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IGDA looking into support groups for developers harrassed by fans

The International Game Developers Association executive director Kate Edwards has revealed that the group is looking into starting support groups for developer harassed by fans. The group believes that abuse directed at developers by gamers is on the cusp of damaging the industry.

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International Game Developers Association headlines

  • Montreal chapter for Women in Games International announced

    A Montreal chapter for Women in Games International has been announced, and the chapter will launch during the International Game Developers Association summer event tonight, June 18. “As a vibrant hub of game development, we think it’s important that Montreal has a local WIGI chapter,” said co-founder Sharon Price. “There has been increased awareness around […]

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  • California senator Yee: gamers have "no credibility" in violent media argument

    California state senator Leland Yee , who tried to pass a bill banning the sale of violent video games to children – a move blocked by theĀ US Supreme Court in 2011 – is back in the news, adding his two cents to President Obama’s decision to have the CDC study whether there’s a ink between […]

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  • Amazon called out over its Android app pricing policy

    Amazon’s terms and conditions for developers wishing to sell Android apps via its recently launched ‘Appstore’ have come under fire by the International Game Developers Association.

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  • Jason Della Rocca gets one last rant in at IGDA

    Jason Della Rocca closed his stint as the executive director of the International Game Developers Association with a bang during GDC’s annual rant session last week. Here is an excerpt from his speech, which he posted on his blog: Serving the IGDA for the past 9 years has been extremely rewarding and challenging. I helped […]

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