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GDC China 2009 dated

Think Services has announced GDC China 2009, to take place in Shanghai on October 11-13. “We are excited to return to Shanghai in October to repeat the success of our launch event in 2007”, said Meggan Scavio, event director. “In true GDC spirit, this event will present attendees with the knowledge, skills and networking opportunities […]

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  • Want to speak at GDC 2009? Read this

    GDC 2009 has opened submissions for those hoping to speak at the event, and has detailed a new, three-tiered process for getting your waffle approved for the show. “This year, the GDC is introducing a new three-phase submission system, easing the initial entry process and thereby allowing the submitter to have ample time to expand […]

  • Rumour: GDC China cancelled?

    This GameCyte piece is rumouring that GDC China’s been canned. From the site: Our source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that “relationship issues within China” are preventing conference sponsor Think Services (formerly CMP Game Group) from going forward with their plans for the event. Though the first GDC China — held in Shanghai […]

  • US developers make $73,600 PA on average

    A GameDeveloper research paper has been published, showing that American game developers earn a salary of $73,600 on average. Apparently business and marketing bods make the most money, with an average salary of $101,848, while QA makes the least, earning $39,063 on average. Get a quick breakdown of the figures on GI.

  • GDC "looking at moving to an invite model for press access", says CMP

    Uh oh. According to this, GDC organiser CMP has revealed potential plans to move the show to an invite-only model for press, news that will scare the living shit out of journalists that went through the nightmare that was E3 attendance last year. “We don’t have it nailed down, but we are looking at moving […]

  • Paris GDC dates set

    CMP has confirmed that Paris GDC, moved from Lyon for its 2008 event, will take place on June 23-24. “We were delighted with the success of the first French GDC held in 2007 and are confident that Paris GDC will bring together even more talented developers from around the world, now in a more central […]