Team Ninja director Fumihiko Yasuda will detail the game's development and speak to the benefits and potential dangers of a back-and-forth with fans.
Console/PC, Design, GDC

Attend GDC 2017 and learn to make great mixed-reality trailers for your VR game!  
by Staff [02.07.17]
Come to GDC 2017 and see Northway Games cofounder Colin Northway and trailer wizard Kert Gartner share some of the best techniques and technologies for creating mixed-reality video of your VR experiences.
VR, Console/PC, Business/Marketing, GDC

Microsoft, Sony, HTC Vive and more are sponsoring great GDC 2017 talks!  
by Staff [02.07.17]
Don't skip the great sponsored sessions at GDC 2017! High-profile companies like Microsoft, Sony, and HTC Vive will be there opening up about everything from the future of Xbox to 3D audio to VR dev.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

At GDC 2017 Niantic will show you how it built Pokemon Go to be a planet-scale game  
by Staff [02.03.17]
Pokemon Gotook the world by storm last year, and if you come to theGame Developers Conference later this month you'll learn exactly how Niantic built it to work consistently on a global scale!
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Design, GDC

Attend GDC 2017 and spend a day learning to build better eSports!  
by Staff [02.03.17]
If you're planning to attend theGame Developers Conferencelater this month, organizers want to make sure you don't miss out on all the cutting-edge eSports-focused talks taking place at the show!
Console/PC, Social/Online, Indie, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC