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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 12:25:04

More Than $500,000 Paid to Young Indie Game Developers within Program's First Year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBLOX, the Internet's largest user-powered game creation, development, and gameplay platform, today announced that the company's Developer Exchange (DevEx) program has awarded more than $500,000 in payouts to game developers in the past ten months. The program, which enables budding and indie game creators to exchange virtual currency - known as ROBUX(TM) -...

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...

2014-08-06 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...


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