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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...

2014-08-06 12:26:53

Main Competition Entries for the 17th Annual IGF Due October 22, Student Showcase Entries Due October 31 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The call for submissions are now open for the 17(th) annual Independent Games Festival (IGF), the longest running festival, summit, and showcase for indie games. The 2015 IGF will be held at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco March 2-6. Entries for the Main Competition are now being accepted through October 22, 2014; entries...

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...

2014-05-01 20:23:06

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN THROUGH MAY 30 SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The call for submissions to present lectures and panels at the second annual Game Developers Conference® Next (GDC Next) as well as the featured App Developers Conference(TM) (ADC) is now open through Friday, May 30th. Organized by UBM Tech, GDC Next and ADC will take place simultaneously on November 3rd-4th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Conference organizers and the distinguished GDC...

2014-05-01 12:36:30

More Than $175,000 Paid to Young Indie Game Developers Since Program Launched in Late 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBLOX, the top-ranked brand on the internet for young, innovative game developers and online gamers, announced today that the platform's Developer Exchange program has achieved its first ever monthly payout of $10,000. The recipients of the money, teenagers Conor and Darragh Griffin (also known as "TheGamer101" within the ROBLOX community), and have...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.