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GDC 2012: Fez Takes Home Top Award At IGF GDC 2012: Fez Takes Home Top Award At IGF

While the main event of the Game Developers Conference is the Game Developers Choice Awards, the Independent Games Festival Awards are just as important. Indie games are the lifeblood of the industry and recognizing them for the work they accomplish …

GDC 2012: Skyrim Takes Home Game Of The Year GDC 2012: Skyrim Takes Home Game Of The Year

One of the highlights of the Game Developers Conference is the Game Developer Choice Awards. The awards show has a certain charm and humility to it that you don’t find at televised events like Spike TV’s Video Game Awards. Last …

New iPad And GDC 2012 Collide In San Francisco 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 …

GDC 2012: TheLoop Seeks To Make Social Media Truly Social 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 …

GDC 2012: Sim City 5 Announced, Developed By Maxis GDC 2012: Sim City 5 Announced, Developed By Maxis
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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 …

Nintendo Licenses Autodesk Gameware For Wii U 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 …

GDC 2012: Japanese Developer Openly Mocked During Panel GDC 2012: Japanese Developer Openly Mocked During Panel
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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 …

PopCap Launches Solitaire Blitz On Facebook PopCap Launches Solitaire Blitz On Facebook
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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 …

Intel Unveils Graphics Performance Analyzers 2012 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 …

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

GDC 2012: Magicka Developer Working On New Game 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 …

HTLM5 Apps Get Faster On Android Devices HTLM5 Apps Get Faster On Android Devices
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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 …

GDC 2012: Tweets From the Game Developers Conference 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 …

GDC 2012: CryTek Showing Off CryENGINE 3, Other Services 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 …

Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012 Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012
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Google is at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Google+ Engineering Director David Glazer is talking about the company’s efforts in gaming on the Google Developers Blog. Google is working closely with all browser vendors to “improve the web’s capabilities …

QWOP Creator Encourages Self-Publishing Of Flash Games At GDC 2012 QWOP Creator Encourages Self-Publishing Of Flash Games At GDC 2012
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Flash games were the progenitors of the indie movement that has now expanded beyond its simple roots into something that rivals the major titles. The Flash game is not down and out though and many people are still making a …

Halo 4 Footage Revealed, Coming Holiday 2012 Halo 4 Footage Revealed, Coming Holiday 2012
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When Bungie announced they were leaving the Halo franchise, many fans were concerned what the new team, 343 Industries, was going to do with the franchise. After this first look with footage of Halo 4, it seems that the franchise …

GDC 2012: Razer Hydra Brings Motion Control To Valve PC Titles GDC 2012: Razer Hydra Brings Motion Control To Valve PC Titles
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Motion control may be the future of consoles, but it’s about to make its way to the PC. PC gaming has had its fair share of awful motion control gimmicks in the past, one product may have found its way …