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Mar 13, 2017, 12:00 ET Game Developers Conference 2017 Concludes After A Week Of Networking, Learning And Inspiration In San Francisco GDC And VRDC To Return To Moscone Center March 19-23, 2018

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of...


Mar 01, 2017, 23:56 ET Blizzard's Overwatch Wins Game Of The Year At The 17Th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

Blizzard Entertainment's popular and stylish multiplayer shooter, Overwatch, was honored with the prize for Game of the Year at tonight's 17th...


Mar 01, 2017, 22:44 ET Blendo's Quadrilateral Cowboy Wins Seumas McNally Grand Prize At 19th Annual Independent Games Festival

Quadrilateral Cowboy from developer Blendo Games was awarded with the $30,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game at the 19th...


Feb 27, 2017, 13:00 ET 2017 Game Developers Conference And Virtual Reality Developers Conference Open Today At San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of...


Jan 30, 2017, 12:00 ET 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards To Honor Prince Of Persia Creator Jordan Mechner With Pioneer Award, Former White House Advisor Mark DeLoura With Ambassador Award

The 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry's top games, studios and...


Jan 20, 2017, 12:00 ET Founder Of Epic Games And Creator Of ZZT And Unreal, Tim Sweeney, To Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award At The 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards

Organizers of the 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry's top games,...


Jan 12, 2017, 12:00 ET Game Developers Conference Unveils Results Of 2017 State Of The Industry Survey Revealing Optimism For The Nintendo Switch, Uncertainty About Console Updates Like PlayStation 4 Pro And Xbox's "Project Scorpio"

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games...


Jan 09, 2017, 12:00 ET Virginia, Hyper Light Drifter, Inside And Event[0] Lead Nominations For The 2017 Independent Games Festival Awards

The finalists for the Independent Games Festival (IGF) have been revealed for the esteemed 19th annual awards, which honor the most influential,...


Jan 04, 2017, 12:02 ET Inside, Overwatch, Firewatch And Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Lead 2017 Game Developers Choice Award Nominations

Organizers have revealed the nominees for the 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the...


Mar 17, 2016, 00:12 ET The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Earns Top Honor At The 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the mature and expansive open-world fantasy role-playing game from developer CD Projekt RED, was honored with the...


Mar 16, 2016, 23:30 ET Her Story Wins Seumas McNally Grand Prize For Best Indie Game At 18th Annual Independent Games Festival

 Sam Barlow's Her Story took home the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game and $30,000 at the 18th annual Independent Games...


Mar 14, 2016, 12:00 ET Historic 30th Edition Of The Game Developers Conference And Inaugural Virtual Reality Developers Conference Open Today At San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center

The 2016 Game Developers Conference® (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and...


Feb 16, 2016, 12:00 ET 2016 Game Developers Choice Awards Honoring Minecraft Creator Markus "Notch" Persson With Pioneer Award, Experimental Indie Developer Tracy Fullerton With Ambassador Award

The 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA), the peer-awarded highest honors in video game development, has revealed this year's...


Feb 05, 2016, 13:00 ET Todd Howard Of Bethesda Game Studios To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

The 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCAs), the premier peer-based awards celebrating game development, will be recognizing Bethesda...


Jan 20, 2016, 12:00 ET GDC Reveals Results Of 2016 State Of The Industry Survey Showing Expanded VR Game Development And Confidence In Esports As A Sustainable Business

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) has released the fourth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry based...


Jan 08, 2016, 12:00 ET Metal Gear Solid V, The Witcher 3 Lead Nominees for the 2016 Game Developers Choice Awards

Organizers have revealed the nominees for the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the leading peer-based video game event celebrating the...


Jan 06, 2016, 12:00 ET 2016 Independent Games Festival Announces List Of Awards Finalists

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) judges have announced the slate of finalists for the esteemed 18th annual awards, which honors the most...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:00 ET The Creator Of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The 15th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

 The 15th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCAs), the premier peer-based awards celebrating game development, will be honoring Hironobu...


Jan 27, 2015, 12:01 ET 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Honoring Veteran Brenda Romero With Ambassador Award, Elite Co-Creator David Braben With Pioneer Award

 The 15th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA), the peer-awarded highest honors in video game development, has revealed its first two...


Jan 15, 2015, 12:01 ET Third Annual GDC State Of The Industry Research Shows Number Of Developers On Xbox One And PlayStation 4 Nearly Doubled

 The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) has polled more than 2,000 North American game developers who attended GDC 2014 to compose the...


Jan 09, 2015, 12:01 ET Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor, Hearthstone And Destiny

Organizers have revealed the finalists for the 15th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the leading peer-based video game event celebrating...


Jan 07, 2015, 12:01 ET 2015 Independent Games Festival announces Main Competition finalists

 The Independent Games Festival (IGF) juries have announced the Main Competition finalists for its prestigious 17th annual...


Sep 16, 2014, 08:00 ET GDC Next 2014 Game Discovery Survey Reveals That Developers See First Parties and YouTube Personalities as Most Effective Platforms for Publicity

 The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) Next 2014 has released the results of the first annual Game Discovery Survey, which has uncovered...


Sep 08, 2014, 09:00 ET Summits At 2015 Game Developers Conference Now Accepting Submissions Through October 3

 The call for submissions to present lectures and panels for the specialized Summits at the 2015 Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is now...


Aug 11, 2014, 03:30 ET Game Developers Conference Europe Opens Today For Sixth Year In Cologne, Germany

 The 2014 Game Developers Conference™ Europe (GDC Europe) kicks off today at the Congress-Centrum Ost of the Koelnmesse in Cologne,...