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What's happening at GDC 2019


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by

The 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) kicks off with its 33rd edition at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. This year, the GDC will again feature a roster of more than a thousand esteemed speakers across a week of lectures, tutorials, roundtable discussions, and networking events. This year adds a new showcase presentation in the form of th...


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Gaming industry trends released ahead of GDC 2019


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

The 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the seventh annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC 2019 in March. The survey compiles responses from nearly 4,000 game developers and reflects that nearly half of game developers support game industry unionization, as well as uncertainty around Steam...


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GDC 2018 breaks attendance records


Monday, April 2, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) ended after a week of networking, learning and inspiration. This year, the event saw a record attendance of 28,000 industry professionals at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from March 19-23. GDC and VRDC will be returning to the Moscone Convention Center on Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2019. The call for submi...


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What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ...


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A Discussion With Deepstream.io About Their Open Realtime Server


Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by

We recently had a conversation with Wolfram Hempel, CEO and Co-founder of deepstream.io to chat about realtime services and how it's changing the face of the web and apps.Editors note: A relic from the dark ages of webdesign, Wolfram clawed his way to the light of superfast servers & realtime systems. He dabbled with technologies behind financial trading, investment...


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Unity Now Offers Native Support for SteamVR


Monday, February 15, 2016 by

Unity is now offering native support for SteamVR in the Unity Platform and has also added a new SteamVR rendering plugin. Integration of the SteamVR code delivers native support for Valve's upcoming SteamVR platform to all Unity developers. Beyond SteamVR support, Valve has developed an advanced SteamVR rendering plugin for Unity that allows for enhanced fidelity a...


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Unity Launches New Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit


Monday, August 17, 2015 by

Unity Technologies is launching a new Vision Virtual and Augmented Reality Summit, a conference focusing on the development of Virtual and Augmented Reality products across industries. The purpose of the event is to bring together artists, engineers, programmers, designers, musicians, directors and producers, hardware manufacturers, researchers and other innovators...


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Praevidi Launches VR Turris Seat Offers 360 Degree Experience


Monday, May 25, 2015 by

Praevidi has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new Turris rotating seat which integrates a PC built with orientation and pivot movement sensors plus rotational power and data connections. Unlike traditional chairs, users sit in a straddled position to retain balance and freely rotate. A fully configured Turris offers infinite rotation and zero tangle deliveri...


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Valve Releases New Steam Products and Technologies at GDC 2015


Saturday, March 7, 2015 by

Valve has announced a number of product and technologies at GDC including Steam Link, which provides the ability to stream all Steam content from any PC or Steam Machine on the same home network. Supporting 1080p at 60Hz with low latency, Steam Link will be available this November for $49.99, and available with a Steam Controller for an additional $49.99 in the US. ...


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After Years In Development, SDL 2.0.0 Has Finally Been Released!


Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by

Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform development library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware via OpenGL and Direct3D. It is used by video playback software, emulators, and popular games including Valve's award winning catalog and many Humble Bundle games.   These are the most importa...


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Install Ubuntu on your Android


Thursday, January 3, 2013 by

Linux on a smartphone isn't such a far fetched idea any longer with the announcement from Ubuntu of their new mobile phones, and Ubuntu OS for Android mobile.Developers will be able to develop native apps for the device using QML or port over any web based HTML5 type application to the platform. There doesn't seem to be any mention of a mobile store just yet but we hope...