2014 Game Developers Conference

Not familiar with the Game Developers Conference? If you’re a gamer, you should be. Once a year, GDC brings the greatest minds in gaming together beneath the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center, where the topic is not just games, but the state of gaming. We’ll be there live to cover all the show’s news, announcements, and of course, to pick the brains of your favorite developers and find out what’s next.

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Google Play to get gaming leaderboards, friend gifting, and more

Google is looking to ramp up functionality on Google Play, announcing a slew of new features at the GDC including leaderboards and gifting via social media. These features come in a new SDK that developers will soon update their apps with.

Mobile

Microsoft to unveil DirectX 12 at GDC 2014

Redmond will be unwrapping the next generation in its long-running graphics API in a couple of weeks at GDC 2014, which may launch at the same time as the next full version of Windows. Learn more here.

Computing

Zork and Robotron: 2084 pegged for GDC 2014 Classic Game Postmortem talks

The creators of Zork and Robotron: 2084 will deliver separate Classic Game Postmortem talks at the 2014 Game Developer's Conference in March 2014.

Gaming

Independent Games Festival awards nominees revealed, includes some familiar favorites

The final list of Main Competition nominees have been announced for the 16th annual Independent Games Festival awards, and you'll see some familiar titles in there, including The Stanley Parable and Device 6.

Gaming

Mozilla to bring console-quality 3D games to Firefox browser

The Firefox browser will be supercharged with a new feature that will give you the capability to play Web-based games comparable in quality to console games without the need for plugins.

Computing

GDC 2013: The developer of ‘Fruit Ninja’ returns to show you how not to fish

Players skip a variety of fish as far as they can and with as many skips as possible in 'Fish Out of Water,' the latest charming iOS exclusive from Halfbrick Studios.

Gaming

GDC 2013: The free-to-play ‘Loadout’ is worth every penny (and quite a few more)

Free-to-play pricing is nothing more than a bonus when you look at all of the carefully crafted bits and pieces that make up Edge of Reality's slick-looking third-person shooter, 'Loadout.'

Gaming