Everybody Games: GaymerX, a con that celebrates diversity and inclusivity, launched a Kickstarter for its upcoming conference in July. The con will host a wedding for a Portal proposal we featured last year, along with a variety of panels and speakers/guest appearances from folks like Bioware's David Gaider and WWE… » 2/19/14 7:30pm 2/19/14 7:30pm

Naughty Dog, Double Fine on GDC Presentation Marquee

Organizers of the Game Developers Conference announced on Friday that Naughty Dog - developer of the newly minted Game of the Year at last night's Spike Video Game Awards - and Double Fine will be giving presentations at GDC 2010. » 12/13/09 9:00pm 12/13/09 9:00pm

CFP/Scholarship Application: Foundations of Digital Games '09

I spoke to Professor Jim Whitehead of UC Santa Cruz yesterday, and at the end of our conversation he brought up the 2009 Foundations of Digital Games conference. FDG will run from 26 - 30 April, 2009, and takes place on a cruise ship » 11/22/08 12:30pm 11/22/08 12:30pm. In addition to the typical (due 19 December), the organizing committee is offering…

CFP: 'Thinking after Dark: Welcome to the World of Horror Video Games'

Totally out of my academic purview, but it's a really neat sounding conference: The research group Ludiciné (University of Montreal), the Research Group on the Creation and Formation of Cinematographic and Theatrical Institutions (GRAFICS) (also from the University of Montreal) and the NT2 Laboratory on Hypermedia… » 11/08/08 2:30pm 11/08/08 2:30pm

UCSD's SoftWhere 2008

If you're going to be in San Diego and free next Wednesday afternoon, UCSD is hosting a public portion of their "SoftWhere 2008" at the UCSD campus Lots of people are involved (including names like Ian Bogost), and the public portion will be a rapid-fire format of quick presentations. A reception will be held… » 5/17/08 2:30pm 5/17/08 2:30pm