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Updates » GDC
Come hone your skills at the GDC 2018 Community Management Summit  
by Staff [02.13.18]
Come to the Community Management Summit at GDC 2018 for a ton of great talks from experts at Psyonix, King, Blizzard, and many more!
Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Business/Marketing, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Grave Call  
by Joel Couture [02.12.18]
Grave Call buries a player in a coffin with a smartphone and a low battery, having them communicate clues with a police dispatcher in order to be found in time.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Learn to build better eSports at the GDC 2018 eSports Day!  
by Staff [02.12.18]
As you gear up to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next month, organizers want to make sure you don't overlook some of the great eSports-related content on offer at the show!
Console/PC, Social/Online, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC

Learn to make games for ARKit, straight from Apple, at GDC 2018!  
by Staff [02.09.18]
The GDC 2018 session, presented by Apple, explains how to get started with ARKit using the different tracking and scene understanding capabilities as well integration into rendering/game engines.
VR, Smartphone/Tablet, Design, GDC

Study the AI and 'Freak-O-System' of Sony's Days Gone at GDC 2018  
by Staff [02.08.18]
At GDC 2018 Sony Bend will dig into the AI and gameplay components used to create the dynamic and interactive open world of Days Gone, as well as their unique "Freak-O-System" AI management tech.
Console/PC, Programming, Design, GDC

Here are the films you'll see at the inaugural GDC Film Festival!  
by Staff [02.08.18]
GDC organizers share a sneak peek at the documentaries that have been selected to appear in the inaugural GDC Film Festival during GDC 2018 next month!
Console/PC, Indie, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Disco is Dead!  
by Joel Couture [02.07.18]
Zombies are on the prowl and a only pair of snarky buddy cops with a mean slap, fueled by the player literally slapping a head, can stop them in Disco is Dead!.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Come to GDC 2018 for an inside look at ILMxLAB's location-based VR!  
by Staff [02.07.18]
At GDC 2018, experts from ILMxLAB and Lucasfilm will show you how they designed and built custom high-end multi-GPU systems to render Star Wars movie-quality experiences in location-based VR!
VR, Design, GDC

Learn from top game artists and directors at the GDC 2018 Art Direction Bootcamp!  
by Staff [02.07.18]
GDC 2018 organizers share a preview of the informative and intriguing sessions taking place during the day-long Art Direction Bootcamp which will help kick off the conference next month.
VR, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Art, Production, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Yo, Bartender 1
by Joel Couture [02.06.18]
Yo, Bartender is about mixing drinks, having players pour actual bottles into a joystick glass in order to get just the right concoction for their customers.
Indie, Design, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Kids' prosthetics nonprofit Limbitless receives free GDC Play space at GDC 2018!  
by Staff [02.06.18]
Organizers have donated space in the GDC Play area, where Limbitless will be showcasing some of its prosthetics tech -- and how games are being used to help kids learn to use those prosthetics.
Serious, GDC

Learn to make better, more accessible games at the GDC 2018 UX Summit!  
by Staff [02.06.18]
The 2018 Game Developers Conference�is just weeks�away, so�today organizers want to quickly let you know about some of the great UI/UX design talks taking place during the conference!
Console/PC, Design, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Voiceball  
by Joel Couture [02.05.18]
Voiceball will have players using the waveform of their voices to knock a ball back and forth, competitively making odd noises to score goals.
Indie, Video, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Vote now for the 2018 IGF and Game Developers Choice Audience Awards!  
by Staff [02.05.18]
Cast your votes now for both the Game Developers Choice Audience Award and the Independent Games Festival Audience Award -- you have until voting closes next Monday, February 12th at 11:59 PM PT!
Console/PC, Indie, GDC, IGF

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Windgolf  
by Joel Couture [02.02.18]
Play a game of mini golf without a putter, using your breath and a rotating screen to guide the ball with Windgolf.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Too Many Captains  
by Joel Couture [02.01.18]
Too Many Captains (And Not Enough Wire) will involve a lot of wire-swapping (and communication between friends) to safely pilot a starship through dangerous territory.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Catch cutting-edge sponsored sessions from Improbable, Apple and more at GDC 2018  
by Staff [02.01.18]
Don't miss the great sponsored sessions at GDC 2018 -- companies like Apple and Improbable are sponsoring intriguing talks on everything from augmented reality to the future of massive online games!
Console/PC, Social/Online, Programming, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

At GDC 2018, get a postmortem look at the Rocket League language ban  
by Staff [02.01.18]
Come to GDC 2018 and hear, direct from Psyonix, how the language ban in its popular cross-platform car soccer game was designed, how it works, and what impact it had on the Rocket League community.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Indie, Design, GDC

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Lemonade  
by Joel Couture [01.31.18]
When life gives players lemons, they can grab onto a pair of pipe controllers and work together to blast them out of existence with Lemonade.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

GDC State of the Industry: HTC Vive remains the most popular target for VR devs 1
by Staff [01.31.18]
There are a number of notable findings from this year's survey of ~4,000 game makers, including a clear indication of which platform is winning the lion's share of favor among devs making VR games.
VR, Console/PC, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC