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Trinidad (Hermida) Black to Host the 2024 IGF Awards

Welcome to the stage: our host for the 2024 Independent Games Festival Awards! Black in Gaming Foundation Executive Director Trinidad Hermida is joining GDC on the Main Stage for the industry's premier independent games awards show.

'The Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros. Wonder' Talks Coming to GDC 2024

The worlds of Hyrule and the Flower Kingdom are beckoning. Game Developers Conference organizers are happy to announce that Nintendo is bringing two exciting talks to GDC 2024—exploring the systems and sound design of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and the side-scrolling escapades in Super Mario Bros. Wonder.

GDC 2024 State Of The Game Industry: Devs Discuss Layoffs, Generative AI, and More

This past year has been challenging for the game industry: Several studios have closed their doors, thousands of developers have been laid off, and increased studio conglomeration impacts the work landscape and prospective job market. But with challenges come opportunities. The 2024 State of the Game Industry report shines a light on all of this and more.

Check Out the Amazing Games Coming to alt.ctrl.GDC at GDC 2024

Flipping blinds, getting kids off your lawn, and using a TV remote to thwart a dangerous killer. Play through all of these experiences and more at alt.ctrl.GDC this March. Plus: Some exciting news about 2024's alt.ctrl.GDC award!

Visai Games' 'Venba' Leads Finalists for the 2024 IGF Awards

Organizers of the 2024 Game Developers Converence are happy to unveil this year's finalists and honorable mentions for the 26th annual IGF Awards, part of the longest-running festival, summit, and showcase celebrating independent games and their creators.

Sign Ups Are Open for 'GDC Kids' Childcare at GDC 2024

For those looking to attend GDC next year but are in need of safe childcare options during the event, we're happy to share that "GDC Kids" onsite childcare is available for parents and caretakers at GDC 2024, and registration is now open.

GDC Donates Over 700 Passes to Scholarship Programs for 2024 Event

Each year, GDC proudly partners with a variety of organizations through which qualified candidates can apply to receive complimentary GDC passes. These partners are helping to shape the future of the industry make-up by providing opportunities to, and amplifying the work of, game developers from marginalized communities.

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