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Here’s 8 Hours Of Google Developer Day At GDC. Go Wild. [Video]

Here’s 8 Hours Of Google Developer Day At GDC. Go Wild. [Video]

By Chris Crum March 20, 2014

Google held (and livestreamed) its Developer Day at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco yesterday. The recording, which is over 8 hours long, is now up for all to view. Dig in. Below is the full agenda via the …

Epic Shows Off More Unreal Engine 4 Epic Shows Off More Unreal Engine 4

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The next-generation of game consoles is quickly approaching, but there are some who claim that we don’t need new hardware. The argument usually focuses on how there’s still ways to squeeze more power out of the current generation of consoles, …

Metal Gear Solid V Is The Phantom Pain Metal Gear Solid V Is The Phantom Pain

At last year’s Video Game Awards, a title called The Phantom Pain from Moby Dick Games was revealed. Within minutes of being shown, the Internet was convinced that it was Metal Gear Solid V. Since then, all manner of conspiracy …

GDC 2013: Facebook Unveils Games Developer Center GDC 2013: Facebook Unveils Games Developer Center

Facebook games are currently in the middle of a transition from Web to mobile. Both are still very viable markets, however, and Facebook wants to make sure game developers have all the tools they need to succeed on both platforms. …

GDC 2013: Sony Announces More PS4 and PS3 Titles GDC 2013: Sony Announces More PS4 and PS3 Titles

The annual Game Developers Conference is already underway this week, and Sony came out the first day announcing a number of titles for all of its platforms, including the PS4. Interestingly enough, all the of the titles announced for its …

Facebook Talks Game Development At GDC Europe Facebook Talks Game Development At GDC Europe
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Facebook is getting more and more involved with the games industry. They have one of the biggest gaming platforms on the Web and they need to enlist new talent if they are to survive. That’s why the social network attends …

Facebook App Center Is Great For Developers Facebook App Center Is Great For Developers

Zynga used to be king of the Facebook game. All of their games performed extremely well and it looked like they were going to remain on top. Things rarely ever stay the same, however, and Zynga learned that lesson the …

Facebook Recaps Its Exploits At GDC Facebook Recaps Its Exploits At GDC

It would be absurd just a few years ago to think that Facebook would be a major player at GDC, let alone the games industry. It makes it all the more surprising that not only were they at GDC, but …

Port Your Games To Chrome With These Tips Port Your Games To Chrome With These Tips

Google had quite the presence at the Game Developers Conference last week from announcing Google Play to helping developers compress high quality textures. Today, the developers have uploaded one of their other talks that focused on porting titles to Chrome. …

Google Gives Tips On Texture Compression Google Gives Tips On Texture Compression

Gamers might not really appreciate the texture work that goes into video games, but they will instantly notice texture pop-in or low resolution textures. This can be caused by bad texture compression, which can be a difficult task for developers. …

Legendary Designers Talk Legendary Games

Every game creator is inspired by the games of their youth, which in turn leads them to make the next set of games that inspires the next generation of developers. Gamasutra is reporting that a panel today at GDC had …

Unreal Engine 3 Shows Off Improvements
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Epic Games, maker of the massively popular game development tool Unreal Engine 3, showed off a demo reel at GDC that features the changes being made to one of the industry’s most popular engines. First up, the video announces some …

A New Blog For Developers By Developers A New Blog For Developers By Developers

GDC is a great place for developers to share insights and ideas with each other for one week a year. Ubisoft wants to create the GDC experience year round with a new blog directed at developers. The new blog is …

Mega Man Creator Laments Japanese Games Industry

At GDC this week, we’ve already seen one indie developer tell a crowded room that Japanese games suck. One of the most famous Japanese developers agrees wholeheartedly. Mega Man creator and former Capcom global head of production Keiji Inafune talked …

GDC Gives Special Awards to Gaming Pioneers

The 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) awarded two Special Awards to living legends in the gaming industry at their ceremony last night. The Pioneer Award was handed out to Dave Thuerer, designer of classic games from the 80′s …

Kara Tech Demo Is A Punch To The Gut
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Quantic Dream, creator of crime thriller and Jason simulator Heavy Rain, has made a name for themselves by creating life-like characters in games that push the boundaries of interactive entertainment. At GDC, Quantic Dream showed off a tech demo for …

Super T.I.M.E. Force Coming To XBLA

One of the last awards given out last night at the IGF awards was the XBLA award. This award has Microsoft pick out one of the many indie games on display to be published on the Xbox 360 and other …