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GDC 2022 highlights
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The 2022 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded its 36th edition, after a week of networking, learning, and inspiration. The conference was the largest in San Francisco in the past two years, with a total of 12,000 industry professionals attending at San Francisco's Moscone C...
Independent Games Festival finalists and ceremony at GDC 2019
Friday, January 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
The Independent Games Festival (IGF) has revealed the finalists for its 21st annual awards ceremony. The IGF Awards will take place March 20th, 2019 at 6.30pm PT during the Game Developers Conference 2019, and will be hosted by Meg Jayanth, the award-winning writer of 80 Days, the acclaimed globetrotting interactive storytelling game and former IGF Award winner for Exce...
Multiplayer arena and game builder released by uGen World
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by Richard Harris
uGen World, an indie game studio, has announced the launch of a cross-platform virtual playground for gamers to build, share, and play called Q.U.I.R.K.. Q.U.I.R.K. (Quantum Universe Interaction and Replication Kit) is directed by user feedback and fueled by user-generated content so players can enjoy an ever-changing selection of fun and innovative games. Q.U.I.R.K. al...
Unity Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary at Unite Europe 2015
Friday, June 26, 2015 by Richard Harris
Unity officially celebrated their 10-year anniversary at Unite Europe 2015 in Amsterdam, with over 1100 video game development enthusiasts in attendance. Among the news learned at the event was the announcement that Unity Ads would be integrated into the Unity engine with the release of Unity 5.2 this fall. Unity VP Jussi Laakkonen provided an overview of Unity’s l...
Malaysian Video Game Development Industry to Be Represented at GDC
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
The Multimedia Development Corporation of Malaysia (MDeC) will be bringing the Malaysian game development industry to GDC this year. The attending companies will include ACE EdVenture Studio, Forest Interactive, Inspidea, Lemonsky, Mediasoft Entertainment, Motiofixo Visuals, Streamframe, Streamline, Terato Tech and WIGU.This is the first year the Malaysian gaming indust...
Cocos2d x Game Development Platform Upgrades 3D Capability
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Richard Harris
Chukong Technologies has released the latest version (3.4) of its Cocos2d-x video game development platform which helps developers build 2.5D and 3D casual and mid-core mobile games.. Version 3.4 includes upgraded features and tools supporting 3D game development and faster memory management and optimization for Samsung devices.Cocos2d-x is an open source game framework...