/// The GDC Hangover: From Nintendo’s Rants to Taco Trucks & More (Plus Photos) [eMoney]

March 5, 2011  |  All Things Digital


A week in San Francisco can give anyone a hangover, especially when you’ve been at the game developers conference. Surely for many GDC attendees, the parties were the highlight, but here’s a recap of what you may have missed or what you can’t remember: A summary: Social and mobile are the big buzz of the conference. Hi5 talks about alternatives to using Facebook as a platform. GDC Keynote: Nintendo Fears today’s emphasis on mobile and social games is dividing the industry . Keynote reaction: No is buying Nintendo’s cautionary tale about mobile and social . More platform talk: Electronic Arts brings third-party developers’ games to social and mobile . Lessons learned: Zynga’s FarmVille and CityVille developer spills the beans on what makes games great . New Inputs: Both Microsoft’s Kinect, which made its first public appearance at a show, and Sony Move show off their motion-controls. Sony Move creator Richard Marks talks about the future of the technology. Here’s a slideshow of the conference, capturing everything from the Korean taco trucks to Apple’s discrete invasion of the event:

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The GDC Hangover: From Nintendo’s Rants to Taco Trucks & More (Plus Photos) [eMoney]


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