Facebook Made Quite A Splash 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…

Google Talks Porting Games To Chrome

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 Talks Texture Compression For Games At GDC

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.…

GDC 2012: Gears of War Creator Was Inspired By Zelda

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…

GDC 2012: Epic Games Shows Off New Unreal Engine 3

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…

GDC 2012: Ubisoft Creates Engine Room, 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…

GDC 2012: Mega Man Creator Talks 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…

GDC 2012: Heavy Rain Creator Makes Bicentennial Man Look Cheap

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…

GDC 2012: Xbox Live Arcade Award Goes To Super T.I.M.E. Force

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…