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August 28, 2014

GDC Next adds fresh talks on F2P design and app store conquest

The organizers of GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC are working hard with the best and brightest people in the game industry, and today they're excited to announce two more great talks that will take place at this year's November conference.

To wit, YetiZen co-founder Japheth Dillman will share his company's long-secret strategies for optimizing your mobile game's presence on the app stores, while monetization expert Ethan Levy will offer tips on building ethical, sustainable and successful free-to-play games.

GDC Next and ADC, which aim to highlight practical ways for developers to increase the creative and financial success of their projects, are taking place simultaneously on November 3rd-4th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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August 26, 2014

GDC Next adds talks on Shroud of the Avatar, Wooga's 'Hit Filter'

As August comes to a close, the organizers of GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC are excited to announce two more excellent talks that will take place at this year's November conference: Portalarium executive producer Starr Long will explain how and why developers should go about crowdfunding their next project, and Wooga exec Sebastian Kriese will reveal how his company's proven "Hit Filter" publishing strategy works.

GDC Next and ADC, which aim to highlight practical ways for developers to increase the creative and financial success of their projects, are taking place simultaneously on November 3rd-4th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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August 22, 2014

GDC Next debuts talks from Halfbrick, LA's Glitch City

The GDC Next team continues to work with the best and brightest in the game industry to organize a great session lineup for GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC this November.

Today, they're excited to share two more excellent talks that will take place at this year's conference: Halfbrick (Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride) executive Ramine Darabiha will explain how and why the company successfully revived a four-year-old game, and members of the Glitch City developer collective in L.A. will offer practical advice to developers looking to form their own creative supergroups.

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August 20, 2014

GDC Next wants to know how you promote your games

In order to better understand the game industry before GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC, conference officials are polling game industry professionals about their opinions on contemporary game marketing across markets that grow more crowded every year.

The short survey is live now and seeks to capture data on how developers promote their games before, during and after development, as well as how they feel about the value of coverage by YouTubers, traditional press and the promotional divisions of platform holders.

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GDC Next adds ADC talks on second-screen design, mobile commerce

Developers, take note: the organizers of GDC are working to put together a great, forward-thinking session lineup for GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC this November.

Today, they're excited to share details on two new App Developers Conference talks that will take place at this year's conference and emphasize one of its most important themes: addressing the problem of how developers can responsibly design and monetize their games and game-related apps in a sustainable, ethical manner.

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August 13, 2014

GDC Next reveals Assassin's Creed and RockYou talks

The GDC Next team is still working hard with the best and brightest in the game industry to organize a great session lineup for GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC this November.

Today, they're excited to share two more excellent talks that will take place at this year's conference and emphasize one of its most important themes: addressing the problem of how developers can responsibly monetize their games in a sustainable, ethical manner.

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August 5, 2014

GDC Next adds talks on indie marketing and finding your biggest fans

The GDC Next team continues to work with the best and brightest in the game industry to organize a great session lineup for GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC this November.

Today, they're excited to share two more excellent talks that will take place at this year's conference: the founder of Interabang Entertainment will join his marketing partner to share advice on marketing your indie game, and Wikia's gaming content director will offer insight into how you can cultivate your community of ardent fans.

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July 10, 2014

GDC Next debuts talks on Adrift and the value of failing fast

The GDC Next team continues to work with the best and brightest in the game industry to organize a great session lineup for GDC Next 2014 featuring ADC this November.

Today, they're excited to share two more excellent talks that will take place at this year's conference - The Workshop's industry veterans will share knowledge about the virtues of failing fast, while developer Adam Orth will tell the origin story of his dream game Adr1ft.

GDC Next and ADC, which aim to highlight practical ways for developers to increase the creative and financial success of their projects, are taking place simultaneously on November 3rd-4th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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May 27, 2014

GDC GM Scavio explains GDC Next's new agenda

mscav.jpg The game industry is rapidly evolving, and in response, Game Developers Conference's organizers and advisory board are programming the second annual GDC Next - being held this November in Los Angeles - to answer a simple question: Once you've made your game, what comes next?

The first GDC Next show (held in LA last year) ranged more widely across a multitude of future-leaning subjects.

But organizers have zeroed in on a key issue - the contemporary game market is constantly inundated with new titles, resulting in peak saturation. That can make it hard for even an experienced developer to drum up interest in their game.

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April 30, 2014

GDC Next 2014 debuts call for talks, reveals themes

GDCNext_200x200.gifUBM Tech is announcing a call to present lectures, roundtables and panels at the 2nd annual Game Developers Conference Next as well as the featured App Developers Conference.

GDC Next and ADC, which aim to highlight practical ways for developers to increase the creative and financial success of their projects, are taking place simultaneously on November 3rd-4th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Submissions for presentations will be accepted from now through Friday, May 30th.

The conference organizers and advisory board are programming the second annual GDC Next to answer a simple question: Once you've made your game, what comes next?

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