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GDC 2015

GDC 2015

In Events Mar 2nd 2015 - Mar 6th 2015 in San Francisco, USA

GDC is a hugely popular destination for programmers, artists, producers, designers and other industry professionals to gather and share their knowledge, attracting more than 23,000 attendees.

The FBI is investigating the online harassment of game developers

The FBI is investigating the online harassment of game developers

The International Game Developers Association is working with the FBI to try and tackle the recent rise in harassment suffered by game developers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
IGDA offers support for harassed developers

IGDA offers support for harassed developers

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has vowed to offer support for developers who have experienced harassment online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 1:41PM in News
New survey shows devs would prefer working for Valve over own company

New survey shows devs would prefer working for Valve over own company

Game developers would rather work for Valve than for their own company, a new IGDA poll has found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:19PM in News

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Few devs pay YouTubers for coverage, but lots are considering doing so

Few devs pay YouTubers for coverage, but lots are considering doing so

Only a tiny fraction of developers admit to currently playing YouTubers for video coverage of their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Over a quarter of gaming YouTubers have been paid for coverage

Over a quarter of gaming YouTubers have been paid for coverage

21 per cent of popular video game YouTubers have admitted to being paid by developers to cover their titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 12:06PM in News
Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Crytek UK staff down tools in pay dispute, report claims

Crytek UK staff down tools in pay dispute, report claims

A large number of employees at the Crytek UK office have staged a walkout and are no longer going to work, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:11AM in News

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Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

A new all-you-can-eat access service for Android console Ouya has caused consternation amongst developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Majority of UK studios employ fewer than five staff

Majority of UK studios employ fewer than five staff

59 per cent of all UK development studios employ four staff or less, according to a Tiga survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
Star Citizen has 268-person dev team

Star Citizen has 268-person dev team

Well over 250 developers around the globe are working on Chris Roberts' prominent Kickstarter success story Star Citizen.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Kinect voice commands will always remain available on Xbox One

Kinect voice commands will always remain available on Xbox One

Xbox One’s voice commands will continue to be available even in games where developers have chosen to use the recently freed Kinect GPU power for other tasks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 1:28PM in News

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Ouya claims 1,000 new devs join platform every month

Ouya claims 1,000 new devs join platform every month

Crowd-funded microconsole Ouya continues to attract new developers – around 1,000 a month according to CEO Julie Uhrman.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
There are ten developers working on Assassin's Creed Unity

There are ten developers working on Assassin's Creed Unity

A financial presentation by Ubisoft has confirmed that ten different studios and subsidiaries are working on the next Assassin's Creed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 16th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Devs abandon Steam Greenlight title Towns

Devs abandon Steam Greenlight title Towns

Towns, which was Greenlit on Steam over a year and a half ago, has been cut adrift by its developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 12:48PM in News
Georgia passes new law providing $25m in tax credits for game developers

Georgia passes new law providing $25m in tax credits for game developers

The state of Georgia has signed a new tax incentive program for video game makers into law.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:56PM in News

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Square Enix's Collective program now open to developers

Square Enix's Collective program now open to developers

Publisher Square Enix has opened its new game-pitching Collective program to all developers after completing its pilot phase.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 4th 2014 at 4:22PM in News
Microsoft unlikely to budge on ID@Xbox launch parity requirement

Microsoft unlikely to budge on ID@Xbox launch parity requirement

While Microsoft is enjoying great success with its renewed Xbox One indie focus, the chances of its parity policy being rescinded look slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 1:10PM in News
Capcom to hire 100 devs a year for next five years

Capcom to hire 100 devs a year for next five years

Resident Evil and Monster Hunter creator Capcom is about to embark on a major recruitment push, with plans to hire at least 500 developers over the next five years.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 12:12PM in News
LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

PEGI has detailed a new rating system due to be rolled out worldwide.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 13th 2013 at 7:09PM in News
Valve 'leak' lists Half-Life 3 development team

Valve 'leak' lists Half-Life 3 development team

An undoubtedly completely innocent tech mishap has seemingly named a number of Valve developers currently working on Half-Life 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 10:21AM in News
Reggie affirms Nintendo's indie love

Reggie affirms Nintendo's indie love

Nintendo is working hard on building an infrastructure to support independent developers on its 3DS and Wii U platforms, says Reggie Fils-Aime.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 30th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Nvidia declares PC gaming's dominance

Nvidia declares PC gaming's dominance

The PC gaming sector remains the most powerful, diverse and important in the world, Nvidia has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 3:26PM in News
Nintendo is "making a big move" for indie devs

Nintendo is "making a big move" for indie devs

Perhaps spotting a chink in the enemy’s armour, Nintendo appears to have rejuvenated its efforts to win favour amongst indie developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 10:43AM in News