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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...

2014-07-08 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 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...

2014-02-11 12:25:14

Team Behind Hey Ash Web Series Join Mega64 To Provide Video Skits During the Ceremony SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA), the peer-awarded highest honors in video game development, has revealed its two final Special Award winners for this year. The Ambassador Award, honoring someone who is helping video games "advance to a better place" through advocacy or action, is going to media critic Anita Sarkeesian, creator of...

2014-01-16 16:27:38

Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Leads with 13 Nods LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is proud to honor the year's finest achievements in video games with nominations for the 17(th) Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), the video game industry's premier peer-based awards show. The Academy's 22,000+ members, comprised of the interactive publishing and development communities, recognize excellence in 24 different interactive game...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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