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Castlevania maestro Koji Igarashi strikes out on his own 10
by Christian Nutt [03.17.14]
The developer most closely associated with the "metroidvania" genre has left Konami to found his own independent studio.
Console/PC, Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Google Play Games service levels up with cross-platform multiplayer and more 6
by Christian Nutt [03.17.14]
The SDK's functionality is being upgraded significantly, and lead product manager Greg Hartrell walks Gamasutra through the upgrades.
Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, GDC

Level Design In A Day bootcamp returns to GDC 2014  
by GDC Staff [03.14.14]
GDC 2014 staff highlight one of many bootcamps and tutorials happening during next week's conference, featuring speakers from Bethesda, Naughty Dog and Epic Games.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, GDC

Mark Cerny and Mike Capps kick off GDC 2014 next week  
by GDC Staff [03.14.14]
Check out a few select GDC 2014 talks that exemplify the breadth and depth of the conference programming, especially the Main Conference show opener: a Flash Forward session headlined by Mark Cerny and Mike Capps.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Production, GDC

For Gone Home's designer, 'what is a game?' is a question worth exploring Exclusive 94
by Kris Graft [03.14.14]
Steve Gaynor knew his debut title, Gone Home, wouldn’t appeal to everyone. What he didn't know was how it would become so ingrained in the discussion of what a video game actually is.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Exclusive, GDC

GDC 2014 reveals full lineup of exhibits and interactive spaces  
by GDC Staff [03.13.14]
Don't miss some of the highlights of the Game Developers Conference 2014 show floors this year, including a videogame-themed quiz show, the Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase and the alt.ctrl.GDC alternative controller exhibit.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

GDC 2014 talks feature experimental games, Sony tech, #1ReasonToBe  
by GDC Staff [03.12.14]
We highlight talks that exemplify the breadth and depth of GDC 2014, from the #1ReasonToBe panel to an experimental gameplay workshop and a presentation from Sony about innovative hardware design.
Console/PC, Indie, Programming, Design, Production, GDC

Reminder: Know your GDC 2014 Code of Conduct 1
by GDC Staff [03.11.14]
Meggan Scavio, GM of GDC events and all-around Boss Lady, takes a moment to detail the official code of conduct for GDC and all of its related events.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Serious, Business/Marketing, GDC

Wild Rumpus reveals 'Mild Rumpus' game lineup for GDC 2014  
by GDC Staff [03.11.14]
GDC is excited to announce that indie video game showcase collective Wild Rumpus is returning to GDC 2014 with games like Hohokum, Quadrilateral Cowboy and more.
Console/PC, Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

What are your standout #GDCmemories? Share them on Twitter!  
by GDC Staff [03.10.14]
Game Developers Conference 2014 is just around the corner -- but before we kick off a week’s worth of learning, sharing, and networking, let’s all take a minute to share some standout #GDCmemories.
Video, GDC

GDC 2014 features talks on Japanese indies, Xbox, Lucasfilm Games  
by GDC Staff [03.10.14]
Show organizers highlight a variety of the conference's best sessions, from a fireside chat with Xbox's Marc Whitten to a look back at the legacy of a classic studio and a look forward to the future of Japanese indie development.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC

PlayStation's software boss and the creator of the Move together in new GDC talk 2
by Kris Graft [03.07.14]
Game Developers Conference has just confirmed a vendor session from Sony Computer Entertainment America that you’ll want to keep an eye on.
Console/PC, Programming, GDC

Rant Apocalypse and Microtalks sessions return to GDC 2014  
by GDC Staff [03.07.14]
Conference organizers share more details on Ryan Payton's talk about the design challenges of developing Republique, as well as the perennially popular Rant Apocalypse and GDC Microtalks sessions.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Experimental Gameplay Workshop returns to GDC 2014 with star lineup  
by GDC Staff [03.07.14]
With less than two weeks remaining before GDC 2014, organizers share more details on the ever-popular Experimental Gameplay Workshop session led by Robin Hunicke and Daniel Benmergui.
Console/PC, Indie, Design, Production, GDC

GDC 2014 Summit sessions address the future of game narrative  
by GDC Staff [03.06.14]
GDC organizers highlight noteworthy Summit sessions for the upcoming March conference that will help you refine your design chops to tell more compelling stories.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Design, Production, GDC

GDC 2014 Bootcamps & Tutorials include talks from Valve, Blizzard  
by GDC Staff [03.05.14]
GDC 2014 organizers highlight a few more informative bootcamps and tutorials at the conference, including an intense game design workshop and a crash course on storytelling in games.
Console/PC, Design, GDC

GDC 2014 expo floors include emerging indies, industry giants  
by GDC Staff [03.05.14]
Don't miss some of the highlights of the Game Developers Conference 2014 show floors this year, including a bevy of great exhibitors, the excellent GDC Play showcase and the alt.ctrl.GDC alternative controller exhibit.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Deathmatch with John Romero, Table Draw join GDC 2014  
by GDC Staff [03.04.14]
Conference organizers highlight a few notable interactive spaces that will be part of GDC 2014, including the "Deathmatch with John Romero" PC gaming area and GDC's tablet-focused Table Draw exhibit.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing, GDC

New GDC 2014 Summit talks are all about the power of community  
by GDC Staff [03.04.14]
GDC organizers highlight more noteworthy Summit talks during the upcoming conference that are aimed at helping attendees better understand and utilize their playerbase.
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Design, GDC

New GDC 2014 Career Center offers fresh networking opportunities  
by GDC Staff [03.03.14]
Show organizers highlight the updated GDC Career Center, which offers sessions and meeting opportunities to help new and seasoned developers alike kickstart their careers in the game industry.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC