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Feb 02, 2012, 13:07 ET

Deus Ex Designer and Disney Epic Mickey Creator Warren Spector Named Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree at 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

Deus Ex game director and producer, and Disney Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Annual...

Jan 31, 2012, 08:01 ET

GDC 2012 to Feature Sessions Led By Industry All-Stars Including Cliff Bleszinski, David Cage, Richard Lemarchand, Sid Meier, Peter Molyneux, John Romero, and Many More

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) will once again bring the superstars of game development together at the industry's most...

Jan 24, 2012, 08:01 ET

12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards to Honor Missile Command/Tempest Creator Dave Theurer With Pioneer Award, First Amendment Lawyers Ken Doroshow and Paul M. Smith With the Ambassador Award

The 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA), the peer-awarded highest honors in video game development, have revealed the recipients...

Jan 17, 2012, 11:01 ET

Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski to Host 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC 2012

 Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, one of the key visionaries behind the Unreal and Gears of War games, will take the stage during the 2012 Game...

Jan 13, 2012, 11:02 ET

14th Annual Independent Games Festival Announces Student Showcase Winners

 The Independent Games Festival has announced the eight Student Showcase winners for the fourteenth annual presentation of its...

Jan 10, 2012, 11:02 ET

14th Annual Independent Games Festival Announces Main Competition Finalists

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) juries have announced the Main Competition finalists for the 14th annual presentation of its...

Jan 05, 2012, 12:01 ET

Portal 2, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Bastion Lead Finalists for the Twelfth Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

Organizers have revealed the finalists for the 12th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the leading peer-based video game industry event...

Dec 13, 2011, 12:33 ET

Twelfth Annual Game Developers Choice Awards Open for Nominations Now Through Jan. 4

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has opened nominations for the 12th annual Game Developers Choice Awards through January 4, 2012....

Nov 09, 2011, 10:01 ET

GDC 2012 Adds Business Matching, Leading Industry Figures to "GDC Play," Premier Showcase of Games by Emerging and Independent Game Developers

The 2012 Game Developers Conference® (GDC) has announced enhancements to its GDC Play showcase - a special new area of the event showcasing...

Oct 27, 2011, 15:06 ET

Major New Independent Game Bundle Site Indie Royale Debuts

A new website launching today, Indie Royale (www.indieroyale.com), bundles together four high-quality indie games every two weeks, and makes them...

Oct 25, 2011, 10:01 ET

2012 Independent Games Festival Announces Record Main Competition Entrants

The organizers of the 14th Annual Independent Games Festival (www.igf.com) -- the longest-running and largest festival relating to independent...

Oct 14, 2011, 11:01 ET

GDC Online 2011 Brings Together 3,350 Game Development Professionals for Record Breaking Attendance

The Game Developers Conference® Online (GDC Online, formerly GDC Austin) concluded on Thursday, Oct. 13 with record attendance numbers of...

Oct 12, 2011, 21:31 ET

Trion Worlds' Rift, Mojang's Minecraft Lead Top Honors at 2nd Annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards

Trion Worlds' Rift and Mojang's Minecraft received top honors with two awards each at the second annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards...

Oct 10, 2011, 11:01 ET

GDC Online Teams Up With Web Wise Kids to Release Game Promoting Online Child Safety

As the Game Developers Conference Online event kicks off in Austin, TX this week, the event's parent company UBM TechWeb Game Network debuts a...

Oct 10, 2011, 10:01 ET

2011 Game Developers Conference Online Opens Today In Austin, TX

The Game Developers Conference® Online (GDC Online, formerly GDC Austin), the premier game developer event focusing on online, cloud and...

Sep 14, 2011, 12:01 ET

Neal Stephenson to Keynote Game Narrative Summit at the 2011 Game Developers Conference Online in Austin, TX

Neal Stephenson, best known for his works of speculative fiction including Snow Crash, The Baroque Cycle and Cryptonomicon, will keynote the Game...

Aug 23, 2011, 12:01 ET

Second Annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards Finalists Revealed; Cooperative RPG Spiral Knights Leads With Four Nominations

UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the Game Developers Conference® Online (formerly GDC Austin), have announced the finalists for the...

Aug 18, 2011, 03:02 ET

2011 Game Developers Conference Europe Hosts More Than 2,100 Attendees

The 2011 Game Developers Conference™ Europe (GDC Europe) concluded on Wednesday, August 17 with a successful showing and a final attendee...

Aug 15, 2011, 03:00 ET

Game Developers Conference Europe 2011 Opens Today at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany

The 2011 Game Developers Conference™ Europe (GDC Europe) commences this morning at the Congress-Centrum Ost of the Koelnmesse in Cologne,...

Aug 08, 2011, 14:00 ET

2011 Game Developers Conference Europe Adds Keynotes From the Creators of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and the Crysis Series

Enric Alvarez, the founder and CEO of Spanish developer Mercury Steam and director and co-author of the studio's Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and...