PS4, HTML5, Project SHIELD and Oculus Rift talks added to GDC 2013

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 2 March 2013 18:32 GMT

GDC 2013 organizers have added new vendor sessions for PS4, HTML5, Project SHIELD and Oculus Rift to the event schedule.

Sony will present a session titled: ‘Overview of PS4 for Developers’. Oculus Rift’s Michael Antonov and Nate Mitchell will present a session titled ‘Running the VR Gauntlet – VR Ready, Are You?’.

Nvidia will be present to talk about Project SHIELD, through a session titled: ‘Project SHIELD and Tegra 4: Redefining AFK,’ hosted by senior software engineers Andrew Edelsten and Paul Hodgson.

Finally, Mozilla will be talking about developing games using HTML5.Senior researcher Alon Zakai and engineering director Vladimir Vukicevic will be on-hand in this session titled: ‘Fast and Awesome HTML5 Games’.

GDC 2013 takes place March 27-29 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.

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