How Tiny Tina's Wonderlands' development embraced interdisciplinary cooperation
Gearbox's Kayla Belmore and Matt Cox discussed their efforts to make development on Tiny Tina's Wonderlands as frictionless as possible between the production and design departments, and later the whole studio.
March 21, 2023
Legendary game designers John Romero and Mabel Addis honored at GDCA 2023
Mabel Addis will posthumously receive the Pioneer Award, which honors breakthrough business, tech, and game design milestones. The award-winning game designer, level designer, and programmer John Romero will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on iconic and genre-defining first-person shooters.
February 23, 2023
Elden Ring and Stray lead in GDCA 2023 nominations
FromSoftware's Elden Ring and BlueTwelve Studio's Stray are tied with six nominations each, followed by Santa Monica Studio's God of War Ragnarök and Obsidian Entertainment's Pentiment. See the full list of finalists and honorable mentions here.
January 26, 2023
TUNIC and Betrayal at Club Low are front runners in IGF 2023 nominations
Here are this year's finalists for the 25th annual IGF Awards, part of the longest-running festival, summit, and showcase celebrating independent games and their creators. The Independent Games Festival is part of GDC 2023, which will be held in San Francisco March 20-24, 2023.
January 24, 2023
GDC 2023 State of the Game Industry: Devs weigh in on the metaverse, player toxicity, and more
In this year's GDC State of the Game Industry survey, we found more developers are moving to hybrid remote-office schedules; they're divided on the rise in major studio acquisitions; and their opinions on the use of blockchain technology in games are more complicated than they may seem at first glance.
January 19, 2023
Navigate your first time at GDC with this helpful GDC 2023 session guide and tips
Are you going to the Game Developers Conference for the first time? Eager to know about the best talks and networking events for fresh faces at GDC 2023? This handy Session Guide and Walkthrough will help you plan your schedule.
January 19, 2023
Dive into 30 Years of Kirby in this GDC 2023 session on 'Kirby and the Forgotten Land'
Close out the 30th anniversary of Dream Land's most-famous resident with this GDC 2023 design session from developers Shinya Kumazaki and Tatsuya Kamiyama about Kirby's multi-dimensional milestone year. Pink attire not required!
January 13, 2023
Learn to grow in the industry with this guide on career sessions at GDC 2023
Realize your Career Development goals with this GDC 2023 guide featuring standout sessions, panels, and events dedicated to helping your career and company growth efforts—along with tips on making the most of your GDC, whether job seeking or recruiting.
January 10, 2023
Get a discounted rate for GDC 2023 while helping the SF community by joining Indie Giving
The Game Developers Conference has donated several passes to Indie Giving, which provides discounted rates for hopeful attendees in exchange for one day of volunteering with a Bay Area charity group.
December 08, 2022
'Tamagotchi,' the virtual pet that changed the world, gets a GDC 2023 Classic Game Postmortem
A small, egg-shaped portable video game defined a generation, but in doing so, it almost destroyed the company that created it. Bandai heads to GDC 2023 to share the fantastic, frenetic, and enduring legacy of the original virtual pet.
November 30, 2022