All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GDC 2012’

New iPad And GDC 2012 Collide In San Francisco

For the second year in a row, Apple has held their iPad reveal event in San Francisco across the street from the Game Developers Conference. As Apple becomes more invested in gaming on their devices, it was only a matter of time before the two events merged – if only on Twitter. Apple used their new iPad press event today …

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GDC 2012: TheLoop Seeks To Make Social Media Truly Social

As the Game Developers Conference expands to more non-traditional platforms and modes of gaming, there will be more announcements that would seem out of place only a few years ago. This is one of those announcements. Today at GDC, TheLoop announced the official launch of its social networking site. TheLoop is described as “a new social discovery and broadcast network.” …

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GDC 2012: Sim City 5 Announced, Developed By Maxis

Before Maxis created the best selling PC franchise of all time in The Sims, their first claim to fame was Sim City. EA and Maxis used GDC this week to announce the next entry in the venerated franchise. The newest Sim City was announced at Game Changers, an event at GDC that featured talks from director Davis Guggenheim, Twitter co-founder …

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Nintendo Licenses Autodesk Gameware For Wii U

GDC has been crazy so far with developers saying it’s alright to piss off gamers to indie developers saying that Japanese games suck. Where’s the real news though? Where’s the mind blowing announcement that nobody saw coming? Oh, Nintendo just licensed Gameware for all Wii U developers? Close enough. Autodesk and Nintendo announced today at GDC that they have entered …

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GDC 2012: Japanese Developer Openly Mocked During Panel

The Game Developers Conference is a place where those who work in the games industry can collaborate and work towards a brighter future in the games industry. This usually infers that the event is pretty positive, but things got downright nasty Monday night. Develop is reporting that Phil Fish, an indie developer working on the constantly delayed platformer Fez, took …

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PopCap Launches Solitaire Blitz On Facebook

PopCap Games, one of the first developers to get casual gaming right and helped start the revolution that we see today in Facebook games, has just announced the next game that players are going to get stuck in. PopCap today announced the launch of Solitaire Blitz. PopCap is one of those developers that takes a simple idea an runs with …

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Intel Unveils Graphics Performance Analyzers 2012

At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) today in San Francisco, Intel released Intel GPA 2012, the latest suite of tools for game and media app developers to optimize performance. The new software is now available for smartphones, tablets, and ultrabook app developers, and will be able to support Android devices later this year. Intel Corporation today introduced Intel Graphics Performance …

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GDC 2012: Realm Of The Mad God Developer Talks Post Release Updates

Spry Fox Games took a huge undertaking last year by releasing Realm of the Mad God. Not only was it an MMO which is already hard to manage and constantly develop, it was also a bullet hell shooter which requires constant balance updates. How did Spry Fox Games handle this enormous task? They didn’t listen to their players. Gamasutra is …

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GDC 2012: Magicka Developer Working On New Game

Now that GDC 2012 is in its second day, we can expect to see the new game announcements begin to flow in. Today’s first announcement is going to make PC gamers very happy. Paradox Interactive, the PC game publisher who brought us the cult hit Magicka, have announced three games at GDC today. While details are scarce, the publisher has …

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HTLM5 Apps Get Faster On Android Devices

HTML5 is the future of the open Web and many people want to take advantage of building games with it on smart devices. While appMobi’s HTML5 acceleration technology has been on iOS devices since last year, it’s finally making the jump to Android. At GDC today, appMobi announced that its directCanvas HTML5 acceleration technology is now available for the Android …

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GDC 2012: Tweets From the Game Developers Conference

The highly attended Game Developers Conference opened today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Here are some of the reactions to the opening day we have selected from Twitter: @YouTubeYouTubeHow many Post-it notes does it take to kick off the world’s largest game developers conference? http://t.co/aQXAqcla #GDC 3 hours ago via Social Publisher ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto @KieyD. Michael MooreThe line …

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GDC 2012: CryTek Showing Off CryENGINE 3, Other Services

CryTek, developers of Crysis and Far Cry, may be one of the most ambitious independent developers in the world. The developer’s line up at GDC only serves to further prove that point. CryTek will be at GDC this week showcasing all of its new technologies with the most important being CryENGINE 3 that takes advantage of the improvements to graphics …

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