- News - News Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:20:54 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) National Videogame Museum opens scholarship program for young Texan devs

The National Videogame Museum has established four $1,500 scholarships for aspiring game developers.]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Devs, submit your best pitches for a GDC 2018 Visual Arts talk!

Artists, take note: GDC officials seek great submissions of intriguing, cutting-edge Visual Arts talks for the GDC 2018 Main Conference, from now through August 17th. ]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT
University of California Irvine will soon offer <i>Overwatch</i> scholarships

The University of California Irvine plans to offer an Overwatch-based scholarship to prospective students later this year.]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Staffordshire University to offer UK's first eSports degree

This is a big deal because it's the first time any university in the United Kingdom has pitched a degree program as being explicitly about the business of playing games professionally. ]]> Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Epic's Unreal Dev Grants program hands out $275k

The latest round of grants from the fund distributed a total of $275,000 to 17 projects that utilize or enrich the Unreal engine and its community in some way. ]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
YoYo Games wants to inspire young game devs with GameMaker education package

YoYo Games wants to encourage more people to explore the world of game development by putting together an education package featuring GameMaker Studio 2.]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
What can student game devs do to avoid crunch?

The structure of a typical college semester seems to almost encourage crunch, so what can devs do to move away from what is often regarded as an unhealthy but all-too-common element of game making]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Learn how these developers are building their careers (so you can improve yours)

We sat down with three up-and-coming game developers to learn how they're navigating the waters of early game development careers these days to see what other developers could learn from.]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT
Studying game dev? The AIAS Foundation is offering three $2.5k scholarships

If you're starting your second year of college or are enrolled in graduate school, take a look at these three game development scholarships being offered for the 2017-18 academic year. ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT
How attending a game expo can land you a job

Five case studies of how to use an expo pass to make connections, meet new friends, and find employment.]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:00:00 EST
Come to GDC 2017 and learn how Twitch can make you a better teacher

Sean Bouchard is a USC teacher, and at GDC 2017 he'll speak to how the video game streaming platformoffers educators of game design and analysis an opportunity to improve their teaching practice.]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST
GDC 2017 launches low-income free Expo Pass program

These complimentary Expo Passes awarded via the Low Income Pass Lotteryare intended for participants who would otherwise not be able to attend GDC without considerable financial assistance.]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST
Apply now to be a Conference Associate at GDC 2017!

GDC is now accepting applications for the GDC 2017 Conference Associate program from now until December 23rd! Associates will receive a pass to the show in exchange for about 25 hours of work. Apply today!]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT
Heads up, students: IGDA Scholars applications now open for GDC 2017

If you're a student studying game dev and are interested in getting some IGDA support to attend GDC 2017,know that its accepting applications for its GDC 2017IGDA Scholars program through 12/6.]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT
GDC 2017 opens for registration with new features!

Now's your chance to sign up for the world's largest and longest-running event for game developers: Game Developers Conference 2017 is now open for registration!]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT