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GDC 2023 Session Guide for Virtual and Augmented Reality

In our Future Realities track, learn to create amazing, immersive VR and AR experiences for games and entertainment. Be inspired, learn from experts, and share best practices to create augmented and virtual reality for games, films, and other forms of entertainment.

These Popular Community Spaces Are Returning to GDC 2023

In addition to Arcade Play, Day of the Devs, and Shut Up and Sit Down, GDC is excited to announce a new community space focused on climate issues: Climate Resilience Through Game Technologies.

Here's the List of GDC Pitch Finalists at GDC 2023

GDC Pitch is a special event designed to help select participants practice their game-pitching skills. Ten studios (over the course of two days) will solicit their games in front of a live audience—followed by questions, advice, and feedback. Then, the judges will declare the day's "Best Pitch" and award two free GDC 2024 All-Access passes.

Welcome our Industry-Leading Sponsors for GDC 2023

We're thrilled to welcome our Diamond Partners for GDC 2023: Amazon Web Services, Epic Games - Unreal Engine, Gala Games, Google, Meta, Microsoft, PICO, Polygon Labs, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Unity Technologies, Wemade, Xsolla, and Yahaha Studios.

GDC 2023 Session Guide for Educators and Students

In our Educators Summits track, discover the most innovative and exciting ideas in game education. For Students, explore new ways to learn and grow, while getting ready to jumpstart your career in your chosen field.

GDC 2023 Session Guide for Independent Games, Studios, and Creators

In our Independent Games track, hear from the best and brightest indie game creators. Attend lectures, postmortems, microtalks, and panels representing diverse voices, experiences, and perspectives, including many former and current Independent Games Festival finalists and winners.

Legendary Game Designers John Romero and Mabel Addis Honored at GDCA 2023

Mabel Addis will posthumously receive the Pioneer Award, which honors breakthrough business, tech, and game design milestones. The award-winning game designer, level designer, and programmer John Romero will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on iconic and genre-defining first-person shooters.

The Full GDC 2023 Session Schedule Is Now Live

It's time to start picking and choosing which exciting sessions, talks, and events you can check out on which dates—making it easy to plan your week in an intuitive, easy-to-navigate fashion.

GDC 2023 Session Guide for Production and Team Leadership

In our Production and Team Leadership track, learn tactics for managing game production, no matter the size or scope of your game. From AAA console games to emerging platforms with new challenges, producers need to keep teams and projects on track and increase efficiency along the way to ship games on time.

Leslee Sullivant to Host 2023 Game Developers Choice Awards

The Game Developers Conference is pleased to announce that Leslee Sullivant will be serving as host for GDCA 2023, taking place at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco (with a live broadcast on Twitch).

Experimental Game Workshop Returns, Here's How It's Different in 2023

For 2023, the Experimental Game Workshop has expanded its focus beyond interactivity and mechanics alone—what it means to be an "experimental game" also includes gameplay, subject, storytelling, and representation of cultural perspectives and values.

GDC 2023 Session Guide for Audio and Game Music

In our Audio track, join the game industry's top audio professionals to share knowledge and experience from the real world addressing, audio's unique aesthetic, technical, business, and logistical problems.

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