IGDA to Set Standards for 'Networking Events' in Response to Flap Over…

"Parties" are out and "networking events" are in, under new guidance from the International Game Developers Association's executive director, responding to the blowup over a party at Game Developers Conference 2013 that featured scantily-dressed dancers. » 4/10/13 10:00am 4/10/13 10:00am

Comic Books' Disastrous Self-Censorship Offers a Lesson for Games…

"Censoring violent comic books did not reduce juvenile delinquency or increase literacy," reasons the International Game Developers Association. "It decimated the production of one of the few kinds of literature that at-risk youths read for pleasure." » 1/11/13 10:00am 1/11/13 10:00am

Amazon's Android Appstore Terms Unreasonable, Says Game Developers'…

The terms of selling through Amazon's newly launched Android app store are so unusual - if not unfair to games makers - that the International Game Developers Association has circulated a letter cautioning its members to read any agreement with Amazon closely, and to understand what prerogatives they may be giving up… » 4/14/11 10:00pm 4/14/11 10:00pm

IGDA Teams with USDA to Make Some Choice Games

Sometimes, games and the government are capable of doing things together other than antagonizing each other. Take the six "Game Jams" going on in two weeks, pairing developers with kids to brainstorm some games that reinforce healthy eating habits. » 5/12/10 9:30pm 5/12/10 9:30pm

IGDA Condemns Alleged Rockstar Work Conditions As "Exploitative,…

The International Game Developers Association has weighed in on accusations from the anonymous blogger(s) alleging unfair working conditions at Rockstar San Diego, calling the practice of "excessive crunch" during Red Dead Redemption's development "deceptive, exploitative, and ultimately harmful." » 1/14/10 6:00pm 1/14/10 6:00pm

Anti-Langdell Email Raises Ire of IGDA [Update]

IGDA members yesterday received an email, purportedly from an IGDA address, asking them to vote on removing Tim Langdell from the association's board. Today, the organization denied any official connection and said it was investigating. » 8/05/09 10:00pm 8/05/09 10:00pm

Overlooked Warhammer Devs Get Their Due Credit

We heard last month » 9/26/08 4:30am 9/26/08 4:30am that a bunch of people were going to be left out of Warhammer Online's credits. Didn't seem like the right thing to do, especially in the wake of similar fiascos involving and . Well, turns out Mythic are now going to do the right thing, and will be making the entire credits - which will contain…

IGDA: Warhammer Credits Snub "Disrespectful"

There are a ton » 8/26/08 5:30am 8/26/08 5:30am of former Warhammer Online developers who . And they are not happy. And understandably so! That's months, sometimes of work, going totally unrecognised. Well, the IGDA (International Game Developers Association) are on the case, calling the snub "disrespectful" and using it as the latest example as to…