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One of the events that didn’t take place due to the coronavirus in the technology world was the Game Developers Conference. At the time, the organizers of the event said that it was postponed rather than canceled, and they have now announced when the rescheduled event will be held. That rescheduled event will be called GDC Summer and will be held in San Francisco. GDC Summer will run from August 4th through the 6th at Moscone Center in San Francisco. GDC Summer is being billed as a "three-day celebration of the art, craft, and business of game development." The conference is promised to be a "unique" experience compared to the originally planned conference. However, organizers promise that... Read more...
One of the biggest things to happen in the tech world recently was the postponement of the Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2020. Rather than put off talking about what it wanted to at the show, Google has announced an alternative. It will offer what it calls a "digital experience" to learn more about Stadia and other topics it intended for GDC 2020. The assumption is that the digital experience that Google plans to offer will be the same sessions, or at least the same information, that it intended to offer at GDC but that is unclear. GDC sessions would have included: Bringing Destiny to Stadia: A GDC Postmortem Bringing Vulkan Graphics Into the Mainstream Mastering Cloud Gaming: Tales from Stadia’s... Read more...
The coronavirus is quickly growing to become a global threat. And we're not just talking about the threat to the health and wellbeing of humans in general, but also various industries and financial markets that have been affected as well. The latest victim in the tech world is the 2020 edition of the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2020), which has now been postponed.  Major companies decided to drop out this week due to an overabundance of caution in keeping their employees safe amid the coronavirus outbreak. Microsoft, Facebook, Epic Games, Unity, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Electronic Arts were among the high-profile exhibitors that bailed on this year’s show. Without these... Read more...