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2014-09-16 08:36:45

Survey Also Tracks Shifting Developer Preference Away from Traditional Media, Towards More Budget for Marketing of Games SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Game Developers Conference(®) (GDC) Next 2014 has released the results of the first annual Game Discovery Survey, which has uncovered emerging trends and attitudes from a pool of game industry professionals on launching and popularizing games. Among the many trends revealed in the survey is the finding that first...

2014-09-08 08:38:01

eSports Summit and Community Management Summit Join Six Returning Summits Focused on Emerging and Evolving Sectors of the Game Industry SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The call for submissions to present lectures and panels for the specialized Summits at the 2015 Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is now open through Friday, October 3 at 11:59pm PT. The GDC Summits take place on the first two days of GDC, signaling the start of the five-day conference. Covering a variety of...

2014-08-11 04:22:57

Three-Day Event Hosts Industry Leaders from Amazon, Double Fine, EA, Epic Games, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oculus VR, Rovio, Sony, Tencent, Ubisoft, and More BERLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Game Developers Conference(TM) Europe (GDC Europe) kicks off today at the Congress-Centrum Ost of the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. Produced by UBM Tech Game Network, organizers of the distinguished Game Developers Conference® series, GDC Europe is the continent's leading game...

2014-07-31 12:27:12

Two Inspirational Industry Leaders Join the Advisory Board to Program the Event: Designer and Scholar Brenda Romero and Composer Penka Kouneva SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech Game Network, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference® (GDC) 2015, are now accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 28(th). GDC 2015 is the game industry's most comprehensive and longest running...

2014-07-22 08:27:06

Annual Polling Reveals Global Salary Trends Across All Major Job Disciplines Within the Realm of AAA and Independent Game Development SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading game industry website Gamasutra, a UBM Tech property, revealed the results of its annual Game Developer Salary Survey. Results can be viewed in PDF format, as well as Gamasutra's dedicated Salary Survey page http://www.gamasutra.com/salarysurvey2014.pdf. The survey showed that, overall, salaried...

2014-07-08 04:22:20

Survey Shows Rising Popularity of Crowd-funding, Marks the Rise of Sweden as Europe's Top Development Hub COLOGNE, Germany, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Game Developers Conference (GDC) Europe has released the results of its second annual European State of the Industry Survey, which reveals trends around regional development hubs, tax incentives and platform preferences leading up to the start of GDC Europe in August. The 2014 European State of the Industry Survey serves as the...

2014-03-24 12:27:46

Advisory Board to Review Main Conference and Summit Proposals for Sixth Annual Event, Taking Place August 11-13 COLOGNE, Germany, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The call for submissions to present lectures and panels sessions at the 2014 Game Developers Conference(TM) Europe (GDC Europe) is now open through Monday, April 21. Organized by UBM Tech Game Network, the event, now in its sixth year, will run Monday through Wednesday, August 11-13 at the Cologne Congress-Centrum Ost in...

2014-03-24 08:35:14

Industry Professionals from Every Segment of the Game Development Community Convene for more than 400 Sessions, Active Expo Floor, The Game Developers Choice and Independent Games Festival Awards and More SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech Game Network's 2014 Game Developers Conference® (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, has set a record for event attendance, with more than...

2014-03-20 00:21:47

Tale of Tales' Luxuria Superbia, Simogo's DEVICE 6, Jason Roberts' Gorogoa, Hopoo Games' Risk of Rain and Galactic Cafe's The Stanley Parable Round Out the Night's Winners SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Pope's Papers, Please received the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game and its accompanying $30,000 cash prize this evening at the 16th Annual Independent Games Festival, hosted by the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2014 at the Moscone...

2014-03-20 00:21:25

The Last of Us Wins Game of the Year, Best Design, and Best Narrative Awards; Papers, Please and BioShock Infinite Among the Night's Other Top Winners SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The emotionally intense and visceral post-apocalyptic action title, The Last of Us has captured the award for Game of the Year at Tonight's Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The game was also...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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